241 BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Protest Song, How to listen to jazz2019-09-06 18:59:00
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242 Margaret Atwood's The Testaments reviewed, Ryan Wigglesworth, Robert Battle2019-09-05 18:57:00
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243 Chrissie Hynde, The Theatre of Parliament, Arts Minister Rebecca Pow2019-09-04 19:05:00
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244 The Booker Prize shortlist, Lucian Freud's new biography, The importance of arts to local identity2019-09-03 18:52:00
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245 The Capture, Venice Film Festival highlights, Enid Blyton reevaluated2019-09-02 18:59:00
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246 Salman Rushdie on Quichotte, Joanna Hogg on The Souvenir2019-08-30 18:57:00
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247 Mrs Lowry and Son reviewed, Anna Calvi, Poet Stephen Sexton2019-08-29 19:01:00
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248 James Graham on drama and constitutional turmoil, Jeff Pope on A Confession, The literary arts and The Troubles2019-08-28 19:23:00
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249 Colson Whitehead, Duke Ellington's Sacred Music, Carnival Row, Sheila Steafel2019-08-27 18:59:00
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250 Edna O'Brien on her new novel Girl, her first The Country Girls, and her career in between2019-08-26 18:45:00
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251 Andrew Davies on Sanditon, Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the literature of citizen and state2019-08-23 18:59:00
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252 Danny Brocklehurst on Brassic, Why are fewer people taking English A level?, Fisherwomen2019-08-22 19:15:00
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253 Conductor John Wilson, Interior design, The Wizard of Oz2019-08-21 18:55:00
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Conductor John Wilson, Interior design, The Wizard of Oz

Composer Erich Korngold was best known for his swashbuckling film scores like The Adventures of Robin Hood and Captain Blood. A child prodigy, he was already a well-established writer of concert music and operas in his native Austria before he went to Hollywood in the 1930s and continued to compose after he left the movie industry. The conductor John Wilson assembled a special orchestra, the Sinfonia of London, to perform some of his later works, including a symphony, for a new recording entitled simply Korngold. Samira talks to the conductor, as well as to Korngold’s biographer Brendan Carroll. What makes brilliant interior design and can we all do it? As the BBC launches Interior Design Masters, a new show where budding interior designers compete to win a big commission, we investigate the art and history of interior design, with head judge on the show, Michelle Ogundehin, and Sonia Solicari, director of The Geffrye Museum of the Home. This week sees the 80th anniversary of the much-loved film The Wizard of Oz. Clarice Laughrey, Chief Film Critic at The Independent, delves into one of the most influential films of all time to see if behind the scenes it was it as bright as the Emerald City and sweet as the Lollipop Guild, or was it a much darker affair? Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

254 Antonio Banderas, Philippa Gregory and V.V. James on witches in literature, umbrellas in chinese culture2019-08-20 19:03:00
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255 Louise Doughty, Robert Icke's The Doctor, Edinburgh Festival Highlights2019-08-19 18:54:00
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256 The true story behind blockbuster film Jaws, Benjamin Zephaniah, Catherine Cohen's cabaret2019-08-16 19:00:00
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257 Basil Brush, Christina Bianco, Climate Change theatre and new musicals at Edinburgh Fringe2019-08-15 08:45:00
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258 Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, How to listen to a symphony, black paint controversy, 14th August cultural events2019-08-14 19:07:00
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259 Live from the Edinburgh Festivals2019-08-13 19:13:00
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260 Lemn Sissay, Queen Victoria's piano, Euphoria2019-08-12 18:58:00
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