1 Last Flag Flying director, literary fiction in decline, poet Danez Smith2018-01-19 20:12:00
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2 Bridget Riley, Nick Park, David Lodge, Bayeux Tapestry2018-01-18 20:07:00
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3 Carleen Anderson, Elif Shafak, the commuter in film2018-01-17 19:58:00
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4 Will & Grace revived, Disney and Pixar's evolution, the London Sinfonietta at 502018-01-16 20:22:00
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5 Liam Neeson, Gorillaz artist Jamie Hewlett, TS Eliot Poetry Prize winner, fake Modiglianis2018-01-15 20:07:00
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6 Tom Hanks, Sir Simon Rattle, French heritage funding2018-01-12 19:59:00
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7 Rita, Sue and Bob Too controversy, Philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer, Poet Sasha Dugdale2018-01-11 20:07:00
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8 Melvyn Bragg, TV arts programmes, '(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay' by Otis Redding, the Fire and Fury2018-01-10 19:53:00
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9 The Vagina Monologues 20 years on, French crime drama Spiral2018-01-09 19:58:00
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10 Costa Book Awards Special: Jon McGregor, Katherine Rundell, Rebecca Stott, Helen Dunmore and Gail Honeyman2018-01-09 15:57:00
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Costa Book Awards Special: Jon McGregor, Katherine Rundell, Rebecca Stott, Helen Dunmore and Gail Honeyman

A special episode featuring all five winners of the Costa Book Awards 2017. The winner of the novel category Jon McGregor talks about how he wrote his stunning portrait of an English country village, Reservoir 13. Katherine Rundell, winner of the children’s book category, reveals how she ate tinned tarantula for her adventure story The Explorer. The biography winner Rebecca Stott discusses In the Days of Rain which tells the story of her family’s life in a cult and how they escaped. The novelist Louise Doughty discusses the late Helen Dunmore and her last collection of poems, Inside the Wave, which was awarded the poetry prize. And debut novelist Gail Honeyman discusses how she wrote Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine which won the Costa First Book Award.…read more

11 Kiri, Golden Globes, Gail Honeyman, Contemporary portraiture2018-01-08 20:06:00
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12 Christopher Plummer, Saudi Arts, Helen Dunmore2018-01-05 20:20:00
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13 Michelle Terry, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Stott, Hostiles2018-01-04 20:08:00
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14 Neil Cross, Katherine Rundell, Book prize judging2018-01-03 20:11:00
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15 Costa Book Awards winners, Elizabeth Friedlander, musical interpolation2018-01-02 19:59:00
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16 Making Culture At Home2018-01-01 20:00:00
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17 Kay Mellor, Frankenstein, Swimming with Men2017-12-29 20:11:00
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18 Vic and Bob, Angela Gheorghiu, Theatre ghost stories2017-12-28 20:08:00
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19 Incredible! The unstoppable rise of the comic book superhero2017-12-27 19:45:00
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20 Gary Oldman2017-12-26 19:15:00
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