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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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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Lemn Sissay, Queen Victoria's piano, Euphoria

Poet Lemn Sissay discusses his new memoir, My Name Is Why, which tells the story of his fractured childhood within the now infamous Wigan care system in the '60s and '70s. Since then he has gone on to become the official poet of the London 2012 Olympics, the Chancellor of the University of Manchester, and most recently won this year's PEN Pinter Prize. This Friday the BBC Proms celebrates the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with a concert featuring Stephen Hough who will be playing Victoria’s own gold piano that she bought in 1856. Sally Goodsir from the Royal Collection Trust discusses the history of the grand piano which is being loaned for the first time by HM The Queen, as well as Victoria & Albert's keen enjoyment of music. The new HBO drama Euphoria is an uncompromising look at drug addiction, sex and the exhausting pressure of social media on a group of teenagers. The show has garnered criticism for its controversial depiction of sexual violence among young people desensitised by porn – but how accurate a portrayal of life in Generation Z is it? Critic Annie Lord gives us her take on a show purporting to give a no-holds-barred view of growing up in 2019. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

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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