201 Adrian Lester and Deborah Kermode, Frog Stone, Kim Stanley Robinson2017-04-13 18:52:00
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202 Jim Broadbent; I Heard It Through the Grapevine; Johana Gustawsson and Matt Johnson2017-04-12 18:56:00
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203 Katherine Jenkins, The Hatton Garden Job, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction2017-04-11 19:02:00
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204 Ray Davies; Guerrilla; The Odyssey; Damien Hirst's exhibition2017-04-10 18:54:00
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205 Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, S-Town reviewed, Queer British art and gender neutral awards2017-04-07 18:59:00
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206 Fay Weldon; Raw review; Duchamp's Fountain; Simon Callow and Christopher Hampton2017-04-06 18:57:00
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207 David Vann, Terence Davies, Albert Moore2017-04-05 18:57:00
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208 Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills2017-04-04 19:04:00
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209 Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced2017-04-03 19:12:00
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210 Decline and Fall; Adrian Mole turns 50; Hollie McNish2017-03-31 19:18:00
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Decline and Fall; Adrian Mole turns 50; Hollie McNish

As Evelyn Waugh's classic first novel Decline and Fall has been made into a new BBC television series starring Jack Whitehall, we speak to its adapter James Wood and literary critic Suzi Feay and discuss how Waugh's distinctive but potentially offensive brand of satire plays for a modern audience. Sunday 2 April 2017 is the 50th birthday of Adrian Mole, diarist, poet and would be novelist. In 1982 Leicester-born Sue Townsend took the publishing world by storm with her first book, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 and became the best-selling author of the 1980s, with follow up volumes until her death in 2014. Adrian's poems are now published together in one volume, Adrian Mole the Collected Poems. Radio 4's Poet in Residence Daljit Nagra reads and discusses them with Stig. A new touring play Offside focuses on the beautiful game and puts women centre stage. Poet Hollie McNish, who co-wrote the play, joins director Caroline Bryant to discuss their depiction of women, football, race, sexuality, and the politics of the sport across the centuries. This year Australian artist Patricia Piccinini drew bigger crowds that any contemporary artist worldwide. While the Tate Modern in London remains the most popular modern and contemporary art museum in the world. Facts revealed this week as The Art Newspaper publishes its annual museum and exhibitions visitor surveys. Javier Pes, the papers' editor in chief, talks us through the results. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Ella-mai Robey.…read more

211 Hari Kunzru, Mica Levi, Patrick Marber, Turner Prize2017-03-30 18:45:00
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212 42nd Street director, Anish Kapoor, Ted Hughes poetry prize, Humber Bridge sounds2017-03-29 18:58:00
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213 Sir Nicholas Serota, Glen Matlock, Pina Bausch's Rite of Spring2017-03-28 19:07:00
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214 Anthony Head, Tamburlaine, Ai Weiwei, Line of Duty2017-03-27 19:00:00
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215 Jake Gyllenhaal, Pauline Black, Christopher Wheeldon and the business of musicals2017-03-24 20:46:00
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216 23/03/20172017-03-23 19:54:00
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217 Paula Rego, Danny Huston, Ghetto Film School2017-03-22 19:56:00
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218 Soaps and social issues, Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzalez, Colin Dexter remembered2017-03-21 20:01:00
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219 Chuck Berry remembered, The Lost City of Z, Howard Hodgkin portraits, Poem for the Spring equinox2017-03-20 20:17:00
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220 Derek Walcott, Costume Designer Jenny Beavan, Playlists2017-03-17 20:16:00
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