301 Gerard Butler, Male body in movies, Novelist Olga Tokarczuk2018-10-17 19:02:00
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302 Playing Linda Loman, Informer, Geology-inspired art, Ciarán Hodgers2018-10-16 19:40:00
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303 #MeToo one year on - what's changed in the arts?2018-10-15 18:53:00
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304 Paul Greengrass on 22 July, Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence, How can arts organisations thrive?2018-10-12 18:57:00
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305 Desiree Akhavan, Bad Times at the El Royale, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, Mother Courage2018-10-11 19:15:00
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306 Reading and Mental Health2018-10-10 19:00:00
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307 The swimming pool in art, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Twelfth Night, Poet Jean Sprackland2018-10-09 18:59:00
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308 Bernard Cribbins, Claire Foy and Ryan Gosling on First Man, Butterfly2018-10-08 19:09:00
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309 Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore2018-10-05 18:54:00
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Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore

“It’s about time” is the tagline for the new Doctor Who series, referencing the programme’s time-travelling exploits, but also the arrival of the first female Doctor in the show's history. Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th Doctor and tells us how she's tackling a role with so much history, attention and anticipation around it. Haruki Murakami's novels are awaited by eager audiences not just in his native Japan but the world over. Killing Commendatore is his latest and it delivers all the things his readers have come to expect: brushes with the supernatural, an almost audible soundtrack and a narrator who’s lost his way. How successful is it? Critic Alex Clark reviews and analyses the Murakami phenomenon. Quentin Blake, one of the world’s best loved illustrators, takes us around the first ever exhibition dedicated to his figurative art. Featuring large-scale oil paintings and drawings it reveals a more experimental side to his practice. Blake explains how this darker, more serious work emerged. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

310 Alice Walker, Yayoi Kusama and a poem for National Poetry Day from Sean Street2018-10-04 19:12:00
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311 The art of physical comedy, Damien Hirst, Andre Aciman, The impact of the arts on mental health2018-10-03 19:11:00
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312 BBC National Short Story Award Winner2018-10-02 19:10:00
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313 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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314 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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315 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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316 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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317 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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318 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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319 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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320 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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