361 A history of classical music in ten minutes - plus tragedy on today's stage2019-03-26 19:57:00
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362 Matthew Herbert's Brexit Big Band, Van Gogh and Britain, At Eternity's Gate, Scott Walker2019-03-26 11:50:00
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363 Front Row 25th March 20192019-03-25 20:06:00
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364 The Power of Pinter, Javaad Alipoor, Richard Hawley's musical2019-03-22 19:56:00
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365 David Bailey, Joseph Hillier Plymouth Sculpture2019-03-21 20:08:00
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366 Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox in Betrayal, plus TV drama Pose2019-03-20 20:03:00
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367 National Theatres, Mark Morris, It Must Schwing!2019-03-19 20:50:00
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368 The White Crow reviewed and tackling difficult issues in theatre2019-03-18 20:04:00
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369 Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges, Jessica Hynes, the art of the meme2019-03-15 19:59:00
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370 Jordan Peele, The rise of country music, Christian Marclay's show reviewed2019-03-14 20:07:00
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371 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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372 Simon Amstell, The Taming of the Shrew, Mind the Gap's learning disability theatre2019-03-12 20:08:00
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Simon Amstell, The Taming of the Shrew, Mind the Gap's learning disability theatre

Comedian Simon Amstell discusses his new film, Benjamin, based on his own life, and which he's both written and directed. He describes how making the film - about a rising young filmmaker who uses his real life relationships as material for his work - has helped him with his own anxieties. Gender swapping in The Taming Of The Shrew. Two radical new productions of Shakespeare’s misogynistic comedy are currently playing at the Sherman Theatre in Cardiff and at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford. In the original, a man marries a woman who speaks her own mind, and then starves her, deprives her of sleep, and constantly contradicts her until she becomes a docile, obedient victim of his abuse. Now, in the new productions, the genders have been swapped and the women wield the power. Kirsty Lang talks to Justin Audibert, Director of the Royal Shakespeare’s production, and to Jo Clifford, who has re-written the play for the Sherman, about what their re-imaginings reveal and how the work impacts on us today. As part of the BBC’s We Are Bradford - a new project exploring people’s stories and issues in the city - we meet Bradford based Mind the Gap, England’s largest learning disability theatre company. Next month they stage their largest and most ambitious production yet: Zara - an outdoor theatrical spectacle with a puppet baby larger than a double decker bus. Reporter Sharuna Sagar visited their rehearsals. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Emma Wallace…read more

373 Turn Up Charlie, Fisherman's Friends, Cheeky chappies, David Bowie demo2019-03-11 20:05:00
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374 Waitress, Sadie Jones, Internet at 302019-03-08 20:05:00
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375 Maggie Gyllenhaal, BalletBoyz2019-03-07 20:06:00
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376 Cheat, Richard Billingham, Club culture, Diana Athill2019-03-06 20:07:00
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377 Samuel L Jackson, British-Chinese play Under The Umbrella and the launch of Scala Radio2019-03-05 19:55:00
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378 The Specials' Terry Hall, the plays of Athol Fugard, Artemisia Gentileschi2019-03-04 20:02:00
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379 Stephen Merchant, Novels review, Clean Break at 402019-03-01 19:59:00
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380 Ricky Gervais, Tom Walker, Andre Previn remembered, Young adult literature2019-02-28 20:14:00
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