221 Fantastic Beasts 2, Viruses turned into art, Fernand Léger, Heart of Darkness2018-11-13 21:20:00
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222 The Coen Brothers, stage fright, The Interrogation of Tony Martin2018-11-12 19:57:00
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223 Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Schott, 11-11: Memories Retold video game2018-11-09 20:14:00
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224 Marin Alsop, Russell Howard, Political cartoonists2018-11-08 19:53:00
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Marin Alsop, Russell Howard, Political cartoonists

To mark Armistice Day, Marin Alsop will be conducting Brahms's A German Requiem this weekend, with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and in a break from tradition, she will be introducing the work from the podium. Marin discusses the reasons behind this move, and also reveals the various ways in which this requiem also broke from tradition. Russell Howard makes comedy out of political issues such as the tampon tax, junior doctors and the housing crisis, and is hugely successful with younger audiences who watch him on TV, social media and in his sell-out stand-up world tours. The comedian discusses his show, The Russell Howard Hour, how much he wants to politically engage his audience, and finding the funny in what can be bleak political times. A whinge – that’s the collective noun for a group of cartoonists, and this evening a whinge of some of the best-known, including Steve Bell of the Guardian, Matt of the Daily Telegraph and Banx of the FT, will gather to judge the Young Cartoonist of the Year Competition. But with newspaper circulation in decline and, conversely, the appetite of the internet for images, what is the outlook for those young winners? Tim Benson, editor of Britain’s Best Political Cartoons, 2018, and the cartoonist Andy Davey discuss the future of the political cartoon in the digital age. Presenter Nikki Bedi Producer Rebecca Armstrong…read more

225 Danny Boyle's Armistice Day tribute, White Teeth the musical, singer-songwriter and poet Emily Maguire2018-11-07 20:00:00
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226 Paul Dano, Venice floods and the impact on its cultural heritage, the department store in art2018-11-06 20:07:00
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227 Steve McQueen, Erica Whyman on Romeo and Juliet, Gender-swapped theatre2018-11-05 19:59:00
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228 Boy George, Colourisation of film, John Cooper Clarke2018-11-02 20:04:00
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229 Cecelia Ahern, The world's tallest statue, Pansori opera, Homecoming TV adaptation2018-11-01 20:05:00
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230 Wilfred Owen Commemoration, Markus Zusak, Sarah DeLappe2018-10-31 20:11:00
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231 Dark Heart, La Traviata, Parks and concerts2018-10-30 20:03:00
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232 Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgård in The Little Drummer Girl, Darkness and writing, Tom Odell2018-10-29 19:55:00
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233 Thom Yorke, Audiobooks and reading, Beetlejuice at 302018-10-26 19:06:00
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234 Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Composer Howard Blake, Hepworth Prize for Sculpture2018-10-25 19:28:00
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235 The Hate U Give, House of Cards, Measure for Measure2018-10-24 19:20:00
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236 Mike Leigh on Peterloo, CJ Sansom, The rise of adult gaming2018-10-23 19:16:00
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237 Author Luke Jennings on his Killing Eve trilogy, Disgusting artworks, Maggie Gyllenhaal on The Deuce2018-10-22 18:59:00
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238 The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Billboard art and US politics, Emma Rice and Wise Children2018-10-19 19:22:00
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239 Eric Idle, Halloween, Cicely Berry remembered, The House of Commons library2018-10-18 19:21:00
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240 Gerard Butler, Male body in movies, Novelist Olga Tokarczuk2018-10-17 19:02:00
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