301 Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - band, AI: More than Human - exhibition, Medusa - ballet2019-05-14 19:02:00
Listen
Listen
302 Keanu Reeves, Doris Day remembered, art as an aphrodisiac2019-05-13 19:07:00
Listen
Listen
303 Edmund de Waal and other news from the Venice Biennale, Elizabeth Macneal2019-05-10 19:07:00
Listen
Listen
304 Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry2019-05-09 18:56:00
Listen
Listen
305 Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing2019-05-08 19:01:00
Listen
Listen
306 Film director Amma Asante, Joe Boyd on Aretha Franklin, Ireland's Abbey Theatre2019-05-07 19:11:00
Listen
Listen
307 Architect Sir David Adjaye in Venice2019-05-07 07:58:00
Listen
Listen
308 Rokia Traoré, Bill Buford on Granta, artworks in political posters2019-05-03 19:02:00
Listen
Listen
309 Small Island, Chernobyl, Poet Laureate, Obamas2019-05-02 18:59:00
Listen
Listen
310 Leonardo da Vinci 500th Anniversary, Salvator Mundi2019-05-01 19:01:00
Listen
Listen
311 John Singleton remembered, Afghanistan's music scene, Tolkien reviewed, the effect of music on the brain2019-04-30 18:58:00
Listen
Listen
312 Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage2019-04-29 19:02:00
Listen
Listen
313 The Avengers phenomenon, Linda Grant, Adapting Ibsen for today2019-04-26 19:06:00
Listen
Listen
314 The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation2019-04-25 18:53:00
Listen
Listen

The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation

We announce the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019 shortlist. Chair of the Judges and Director of the Art Fund Stephen Deuchar explains why these museums are in contention for the £100,000 prize. A recent report commissioned by President Macron has recommended that France should return all of its African artefacts unless they can prove that they legitimately acquired them, marking a significant shift away from the status quo in how museums deal with contested objects. As the debate about cultural repatriation and restitution intensifies we consider what impact it'll have on the way museums operate in practice. Subhadra Das, Curator at the UCL Collections, and Neil Curtis, Head of Museums and Special Collections at Aberdeen University, reflect on this complex issue. The Cranberries were in the process of recording their eighth album in 2018 when lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan, tragically died. The remaining band members decided to finish the album and on tonight’s Front Row, Noel Hogan, guitarist and co-songwriter with the group, reveals why they made the decision to continue with the album and what that process has been like. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

315 The Looming Tower, Birdsong in the charts, 18-certificate films2019-04-24 19:13:00
Listen
Listen
316 Adeel Akhtar, Artist Doris Hatt, Joe Orton2019-04-23 19:14:00
Listen
Listen
317 A Celebration of the Pub in Culture2019-04-22 19:00:00
Listen
Listen
318 Golden Age of Children's Books?2019-04-19 18:45:00
Listen
Listen
319 Saxophonist Jess Gillam, war poster artist Abram Games, author Tayari Jones2019-04-18 19:35:00
Listen
Listen
320 Beyoncé, Madonna, West Side Story, Children's Literature2019-04-17 19:25:00
Listen
Listen