141 Pretty Yende, Dennis Lehane, The Handmaid's Tale2017-05-31 19:20:00
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142 Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings2017-05-30 19:02:00
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143 Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North2017-05-29 18:45:00
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144 Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson2017-05-26 20:22:00
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145 Brian May's 3D photos of Queen, Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath, 40 years of Star Wars2017-05-25 19:04:00
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146 Billy Bragg on skiffle, Hokusai's Great Wave, Capt Jack Sparrow returns, Nicola Benedetti, poetry and atrocity2017-05-24 19:02:00
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147 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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148 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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149 Clive James, Netflix and Cannes, documentary maker Simon Chinn, Damien Hirst in Venice2017-05-19 18:59:00
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150 Engelbert Humperdinck on 50 years in music2017-05-18 18:54:00
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151 Guy Ritchie on King Arthur, Redwater and television spin-offs, our fascination with true crime dramas, From Shore to Shore2017-05-18 09:49:00
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152 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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153 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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154 The 2017 Venice Biennale, with Phyllida Barlow at the British Pavilion2017-05-12 18:50:00
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155 Richard III at Hull Truck; Anne With An E; Amy Schumer in Snatched; Tony Kushner2017-05-11 19:05:00
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156 Director John Madden, Pultizer Prize-winning author Richard Ford, Voice coach Barbara Berkery, Edward Kemp, head of RADA2017-05-10 18:58:00
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157 King Charles III; Pink Floyd exhibition2017-05-09 19:06:00
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158 Alien: Covenant, Giacometti retrospective, How should museums reflect changing social attitudes, Jamestown2017-05-08 18:55:00
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159 Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films2017-05-05 18:57:00
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160 Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse2017-05-05 12:24:00
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Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse

Samantha Spiro has played the role of Barbara Windsor both on stage and on television and now returns to the role in a new BBC biopic of Dame Barbara. She talks about how she shares the role with three other actors and the contrast with the other roles she is playing such as Catherine the Great on Radio 4. Record producers Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, and Sam Cohen discuss working together on their album, Resistance Radio: The Man In The High Castle Album. Inspired by an Amazon TV series which imagines a world in which the allies lost WW2, they selected songs from the 50s and 60s, and recorded them with artists such as Beck and Norah Jones. Two weeks ago we revealed that Historic England had unearthed a lost treasure of the 1951 Festival of Britain in a hotel garden in Blackheath. John Wilson joined the daughter of the sculptor Peter Laszlo Peri at a studio in Surrey to see The Sunbathers painstakingly reassembled. Eighty five-year-old Ann MacIntyre had not seen her father's sculpture for over 60 years and believed it lost forever when the Southbank site was demolished at the end of the Festival.…read more