301 Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka2019-05-15 19:23:00
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302 Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - band, AI: More than Human - exhibition, Medusa - ballet2019-05-14 19:02:00
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303 Keanu Reeves, Doris Day remembered, art as an aphrodisiac2019-05-13 19:07:00
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304 Edmund de Waal and other news from the Venice Biennale, Elizabeth Macneal2019-05-10 19:07:00
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305 Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry2019-05-09 18:56:00
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306 Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing2019-05-08 19:01:00
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307 Film director Amma Asante, Joe Boyd on Aretha Franklin, Ireland's Abbey Theatre2019-05-07 19:11:00
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308 Architect Sir David Adjaye in Venice2019-05-07 07:58:00
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309 Rokia Traoré, Bill Buford on Granta, artworks in political posters2019-05-03 19:02:00
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310 Small Island, Chernobyl, Poet Laureate, Obamas2019-05-02 18:59:00
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311 Leonardo da Vinci 500th Anniversary, Salvator Mundi2019-05-01 19:01:00
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312 John Singleton remembered, Afghanistan's music scene, Tolkien reviewed, the effect of music on the brain2019-04-30 18:58:00
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313 Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage2019-04-29 19:02:00
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314 The Avengers phenomenon, Linda Grant, Adapting Ibsen for today2019-04-26 19:06:00
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315 The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation2019-04-25 18:53:00
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316 The Looming Tower, Birdsong in the charts, 18-certificate films2019-04-24 19:13:00
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317 Adeel Akhtar, Artist Doris Hatt, Joe Orton2019-04-23 19:14:00
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318 A Celebration of the Pub in Culture2019-04-22 19:00:00
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319 Golden Age of Children's Books?2019-04-19 18:45:00
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320 Saxophonist Jess Gillam, war poster artist Abram Games, author Tayari Jones2019-04-18 19:35:00
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Saxophonist Jess Gillam, war poster artist Abram Games, author Tayari Jones

The saxophonist Jess Gillam was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician award in 2016 and went on to take the Last Night of the Proms by storm last year. She plays live in the studio and talks to Samira about her beginnings in a carnival band in Cumbria and how she wants to expand the repertoire for sax players in classical music. The influential graphic designer Abram Games, who created The Festival of Britain 1951 poster and the BBC’s first television logo, first came to prominence as the 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War. Over 100 of the posters he created while employed by the War Office are on display at new exhibition at the National Army Museum in London. Curator Emma Mawdsley discusses the significance of the artist and his work. Tayari Jones’s novel, An American Marriage, tells the story of a young African-American couple whose lives are torn apart when the husband is imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. Tayari Jones discusses the inspiration for her the book which has been championed by Oprah and picked by Barack Obama as one of his favourite summer reads of 2018. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Harry Parker…read more