321 Crazy Rich Asians, Touching the Void, Novels about the super rich, Leeds Piano Competition2018-09-13 19:13:00
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322 Michael Caine, Wagner's music in Israel, V&A Dundee2018-09-12 19:01:00
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323 Sally Rooney, Trust, Catwalk music, Serena Williams cartoon2018-09-11 19:16:00
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324 Nick Payne on Wanderlust, YolanDa Brown, Battersea Arts Centre after the fire2018-09-10 19:01:00
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325 Inspire Artist Commissions: Alison Brackenbury, Vaseem Khan, Testament2018-09-07 20:11:00
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326 Alison Brackenbury, Vaseem Khan and Testament reveal their finished artworks for the Inspire season2018-09-07 19:10:00
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327 New BBC drama Press, Kate Tempest, John Wilson learns the art of watercolouring2018-09-06 18:54:00
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328 Khaled Hosseini, Roxanna Panufnik, The inspiration of dreams2018-09-05 19:01:00
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329 The Seagull, Refashioning Shakespeare, Alison Balsom2018-09-04 20:00:00
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330 John Simm, Patrick Ness, Testament2018-09-03 19:09:00
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331 Proms at Alexandra Palace, Venice Film Festival, Inspire - myths and legends2018-08-31 19:12:00
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332 Nick Leather on Mother's Day, Natasha Carthew, Drawing comic-book characters2018-08-30 18:58:00
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333 Idris Elba, director; Listed buildings; Stig Abell, poet2018-08-29 19:06:00
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334 The muse in history, Andrew Miller, Vanity Fair, Neil Simon remembered2018-08-28 19:03:00
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335 Ian McMillan, The internet as a source for horror, Patrick Gale, The end of The Big Bang Theory2018-08-24 19:06:00
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336 BSO Resound at the Proms, Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist, Creativity and the brain, Melissa Harrison2018-08-23 18:56:00
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337 Bodyguard, Fanfiction, Bryony Lavery's stage adaptation of The Lovely Bones, Vaseem Khan2018-08-22 19:15:00
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338 BlacKkKlansman, Helen Lederer, Alison Brackenbury, Esi Edugyan2018-08-21 19:11:00
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339 Sir Lenny Henry, Alan Cumming in Instinct, Divine inspiration in the arts2018-08-20 19:10:00
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340 Dwarfs in art, Barbara Rae, Christopher Robin2018-08-17 19:03:00
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Dwarfs in art, Barbara Rae, Christopher Robin

How people with dwarfism have been represented in art and culture, from Ancient Egypt to Velasquez to Game of Thrones. Kirsty is joined by Tom Shakespeare, Professor of Disability Research at East Anglia University and Richard Butchins, who has made the BBC Four film Dwarfs in Art: A New Perspective. Scottish artist Barbara Rae has travelled to the Arctic in the footsteps of the Victorian explorer John Rae. She discusses the resulting artworks currently on show in Edinburgh and the challenges of working in the extreme cold. As another film about Winnie-the-Pooh is released, this time starring Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin, film critic Kate Muir and children's author Meg Rosoff discuss our fascination with the world of A.A Milne. Producer: Timothy Prosser Presenter: Kirsty Lang.…read more