281 Keeley Hawes2019-01-01 20:00:00
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282 Cultural Quiz of the Year2018-12-31 20:28:00
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283 An appreciation of the late Amos Oz the Israeli novelist who died today2018-12-28 20:08:00
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284 As a generation of choreographers pass, we hear from the new generation rising2018-12-27 20:00:00
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285 Slow radio: Land artist Chris Drury's Morecambe Bay project2018-12-26 19:45:00
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286 Choirs - a celebration of singing together2018-12-25 19:16:00
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287 Les Misérables discussed by Andrew Davies, adapter of a new TV version2018-12-24 20:00:00
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288 Ben Elton on Shakespeare, Call to Action Art, Vanessa Kisuule2018-12-21 20:01:00
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289 Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman2018-12-20 20:04:00
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Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the phenomenally successful stage musical Hamilton, is starring in Mary Poppins Returns, a sequel to Disney’s 1964 classic. He talks to John about following in the cockney footsteps of Dick Van Dyke, and how he referenced the original Mary Poppins in Hamilton. As Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage musical Hamilton marks one year on the London stage this week, we look at whether it has created an increased appetite for hip hop musicals. Taking part are the Musical Director of ZooNation DJ Walde, who co-created the musicals Sylvia, Some Like It Hip Hop, and Into The Hoods; Professor of Musical Theatre, Millie Taylor; and Poppy Burton-Morgan, writer and director of the musical In The Willows. Richard Sherman, now ninety, wrote the music for the original Mary Poppins with his brother Robert. In 2007 he came on Front Row to talk about composing for Walt Disney and performed Walt’s favourite song, Feed the Birds. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Kate Bullivant…read more

290 Eileen Atkins, Penny Marshall remembered, The Shining, Sister Bliss2018-12-19 19:59:00
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291 John Malkovich on playing Poirot, Why we cry at films, True crime podcasts2018-12-18 19:59:00
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292 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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293 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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294 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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295 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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296 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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297 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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298 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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299 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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300 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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