381 Viggo Mortensen, Susanne Bier, Jay McInerney and the comic Misty2016-09-06 18:57:00
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382 Maxine Peake and Sarah Frankcom, Mike Bullen on Cold Feet, Neon art, Star Trek at 502016-09-05 18:56:00
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383 Terence Conran, The Veronica Scanner, The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black, Black Oil2016-09-02 19:08:00
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384 Reading prison and Oscar Wilde, The Collection, Venice Film Festival, Bjork digital2016-09-01 18:53:00
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385 The Entertainer, TV drama Ellen, Sausage Party, Herman Koch2016-08-31 18:55:00
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386 Ian McEwan, Gene Wilder, Things to Come, The Television Workshop2016-08-30 19:06:00
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387 Poldark screenwriter Debbie Horsfield, 150 years of HG Wells, punk activist Joe Corré2016-08-29 18:45:00
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388 Antony Sher and Gregory Doran, Writing video games, Hendrik Groen2016-08-26 19:03:00
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389 Casualty at 30, Madeleine Thien, Bad Moms, Thomas Ostermeier2016-08-25 18:56:00
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390 Daisy Goodwin on Victoria, Harry Benson, Lisa Hannigan2016-08-24 18:55:00
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391 Clive James, Joe Joyce, Marin Alsop, Hunter Davies2016-08-23 19:14:00
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392 Quincy Jones, Noel Clarke, Timbuktu cultural war crimes2016-08-22 19:04:00
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393 David Walliams and Francesca Simon on Roald Dahl, Jack and Harry Williams, Picasso's plays2016-08-19 18:45:00
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394 Groundhog Day review, Pedro Almodovar, Dressage music, Bertie Carvel2016-08-18 19:21:00
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395 Talent spotters, Karine Polwart, Political theatre2016-08-17 18:50:00
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396 The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-16 17:44:00
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The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival

Kirsty Lang is at the Edinburgh Festivals exploring how comedy, music, theatre and satire can help us navigate turbulent political times. David Brent is back, but this time he is dreaming big and taking his newly formed band Foregone Conclusion on tour in hopes of a record deal. Ricky Gervais and Ben Bailey Smith discuss the film and the accompanying album. The mythical figure of the Angel of Kobane is the subject of Henry Naylor's new play Angel, which has been getting rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe. Henry reflects on tackling challenging material in his plays. Writer and musician Adam Kay explains why he's singing Tom Lehrer songs with a twist at this year's Fringe. And what's the role of comedy when politics feels beyond satire? Comedian and former Labour Special Advisor Ayesha Hazarika and political comedy veteran Rory Bremner discuss. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Ellie Bury.…read more

397 Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-15 18:38:00
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398 Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee2016-08-12 18:53:00
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399 Jamie Cullum at the Proms, Greek crime writer Petros Markaris, Techno-thriller Nerve, Artists in residence2016-08-11 19:04:00
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400 Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.2016-08-10 18:53:00
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