201 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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202 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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203 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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204 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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205 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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206 An Elephant Sitting Still, Chinese film industry, David Szalay, Unesco and Reggae2018-12-04 20:07:00
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207 Robert Redford's Career, Fiction within Fiction, Poet Fred D'Aguiar2018-12-03 20:01:00
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208 Strictly's Shirley Ballas, Young Composer Sarah Jenkins, National Theatres of Scotland and Wales2018-11-30 20:05:00
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209 Mowgli, American poet Dana Gioia, Art on prescription2018-11-29 20:05:00
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210 Disobedience, Rachel Maclean, Julián Fuks, Diversity Backstage2018-11-28 19:59:00
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211 Sports Book of the Year, Jim Carrey in Kidding, Astral Weeks at 502018-11-27 19:59:00
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212 Jamie Dornan, Bernardo Bertolucci remembered, Joseph Hillier2018-11-26 20:01:00
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213 Mrs Wilson, Vegan Art, Akwaeke Emezi2018-11-23 19:57:00
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214 2018 Palme d’Or winner Shoplifters, Costa Book Awards shortlist announced, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum2018-11-22 20:00:00
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2018 Palme d’Or winner Shoplifters, Costa Book Awards shortlist announced, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

We reveal this year's Costa Book Awards shortlists. Critics Alex Clark and Toby Lichtig discuss the books chosen in the five categories: novel, first novel, poetry, biography and children's fiction. Category winners will appear on the programme in January and Front Row will announce the overall prize-winner on 29 January 2019. Documentary maker Sean McAllister reveals what has happened in the week after his film, Northern Soul, was shown on BBC Two. He explains what has happened with Steve Arnott's Beats Bus after his crowdfunding page surpasses its target. Shoplifters, a warm-hearted Japanese film about a family of small-time crooks, won the top prize, the Palme d’Or, at this year’s Cannes Festival Film. As it is released into UK cinemas, cultural historian of Japan Dr Chris Harding gives his verdict on the film, its depiction of contemporary Tokyo and the controversy around its success. The Ben Uri Gallery and Museum has seen eleven members of its international advisory panel, including Sir Nicholas Serota – Chair of the Arts Council - resign in protest over the sales of artworks from their collection. David Glasser, the Executive Chair of Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, discusses why he thinks selling works is the only way ensure the establishment’s future. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Ben Mitchell…read more

215 The arts and artificial intelligence2018-11-21 20:44:00
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216 Kurt Russell on playing Santa, Poet Ruth Fainlight, Damien Hirst's Qatar sculptures2018-11-20 20:07:00
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217 Marianne Faithfull, I'm a Celebrity without Ant, Kirsty Latoya2018-11-19 20:05:00
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218 Jane Fonda2018-11-16 20:06:00
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219 Golden Age of Irish Prose - North and South of the Border, Hepworth Sculpture Prize Winner2018-11-15 19:57:00
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220 Arts Education in schools - a Front Row debate from Leicester2018-11-14 20:47:00
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