21 Andrew Davies on Sanditon, Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, the literature of citizen and state2019-08-23 18:59:00
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22 Danny Brocklehurst on Brassic, Why are fewer people taking English A level?, Fisherwomen2019-08-22 19:15:00
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23 Conductor John Wilson, Interior design, The Wizard of Oz2019-08-21 18:55:00
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24 Antonio Banderas, Philippa Gregory and V.V. James on witches in literature, umbrellas in chinese culture2019-08-20 19:03:00
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25 Louise Doughty, Robert Icke's The Doctor, Edinburgh Festival Highlights2019-08-19 18:54:00
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26 The true story behind blockbuster film Jaws, Benjamin Zephaniah, Catherine Cohen's cabaret2019-08-16 19:00:00
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27 Basil Brush, Christina Bianco, Climate Change theatre and new musicals at Edinburgh Fringe2019-08-15 08:45:00
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Basil Brush, Christina Bianco, Climate Change theatre and new musicals at Edinburgh Fringe

Musical impressionist Christina Bianco reveals how she captures the voice and style of so many different musical divas like Shirley Bassey and Celine Dion, with a special performance on the Front Row stage. The surprise hit of this year’s Fringe has been Basil Brush Unleashed. The children’s TV icon is celebrating fifty years in showbusiness with a chat show aimed at adults. Basil talks to Kirsty about his career highlights, and his Edinburgh show and how keeps it the right side of PC. Edinburgh based author Mary Paulson-Ellis has used foxy themes in her novels The Other Mrs Walker and The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing. She gives Front Row a guide to the Fox in Fiction from Aesop's Fables, the medieval stories of Reynard to Kate Atkinson's Life After Life. A big trend at this year’s Edinburgh Festivals is the number of shows about climate change. Kirsty discusses how they are capturing hearts and minds with Alanna Mitchell whose one-woman show Sea Sick is about a crisis in the world’s oceans, and Oli Savage, Artistic Director of The Greenhouse venue, an eco-friendly arts space. Shows like Hamilton and Come From Away are reinventing the way we think of musicals. Kirsty speaks to Robyn Grant about their musical Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch, that reimagines the Little Mermaid story, and to Finn Anderson, whose show Islander draws on Scottish folk tradition - with loop pedals. Presenter : Kirsty Lang Producer : Hannah Robins…read more

28 Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, How to listen to a symphony, black paint controversy, 14th August cultural events2019-08-14 19:07:00
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29 Live from the Edinburgh Festivals2019-08-13 19:13:00
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30 Lemn Sissay, Queen Victoria's piano, Euphoria2019-08-12 18:58:00
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31 Cary Grant and Notorious, Festival cancellations, Movement directors, Anna Symon2019-08-09 19:04:00
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32 The art of calligraphy, conductor Martyn Brabbins, Playmobil: The Movie2019-08-08 19:02:00
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33 Candace Bushnell, Dance about rugby, Concern over the captioning of audiobooks, New play 8 Hotels2019-08-07 18:56:00
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34 Toni Morrison remembered, the Sound of Space in Music2019-08-06 19:03:00
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35 The Crucible, the music of Peterloo, Patrick Bronte and DA Pennebaker2019-08-06 06:49:00
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36 Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw, Téa Obreht, Kathy Hinde, Dalia Stasevska2019-08-02 18:59:00
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37 k.d. lang, paying inheritance tax with art, ceramicist Magdalene Odundo2019-08-01 19:00:00
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38 Notre-Dame organist Olivier Latry, Gurinder Chadha, Rupert Everett's Uncle Vanya2019-07-31 19:05:00
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39 Herman Melville and Moby Dick, Luddite rebellion on stage, TV's I Am the Night2019-07-30 19:20:00
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40 Blacking-up in opera, How to watch Shakespeare, Fiona Kidman, Carlos Cruz-Diez2019-07-29 19:02:00
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