281 Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island2017-07-21 18:59:00
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282 Artist Richard Long, Stella Duffy chooses her Queer Icon, Daljit Nagra on Liu Xiaobo2017-07-20 18:59:00
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283 Mark Rylance on Dunkirk, Game of Thrones, best summer reads2017-07-19 19:02:00
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284 Jodie Whittaker, Nicola Barker, Jason Bateman - plus Tony Kushner's Queer Icon2017-07-18 18:57:00
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285 Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor, Plywood, Children's Poetry prizewinner2017-07-14 18:57:00
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286 Whales vs dinosaurs in art; A.Dot; Nick Laird; Igor Levit2017-07-13 19:47:00
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287 Alan Carr's Queer Icon, New Tate boss Maria Balshaw, The role of the understudy, The Sunbathers on The Southbank2017-07-12 19:03:00
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288 War for Planet of the Apes, Alan Hollinghurst's Queer Icon, Soul of a Nation exhibition2017-07-11 19:06:00
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289 Shirley MacLaine, Bolshoi Ballet, Paris Lees' Queer Icon, baritone and composer Roderick Williams2017-07-10 18:57:00
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290 Sarah Hall, Antony Sher, Fatherhood, Beethoven's 9th Symphony2017-07-07 19:05:00
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291 Tarell Alvin McCraney's Queer Icon; Romola Garai and Helen Edmundson on Queen Anne; Jamaica's Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison2017-07-06 19:13:00
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292 Christine and the Queens' Queer Icon; Spider-Man: Homecoming; Acting Guilty; Museum of the Year - 5th contender2017-07-05 19:16:00
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293 Sam Taylor-Johnson, Will Young, Stage and screen violence, Museum of the Year finalist2017-07-04 18:52:00
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294 The launch of Queer Icons; Maggi Hambling; Nitin Sawhney; Museum of the Year finalist2017-07-03 19:03:00
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295 Newmarket's Museum of the Year, Committee Musical, Fair Field - Piers Plowman re-imagined, Ebb and Flow2017-06-30 19:05:00
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296 Manchester International Festival, Poet turned novelist Kenneth Steven, Museum of the Year nominee Hepworth Wakefield2017-06-29 19:13:00
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297 V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Assange documentary Risk, Anthony Cartwright's Brexit novel2017-06-28 19:01:00
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298 Ian Rankin, Photographer Gregory Crewdson, National Rural Touring Awards2017-06-27 18:59:00
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Ian Rankin, Photographer Gregory Crewdson, National Rural Touring Awards

2017 sees the 30th anniversary of Ian Rankin's creation Detective Inspector Rebus. Rankin was just 24 when he wrote the first book Knots & Crosses in his Edinburgh student flat and he's now gone on to sell over 30 million copies making him the UK's No 1 best selling crime writer. He talks to John about the enduring popularity of John Rebus. American artist Gregory Crewdson is known for his large cinematic photographs of suburban America - he often takes days or weeks to prepare, light and stage a single shot. As his latest exhibition of new work opens - Cathedral of the Pines - Gregory discusses his move to a more rural subject matter and the lasting appeal of ambiguous narratives which leave the viewer unsettled. The National Rural Touring Forum supports high quality art experiences at rural venues. As Arts Council England announce increases to investment outside London, board member Elizabeth Freestone discusses the Forum's work as well as the inaugural awards which are presented on 28 June. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is the first in Britain to embrace a new classical music app which sends programme notes to audience members' phones during the performance. BBC Music critic Daniel Jaffé reviews the app Octava which was trialled in London's Cadogan Hall earlier this year. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

299 Baby Driver, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Scaffold art controversy, Alba Arikha2017-06-26 18:51:00
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300 Khadija Saye remembered, Jon Ronson, Harry Potter 20 years on2017-06-23 19:05:00
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