41 St Vincent, Andrew Michael Hurley, The Tin Drum, Daljit Nagra2017-10-17 19:07:00
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42 Armando Iannucci on the Death of Stalin, Kwame Kwei-Armah directs Ibsen's Lady from the Sea2017-10-16 18:50:00
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43 Kit Harington, Kele Okereke, Dynasty, Porridge2017-10-13 19:11:00
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44 George Michael: Freedom, John Banville, Michael Fassbender, Performance art2017-10-12 18:53:00
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45 Dustin Hoffman; Jon Boden plays live; the new gallery at Tate St Ives2017-10-11 19:16:00
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46 Director Sally Potter, Composer Jimmy Webb, Anorexia on screen2017-10-10 19:09:00
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47 Audre Lorde, Dan Brown, Art Connoisseurship, Harvey Weinstein2017-10-09 19:37:00
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Audre Lorde, Dan Brown, Art Connoisseurship, Harvey Weinstein

Audre Lorde described herself as "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet". A writer of the 70s and 80s, this month her poetry and prose is published in the UK for the first time in a new anthology: Your Silence Will Not Protect You. Akwugo Emejulu, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick discusses the resurgent interest in Lorde's work and her importance to contemporary activists Dan Brown came to the fame in 2003 with his novel The Da Vinci Code which became a worldwide bestseller and a Hollywood movie. As his latest book, Origin, is published, Brown discusses his new novel's exploration of the tension between science and religion, and the appeal of his protagonist, Professor Robert Langdon, who seems never happier than when he's fleeing for his life in search of esoteric clues to labyrinthine mysteries. Dr Bendor Grosvenor, art dealer and presenter of Britain's Lost Masterpieces, argues that we are at risk of losing the skill of connoisseurship - being able to determine the painter simply by looking at the painting, which is key when attributing a work to a particular artist. Professor Alison Wright, head of the History of Art Department at UCL, joins him to discuss if this skill really is dying out and how important it is. We discuss the breaking news that Harvey Weinstein, the Oscar-winning film producer, has been fired by the board of his company after being accused of sexually harassing female employees and actresses over nearly three decades. Mia Galuppo of the Hollywood Reporter and Anne Helen Petersen, senior culture writer at Buzzfeed, who has written a Phd on The History of Celebrity Gossip, join Stig to unpack the story. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hannah Robins.…read more

48 Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling on Blade Runner 20492017-10-06 19:03:00
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49 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize, Latonia Moore, Loving Vincent2017-10-05 19:07:00
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50 Kate Winslet, Sparks, Jenny Uglow on her book about Edward Lear2017-10-04 19:08:00
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51 BBC National Short Story Award2017-10-03 19:13:00
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52 Matt Lucas on his memoir, Tamsin Greig and Martin Freeman on Labour of Love2017-10-02 19:10:00
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53 A Front Row special from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2017-09-29 20:35:00
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54 Benny Andersson, Sophie Wu, National Poetry Day2017-09-28 19:15:00
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55 Carlos Acosta, Opera at the V&A, Michael Winterbottom2017-09-27 18:51:00
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56 Susheela Raman sings Eastern Christian music; Liz Dawn and Tony Booth remembered; the campus in culture; Kwame Kwei Armah2017-09-26 20:02:00
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57 Nancy Meyers, Jenny Erpenbeck, Literary modern classics, Turner Prize show2017-09-25 19:02:00
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58 Gerald Scarfe, Novelist Maja Lunde, The Judas Passion2017-09-22 19:21:00
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59 Juliet Stevenson, Basquiat, Tony Blackburn, NSSA shortlisted Jenni Fagan2017-09-21 19:03:00
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60 Benedict Cumberbatch, Giles Coren, Borg vs McEnroe, Will Eaves2017-09-20 19:06:00
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