261 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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262 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
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263 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
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264 Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud, Isaac Julien, Lawrence Osborne, Nikesh Shukla, Sarah Shaffi2017-08-10 19:06:00
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265 Daniel Libeskind2017-08-09 18:45:00
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266 Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon2017-08-08 19:06:00
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267 Queer Icons2017-08-08 10:30:00
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268 Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing2017-08-07 18:57:00
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269 Irvine Welsh's Performers, Bookshop economics, England Is Mine, CN Lester on Stone Butch Blues2017-08-04 18:53:00
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270 Stockard Channing, Matisse in the Studio, Thomas Ades, representations of war2017-08-03 18:57:00
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271 Emergency services on screen; plus Sally Hawkins, Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr2017-08-02 18:59:00
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272 Writer Bernard MacLaverty, Nicholas Hytner's Queer Icon, Riding the Mail Rail2017-08-01 18:59:00
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273 David Walliams, Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered, Zinzi Clemmons, Jukebox musicals2017-07-31 18:01:00
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274 Mary Portas' Queer Icon, Michael Symmons Roberts, Howard's End, Susie Dent2017-07-28 19:17:00
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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
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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
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277 Daniel Mays, Girls Trip, Asifa Lahore's Queer Icon, Young Poets competition2017-07-25 19:10:00
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278 Jack O'Connell; Emma Donoghue's Queer Icon; Diana, Our Mother; Jules Buckley2017-07-24 19:02:00
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279 Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island2017-07-21 18:59:00
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Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island

Kate Muir explains the unexpected appeal and popularity of Love Island. Is it just another television reality show or has it got something extra? The first season of Top of the Lake was garlanded with praise and won an Emmy for its cinematography and a Golden Globe for Elisabeth Moss; season 2 is about to begin on BBC2. The action moves away from New Zealand to the brothels and backstreets of Sydney, Australia. Celebrated director Jane Campion is the co-writer and co-director and she's joined by her daughter, Alice Englert, who stars along with Nicole Kidman. They talk to Kirsty about creating the unique atmosphere of the series and how to ensure more opportunities for women directors. For our Queer Icons series, E.M. Forster's novel Maurice is championed by Chris Smith, the former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, who in 1984 became the first MP to come out publicly. Lucy Kirkwood discusses her new play Mosquitoes which focuses on two sisters played by Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams. One sister works for CERN on the Large Hadron Collider and the other in a call centre. Kirsty asks the playwright about the appeal of physicists as characters, increasing scepticism about expert opinion and whether scientists are really trying to play god. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Harry Parker.…read more

280 Artist Richard Long, Stella Duffy chooses her Queer Icon, Daljit Nagra on Liu Xiaobo2017-07-20 18:59:00
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