201 The Irishman, Abomination opera, Murder In The Cathedral, The joy or blight of fireworks2019-11-05 19:51:00
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202 Scott Z Burns, writer and director of The Report, poet Katrina Porteous and the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting winner2019-11-04 19:55:00
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203 Patti Smith, Tom Harper, Doctor Sleep reviewed2019-11-01 20:02:00
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204 Jack Thorne on His Dark Materials, Sorry We Missed You, Emily Howard2019-10-31 19:53:00
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205 Ian McKellen; theatre director Sarah Frankcom; Guilt reviewed2019-10-30 19:58:00
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206 Introducing New Artists from Devon2019-10-29 19:47:00
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207 David Baddiel, Apple TV+, Wellcome Collection's scary podcasts2019-10-28 19:56:00
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208 Harry Hill, Peter Brook, film podcasts2019-10-25 18:58:00
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209 24/10/20192019-10-24 18:56:00
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210 Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars, Harold Bloom, Islamic folios, new 'Monuments Men'2019-10-23 18:57:00
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Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars, Harold Bloom, Islamic folios, new 'Monuments Men'

Bruce Springsteen is about to release a film of his latest album, Western Stars. In the hayloft of his 100-year-old barn in New Jersey, he performs the album alongside a full orchestra, featuring brass, banjo, accordion and steel guitar. Kate Mossman, features editor of The New Statesman, reviews the film which coincides with the singer's 70th birthday. The death was announced last week of the American literary critic Harold Bloom. The author of more than 40 books, which reframed the work of the romantic poets and William Shakespeare, Bloom was a controversial figure, a defender of the idea of the 'Western Canon' and an avowed literary elitist. Literary critic and cultural historian Lara Feigel, and James Marriott, Assistant Literary Editor at The Times - and a Bloom fan from a young age - explore Harold Bloom’s complicated legacy. Illuminated pages taken from a 15th century Islamic manuscript come up for sale at Christie's in London tomorrow. They come from a Persian manuscript The Paths of Paradise that depicts the Prophet’s ascent to heaven and are so rare it’s estimated they could sell for £1m each. Only one complete copy of the manuscript now exists and an American art historian has described the auction as 'immoral'. Professor Christiane Gruber from the University of Michigan explains why she is calling on the art world to boycott it. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

211 Joy Labinjo, By The Grace of God reviewed, Alastair Sooke, actors doing other jobs2019-10-22 18:53:00
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212 David Attenborough's cameraman, Bridget Riley exhibition, Forward Poetry winner2019-10-21 19:02:00
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213 Scooby Doo at 50, Poetry in endangered languages, Composer Judith Weir2019-10-18 19:17:00
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214 Gavin Hood, Moving to Mars, Salvator Mundi, Winsome Pinnock & Amit Sharma2019-10-17 19:03:00
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215 Víkingur Ólafsson, social housing on screen, Hannah Khalil2019-10-16 18:54:00
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216 Aisling Bea, Booker Prize Double, Zawe Ashton2019-10-15 18:56:00
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217 Margaret Atwood book group, LA artist Mark Bradford, Peanut Butter Falcon review2019-10-14 18:55:00
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218 Sienna Miller, Elif Shafak, Giri/Haji2019-10-11 18:59:00
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219 When Mary Beard met Margaret Atwood2019-10-11 13:37:00
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220 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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