21 Sienna Miller, Elif Shafak, Giri/Haji2019-10-11 18:59:00
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22 When Mary Beard met Margaret Atwood2019-10-11 13:37:00
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23 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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24 Salman Rushdie, playwright Katori Hall, computer games tax avoidance2019-10-09 19:15:00
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25 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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26 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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27 Booker Book Group with Chigozie Obioma, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake2019-10-04 18:55:00
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28 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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29 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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30 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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31 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro

Helen Mirren discusses taking on the role of notorious Russian empress Catherine the Great, Russia’s longest-ruling female leader for a new TV miniseries. She talks about the preparation for the role, her habit of binge-watching TV and why she admires Madonna. Joker, the new film exploring the origins of DC comic book villain The Joker, Batman’s nemesis, is proving controversial before it’s even opened. Starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Todd Phillips, the movie has already been deemed ‘problematic’ by some. Critics Isabel Stevens and Mark Eccleston discuss whether a backstory for a villainous character excuses or explains them. Mary Shelley takes centre stage in a new production of Frankenstein where the action of the Gothic masterpiece unfolds around its creator. Playwright Rona Munro explains why she wanted to foreground the 18-year-old Shelley who was totally in control of her creative powers. Presenter: Nikki Bedi Producer: Timothy Prosser…read more

32 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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33 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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34 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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35 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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36 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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37 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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38 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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39 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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40 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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