161 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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162 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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163 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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164 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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165 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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166 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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167 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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168 Awol Erizku; Robert Macfarlane; Little Boy Blue; Gemma Bodinetz2017-04-19 19:07:00
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169 Violinist Kyung Wha Chung, Murray Lachlan Young, Hisham Matar on Clash2017-04-18 18:59:00
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170 Warren Beatty in Rules Don't Apply, Inua Ellams, Born to Kill2017-04-17 18:45:00
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171 Tom Stoppard2017-04-14 18:45:00
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172 Adrian Lester and Deborah Kermode, Frog Stone, Kim Stanley Robinson2017-04-13 18:52:00
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173 Jim Broadbent; I Heard It Through the Grapevine; Johana Gustawsson and Matt Johnson2017-04-12 18:56:00
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174 Katherine Jenkins, The Hatton Garden Job, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction2017-04-11 19:02:00
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175 Ray Davies; Guerrilla; The Odyssey; Damien Hirst's exhibition2017-04-10 18:54:00
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176 Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, S-Town reviewed, Queer British art and gender neutral awards2017-04-07 18:59:00
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177 Fay Weldon; Raw review; Duchamp's Fountain; Simon Callow and Christopher Hampton2017-04-06 18:57:00
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Fay Weldon; Raw review; Duchamp's Fountain; Simon Callow and Christopher Hampton

Fay Weldon made her debut as a novelist in 1967. She's been a prolific writer but it's her 1983 novel, The Lives and Loves of a She Devil, that's been her most celebrated work. The tale of a downtrodden wife who exacts a terrible revenge on her husband and his glamorous mistress became a feminist classic and went on to be adapted for television, cinema, and radio. Three decades later she has written a sequel, so why is now was a good time for the She Devil to return? The French-Belgian horror film Raw, written and directed by Julia Ducournau, follows the story of a young vegetarian who turns cannibal after a stint in veterinary school. We review the film that's had people fainting in the aisles and discuss the new wave of women horror directors, with the Director of Film for the British Council, Briony Hanson. One hundred years since Marcel Duchamp purchased a porcelain urinal, signed it with a pseudonym and called it Fountain, art critic Richard Cork discusses how readymade art first shocked and then opened a world of artistic possibilities. Simon Callow directs a revival of Christopher Hampton's The Philanthropist, an inversion of Moliere which he wrote when he was 23. The two of them discuss this cutting campus comedy, which playfully satirises the liberal elite and explores what it means to find contentment in an insular world. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.…read more

178 David Vann, Terence Davies, Albert Moore2017-04-05 18:57:00
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179 Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills2017-04-04 19:04:00
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180 Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced2017-04-03 19:12:00
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