661 Man Booker Prize longlist, Death of a Gentleman, Game of Thrones aesthetics2015-07-30 08:58:00
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662 Joan Armatrading, Hot Pursuit, Michael Moorcock, Dealing with artistic controversy2015-07-28 18:54:00
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663 Sylvie Guillem, Iris reviewed, Fiftieth anniversary of Help!, Aurora Orchestra2015-07-27 19:06:00
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664 The Legend of Barney Thomson, Annie Nightingale and Pete Tong, Michael Morpurgo, York galleries2015-07-24 18:59:00
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665 Handel's Saul, Paul Murray, The Monkees, Life in squares2015-07-23 18:55:00
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666 Leif Ove Andsnes, Mack & Mabel, Choman Hardi, EL Doctorow remembered2015-07-22 18:52:00
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667 Naughty Boy, Best of Enemies, Bellowhead2015-07-21 19:03:00
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668 Amy Poehler, Syrian musicians, Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime2015-07-20 18:53:00
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669 Sakari Oramo, MO Walsh, Witnesses, The creative process as art2015-07-17 18:45:00
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670 Jake Gyllenhaal, Stieg Larsson's former editor, Anthony Caro exhibitions2015-07-16 18:57:00
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671 Rupert Goold, Francesca Simon and Cressida Cowell, Richard Cork, Eric Huntley2015-07-15 18:53:00
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672 Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman, Dickens discovery, Jenny Holzer2015-07-14 19:05:00
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673 Ant-Man, Artist Marc Quinn, Clueless at 20, North Korean author Hyeonseo Lee2015-07-13 18:55:00
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674 Mike Leigh, Omar Sharif, Yves Saint Laurent, Online Orchestra2015-07-10 18:55:00
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675 Oliver Hirschbiegel, Mike Nicol, Song of the Sea, Camelot2015-07-09 18:55:00
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676 Henry Goodman in Volpone, Dear White People, Peter Gelb, The Demon Barbers2015-07-08 19:02:00
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677 National Gallery Soundscapes, Caine Prize winner, Agent Carter2015-07-07 18:56:00
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678 Shirley Hughes, The Skriker, Adapting novels for the screen, The Choir2015-07-06 18:55:00
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679 Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy, Orson Welles play, The art of Liotard, UK song map2015-07-03 19:02:00
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Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy, Orson Welles play, The art of Liotard, UK song map

With Samira Ahmed. Love and Mercy is a biopic of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. It follows Wilson through the 60s, at the height of his fame, and the 80s, when he suffered a nervous breakdown and was in the care of controversial therapist Dr Eugene Landy. Mark Eccleston gives his verdict on the film and discusses the challenges actor's face when playing rock stars. The play Orson's Shadow fictionalises the details of a reported clash of egos between Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier during the rehearsals of a theatrical production of Ionesco's Rhinoceros in 1960, which also starred Joan Plowright. The play was to be Orson Welles' last work as a theatre director, and coincided with the breakdown of Olivier's marriage to Vivienne Leigh. Playwright Austin Pendleton discusses how working with Orson Welles on the film Catch 22 inspired his portrayal of him. Jean-Étienne Liotard was an artist renowned throughout Europe in the age of Mozart and Casanova for the detail and honesty of his portraits, but he is almost unknown in Britain. The Scottish National Gallery aims to put that right with the first major exhibition of his work here. Moira Jeffrey reviews. When Natasha Solomons was writing her novel, The Song Collector, she found out all about the art of song collecting and this duly inspired her to set up The Great British Song Map, a communal project to collect songs and pin them to an online map, accessible to the public. She tells Samira about the project and the novel Producer: Ella-mai Robey.…read more

680 Manchester International Festival 20152015-07-02 19:29:00
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