21 The Kanneh-Masons, Minack Theatre, Imran Perretta2020-07-10 19:14:00
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22 Philip Pullman on Northern Lights 25 years on, Mrs America reviewed, Simon Schama2020-07-09 19:00:00
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23 Katori Hall; cinema after lockdown; documenting empty arts spaces2020-07-08 19:54:00
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24 Rufus Wainwright, Neil Mendoza, Tate Bursaries, Ringo at 802020-07-07 19:02:00
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25 Funding for the arts, Wayne McGregor, Ennio Morricone2020-07-06 18:57:00
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26 Theatres in pink, David Pickard on the BBC Proms, Friday Review on Hamilton, Decolonising arts curriculum in school2020-07-03 19:05:00
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27 The Secrets She Keeps, Fyzal Boulifa, Urdu poetry in Bradford2020-07-02 19:15:00
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28 Director Werner Herzog, actor Danny Sapani, Watford bookclub2020-07-01 19:06:00
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29 The Arts in Crisis2020-06-30 19:31:00
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30 Kevin Kwan, Annilese Miskimmon of ENO, Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley2020-06-29 18:57:00
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31 Michael Palin, The Last of Us Part II reviewed, Anthony Thwaite, Rethink - Nicola Triscott, Roadmap to Reopening Theatres2020-06-26 19:04:00
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32 Crisis in theatre, Stuart Evers new novel, Eurovision the film, Bristol’s Colston statue2020-06-25 19:28:00
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33 Griselda Pollock2020-06-24 19:00:00
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34 Rethink The Arts2020-06-23 19:03:00
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35 Talking Heads, Jarvis Cocker, Thomas Clay2020-06-22 18:59:00
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36 Rebel Wilson, Ian Holm remembered, Bob Dylan, The Luminaries2020-06-19 19:11:00
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37 Vera Lynn remembered, guitarist Sean Shibe, PlacePrints audio plays reviewed, Poetry from Alison Brackenbury2020-06-18 19:04:00
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38 Judd Apatow, Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for children's literature, job losses in theatre, Alison Brackenbury2020-06-17 19:46:00
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39 Jean Toomer's Cane adapted, Bloomsday, Alison Brackenbury, Museums in lockdown2020-06-16 19:24:00
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Jean Toomer's Cane adapted, Bloomsday, Alison Brackenbury, Museums in lockdown

In 1923, African American author Jean Toomer published the novel Cane. It wasn’t a best seller at the time but is now held as a modernist classic and a central work of The Harlem Renaissance. A new radio adaptation is to be broadcast on Radio 4. We speak to playwright Janice Okoh and score composer, soul singer Carleen Anderson. Today is Bloomsday, when Dubliners celebrate James Joyce’s Ulysses, the novel about Irish newspaper advertising salesman Leopold Bloom wandering round the city. As Ireland is emerging from lockdown events are moving online and for Zoomsday actor Seán Doyle is MC-ing a Joycean Punk Cabaret with an alternative presentation of extracts, songs, poems as well as Joyce’s saucier love letters. Seán joins us from Dublin just before the event begins. Lockdown came quickly and affected arts organisations around the country with barely any warning. Venues closed their doors and hung up the “closed until further notice” signs. But what’s happening behind the closed doors? We speak to Joanna Meacock from the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow and Anna Renton from Penlee House in Penzance. For one week only Alison Brackenbury is Front Row’s poet in residence. The colsure of museums during Coronavirus has inspired Alison to write new poems about some of those she has visited. Every day this week we will be hearing one of her Museums Unlocked poems. In today’s Alison takes us to Aghanistan via a painting in the Museum of Somerset in Taunton Castle. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Julian May Studio Manager: John Boland…read more

40 Tracey Emin, Alison Brackenbury, Book Covers2020-06-15 18:54:00
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