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222 Dustin Hoffman; Jon Boden plays live; the new gallery at Tate St Ives2017-10-11 19:16:00
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223 Director Sally Potter, Composer Jimmy Webb, Anorexia on screen2017-10-10 19:09:00
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224 Audre Lorde, Dan Brown, Art Connoisseurship, Harvey Weinstein2017-10-09 19:37:00
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225 Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling on Blade Runner 20492017-10-06 19:03:00
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226 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize, Latonia Moore, Loving Vincent2017-10-05 19:07:00
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227 Kate Winslet, Sparks, Jenny Uglow on her book about Edward Lear2017-10-04 19:08:00
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Kate Winslet, Sparks, Jenny Uglow on her book about Edward Lear

Kate Winslet's latest film, The Mountain Between Us, is an epic romance shot at 10,000 feet above sea level and at -38 degrees Celsius. The actress talks to Samira about working with co-star Idris Elba, the legacy of Titanic, and looks forward to making her next film, when she will be working with Woody Allen. Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael formed the band Sparks in the early '70s, and their first hit This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us made them household names in the UK. 23 albums and more than four decades later, the brothers discuss their new album, Hippopotamus, and look back at their early days living in London at the time of power cuts and the three-day week. Edward Lear is the writer of some of our most loved poetry. The Owl and the Pussycat has been voted the UK's favourite poem many times. Jenny Uglow's new biography, Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense, explores the life behind the rhymes and reveals a natural history painter, a landscape artist, and only later a somewhat reluctant nonsense poet. A contemporary of Lewis Carroll and a friend to Tennyson and the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, should we see him as a product of his time or a romantic rebel? Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Julian May.…read more

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