261 Gary Barlow's The Girls, SS-GB, Sidney Nolan, The Great Wall2017-02-17 20:01:00
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262 The Founder, Neil Jordan, See Me Now, Luke Jerram's Treasured City2017-02-16 19:55:00
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263 John Adams2017-02-15 19:51:00
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264 Eduardo Paolozzi, Self-publishing, Neil Gaiman2017-02-14 20:06:00
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265 Hidden Figures, Dirty Dancing writer, Muslim Othello, Simon Armitage2017-02-13 19:59:00
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266 Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski, Petrograd Madonna, Rag'n'Bone Man2017-02-10 19:54:00
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267 Artist Keith Tyson, dark comedy Prevenge, novelist John Boyne, Shostakovich Symphony No 122017-02-09 20:03:00
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268 Vanessa Bell exhibition, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Alan Simpson remembered, The poetry of Anna Akhmatova2017-02-08 19:54:00
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269 The Moorside, 20th Century Women, Peter Greenaway on Russian Revolution at 1002017-02-07 20:07:00
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270 David Hockney, Guy Garvey from Elbow, Max Richter2017-02-06 20:02:00
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271 Viola Davis, Rory Gleeson, Phil Manzanera and Waterstones' revival2017-02-03 19:56:00
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272 Diverse casting in historical dramas, Roots returns, Beyonce's pregnancy portrait, John Burnside2017-02-02 19:58:00
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273 Loving, Hayley Squires, Nathan Hill2017-02-01 19:53:00
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274 Cyrano, Víkingur Ólafsson plays Philip Glass, Toni Erdmann2017-01-31 20:08:00
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275 Matthew McConaughey, Lizzie Nunnery, Charles Dance on John Hurt, Collecting Europe2017-01-31 15:44:00
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276 David Hare, John Akomfrah, Liverpool Everyman Rep2017-01-27 19:51:00
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277 Evelyn Glennie, Christine, Mary Tyler Moore, Turner Contemporary, Garth Jennings2017-01-26 20:02:00
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278 Hacksaw Ridge, film; Jamie, new musical; author Vic James; the allure of Napoleon; some Robert Burns2017-01-25 20:15:00
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279 Oscar nominations 2017 - La La Land leads the way2017-01-24 20:06:00
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280 T2 Trainspotting, Bruntwood Prize, Agnes Ravatn2017-01-23 20:07:00
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T2 Trainspotting, Bruntwood Prize, Agnes Ravatn

Twenty-one years since the release of Trainspotting, the film based on Irvine Welsh's novel, the sequel is about to be released. T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters now in middle age. Irvine Welsh and screenwriter John Hodge discuss the challenges of making a film to satisfy both fans and newcomers and why, despite the comedy, it's a much bleaker film than the original. How do you write a successful stage play? As the biggest national prize for playwriting, the Bruntwood Prize, opens for submissions, Sarah Frankcom, the artistic director of the Royal Exchange in Manchester, and writer Tanika Gupta discuss the craft of the playwright. As part of Radio 4's Reading Europe series, the Norwegian writer Agnes Ravatn discusses her prize-winning novel, The Bird Tribunal, a tense psychological thriller which begins its serialisation on Book at Bedtime tonight. Locals are mourning the destruction of 200 mature beech trees near Caerphilly which have been destroyed by a mystery feller and it won't be long before someone writes a poem about their loss. The writer and academic Jonathan Bate reflects on how Gerard Manley Hopkins, Charlotte Mew, John Clare and William Cowper all wrote poems lamenting the felling of loved trees. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Angie Nehring.…read more