261 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
Listen
Listen
262 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
Listen
Listen
263 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
Listen
Listen
264 Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud, Isaac Julien, Lawrence Osborne, Nikesh Shukla, Sarah Shaffi2017-08-10 19:06:00
Listen
Listen
265 Daniel Libeskind2017-08-09 18:45:00
Listen
Listen

Daniel Libeskind

An international figure in architecture Daniel Libeskind is renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings. Born in Poland in 1946, Libeskind emigrated to the United States as a teenager and performed as a musical virtuoso, before eventually leaving music to study architecture. He began his career as an architectural theorist and professor, holding positions at various institutions around the world. In 1989, he won the international competition to build the Jewish Museum in Berlin. A series of influential museum commissions followed, including Imperial War Museum North, Manchester; Denver Art Museum; Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; Royal Ontario Museum; and the Military History Museum, Dresden. In 2003, Studio Libeskind won another historic competition-to create a master plan for the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. In this extended interview, Daniel Libeskind gives John Wilson insights into his design process and the sometimes surprising artistic inspirations behind his buildings.…read more

266 Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon2017-08-08 19:06:00
Listen
Listen
267 Queer Icons2017-08-08 10:30:00
Listen
Listen
268 Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing2017-08-07 18:57:00
Listen
Listen
269 Irvine Welsh's Performers, Bookshop economics, England Is Mine, CN Lester on Stone Butch Blues2017-08-04 18:53:00
Listen
Listen
270 Stockard Channing, Matisse in the Studio, Thomas Ades, representations of war2017-08-03 18:57:00
Listen
Listen
271 Emergency services on screen; plus Sally Hawkins, Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr2017-08-02 18:59:00
Listen
Listen
272 Writer Bernard MacLaverty, Nicholas Hytner's Queer Icon, Riding the Mail Rail2017-08-01 18:59:00
Listen
Listen
273 David Walliams, Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered, Zinzi Clemmons, Jukebox musicals2017-07-31 18:01:00
Listen
Listen
274 Mary Portas' Queer Icon, Michael Symmons Roberts, Howard's End, Susie Dent2017-07-28 19:17:00
Listen
Listen
275 Patrick Gale's Man in an Orange Shirt, Olly Alexander's Queer Icon, Man Booker Prize longlist, Mercury Prize shortlist2017-07-27 18:53:00
Listen
Listen
276 Horror on film; Crime writer Kathy Reichs; Actors who become artistic directors; LGBT youtuber Ben Hunte's Queer Icon2017-07-26 19:28:00
Listen
Listen
277 Daniel Mays, Girls Trip, Asifa Lahore's Queer Icon, Young Poets competition2017-07-25 19:10:00
Listen
Listen
278 Jack O'Connell; Emma Donoghue's Queer Icon; Diana, Our Mother; Jules Buckley2017-07-24 19:02:00
Listen
Listen
279 Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island2017-07-21 18:59:00
Listen
Listen
280 Artist Richard Long, Stella Duffy chooses her Queer Icon, Daljit Nagra on Liu Xiaobo2017-07-20 18:59:00
Listen
Listen