21 Christmas Party with Jon Culshaw, Josie Lawrence, Austentatious, Patience Agbabi, Inua Ellams and Steve Edis2017-12-25 19:50:00
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22 Emily Watson, Older women on screen, Christmas songs2017-12-22 20:10:00
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23 Jodie Foster, Molly's Game, Christmas film round-up, Hamilton, Imtiaz Dharker2017-12-21 20:00:00
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24 James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical2017-12-20 20:17:00
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25 Mavis Staples, Carmen Maria Machado, Christmas Ghost Stories2017-12-19 19:53:00
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26 The League Of Gentlemen, Gina Yashere, Jenny Eclair, Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World2017-12-18 20:28:00
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27 The Hayward Gallery reopening, Emily Wilson, The art of literary translation2017-12-15 20:12:00
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28 Emma Rice, John Boyega, Laura Ingalls Wilder2017-12-14 20:09:00
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29 Kazuo Ishiguro2017-12-14 06:45:00
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30 Christmas TV, Theatre from the Calais Jungle, Protecting live music.2017-12-12 20:22:00
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31 The Bette Davis/Joan Crawford Feud, The Twilight Zone, A Snow Poem2017-12-11 20:08:00
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32 Vanessa Redgrave, Imperium, French African artefacts, Sally Rooney2017-12-08 20:04:00
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33 Christopher Nolan, Guys and Dolls, City of Culture 20212017-12-07 19:59:00
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34 Jonathan Yeo, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Designing awards2017-12-06 19:57:00
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35 Claire Foy, Bryan Hymel, Film Heritage2017-12-05 20:15:00
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36 Stronger, Shashi Kapoor, Douglas Henshall, Tokio Myers2017-12-04 20:36:00
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37 Cecilia Bartoli, The Face, Louis CK film2017-12-01 20:01:00
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38 Sir Michael Parkinson, Wonder, A Christmas Carol2017-11-30 20:07:00
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39 Amy Sherman-Palladino, Hollywood Film Awards Season, Costume Workers2017-11-29 20:47:00
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40 Chinese characters on TV, Actor James Franco, Sports Book of the Year2017-11-28 20:20:00
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Chinese characters on TV, Actor James Franco, Sports Book of the Year

We discuss the portrayal of Chinese characters on TV with Shin-Fei Chen, co-creator of BBC Three's Chinese Burn, and writer and theatre director David Tse Ka-Shing. The William Hill Sports Book of the Year, the world's richest and longest-running prize for sports writing, was awarded earlier today to Andy McGrath for Tom Simpson: Bird on the Wire. Kirsty reports from the ceremony where she talked to the authors of the seven books on the shortlist - whose subjects include 'swimming suffragettes', Muhammad Ali and the cyclist Tom Simpson - and speaks to the winner of the £29,000 prize. James Franco on why he stayed in character throughout directing and starring in The Disaster Artist, which tells the story of 2003 cult film The Room - often described as "the Citizen Kane of bad films" - and its enigmatic filmmaker Tommy Wiseau.…read more