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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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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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

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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