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322 Notre-Dame de Paris, Roger McGough, Chimerica2019-04-16 19:06:00
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323 Andrew Scott, Maggie Smith's new play reviewed, William Eggleston2019-04-15 19:03:00
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324 The Work, Life and Legacy of Poet Seamus Heaney2019-04-12 19:07:00
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325 Jenny Saville, Laura van der Heijden, The art of the deadline2019-04-11 19:03:00
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326 Composer Gavin Bryars, Isabella Hammad, Opera singers sing pop2019-04-10 19:00:00
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327 Useful Art, Embodying Ruskin, National Theatre for Northern Ireland? Unicorn Store2019-04-09 19:55:00
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Useful Art, Embodying Ruskin, National Theatre for Northern Ireland? Unicorn Store

Alistair Hudson, Director of the Whitworth in Manchester and Charles Esche, Director of the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven have been awarded a Transformative Grant to rethink their respective art institutions. They join Front Row to discuss how the concept of useful art has the power to remake museums and galleries fit for the 21st century. England has one, Scotland has one, Wales has two, but Northern Ireland has none – we’re talking National Theatres. Nóirín McKinney, Director of Arts Development at Arts Council of Northern Ireland, reflects on the desire for a National Theatre of Northern Ireland, and why it has yet to be fulfilled. The bicentenary of the birth of celebrated art critic John Ruskin is being marked by events and exhibitions across the country, but one art historian has gone further than most in bringing Ruskin’s work to life for a modern audience. Dr Paul O’Keefe has been performing Ruskin’s lectures in character for two decades. He explains why a bad wig turned out to be the perfect prop for his transformation and what he’s learnt from portraying Ruskin as he gives his lectures. After winning the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in Room, and before starring in the recent superhero adventure Captain Marvel, Brie Larson decided to make her directorial debut with the film Unicorn Store about a failed arts student who while struggling to make her way in the corporate world receives a curious invitation to a Unicorn store. Annabel Grundy, Major Programmes Manager at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham reviews. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Ekene Akalawu…read more

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