21 Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical2020-06-10 19:05:00
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22 Spike Lee; Hope Mirrlees' Paris - A Poem; and are we being more creative in lockdown?2020-06-09 19:06:00
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23 Michaela Coel, The Comedy Women in Print Prize, Bristol's Colston statue2020-06-08 19:05:00
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24 Víkingur Ólafsson, David Greig, El Presidente, Inclusive publishing2020-06-05 19:07:00
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25 Andrew Patterson, Writing about Race, Mark Damazer Chair of Booker Prize Foundation2020-06-04 19:08:00
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26 David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Staged, Ethiopian poetry, Talking About Race2020-06-03 19:07:00
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27 Carrie Mae Weems, Liz Lochhead, How will museums reflect the pandemic2020-06-02 18:56:00
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28 Sitting in Limbo, Joanna Briscoe, Christo, The Uncertain Kingdom2020-06-01 19:06:00
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29 Indira Varma, Víkingur Ólafsson, Snowpiercer and The Lockdown Plays reviewed, DJ Mr Switch, Tom Morris2020-05-29 19:08:00
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30 Can arts venues survive social distancing?2020-05-28 18:50:00
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31 John Grisham, re-opening of museums and galleries, the best of theatre online2020-05-27 19:01:00
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32 Tracee Ellis Ross, Walter Iuzzolino, Southbank Centre2020-05-26 18:52:00
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33 Kirsty Lang talks to American writer AM Homes2020-05-25 18:50:00
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34 The County & Little Fires Everywhere; The Archers; Víkingur Ólafsson; poetry to console2020-05-22 19:30:00
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35 Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, Rubaiyat Hossain, Abigail Pogson, Martin Green2020-05-21 19:11:00
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36 Simon Schama on Rembrandt's The Night Watch, can the performing arts survive coronavirus?2020-05-20 18:56:00
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37 Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner2020-05-19 19:02:00
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Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner

Many TV programmes are on hold during lockdown, but one production house is creating a multi-character series set on board a spaceship travelling through the farthest reaches of unchartered space, filmed in Supermarionation and in Super-Isolation. Creator Stephen La Rivière discusses Nebula-75, starring Gerry Anderson-style puppets. The entire enterprise is being made by a team of three friends in their flat, using bits and pieces from around the flat as props. And it’s proved extremely popular. Folk musician and singer Nancy Kerr tells us about her lockdown online song project for May - A Leon Rosselson Song A Day – and performs for us, live from her home. Did you know that BBC Sounds recently released a selection of free audiobooks of GCSE English Literature texts? The selection includes a wide range of works from The War of the Worlds to The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. As part of Radio 4’s education initiative we’re asking writers to record introductions to the books, and today award-winning novelist Tessa Hadley offers her guide to George Eliot’s novel Silas Marner, the apparently simple tale of a linen weaver in the English village of Raveloe, written in 1861. Mark Davyd, founder of the Music Venue Trust, discusses the progress being made in its campaign to rescue 500 grassroots music venues across the UK that are in danger of going under due to the economic fallout from coronavirus. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald Studio Manager John Boland…read more

38 Tom Sutcliffe talks to playwright and poet Inua Ellams2020-05-19 10:04:00
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39 White Lines, Víkingur Ólafsson, How to write a play, Eliza Hittman2020-05-15 19:38:00
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40 Benjamin Zephaniah2020-05-14 18:45:00
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