21 Saoirse Ronan, The Book People goes into administration, How to paint babies2019-12-18 20:01:00
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22 Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe2019-12-17 20:11:00
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23 Mark Gatiss, Kate Rusby, Creating New Traditions2019-12-16 20:17:00
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24 Jonathan Pryce, Survival literature, Fictional politicians2019-12-13 19:57:00
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25 Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir2019-12-12 20:06:00
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26 Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing2019-12-11 19:52:00
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27 Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy2019-12-10 19:59:00
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28 Gender Imbalance in Art Collections, Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Three Sisters Rewired2019-12-09 19:58:00
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29 Inua Ellams on Three Sisters, Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story, Art goes Bananas2019-12-06 19:54:00
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30 Front Row at BBC Music Introducing Live2019-12-05 19:45:00
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31 Lesley Manville, Turner Prize, Bat for Lashes2019-12-04 20:03:00
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32 Difficult comedy audiences, Netflix v cinema?, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera2019-12-03 19:58:00
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33 Edward Norton, Elizabeth is Missing, artist Luke Jerram2019-12-02 19:58:00
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34 The Boy in the Dress, Turner Prize Shortlisted Artists, The First Nowell2019-11-29 20:01:00
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35 Atlantics, Scheherazade and 1001 Nights, Political parties' arts manifestos2019-11-28 20:01:00
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36 Tributes to Clive James and Sir Jonathan Miller2019-11-27 20:03:00
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37 Costa Book Prize shortlist, Rian Johnson on Knives Out, art theft2019-11-26 19:57:00
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38 Rapper Wretch 32, Hamlet on the Faroe Islands, Blue Story controversy2019-11-25 19:58:00
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39 Coldplay and Leonard Cohen albums, Norman Cornish, Roy Chubby Brown controversy2019-11-22 19:58:00
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40 Harriet, Les Misérables and social realist films, risk in publishing, street art2019-11-21 20:09:00
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Harriet, Les Misérables and social realist films, risk in publishing, street art

The story of the slave abolitionist Harriet Tubman has finally made it to the big screen where she is played by Cynthia Erivo. Gaylene Gould reviews. After France’s President Macron was reportedly “shaken by the accuracy” of new French film Les Misérables, depicting life today in the deprived outer suburbs of Paris, French critic Agnès Poirier joins us to discuss modern attitudes toward social realist cinema in the UK, France and elsewhere. The Christmas sales are the most important time in the publishing industry as sees a number of companies go from the red into the black. As they continue their reflections on how the book industry operates, literary agent Clare Alexander and publisher John Mitchinson consider the nature of risk, and whether it pays to be one of the big conglomerates or a small independent outfit. And Jonathan Moberly explains how the Weavers Community Action Group commissioned street artists — calling themselves the Columbia Road Cartel — to combat drug dealing in their local area. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Hilary Dunn…read more