161 'My Cousin Rachel' Weisz, Arundhati Roy, Bamber Gascoigne's opera house, Literary agent Ed Victor remembered2017-06-08 18:59:00
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162 Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival2017-06-07 21:15:00
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163 Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate2017-06-07 18:53:00
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164 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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165 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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166 Salma Hayek, Anna of the Five Towns and Wonder Woman Merchandising2017-06-01 19:05:00
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167 Pretty Yende, Dennis Lehane, The Handmaid's Tale2017-05-31 19:20:00
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168 Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings2017-05-30 19:02:00
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169 Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North2017-05-29 18:45:00
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170 Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson2017-05-26 20:22:00
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171 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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172 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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173 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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174 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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175 Clive James, Netflix and Cannes, documentary maker Simon Chinn, Damien Hirst in Venice2017-05-19 18:59:00
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176 Engelbert Humperdinck on 50 years in music2017-05-18 18:54:00
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177 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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178 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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179 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction, writing about the Wars of the Roses, Genghis Khan and Julius Caesar; as well as his hugely popular manual Dangerous Book for Boys. He now turns to St Dunstan, who was Archbishop of Canterbury and lived through the reigns of seven kings in the tenth century. Conn talks to Samira about how Dunstan became a saint, and his legacy. Royal drama The Crown was made by Netflix when they outbid the BBC for the rights. The £100m series was expected to pick up the top awards at the BAFTAs after it led the shortlist with five nominations. But on the night, it missed out entirely. TV writer Andrew Collins discusses what the fate of The Crown reveals about the BAFTAs. Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker has won many awards for her stage plays Our Country's Good, Three Birds Alighting on A Field, and most recently Jefferson's Garden; as well as praise for her radio adaptations of War and Peace and Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet. Her new play, premiering at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, looks at a group of women attempting to block the development of a big hotel on Winter Hill. Front Row spoke to Timberlake on the hill outside Bolton that inspired the drama. Quake is Radio 4's experimental new drama set after a deadly earthquake. As well as the audio drama, there is a virtual reality video to accompany the first episode and graphic novel style animations for the remaining eleven. Quake is also non-linear so apart for the first and last, the episodes can be listened to in any order. Critic Pete Naughton reviews. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

180 The 2017 Venice Biennale, with Phyllida Barlow at the British Pavilion2017-05-12 18:50:00
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