401 Cultural Quiz of the Year2018-12-31 20:28:00
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402 An appreciation of the late Amos Oz the Israeli novelist who died today2018-12-28 20:08:00
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403 As a generation of choreographers pass, we hear from the new generation rising2018-12-27 20:00:00
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404 Slow radio: Land artist Chris Drury's Morecambe Bay project2018-12-26 19:45:00
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405 Choirs - a celebration of singing together2018-12-25 19:16:00
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406 Les Misérables discussed by Andrew Davies, adapter of a new TV version2018-12-24 20:00:00
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407 Ben Elton on Shakespeare, Call to Action Art, Vanessa Kisuule2018-12-21 20:01:00
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408 Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman2018-12-20 20:04:00
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409 Eileen Atkins, Penny Marshall remembered, The Shining, Sister Bliss2018-12-19 19:59:00
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Eileen Atkins, Penny Marshall remembered, The Shining, Sister Bliss

Eileen Atkins, grande dame of the stage, looks back over her career. The actress famous for her roles in The Crown and Gosford Park, talks about playing Childie in the original stage production of The Killing of Sister George, and co-creating Upstairs Downstairs, as well as some of the famous acting roles she has turned down. Penny Marshall, the first woman to direct a film that took more than 100m dollars at the box office, has died. She was, too, the second female director to have a film Oscar-nominated for best picture. Marshall starred as Laverne in the long-running hit comedy Laverne and Shirley, directing several episodes before moving on to make commercially and critically successful feature films. Leslie Felperin, who grew up watching Laverne and Shirley, assesses the career of this pioneering director. BBC One’s This Is My Song is a television series which invites members of the public in to a recording studio to work with famous music producers and create a track for a very personal reason. Samira speaks to two people involved in the series - music producer Sister Bliss from Faithless, and Charles, who, following a double lung transplant, sang in the studio for the first time. If you're in need of a break from all the sugar-coated seasonal fare, Front Row is offering some substitute Christmas treats for you to consider. Critic Sarah Ditum unwraps her alternative festive book, Stephen King’s The Shinning, a tale of a family forced to survive a homicidal snowy winter. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Hilary Dunn…read more

410 John Malkovich on playing Poirot, Why we cry at films, True crime podcasts2018-12-18 19:59:00
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411 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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412 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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413 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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414 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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415 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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416 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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417 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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418 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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419 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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420 An Elephant Sitting Still, Chinese film industry, David Szalay, Unesco and Reggae2018-12-04 20:07:00
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