221 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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222 Salman Rushdie, playwright Katori Hall, computer games tax avoidance2019-10-09 19:15:00
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223 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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224 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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225 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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226 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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227 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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228 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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229 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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230 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival

Stig Abell talks to John Godber, one of the most-performed playwrights in the English language and somebody who has been interpreting the city of Hull in his plays for over thirty years, from Bouncers to Up and Under. His latest work This Isn’t Right tells the story of Holly Parker who is rediscovering Hull after three years at University in London. When a young woman disappears her already over-protective Dad goes into over-drive. Earlier this year the poet and performer Zena Edwards wore a grass coat to Tate Modern to mark the launch of a movement drawing attention to climate change - Culture Declares An Emergency. For Contains Strong Language she’s performing a newly commissioned piece called Rallying Cry. She'll perform and talk to Stig Abell about putting the joy into the poetry of protest. We'll hear a world premiere performance of a Jodie Langford poem specially commissioned by BBC Humberside. She's a rising star of the spoken word scene and one of 12 poets chosen by BBC local radio stations to “challenge the outdated clichés and celebrate all that is regionally distinctive about the North”. And playwright Mark Ravenhill on translating Bertholt Brecht's The Mother with original score by Hanns Eisler which will be recorded at the festival for broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Maxine Peake plays Pelagea Vlassova, the woman who acts to protect her son from prison and becomes an accidental revolutionary. Presenter Stig Abell Producer Olive Clancy…read more

231 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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232 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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233 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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234 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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235 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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236 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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237 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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238 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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239 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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240 Downton Abbey, Alexei Sayle, National Short Story Award - Jo Lloyd, Istanbul Biennial2019-09-13 18:57:00
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