341 Made in Hull: UK City of Culture 20172016-12-29 19:53:00
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342 Jane Austen2016-12-28 19:48:00
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343 Award Winners of 20162016-12-27 19:45:00
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344 The Front Row Cultural quiz2016-12-26 20:00:00
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345 Riz Ahmed, Delicious, The Kite Runner on stage and Angela Carter2016-12-23 18:44:00
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346 Alison Balsom, To Walk Invisible, Beautiful books, Flying on stage2016-12-22 19:54:00
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347 Helen Mirren, Winter Solstice Poetry, Conductor Ed Gardner, Hairy Rockers2016-12-21 20:04:00
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348 Barry Jenkins, The Witness For The Prosecution, Saint Joan, Meilyr Jones2016-12-20 20:45:00
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349 Sherlock, Albums of the Year, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Mousehole's Christmas Lights2016-12-19 20:20:00
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350 Matthew Bourne on The Red Shoes, Satirising Trump, Marius de Vries2016-12-16 19:29:00
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351 Der Rosenkavalier, Adventures in Moominland, Peter Mullan in Quarry2016-12-15 20:03:00
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352 Peter Capaldi as Dr Who, new Star Wars, US poet Ben Lerner and E R Braithwaite2016-12-14 19:57:00
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353 Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn; Pevsner guides; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway; How to get a Christmas no 12016-12-13 19:46:00
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354 The Eagle Huntress, New play Love, Diversity in the arts, Luke Jerram, John Montague remembered2016-12-12 20:34:00
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355 The Birth of a Nation, Ruth Padel, Joan Eardley, Mark Lockyer2016-12-09 20:11:00
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356 Oliver Stone's Snowden, The Famous Five, Sex scenes, Wynford Dewhurst2016-12-08 18:40:00
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357 Zaha Hadid's new gallery at The Science Museum, Oscar-winning film editor Anne V Coates, Office Christmas Party - the film2016-12-07 19:46:00
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358 Dreamgirls, Australia's Impressionists, Sharing the Turner Prize cheque, actor Peter Vaughan remembered2016-12-06 20:02:00
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359 Lee Child on Edward Hopper, ENO's Cressida Pollock and The Pass2016-12-05 20:03:00
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360 Alison Steadman, Anders Lustgarten, History of art A-level2016-12-02 20:09:00
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Alison Steadman, Anders Lustgarten, History of art A-level

As Alison Steadman wins the Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film at the British Independent Film Awards, and the BFI announces a season dedicated to her TV work in the New Year, we speak to the actress about her career. What links baroque bad-boy painter Caravaggio and a present-day retired docker from Merseyside? Compassion, according to Anders Lustgarten's new play The Seven Acts of Mercy. Kirsty talks to the playwright and political activist about his latest work for the Royal Shakespeare Company. After news in October that AQA, the last exam board in England offering History of Art A-level, was dropping the subject from 2018, the schools standards minister, Nick Gibb, has announced that a new A-level in art history is being developed by the Pearson exam board for teaching from September 2017. Artist Cornelia Parker and Griselda Pollock, Director of the Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory & History at Leeds University, give their reaction. The Top 40 Singles chart this week includes The Weeknd's Starboy (featuring Daft Punk), Sia's The Greatest (featuring Kendrick Lamar) and Jonas Blue's By Your Side (featuring Raye). Music writer Ben Wardle has spent decades glued to the radio, and he's got a bit of an issue with this increasing use of the F-Word - 'Featuring'. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Ella-mai Robey.…read more