341 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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342 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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343 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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344 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife

In 1978 Harold Pinter sent Joan Bakewell a copy of his new play Betrayal. Upon reading it she discovered that it was based with vivid accuracy on an affair they'd had years earlier and which had remained a secret. Shocked and bewildered she wrote her own play in response. Keeping In Touch has been hidden away ever since, but is now being broadcast on Radio 4, reworked. Joan Bakewell talks to Kirsty about the play, Betrayal and her changing relationship with both. Yesterday Emma Rice, the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe in London, posted an open letter on the theatre's own website addressed to the future Artistic Director. The post is being advertised after Emma Rice announced her departure last October - a decision which was apparently sparked by her use of artificial lights and sound. The open letter is just the latest in an ongoing saga that's been evolving off-stage at the theatre so, with the Bard's birthday just days away, literary critic Matt Thorne helps us to untangle a drama that Shakespeare himself might have been proud of. David Pickard took up his role as Director of the BBC Proms last year. He joins Kirsty to announce highlights of this year's season, including the first Front Row commission, and to discuss the intricacies of putting on the world's largest classical music festival. New film The Zookeeper's Wife is a based on a true story of Antonina Zabinska and her husband Jan who ran the Warsaw Zoo and who during the Nazi occupation helped save hundreds of people and animals. The film stars Jessica Chastain and is directed by Niki Caro. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh reviews.…read more

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347 Warren Beatty in Rules Don't Apply, Inua Ellams, Born to Kill2017-04-17 18:45:00
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348 Tom Stoppard2017-04-14 18:45:00
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349 Adrian Lester and Deborah Kermode, Frog Stone, Kim Stanley Robinson2017-04-13 18:52:00
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350 Jim Broadbent; I Heard It Through the Grapevine; Johana Gustawsson and Matt Johnson2017-04-12 18:56:00
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351 Katherine Jenkins, The Hatton Garden Job, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction2017-04-11 19:02:00
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352 Ray Davies; Guerrilla; The Odyssey; Damien Hirst's exhibition2017-04-10 18:54:00
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353 Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, S-Town reviewed, Queer British art and gender neutral awards2017-04-07 18:59:00
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354 Fay Weldon; Raw review; Duchamp's Fountain; Simon Callow and Christopher Hampton2017-04-06 18:57:00
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355 David Vann, Terence Davies, Albert Moore2017-04-05 18:57:00
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356 Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills2017-04-04 19:04:00
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357 Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced2017-04-03 19:12:00
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358 Decline and Fall; Adrian Mole turns 50; Hollie McNish2017-03-31 19:18:00
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359 Hari Kunzru, Mica Levi, Patrick Marber, Turner Prize2017-03-30 18:45:00
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360 42nd Street director, Anish Kapoor, Ted Hughes poetry prize, Humber Bridge sounds2017-03-29 18:58:00
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