301 Fleet Foxes, Marianne Elliott, Fahrelnissa Zeid2017-06-16 18:59:00
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302 Evgeny Kissin; Man Booker International Prize 2017 winners David Grossman and Jessica Cohen; artist David Mach2017-06-15 18:59:00
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Evgeny Kissin; Man Booker International Prize 2017 winners David Grossman and Jessica Cohen; artist David Mach

David Grossman and his translator Jessica Cohen have been announced as the winners of the Man Booker International Prize 2017 for A Horse Walks Into a Bar, about a stand-up comedian who goes to pieces on stage one night. This is the second year that the Man Booker International Prize has been awarded on the basis of a single book, with the £50,000 prize divided equally between the author and the translator. Both David Grossman and Jessica Cohen join John to discuss their work. The great Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin has taken a sabbatical recently, and written a book. In 'Memoirs and Reflections' he chronicles his childhood passion for the piano and sketches portraits of family members and teachers who nurtured his genius. He discusses performing and memory, and reveals other talents, translation and recitation - in Yiddish. For delegates at this month's London Festival of Architecture, which invites architects, designers, engineers and planners from around the world to conferences and debates, the horrific fire at the Grenfell Tower prompts renewed focus on the issue of how to best provide social housing at a time when urban populations are booming. Architects Alex Ely and Dieter Kliener, who both specialise in community projects, and Tamsie Thomson, Director of the London Festival of Architecture talk to John Wilson. Before the artist David Mach began creating his new art installation Incoming - comprising 20 tonnes of newspapers, a Jeep, a shipping container and some heavy pieces of timber - John met him at the empty gallery. Now that the piece is finished, he shows John round the artwork and discusses the logistical and physical challenge it presented. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more

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304 Andrew Scott and Robert Icke, Whitney Houston documentary, Amanda Craig2017-06-13 19:10:00
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305 Brian Cox; Helen McCrory; Sci-fi at the Barbican; Rebooting film franchises2017-06-12 18:51:00
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306 New York's Fearless Girl, Lawrence Brownlee, Cornelia Parker, Daljit Nagra2017-06-09 19:00:00
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307 'My Cousin Rachel' Weisz, Arundhati Roy, Bamber Gascoigne's opera house, Literary agent Ed Victor remembered2017-06-08 18:59:00
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308 Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival2017-06-07 21:15:00
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309 Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate2017-06-07 18:53:00
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310 Michael Sheen, Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's favourite novel and review of television series Ackley Bridge2017-06-05 19:11:00
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311 Mondrian - the complete works; Arts and politics; Playwright Alice Birch; 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus2017-06-02 19:14:00
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312 Salma Hayek, Anna of the Five Towns and Wonder Woman Merchandising2017-06-01 19:05:00
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313 Pretty Yende, Dennis Lehane, The Handmaid's Tale2017-05-31 19:20:00
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314 Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings2017-05-30 19:02:00
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315 Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North2017-05-29 18:45:00
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316 Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson2017-05-26 20:22:00
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317 Brian May's 3D photos of Queen, Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath, 40 years of Star Wars2017-05-25 19:04:00
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318 Billy Bragg on skiffle, Hokusai's Great Wave, Capt Jack Sparrow returns, Nicola Benedetti, poetry and atrocity2017-05-24 19:02:00
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319 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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320 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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