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342 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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343 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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344 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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345 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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346 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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347 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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348 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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349 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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350 Eileen Atkins, the financial crash and the arts, Denis Norden remembered, Ingrid Persaud2018-09-19 19:07:00
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351 The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee2018-09-18 19:02:00
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The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee

Director Lenny Abrahamson on his film adaption of Sarah Waters’ novel The Little Stranger, a ghost story set in a dilapidated English manor in the 1940s. Abrahamson, who was Oscar nominated for his previous film Room, explains the how it is more than just a ghost story and talks about the challenges of adapting an unreliable narrator from the book onto screen. As the days get shorter and the light starts to fade, three artists discuss the appeal of darkness and how they use it as a source for their creativity. Artist Sam Winston and photographer Eva Vermandel spend long hours in complete darkness to develop or create their artworks, while TV editor Paulo Pandolpho, whose work includes the recent dramas The Split, Trust Me and Apple Tree Yard, considers the attraction of spending months at a time in a darkened editing suite. Kiare Ladner has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award with Van Rensburg’s Card. She discusses her story which is set in South Africa and is about a woman in middle age dealing with loneliness following the death of her husband and her daughter’s move to Canada. The story is broadcast on Radio 4 at 3.30pm on Tuesday and the winner of the BBC NSSA is announced on Front Row on 2 October. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn…read more

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353 Killing Eve, BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Ghetts2018-09-14 19:03:00
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354 Crazy Rich Asians, Touching the Void, Novels about the super rich, Leeds Piano Competition2018-09-13 19:13:00
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355 Michael Caine, Wagner's music in Israel, V&A Dundee2018-09-12 19:01:00
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356 Sally Rooney, Trust, Catwalk music, Serena Williams cartoon2018-09-11 19:16:00
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357 Nick Payne on Wanderlust, YolanDa Brown, Battersea Arts Centre after the fire2018-09-10 19:01:00
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358 Inspire Artist Commissions: Alison Brackenbury, Vaseem Khan, Testament2018-09-07 20:11:00
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359 Alison Brackenbury, Vaseem Khan and Testament reveal their finished artworks for the Inspire season2018-09-07 19:10:00
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360 New BBC drama Press, Kate Tempest, John Wilson learns the art of watercolouring2018-09-06 18:54:00
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