221 The British Ceramics Biennial, Novelist Nell Zink, The Jumper Factory, Tamsin Grey2019-09-10 19:09:00
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222 For Sama and Venice Film Festival roundup, NSSA - Lucy Caldwell, Etgar Keret, Peter Nichols obituary2019-09-09 18:53:00
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223 BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Protest Song, How to listen to jazz2019-09-06 18:59:00
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224 Margaret Atwood's The Testaments reviewed, Ryan Wigglesworth, Robert Battle2019-09-05 18:57:00
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225 Chrissie Hynde, The Theatre of Parliament, Arts Minister Rebecca Pow2019-09-04 19:05:00
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226 The Booker Prize shortlist, Lucian Freud's new biography, The importance of arts to local identity2019-09-03 18:52:00
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227 The Capture, Venice Film Festival highlights, Enid Blyton reevaluated2019-09-02 18:59:00
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228 Salman Rushdie on Quichotte, Joanna Hogg on The Souvenir2019-08-30 18:57:00
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229 Mrs Lowry and Son reviewed, Anna Calvi, Poet Stephen Sexton2019-08-29 19:01:00
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230 James Graham on drama and constitutional turmoil, Jeff Pope on A Confession, The literary arts and The Troubles2019-08-28 19:23:00
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James Graham on drama and constitutional turmoil, Jeff Pope on A Confession, The literary arts and The Troubles

Playwright James Graham, author of Brexit: the Uncivil War and The Coalition, talks about making drama out of a constitutional crisis and how soon is too soon to begin fictionalising current political events. Jeff Pope’s writing credits include a number of high-profile factual TV dramas for ITV including Pierrepoint and See No Evil: The Moors Murders, as well as Philomena and Stan & Ollie for the big screen. The writer and producer discusses his new ITV drama series A Confession, starring Martin Freeman, about the murder of 22-year-old Sian O’Callaghan in Swindon in 2011. James and Jeff also discuss the ups and downs of television drama trailers. Fifty years after British troops arrived on the streets of Belfast and Londonderry in an attempt to quell disorder which seemed to be taking Northern Ireland towards civil war, writers Sinead Gleeson and Glenn Patterson discuss the way in which The Troubles have been presented across the arts, especially in literature and on film…read more

231 Colson Whitehead, Duke Ellington's Sacred Music, Carnival Row, Sheila Steafel2019-08-27 18:59:00
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232 Edna O'Brien on her new novel Girl, her first The Country Girls, and her career in between2019-08-26 18:45:00
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233 Andrew Davies on Sanditon, Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the literature of citizen and state2019-08-23 18:59:00
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234 Danny Brocklehurst on Brassic, Why are fewer people taking English A level?, Fisherwomen2019-08-22 19:15:00
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235 Conductor John Wilson, Interior design, The Wizard of Oz2019-08-21 18:55:00
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236 Antonio Banderas, Philippa Gregory and V.V. James on witches in literature, umbrellas in chinese culture2019-08-20 19:03:00
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237 Louise Doughty, Robert Icke's The Doctor, Edinburgh Festival Highlights2019-08-19 18:54:00
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238 The true story behind blockbuster film Jaws, Benjamin Zephaniah, Catherine Cohen's cabaret2019-08-16 19:00:00
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239 Basil Brush, Christina Bianco, Climate Change theatre and new musicals at Edinburgh Fringe2019-08-15 08:45:00
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240 Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, How to listen to a symphony, black paint controversy, 14th August cultural events2019-08-14 19:07:00
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