261 Christian Dior exhibition, Costa Book Prize winner and book prize sponsorship2019-01-29 20:12:00
Listen
Listen
262 Germaine Greer2019-01-28 20:00:00
Listen
Listen
263 The Mule, Anne Griffin, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Brexit Arts Funding2019-01-25 19:56:00
Listen
Listen
264 Watercooler TV, Bill Viola/Michelangelo, Art Fund Volunteers, Diana Athill remembered2019-01-24 20:10:00
Listen
Listen
265 Dick Cheney film Vice, Barrie Rutter and Eliza Carthy on Jack Lear, disability and casting, Detainment2019-01-23 20:26:00
Listen
Listen
266 Oscar Nominations 20192019-01-22 20:44:00
Listen
Listen
267 Nicole Kidman, Fanny Hill, Women artists2019-01-21 20:00:00
Listen
Listen
268 Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, Radio Breakfast Shows, Chigozie Obioma2019-01-18 19:58:00
Listen
Listen

Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, Radio Breakfast Shows, Chigozie Obioma

The Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, who today gave his ‘Value of Culture’ speech, in which he set out the government’s plans for a multi-million-pound investment in the arts and culture in the UK, discusses his plans to ‘unleash creativity across the nation’. This week the BBC radio schedules saw sweeping change with new presenters at the helm of two breakfast shows. Lauren Laverne takes over from Shaun Keaveny at 6 Music, and Zoe Ball fills the shoes of Chris Evans on the UK’s largest breakfast show on Radio 2. Radio critic Susan Jeffreys reviews both shows, as well as BBC Sounds new true crime style drama podcast, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma has followed his Man Booker shortlisted novel, The Fisherman, with an epic story narrated by the central character’s guardian spirit, or Chi. He tells Alex how he wanted An Orchestra of Minorities to explore the Igbo belief system in the way that Milton’s Paradise Lost does for Christianity. Presenter: Alex Clark Producer: Sarah Johnson Main image: Jeremy Wright MP Photo credit: Getty Images…read more

269 Brexit and the arts, Diane Setterfield, Charlie Luxton on beautiful buildings, composer Du Yun2019-01-17 19:56:00
Listen
Listen
270 Film director M Night Shyamalan, DH Lawrence as dramatist, New work by Bridget Riley2019-01-16 19:59:00
Listen
Listen
271 Steve Carell, Brian Tyler, London Borough of Culture2019-01-15 19:54:00
Listen
Listen
272 Octavian, The Killing creator Soren Sveistrup, TS Eliot Prize-winner2019-01-14 20:16:00
Listen
Listen
273 Steve Coogan and John C Reilly, Costa First Novel winner Stuart Turton2019-01-11 19:57:00
Listen
Listen
274 Hugh Jackman on The Front Runner, Costa Biography Award winner Bart van Es, Da Vinci loan refusal2019-01-10 19:55:00
Listen
Listen
275 Comedian Nish Kumar, Acoustics in architecture, 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award winner Hilary McKay2019-01-09 20:07:00
Listen
Listen
276 Keira Knightley, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, Costa Poetry Winner2019-01-08 20:03:00
Listen
Listen
277 Charlie Brooker on Bandersnatch, Sophie Raworth reveals the Costa Book Award Winners2019-01-07 20:11:00
Listen
Listen
278 Robert Zemeckis, Poet Laureate, The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts2019-01-04 19:59:00
Listen
Listen
279 Brexit: The Uncivil War, JD Salinger Centenary, Tracy-Ann Oberman2019-01-03 20:06:00
Listen
Listen
280 Olivia Colman, Luther, Surgery and embroidery2019-01-02 19:57:00
Listen
Listen