341 Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox in Betrayal, plus TV drama Pose2019-03-20 20:03:00
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342 National Theatres, Mark Morris, It Must Schwing!2019-03-19 20:50:00
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343 The White Crow reviewed and tackling difficult issues in theatre2019-03-18 20:04:00
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344 Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges, Jessica Hynes, the art of the meme2019-03-15 19:59:00
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345 Jordan Peele, The rise of country music, Christian Marclay's show reviewed2019-03-14 20:07:00
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346 Girl reviewed, Long Lost Likely Lads, Winners of a $165,000 literature prize, News from the London Book Fair2019-03-13 20:02:00
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347 Simon Amstell, The Taming of the Shrew, Mind the Gap's learning disability theatre2019-03-12 20:08:00
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348 Turn Up Charlie, Fisherman's Friends, Cheeky chappies, David Bowie demo2019-03-11 20:05:00
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349 Waitress, Sadie Jones, Internet at 302019-03-08 20:05:00
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350 Maggie Gyllenhaal, BalletBoyz2019-03-07 20:06:00
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351 Cheat, Richard Billingham, Club culture, Diana Athill2019-03-06 20:07:00
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352 Samuel L Jackson, British-Chinese play Under The Umbrella and the launch of Scala Radio2019-03-05 19:55:00
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353 The Specials' Terry Hall, the plays of Athol Fugard, Artemisia Gentileschi2019-03-04 20:02:00
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The Specials' Terry Hall, the plays of Athol Fugard, Artemisia Gentileschi

When The Specials released their new album Encore recently, their first new music with Terry Hall since the classic Ghost Town in 1981, it went straight to Number One. Nearly four decades on from their split, the Coventry band’s lead singer Terry Hall discusses the new album and how he found himself back in the recording studio with his long-term collaborators Lynval Golding and Horace Panter after all these years. This year is the 25th anniversary of the first universal democratic elections in South Africa which resulted in Nelson Mandela becoming President of the new rainbow nation. Athol Fugard’s plays dramatise the injustices of apartheid and were part of the struggle that led to those elections. Now two of his plays are about to open in the UK, 1961’s Blood Knot, and, A Lesson, which was first performed in 1978. Directors Janet Suzman and Matthew Xia discuss the importance of Fugard and how, 25 years after the end of apartheid, his plays speak to us today. As the National Gallery's newly acquired self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi begins a grand tour of the UK starting at the Glasgow Women’s Library, curator Letizia Treves discusses the significance of this early 17th Century painting and Gentileschi's extraordinary career as one of the leading artists of the Baroque. Music journalist Dorian Lynskey looks at the life of Keith Flint, lead singer of dance band The Prodigy. Presenter, John Wilson Producer, Dymphna Flynn…read more

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355 Ricky Gervais, Tom Walker, Andre Previn remembered, Young adult literature2019-02-28 20:14:00
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356 Charlotte Rampling, Berlioz Anniversary, Leveret Perform Live2019-02-27 19:58:00
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357 Leaving Neverland, Jacob Collier, Dorothea Tanning at Tate Modern2019-02-26 20:04:00
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358 The return of Fleabag, Nikki Sixx on Motley Crue biopic, Oscars analysis2019-02-25 19:58:00
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359 Phyllida Barlow, Jonathan Freedland, The decline of foreign language films2019-02-22 19:58:00
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360 Odaline de la Martinez, War Photography, Flack Review, Peter Tork Remembered2019-02-21 20:12:00
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