81 Peter Kosminsky on The State, Ben Whishaw, The secrets of Vermeer's studio2017-08-21 19:03:00
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82 Lucy Porter, Martin Creed, and Soweto Gospel Choir on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-18 18:45:00
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83 Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina2017-08-17 16:56:00
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84 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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85 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
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Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival

Shappi Khorsandi is the first guest in a week of programmes from the Edinburgh Festival. On stage in front of a live audience in the BBC's Big Blue Tent, she discusses her new show Mistress and Misfit, about Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson's mistress, Lady Emma Hamilton. In Nassim, Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour sets out to teach the audience his native language Farsi in a show which features a different performer from the Festival each day. So how does he prepare when the deal is that performers have not even seen the script before stepping out in front of an audience? The former National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, discusses her new poetry collection Zoology. As the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe celebrate their 70th birthday this year, the International Festival's director Fergus Lenehan is joined by 90-year-old Dr Pamela Epps, who has attended every festival in the city since 1947. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

86 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
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87 Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud, Isaac Julien, Lawrence Osborne, Nikesh Shukla, Sarah Shaffi2017-08-10 19:06:00
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88 Daniel Libeskind2017-08-09 18:45:00
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89 Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon2017-08-08 19:06:00
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90 Queer Icons2017-08-08 10:30:00
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91 Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing2017-08-07 18:57:00
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92 Irvine Welsh's Performers, Bookshop economics, England Is Mine, CN Lester on Stone Butch Blues2017-08-04 18:53:00
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93 Stockard Channing, Matisse in the Studio, Thomas Ades, representations of war2017-08-03 18:57:00
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94 Emergency services on screen; plus Sally Hawkins, Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr2017-08-02 18:59:00
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95 Writer Bernard MacLaverty, Nicholas Hytner's Queer Icon, Riding the Mail Rail2017-08-01 18:59:00
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96 David Walliams, Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered, Zinzi Clemmons, Jukebox musicals2017-07-31 18:01:00
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97 Mary Portas' Queer Icon, Michael Symmons Roberts, Howard's End, Susie Dent2017-07-28 19:17:00
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98 Patrick Gale's Man in an Orange Shirt, Olly Alexander's Queer Icon, Man Booker Prize longlist, Mercury Prize shortlist2017-07-27 18:53:00
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99 Horror on film; Crime writer Kathy Reichs; Actors who become artistic directors; LGBT youtuber Ben Hunte's Queer Icon2017-07-26 19:28:00
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100 Daniel Mays, Girls Trip, Asifa Lahore's Queer Icon, Young Poets competition2017-07-25 19:10:00
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