201 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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202 Booker Book Group with Chigozie Obioma, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake2019-10-04 18:55:00
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203 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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204 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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205 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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206 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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207 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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208 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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209 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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210 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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211 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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212 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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213 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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214 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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215 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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216 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales

Alex Kingston, best known for her TV roles in Dr Who and ER, discusses her new role in Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People on stage at the Nottingham Playhouse. Kingston plays Dr Stockman, who is punished by the authorities for saying the unsayable as she attempts to make a stand against corruption. Criminal is Netflix's new crime drama, with each episode focused on one suspect and all filmed in and around the interrogation room. There are four series of three episodes filmed in Britain, Germany, France and Spain, each with a local cast and filmed in their own language. The UK series stars Katherine Kelly and Lee Ingleby, with David Tennant and Hayley Atwell as guest stars. Crime writer Mark Billingham reviews. Sales of new pianos have declined significantly in the UK, down to just 16% of the amount sold in the 1980s. Jeremy Sallis visits a fourth-generation piano showroom and workshop in London to find out more. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

217 Downton Abbey, Alexei Sayle, National Short Story Award - Jo Lloyd, Istanbul Biennial2019-09-13 18:57:00
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218 Lucy Prebble, Temple, NSSA - Lynda Clarke, Alan Ayckbourn's Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present2019-09-12 19:05:00
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219 Front Row at the Proms - Jamie Barton, Daniel Kidane, impact of Brexit on classical music2019-09-11 18:45:00
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220 The British Ceramics Biennial, Novelist Nell Zink, The Jumper Factory, Tamsin Grey2019-09-10 19:09:00
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