181 Dexter Fletcher on Rocket Man, Jessica Andrews, Artists as activists, Folio Prize winner2019-05-20 18:56:00
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182 Cannes, David Chipperfield on I.M. Pei, Denise Mina, Sean Edwards2019-05-17 19:14:00
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183 Stephen Graham, new Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, ENO's Dido2019-05-16 19:00:00
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184 Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka2019-05-15 19:23:00
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185 Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - band, AI: More than Human - exhibition, Medusa - ballet2019-05-14 19:02:00
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186 Keanu Reeves, Doris Day remembered, art as an aphrodisiac2019-05-13 19:07:00
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187 Edmund de Waal and other news from the Venice Biennale, Elizabeth Macneal2019-05-10 19:07:00
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188 Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry2019-05-09 18:56:00
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189 Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing2019-05-08 19:01:00
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190 Film director Amma Asante, Joe Boyd on Aretha Franklin, Ireland's Abbey Theatre2019-05-07 19:11:00
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191 Architect Sir David Adjaye in Venice2019-05-07 07:58:00
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192 Rokia Traoré, Bill Buford on Granta, artworks in political posters2019-05-03 19:02:00
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193 Small Island, Chernobyl, Poet Laureate, Obamas2019-05-02 18:59:00
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194 Leonardo da Vinci 500th Anniversary, Salvator Mundi2019-05-01 19:01:00
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195 John Singleton remembered, Afghanistan's music scene, Tolkien reviewed, the effect of music on the brain2019-04-30 18:58:00
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196 Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage2019-04-29 19:02:00
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Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage

Front Row pays tribute to Les Murray, Australia’s foremost contemporary poet, who died today aged 80. Unlike famous compatriots such as Germaine Greer and Clive James, Murray stayed in Australia and spent his last years on the farm in Bunyah, New South Wales, that had been his family’s home. Murray reacted against modernism, believing poetry should be accessible. He wrote poems about Australian people, animals and landscape in plain, lively and demotic language and so became known as the country’s Australia’s bush-bard. His books were always dedicated ‘to the glory of God’. Louis de Berniere’s best-selling novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin has been adapted for the stage and will be touring the UK. Sam Marlowe joins Samira to review the play and discuss how it compares with the book (and the film). The shortlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 has been announced.Critics Sarah Shaffi and Toby Lichtig comment on the six novels that made it through from the longlist of 16. A major new exhibition celebrating the life and work of one of the most significant figures in the history of British film - director Stanley Kubrick - has just opened at the Design Museum in London. Samira is joined by the show’s co-curator and director of the Design Museum, Deyan Sudjic, as well as Kubrick’s daughter Katharina who worked on several of the director’s projects Presenter: Samira Ahmed, Producer: Oliver Jones…read more

197 The Avengers phenomenon, Linda Grant, Adapting Ibsen for today2019-04-26 19:06:00
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198 The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation2019-04-25 18:53:00
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199 The Looming Tower, Birdsong in the charts, 18-certificate films2019-04-24 19:13:00
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200 Adeel Akhtar, Artist Doris Hatt, Joe Orton2019-04-23 19:14:00
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