201 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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202 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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203 The 2017 Venice Biennale, with Phyllida Barlow at the British Pavilion2017-05-12 18:50:00
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204 Richard III at Hull Truck; Anne With An E; Amy Schumer in Snatched; Tony Kushner2017-05-11 19:05:00
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205 Director John Madden, Pultizer Prize-winning author Richard Ford, Voice coach Barbara Berkery, Edward Kemp, head of RADA2017-05-10 18:58:00
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206 King Charles III; Pink Floyd exhibition2017-05-09 19:06:00
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207 Alien: Covenant, Giacometti retrospective, How should museums reflect changing social attitudes, Jamestown2017-05-08 18:55:00
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208 Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films2017-05-05 18:57:00
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209 Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse2017-05-05 12:24:00
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210 Jude Law, Woody Harrelson, Timothy Spall with Colm Meaney, Turner Prize Shortlist2017-05-03 19:07:00
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211 Angels in America, Mindhorn, Storytelling in Greek myths2017-05-02 19:05:00
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Angels in America, Mindhorn, Storytelling in Greek myths

Mindhorn is the new film about a faded TV star who reprises his role as an Isle of Man sleuth who has a robotic eye, and can see the truth. Julian Barratt (Mighy Boosh) and Simon Farnaby (Horrible Histories) co-wrote and co-star and talk to Kirsty about poking fun at actorly behaviour, and how the film parodies Bergerac and the Sixty Million Dollar Man. Tony Kushner on his epic play Angels in America, which he wrote and set during the Aids crisis in America in the 1980s, and which is being revived in a new production at the National Theatre, starring Andrew Garfield, Russell Tovey, Denise Gough and Nathan Lane. Madeline Miller, the Orange Prize winning author of The Song of Achilles, and the writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes, whose new book The Children of Jocasta retells with the story of Antigone, discuss turning the tales of the Greek myths into novels and why the ancient legends still have a contemporary and universal appeal. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Dymphna Flynn.…read more

212 Oliver Beer, Nicola LeFanu, Grace Evangeline Mason, May Day poems2017-05-01 19:00:00
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213 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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214 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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215 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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216 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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217 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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218 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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219 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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220 Awol Erizku; Robert Macfarlane; Little Boy Blue; Gemma Bodinetz2017-04-19 19:07:00
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