221 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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222 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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223 Booker Book Group with Chigozie Obioma, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake2019-10-04 18:55:00
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224 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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225 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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226 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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227 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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228 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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229 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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230 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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231 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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232 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases

Writer Peter Bowker discusses his epic new drama World On Fire, which follows the first year of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people drawn from Britain, Poland, France, Germany and the United States as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives. The BBC One Sunday night series stars Sean Bean, Helen Hunt and Lesley Manville. It was another great night for the British television industry at last night's Emmy Awards. The streaming giants Netflix and Amazon have pushed the industry to produce ever more brilliant dramas and comedies. But as Apple, Disney and NBC prepare to join the market what are the unintended consequences on the industry here? Radio Times TV critic David Butcher examines the changing television landscape. Today is the autumn equinox, the point of the year when the hours of daylight and darkness are the same before the days get shorter. BBC Radio 4 is marking the occasion with broadcasts of poetry with a seasonal theme throughout the day, and poet Amina Atiq performs her specially-commissioned poem for Front Row. Each month, poet and Daily Telegraph critic Tristram Fane-Saunders endeavours to read every volume of verse published in Britain. He chooses some of his favourite new poetry releases for Front Row: Nobody by Alice Oswald, Frolic and Detour by Paul Muldoon and Kei Miller’s new collection In Nearby Bushes. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more

233 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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234 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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235 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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236 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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237 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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238 Downton Abbey, Alexei Sayle, National Short Story Award - Jo Lloyd, Istanbul Biennial2019-09-13 18:57:00
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239 Lucy Prebble, Temple, NSSA - Lynda Clarke, Alan Ayckbourn's Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present2019-09-12 19:05:00
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240 Front Row at the Proms - Jamie Barton, Daniel Kidane, impact of Brexit on classical music2019-09-11 18:45:00
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