1241 Hay Festival debate: Are we publishing too many books?2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1242 Tamsin Greig, Birdman, Turner in January2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1243 50 Shades of Grey; Bob Odenkirk; Fireworks2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1244 Ben Stiller, Martin Rowson on James Gillray, Artist Peter Doig2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1245 Peggy Seeger2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1246 Iestyn Davies, Sheila Hancock, Kumiko, London Fashion Week2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1247 John Kander; Jimmy Page; The Babadook reviewed; René Burri remembered2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1248 Marco Polo; Behind the scenes at Nutcracker; Manakamana; The Christmas Truce in art2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1249 Ridley Scott's Exodus, Serial, The Shoemaker's Holiday, Annie2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1250 Antony Gormley, Madam Secretary, Who Cares Writer and Director, Borodin Quartet2007-09-12 12:00:00
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Antony Gormley, Madam Secretary, Who Cares Writer and Director, Borodin Quartet

Antony Gormley discusses his latest artwork, Land. The five rusty, iron life-size sculptures, each weighing 700kg, have been commissioned by The Landmark Trust and will be placed in locations beside stretches of water across the UK for the next year. Following Veep and Scandal, Madam Secretary is the latest US TV drama to centre on a powerful woman at the heart of Washington politics. It stars Tea Leoni as a former CIA agent drafted in as Secretary of State after the incumbent dies in mysterious circumstances. Bridget Kendall, the BBC's Diplomatic Correspondent, reviews. Who Cares is an immersive play at London's Royal Court Theatre which leads the audience through an imaginary hospital as they hear verbatim testimony from all corners of the NHS. Playwright Michael Wynne spent 18 months conducting interviews with staff, patients and politicians and the play asks questions about what we expect from medicine and how far we are responsible for our own health. Michael Wynne and the director, Lucy Morrison, discuss putting in on. As the Borodin String Quartet release a new Shostakovich recording to mark their 70th anniversary, viola player Igor Naidin talks about their close friendship with the Russian composer.…read more

1251 Annie Lennox; James Franco; Philippe Sands; How to Win an Oscar2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1252 Esio Trot, Robert Olen Butler, The Thompson Family, The Interview controversy2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1253 Harriet Walter and Guy Paul; The Casual Vacancy; Amit Chaudhuri; The Folio Prize.2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1254 Bryan Ferry; The Fall; Peder Balke; Revolutionary Theatre2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1255 George the Poet, RIBA Gold Medallists, Review of Still Life2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1256 The Affair, Michael Craig-Martin, Girlhood, Mother Courage in Wales2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1257 Alfred Molina, Rona Munro, Bookshops Turned Publishers2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1258 Pirates of Penzance, Brighton Festival, Francois Ozon, New Culture Secretary2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1259 Gypsy, Martin Parr, Hermitage Director, Tennessee Williams Drama Found2007-09-12 12:00:00
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1260 Sarah Waters; Racial Diversity in the Arts; Mike Scott of the Waterboys; Museums on Film2007-09-12 12:00:00
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