201 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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202 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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203 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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204 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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205 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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206 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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207 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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208 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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209 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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210 An Elephant Sitting Still, Chinese film industry, David Szalay, Unesco and Reggae2018-12-04 20:07:00
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211 Robert Redford's Career, Fiction within Fiction, Poet Fred D'Aguiar2018-12-03 20:01:00
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212 Strictly's Shirley Ballas, Young Composer Sarah Jenkins, National Theatres of Scotland and Wales2018-11-30 20:05:00
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213 Mowgli, American poet Dana Gioia, Art on prescription2018-11-29 20:05:00
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214 Disobedience, Rachel Maclean, Julián Fuks, Diversity Backstage2018-11-28 19:59:00
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215 Sports Book of the Year, Jim Carrey in Kidding, Astral Weeks at 502018-11-27 19:59:00
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216 Jamie Dornan, Bernardo Bertolucci remembered, Joseph Hillier2018-11-26 20:01:00
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217 Mrs Wilson, Vegan Art, Akwaeke Emezi2018-11-23 19:57:00
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218 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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219 The arts and artificial intelligence2018-11-21 20:44:00
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220 Kurt Russell on playing Santa, Poet Ruth Fainlight, Damien Hirst's Qatar sculptures2018-11-20 20:07:00
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Kurt Russell on playing Santa, Poet Ruth Fainlight, Damien Hirst's Qatar sculptures

Kurt Russell, whose credits include The Thing, Escape from New York and The Hateful Eight, discusses his new role as Santa Claus in the new Netflix family film The Christmas Chronicles. Russell looks back over his five-decade acting career, including the time he worked with Elvis and Walt Disney as a child actor. Poet Ruth Fainlight talks about her new collection Somewhere Else Entirely, her first book in eight years and the first since the death of Alan Sillitoe, her husband of 50 years. Several of the works in Fainlight’s collection serve as elegies to him, a meditation on mortality and memory in poetry and prose . Damien Hirst's latest artwork has been unveiled outside a hospital in Qatar - fourteen large bronze sculptures that graphically chart the journey from conception to birth. Layla Ibrahim Bacha, the Art Specialist for the Qatar Foundation who commissioned the controversial artworks, talks to John Wilson from Doha. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more