241 Cary Grant and Notorious, Festival cancellations, Movement directors, Anna Symon2019-08-09 19:04:00
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242 The art of calligraphy, conductor Martyn Brabbins, Playmobil: The Movie2019-08-08 19:02:00
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243 Candace Bushnell, Dance about rugby, Concern over the captioning of audiobooks, New play 8 Hotels2019-08-07 18:56:00
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244 Toni Morrison remembered, the Sound of Space in Music2019-08-06 19:03:00
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245 The Crucible, the music of Peterloo, Patrick Bronte and DA Pennebaker2019-08-06 06:49:00
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246 Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw, Téa Obreht, Kathy Hinde, Dalia Stasevska2019-08-02 18:59:00
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247 k.d. lang, paying inheritance tax with art, ceramicist Magdalene Odundo2019-08-01 19:00:00
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248 Notre-Dame organist Olivier Latry, Gurinder Chadha, Rupert Everett's Uncle Vanya2019-07-31 19:05:00
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249 Herman Melville and Moby Dick, Luddite rebellion on stage, TV's I Am the Night2019-07-30 19:20:00
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250 Blacking-up in opera, How to watch Shakespeare, Fiona Kidman, Carlos Cruz-Diez2019-07-29 19:02:00
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Blacking-up in opera, How to watch Shakespeare, Fiona Kidman, Carlos Cruz-Diez

American opera singer, Tamara Wilson withdrew from her final ever performance of Aida at the weekend. She was scheduled to be conducted by Placido Domingo at the Arena Di Verona but announced on Instagram that her absence was due to illness. But it comes after her public opposition to the use of ‘blackface’ for the role - heavy "chocolate brown" make-up. Tamara speaks out about the incident and why she feels the industry and Aida needs to change. New Zealand writer Fiona Kidman discusses her new novel This Mortal Boy, based on the true story of a young Northern Irishman, Albert Black, who emigrated to Wellington in 1953 to seek work. Just two years later at the age of 20 he was facing the prospect of execution by hanging after an incident in a café that led him to be described as the ‘Jukebox Killer’. Some people just dread Shakespeare; they never 'bond' with him. Sean Allsop has always felt alienated by The Bard whilst simultaneously feeling that maybe he is missing out. So we sent him along to the home of authentic Shakespeare productions - London's Globe Theatre - to ask the experts and find out how a novice should approach Shakespeare for the first time with a production of Henry IV part 1. Kinetic art pioneer Carlos Cruz-Diez has died in Paris at the age of 95 Presenter: Samira Ahmed, Producer: Oliver Jones…read more

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252 Oklahoma!, Audience behaviour, Mercury Prize shortlist2019-07-25 19:04:00
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253 The Booker Prize Longlist, A Tea Journey at Compton Verney gallery, Fashion influenced by TV2019-07-24 19:03:00
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254 The Current War, How culture affects relationship expectations, Experimental novels, Cool culture2019-07-24 07:54:00
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255 Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved2019-07-22 19:03:00
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256 Fab 5 Freddy, Laurie Anderson, Summer reads, film trailers2019-07-19 19:06:00
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257 Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist2019-07-18 18:57:00
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258 Conductor Karina Canellakis, a review of Channel 4 drama series I Am... and the director of cricket documentary The Edge2019-07-17 19:00:00
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259 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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260 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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