141 Manchester International Festival, Poet turned novelist Kenneth Steven, Museum of the Year nominee Hepworth Wakefield2017-06-29 19:13:00
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142 V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Assange documentary Risk, Anthony Cartwright's Brexit novel2017-06-28 19:01:00
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143 Ian Rankin, Photographer Gregory Crewdson, National Rural Touring Awards2017-06-27 18:59:00
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Ian Rankin, Photographer Gregory Crewdson, National Rural Touring Awards

2017 sees the 30th anniversary of Ian Rankin's creation Detective Inspector Rebus. Rankin was just 24 when he wrote the first book Knots & Crosses in his Edinburgh student flat and he's now gone on to sell over 30 million copies making him the UK's No 1 best selling crime writer. He talks to John about the enduring popularity of John Rebus. American artist Gregory Crewdson is known for his large cinematic photographs of suburban America - he often takes days or weeks to prepare, light and stage a single shot. As his latest exhibition of new work opens - Cathedral of the Pines - Gregory discusses his move to a more rural subject matter and the lasting appeal of ambiguous narratives which leave the viewer unsettled. The National Rural Touring Forum supports high quality art experiences at rural venues. As Arts Council England announce increases to investment outside London, board member Elizabeth Freestone discusses the Forum's work as well as the inaugural awards which are presented on 28 June. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is the first in Britain to embrace a new classical music app which sends programme notes to audience members' phones during the performance. BBC Music critic Daniel Jaffé reviews the app Octava which was trialled in London's Cadogan Hall earlier this year. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

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157 Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival2017-06-07 21:15:00
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158 Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate2017-06-07 18:53:00
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159 Michael Sheen, Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's favourite novel and review of television series Ackley Bridge2017-06-05 19:11:00
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160 Mondrian - the complete works; Arts and politics; Playwright Alice Birch; 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus2017-06-02 19:14:00
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