401 Leonardo da Vinci, Green Book, Sian Edwards, New Music Curriculum2019-01-31 20:40:00
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402 Moon and Me creator Andrew Davenport, diversity in opera2019-01-30 19:59:00
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403 Christian Dior exhibition, Costa Book Prize winner and book prize sponsorship2019-01-29 20:12:00
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404 Germaine Greer2019-01-28 20:00:00
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405 The Mule, Anne Griffin, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Brexit Arts Funding2019-01-25 19:56:00
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406 Watercooler TV, Bill Viola/Michelangelo, Art Fund Volunteers, Diana Athill remembered2019-01-24 20:10:00
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407 Dick Cheney film Vice, Barrie Rutter and Eliza Carthy on Jack Lear, disability and casting, Detainment2019-01-23 20:26:00
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408 Oscar Nominations 20192019-01-22 20:44:00
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409 Nicole Kidman, Fanny Hill, Women artists2019-01-21 20:00:00
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410 Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, Radio Breakfast Shows, Chigozie Obioma2019-01-18 19:58:00
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411 Brexit and the arts, Diane Setterfield, Charlie Luxton on beautiful buildings, composer Du Yun2019-01-17 19:56:00
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412 Film director M Night Shyamalan, DH Lawrence as dramatist, New work by Bridget Riley2019-01-16 19:59:00
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413 Steve Carell, Brian Tyler, London Borough of Culture2019-01-15 19:54:00
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414 Octavian, The Killing creator Soren Sveistrup, TS Eliot Prize-winner2019-01-14 20:16:00
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415 Steve Coogan and John C Reilly, Costa First Novel winner Stuart Turton2019-01-11 19:57:00
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416 Hugh Jackman on The Front Runner, Costa Biography Award winner Bart van Es, Da Vinci loan refusal2019-01-10 19:55:00
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417 Comedian Nish Kumar, Acoustics in architecture, 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award winner Hilary McKay2019-01-09 20:07:00
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Comedian Nish Kumar, Acoustics in architecture, 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award winner Hilary McKay

The comedian Nish Kumar on why his latest stand up tour is his most political yet, and the challenge of keeping his satirical topical news television show, The Mash Report, fresh in these febrile times. The look of a building has always been an essential element in architectural design, but less conspicuous are its acoustic properties. Specialists in acoustic design are frequently engaged to enhance the aural experience of people in a room or a building. Their work ranges from blocking out unwanted noise, such as from passing trains, to providing the optimal sound for the audience and musicians in a concert hall. Stig Abell visits a virtual sound laboratory, and hears from Trevor Cox, professor of acoustic engineering, about the history and importance of sound in building design. The winner of the 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award is Hilary McKay. She talks to Stig about her novel, The Skylarks’ War. This is set during the First World War and follows three children growing up at a time when girls had to fight for an education and boys, as soon as they were able, went off to fight. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Julian May…read more

418 Keira Knightley, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, Costa Poetry Winner2019-01-08 20:03:00
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419 Charlie Brooker on Bandersnatch, Sophie Raworth reveals the Costa Book Award Winners2019-01-07 20:11:00
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420 Robert Zemeckis, Poet Laureate, The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts2019-01-04 19:59:00
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