261 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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262 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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263 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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264 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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265 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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266 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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267 Manchester International Festival2019-07-04 19:02:00
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268 Chanya Button on Vita & Virginia, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, Mental health in gaming, Ode to Joy2019-07-03 18:55:00
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269 Howard Jacobson; Othello Remixed; Museum of the Year shortlister - St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff2019-07-02 18:55:00
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270 Cornelia Funke, V&A Dundee, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck2019-07-01 18:55:00
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271 Todd Douglas Miller, 50 years of queer books, Cultural and political memes2019-06-28 19:03:00
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272 Kate Atkinson, YA fiction controversy, Queer writing in the noughties2019-06-27 18:56:00
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273 In Fabric, Queer books of the '90s, HMS Caroline, A forgotten female script2019-06-26 19:09:00
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274 British-Vietnamese playwright Tuyen Do, Cindy Sherman exhibition, Michael Jackson 10 years on, Queer Books - the 80s2019-06-25 19:05:00
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275 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019, 50 years of queer books, Museum of the Year nominee Pitt Rivers2019-06-24 19:00:00
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276 Richard Curtis's Film Yesterday, a summer solstice poem, Bradford Literature Festival protests2019-06-21 19:05:00
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277 Lee Krasner, Ben Platt, Chasing Rainbows2019-06-20 19:11:00
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278 Mark Ronson, Arts sponsorship, Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley2019-06-19 18:57:00
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279 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners, Nottingham Contemporary, Sculpture since Hepworth and Moore2019-06-18 20:00:00
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280 Joseph O'Connor, Paula Rego retrospective, The role of the film critic2019-06-17 18:58:00
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Joseph O'Connor, Paula Rego retrospective, The role of the film critic

Joseph O’Connor, whose book Star of the Sea was critically acclaimed and a global bestseller, talks about his latest novel Shadowplay. Taking the well-known presumption that Bram Stoker based the character of Dracula on the Shakespearean actor Henry Irving, Shadowplay is about the close collaboration and intense friendship between Stoker, Irving and his famous acting partner Ellen Terry. Portuguese-born artist Dame Paula Rego's work across paint, pastel, etching and fabric is often based on children's folktales. But the animals and people that populate her work convey tough political messages. A new exhibition at the recently extended and remodelled MK gallery in Milton Keynes offers an edited retrospective of the 84 year old artist's substantial body of work. Art critic Louisa Buck reviews. Pauline Kael was a film critic renowned for her personal writing style that combined scathing wit and passion. In the week she would have turned 100, film critics Tim Robey and Gavia Baker Whitelaw consider her work, what makes a perfect review and the role of the critic in the digital age. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more