21 Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Schott, 11-11: Memories Retold video game2018-11-09 20:14:00
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22 Marin Alsop, Russell Howard, Political cartoonists2018-11-08 19:53:00
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23 Danny Boyle's Armistice Day tribute, White Teeth the musical, singer-songwriter and poet Emily Maguire2018-11-07 20:00:00
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24 Paul Dano, Venice floods and the impact on its cultural heritage, the department store in art2018-11-06 20:07:00
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25 Steve McQueen, Erica Whyman on Romeo and Juliet, Gender-swapped theatre2018-11-05 19:59:00
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Steve McQueen, Erica Whyman on Romeo and Juliet, Gender-swapped theatre

Steve McQueen discusses his return to the big screen with Widows, an adaptation of the Lynda La Plante thriller. Set this time in Chicago, the widows must learn to survive after their husbands die in a botched heist leaving debts that need to be repaid in a city rife with professional crime and political corruption. Romeo and Juliet is more relevant to our young people than ever according to the RSC deputy director Erica Whyman. She's directed a new production which involves local young people throughout the tour and swaps the gender of some key roles including Mercutio and Prince Escalus. She explains her approach to the text. Many theatre productions in recent months have featured roles reimagined for a different gender, including Marianne Elliott's revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical Company at the Donmar Warehouse, Troilus and Cressida at the RSC and Theatr Clwyd's Lord of the Flies. Theatre critics Dominic Cavendish and Lyn Gardner discuss the merits and pitfalls of gender-swapping on stage. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

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28 Wilfred Owen Commemoration, Markus Zusak, Sarah DeLappe2018-10-31 20:11:00
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29 Dark Heart, La Traviata, Parks and concerts2018-10-30 20:03:00
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30 Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgård in The Little Drummer Girl, Darkness and writing, Tom Odell2018-10-29 19:55:00
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31 Thom Yorke, Audiobooks and reading, Beetlejuice at 302018-10-26 19:06:00
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32 Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Composer Howard Blake, Hepworth Prize for Sculpture2018-10-25 19:28:00
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34 Mike Leigh on Peterloo, CJ Sansom, The rise of adult gaming2018-10-23 19:16:00
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35 Author Luke Jennings on his Killing Eve trilogy, Disgusting artworks, Maggie Gyllenhaal on The Deuce2018-10-22 18:59:00
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36 The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Billboard art and US politics, Emma Rice and Wise Children2018-10-19 19:22:00
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37 Eric Idle, Halloween, Cicely Berry remembered, The House of Commons library2018-10-18 19:21:00
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38 Gerard Butler, Male body in movies, Novelist Olga Tokarczuk2018-10-17 19:02:00
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39 Playing Linda Loman, Informer, Geology-inspired art, Ciarán Hodgers2018-10-16 19:40:00
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40 #MeToo one year on - what's changed in the arts?2018-10-15 18:53:00
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