361 Robert Rauschenberg, The poetry of Philip Larkin, This is Us reviewed2016-11-30 20:03:00
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362 Clint Eastwood's Sully, Robert Olen Butler, Roger Law2016-11-29 20:01:00
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363 Rolling Stones new album, Miles Teller on Bleed for This, The Last Poets2016-11-28 19:57:00
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364 Mel Giedroyc on new musicals showcase, Michael Morpurgo, Bad Santa 2, Penelope Lively2016-11-25 20:11:00
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365 William Hill Sports Book of the Year, Rillington Place, Johnny Cash2016-11-24 19:57:00
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366 Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen on Nice Fish; Anselm Kiefer; Spike Lee's Chi-raq2016-11-23 20:03:00
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367 Adam Driver, Costa Book Awards shortlist announced, Gilmore Girls2016-11-22 20:19:00
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368 Zadie Smith, William Trevor, Lucy Kirkwood, Allied2016-11-21 19:52:00
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369 Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk2016-11-18 20:15:00
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370 The Hepworth Prize, New Art Gallery Walsall, Indignation, Don Giovanni2016-11-17 19:56:00
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371 Paulo Coelho, Your Name, Turner Contemporary, the art of writing non-fiction2016-11-16 19:55:00
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372 Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo on A United Kingdom, Van Gogh controversy, Cape Town City Ballet2016-11-15 20:22:00
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373 J K Rowling's Fantastic Beasts, Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, French film Divines, Chris Riddell on school libraries2016-11-14 20:15:00
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374 Leonard Cohen, BalletBoyz, Contemporary war poetry2016-11-11 20:17:00
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375 Zadie Smith's NW, Rambert, Norman Ackroyd, War memorials2016-11-10 19:57:00
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376 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ewan McGregor, Elton John's photos, Goldsmiths Prize winner2016-11-09 20:08:00
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377 Musician Kathryn Tickell, Writer David Almond, Live Theatre2016-11-08 20:21:00
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Musician Kathryn Tickell, Writer David Almond, Live Theatre

The North East of England's Case for Culture is a bold plan to raise £300 million for art projects. Instead of being an adjunct to development culture is seen as the key to the region's redevelopment. But only a few years ago Newcastle cut its arts budget entirely. Organisations are exploring new ways of working. Jim Beirne of Live Theatre takes John Wilson to the pub the theatre runs, the profits of which pay for a new play every year. It also owns restaurants and prime office space, to fund its theatre and outreach projects. The Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell has just launched a new organisation, Magnetic North East, to foster the identity, music and traditions of the North East. It has released an album of songs and tunes, new and old, about the River Tyne, by artists ranging from Jimmy Nail to the Unthanks. Last Friday it held a grand concert in the region's village hall - Auditorium One of The Sage, featuring famous North East artists such as Paul Smith of the band Maximo Park, young folk musicians and a host of children giving a world premiere of a work by David Almond. Kathryn Tickell, John Mowbray - the High Sheriff of Tyne and Wear, and a prime mover in the Case for Culture, David Almond, who wrote Skellig, the Olivier Award winning playwright, Shelagh Stephenson, whose new play is set in her hometown of Tynemouth, all contribute to John Wilson's exploration, as he rambles around Newcastle, of the role of art in the regeneration of the North East of England. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Julian May.…read more

378 R.E.M., Illuminated River, Napoleon and Stephen Poliakoff2016-11-07 19:58:00
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379 Michael Fassbender, Love to Read, The Goldfinch, Artists who tour2016-11-04 20:00:00
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380 Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter2016-11-03 20:13:00
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