381 Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter2016-11-03 20:13:00
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382 Levi David Addai, Kit de Waal, Flaming June, The art of fireworks.2016-11-02 19:52:00
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383 Amy Adams, John Rutter and Tracy Chevalier2016-11-01 20:01:00
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384 Sting, David Bowie's art collection, Mark Haddon, Ian McDiarmid and Chris Hannan2016-10-31 19:53:00
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385 Benedict Cumberbatch, Tasmin Little, Elena Ferrante2016-10-28 19:05:00
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386 Amadeus, Astrid Lindgren's war diaries, Richard Wright2016-10-27 18:57:00
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387 Bryan Cranston, Lazarus, Oneworld, Remembering Howard Davies2016-10-26 19:24:00
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Bryan Cranston, Lazarus, Oneworld, Remembering Howard Davies

Bryan Cranston played a hapless dad in Malcom in the Middle, a dentist to the stars in Seinfeld, and most famously a teacher-turned-drugs-lord in Breaking Bad. Now he has written an autobiography. Cranston discusses A Life in Parts which recalls the many odd parts he's played in real life - paperboy, security guard, dating consultant, murder suspect, husband, father and, of course, actor. One of the last projects David Bowie worked on was his musical Lazarus which includes new music and some of his best-known hits. The production which broke box office records when it played in New York has now transferred to a specially-built venue in London. We speak to Enda Walsh, Bowie's co-writer on the project, and the show's director Ivo van Hove about bringing Bowie's vision to life. Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize, with his racial satire The Sellout. It marks the second win in a row for independent publisher Oneworld who also published last year's winner, A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. So what is their secret? How do they talent spot the authors who go on to win big? We will hear from one of the founders, Juliet Mabey. We remember theatre director Howard Davies whose death at the age of 71 was announced today. During his long career he won three Best Director Olivier Awards, and established and ran the Warehouse Theatre for the Royal Shakespeare Company, now the Donmar Warehouse in London. He also did much work for the Royal National Theatre, where he directed 36 productions. Former NT artistic director Nicholas Hytner recalls working with him there, and Matt Wolf, theatre critic for The International New York Times, assesses his work. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Angie Nehring.…read more

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389 Jude Law, Paul Nash, The National Centre for the Written Word, New, but always old, ballet2016-10-24 18:59:00
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390 Chrissie Hynde, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, Bamber Gascoigne, Joe Queenan2016-10-21 19:13:00
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391 Stella Duffy, New Art Gallery Walsall, Shostakovich's The Nose, Art of Yves Klein2016-10-20 19:08:00
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392 Ali Smith, Osmo Vänskä, the Nicholas Brothers, Islamic Art & the Supernatural, A Martian Sends a Postcard Home2016-10-19 19:02:00
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393 Ken Loach, Rodin and Dance, Suggs, Tony Robinson2016-10-18 18:52:00
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394 Phil Collins, Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, Patrick Ness2016-10-17 17:33:00
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395 Bob Dylan wins Nobel, Dario Fo remembered, Tutankhamun, Semyon Bychkov2016-10-17 13:43:00
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396 Earl Cameron, David Gledhill, The art of Alphonse Mucha, Simon Callow on David Gascoyne, Northampton theatre to open a school2016-10-14 19:31:00
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397 American Honey, George Monbiot on loneliness, Ella Hickson, Bernice McFadden2016-10-12 18:56:00
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398 Mira Nair and Lupita Nyong'o, Divorce, Great Exhibition of the North, Janet Plater, The Vulgar2016-10-11 18:48:00
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399 One Night in Miami, Kate Tempest, Glam Rock, Remembering Andrzej Wajda2016-10-10 19:00:00
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400 Supersonic, Mel Gibson in Blood Father, Beyond Caravaggio, Karl Jenkins2016-10-07 18:59:00
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