341 Aretha Franklin remembered, David Suchet, Laura Mvula and Ben Okri2018-08-16 19:01:00
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342 Brian May and Professor Roger Taylor, Doctors' shows at the Fringe, Rachel Parris2018-08-15 19:42:00
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343 Live from Edinburgh with drag act Denim, Maggie O'Farrell, Penelope Skinner and Terry O'Donovan2018-08-14 19:11:00
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344 Rosie Jones, Janeane Garofalo and Jenni Fagan on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2018-08-13 19:36:00
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345 Denzel Washington, Imtiaz Dharker, Emilia Bassano and Shakespeare's dark lady2018-08-10 18:54:00
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346 Disenchantment, Alan Garner, tips to boost your creativity2018-08-09 18:57:00
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347 Sharks in culture, Thea Musgrave, Derren Brown2018-08-08 19:01:00
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348 Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Connolly, Inspire Season Commissions, The Producers at 502018-08-08 10:32:00
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349 The Proclaimers, Gulliver's Travels, Internet as inspiration2018-08-07 19:45:00
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350 Hang Ups, The Artist's Way author Julia Cameron, Brandenburg Concertos Prom2018-08-06 18:58:00
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351 What is Inspiration? Plus playing music from memory with the Aurora Orchestra2018-08-02 19:11:00
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352 Nature as artistic inspiration - live from Epping Forest, Loch Lomond and Helen's Bay2018-08-01 18:58:00
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353 Love Island, Melvin Burgess, Milos Karadaglic and Joby Talbot, Roy Foster on Brian Friel2018-07-31 19:08:00
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354 Dad's Army at 50, Jazz on streaming services, Marvellous Mechanical Museum2018-07-30 19:17:00
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355 Iceman, Suicide in the performing arts, Samuel Barber opera Vanessa2018-07-27 18:58:00
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356 Marlon James, Mercury Prize shortlist, Decolonising museum collections2018-07-26 18:56:00
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357 Andre Holland, Housing for artists, Feminist sci-fi2018-07-25 19:11:00
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358 Exit the King, Man Booker Longlist, Tony Walsh, Nick Drnaso2018-07-24 19:04:00
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359 John Hurt's paintings, The Fool in King Lear, Summer reads for the UK2018-07-23 18:58:00
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360 Mission: Impossible - Fallout, American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson, Commercial bookclubs2018-07-20 19:29:00
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout, American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson, Commercial bookclubs

American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson is returning to the Proms this weekend to perform as the bass soloist in Mahler's epic Symphony of a Thousand. He sings live and discusses his extraordinary move from the football stadium to the opera house. Sitting around of an evening with friends, a bottle of wine, discussing a good book - that's the cosy image of the Book Club. But the Richard and Judy Book Club is now exclusive to WH Smith, Fern Britten's is partnered with Tesco and Harper Collins, and there's even one called the Specsavers Zoe Ball Book Club. Amanda Ross, the television producer who invented the Richard and Judy Book Club, Guardian books correspondent Danuta Kean and journalist and book editor Sarah Shaffi discuss whether the cosy is turning commercial. Mission Impossible returns to our screens next week with a sixth instalment of the classic franchise. For 22 years the series has captivated audiences with its winning combination of spy games, double - and triple - crosses, hair-raising stunts and stunning set pieces in locations all around the world. Real life action-figure Tom Cruise is back, and at 56 years old is still hurling himself off buildings and dangling out of airborne helicopters. But the real mission (should they choose to accept it...) is for the film makers; keeping the film fresh. Film writer Hannah Woodhead has seen Mission Impossible - Fallout and gives her verdict. Presenter: Gaylene Gould Producer: Julian May.…read more