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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The White Crow reviewed and tackling difficult issues in theatre

Ralph Fiennes' third film as director is The White Crow, the story of how Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev came from a peasant upbringing to be one of the greatest dancers, and how whilst on tour in Paris in 1961 he defected to the West from the Soviet Union. Critic Sarah Crompton reviews. Last week dozens of well-heeled American parents, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged with involvement in a scheme to fabricate academic and athletic credentials to get their children into prestigious universities. And last week Joshua Harmon’s play ‘Admissions’ opened here. It’s about a woman who, devoted to improving diversity at her elite school, finds herself somewhat challenged when her son doesn’t get into Yale - but his mixed race best friend does. And this week another American play, ‘Downstate’ by Bruce Norris, opens at the National Theatre. This is set in a group home where four men, convicted of sex crimes against children and tagged, live. A man comes to confront his abuser, but our sympathies are not only with him. With Samira Ahmed the two playwrights discuss how and why, far from being escapist, the theatre is where contentious issues are imaginatively examined today. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn…read more

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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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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