341 Desiree Akhavan, Bad Times at the El Royale, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, Mother Courage2018-10-11 19:15:00
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342 Reading and Mental Health2018-10-10 19:00:00
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343 The swimming pool in art, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Twelfth Night, Poet Jean Sprackland2018-10-09 18:59:00
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344 Bernard Cribbins, Claire Foy and Ryan Gosling on First Man, Butterfly2018-10-08 19:09:00
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345 Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore2018-10-05 18:54:00
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346 Alice Walker, Yayoi Kusama and a poem for National Poetry Day from Sean Street2018-10-04 19:12:00
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347 The art of physical comedy, Damien Hirst, Andre Aciman, The impact of the arts on mental health2018-10-03 19:11:00
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348 BBC National Short Story Award Winner2018-10-02 19:10:00
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349 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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350 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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351 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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352 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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353 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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354 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 2018

In new Glenn Close film, The Wife, she plays a spouse who devotedly supports her novelist husband in his career and as he wins the Nobel Prize, but who gradually comes to question that support. Lahruska Ivan-Zadeh reviews the film and considers Close’s latest role within her long career. Little Women is 150 years old this year, but does Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel about growing up stand the test of time? American Academic Anne Boyd Rioux has written Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women in which she argues that the book has never been more relevant. Anne and books podcaster Rai Rafiq join Stig to discuss. Jocelyn Pook is a composer with an astonishing range of work on currently. She wrote the music for Glenn Close film The Wife; for choreographer Akram Khan’s dance pieces, Dust and Chotto Desh; for theatre, for Adam, featuring a choir of transgender people from across the globe; and for Memorial with poet Alice Oswald. Jocelyn speaks to Stig about collaborating across the arts – with filmmakers, dancers, poets, theatre makers, and musicians. And Chas Hodges: following the death of the Chas & Dave English folk musician, we remember his life and music. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Emma Wallace…read more

355 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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356 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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357 Eileen Atkins, the financial crash and the arts, Denis Norden remembered, Ingrid Persaud2018-09-19 19:07:00
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358 The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee2018-09-18 19:02:00
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359 Christine and the Queens, Sarah Hall, Tartuffe set in a Birmingham Muslim community2018-09-17 19:10:00
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360 Killing Eve, BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Ghetts2018-09-14 19:03:00
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