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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Robert Redford's Career, Fiction within Fiction, Poet Fred D'Aguiar

For his final role as an actor, Robert Redford plays a charming bank robber in The Old Man and the Gun, harking back to his early roles in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting. Tim Robey reviews. Booker prize winning narrator of Anna Burns’s Milkman reads 19th century novels as she cannot bear the 20th century. What do other fictional characters read and what does it reveal about them, their authors and the period in which the books were written. John Bown, Professor of Literature at York university joins to discuss fiction within fiction Poet Fred D'Aguiar's new collection, Translations from Memory, starts with Gilgamesh, the earliest poem and ends with with a response Kamau Brathwaite, the poet from Barbados, who is still alive. It includes responses to philosophers - Spinoza, Hume, Kant - to writers - Lorca, Akhmatova, Seferis - to scientists such as Marie Curie, to political leaders - Nelson Mandela - to religion - Islam - and great movements such as the Reformation. He talks to Samira Ahmed about writing poems about what amounts to the whole of western civilisation and history. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Julian May…read more

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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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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