241 Costa Book Awards Special: Jon McGregor, Katherine Rundell, Rebecca Stott, Helen Dunmore and Gail Honeyman2018-01-09 15:57:00
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242 Kiri, Golden Globes, Gail Honeyman, Contemporary portraiture2018-01-08 20:06:00
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243 Christopher Plummer, Saudi Arts, Helen Dunmore2018-01-05 20:20:00
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244 Michelle Terry, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Stott, Hostiles2018-01-04 20:08:00
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245 Neil Cross, Katherine Rundell, Book prize judging2018-01-03 20:11:00
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246 Costa Book Awards winners, Elizabeth Friedlander, musical interpolation2018-01-02 19:59:00
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247 Making Culture At Home2018-01-01 20:00:00
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Making Culture At Home

The opening of V&A Dundee will be one of the big arts stories in 2018 and it's in Dundee that Samira Ahmed begins today's programme which looks at how arts organisations nationwide are seeking to make themselves open and relevant to their local communities. In Dundee, Samira visits the new V&A Dundee community garden in the company of volunteers Denis Harkins and Derek Cassie and Communities Producer Peter Nurick; she talks to Sarah Saunders, Director of Learning and Engagement at V&A Dundee, and Cameron Price about the museum's first public engagement project - Living Room For The City; and she joins young engineers Emma Evans and Ross Tolland on the deck of Captain's Scott's RRS Discovery to hear about their contribution to V&A Dundee's most recent public engagement project - the Scottish Design Challenge. Natalie Walton, former Head of Learning at the Hepworth Wakefield, winner of the Museum of the Year 2017 award, explains the steps The Hepworth took in the year before it opened to ensure it would be a welcome addition to the lives of local people. Alex Clifton, the artistic director of Storyhouse - the new and long desired arts centre in Chester - and Michael Green, the executive editor of local newspaper, The Chester Chronicle, discuss why the new £37 million pounds venue has received such strong local support. Emma Horsman, Project Director of The Cultural Spring in Sunderland and South Tyneside, reveals the work and thinking behind Creative People and Places - Arts Council England's latest approach to arts funding which puts local people first. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Ekene Akalawu Image: V&A Dundee, Construction - September 2017 Image Credit: Ross Fraser McLean.…read more

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249 Vic and Bob, Angela Gheorghiu, Theatre ghost stories2017-12-28 20:08:00
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250 Incredible! The unstoppable rise of the comic book superhero2017-12-27 19:45:00
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251 Gary Oldman2017-12-26 19:15:00
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252 Christmas Party with Jon Culshaw, Josie Lawrence, Austentatious, Patience Agbabi, Inua Ellams and Steve Edis2017-12-25 19:50:00
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253 Emily Watson, Older women on screen, Christmas songs2017-12-22 20:10:00
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254 Jodie Foster, Molly's Game, Christmas film round-up, Hamilton, Imtiaz Dharker2017-12-21 20:00:00
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255 James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical2017-12-20 20:17:00
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256 Mavis Staples, Carmen Maria Machado, Christmas ghost stories2017-12-19 19:53:00
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257 The League Of Gentlemen, Gina Yashere, Jenny Eclair, Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World2017-12-18 20:28:00
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258 The Hayward Gallery reopening, Emily Wilson, The art of literary translation2017-12-15 20:12:00
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259 Emma Rice, John Boyega, Laura Ingalls Wilder2017-12-14 20:09:00
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260 Kazuo Ishiguro2017-12-14 06:45:00
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