401 Slow radio: Land artist Chris Drury's Morecambe Bay project2018-12-26 19:45:00
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402 Choirs - a celebration of singing together2018-12-25 19:16:00
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403 Les Misérables discussed by Andrew Davies, adapter of a new TV version2018-12-24 20:00:00
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404 Ben Elton on Shakespeare, Call to Action Art, Vanessa Kisuule2018-12-21 20:01:00
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405 Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman2018-12-20 20:04:00
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406 Eileen Atkins, Penny Marshall remembered, The Shining, Sister Bliss2018-12-19 19:59:00
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407 John Malkovich on playing Poirot, Why we cry at films, True crime podcasts2018-12-18 19:59:00
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408 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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409 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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410 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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411 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett

Two new films with comic book superheroes at the centre - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and Aquaman - have just been released. Aquaman is DC’s follow-up to their hugely successful 2017 film Wonder Woman, while Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is an animated superhero film which imagines Spidermen (and women) from alternative universes who team up. Critic Gavia Baker-Whitelaw has seen both and gives her verdict on which will come out on top in the battle for the box-office. Mike Bartlett, Olivier Award-winning playwright whose work includes Love, Love, Love and King Charles III, and on television, crime drama The Town and Doctor Foster, returns to The Old Fire Station in Oxford where his very first play (co-authored) was produced when he was 18. His latest work, Snowflake, written especially for this theatre at Christmas, is a story of a father and his daughter estranged partly because of their differing views on leaving the EU. Whilst snowflakes might be 'triggered' by the term snowflake - a pejorative term describing the real or imagined sensitivity of the younger generation - how is 'generation snowflake' being represented in the arts? Author and academic Tiffany Jenkins, pop culture journalist Holly Rose Swinyard and writer Ella Whelan discuss the so-called snowflake generation and what the cultural response to it reveals about both the term itself and the current state of the intergenerational relations. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Hilary Dunn…read more

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413 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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414 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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415 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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416 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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417 An Elephant Sitting Still, Chinese film industry, David Szalay, Unesco and Reggae2018-12-04 20:07:00
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418 Robert Redford's Career, Fiction within Fiction, Poet Fred D'Aguiar2018-12-03 20:01:00
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419 Strictly's Shirley Ballas, Young Composer Sarah Jenkins, National Theatres of Scotland and Wales2018-11-30 20:05:00
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420 Mowgli, American poet Dana Gioia, Art on prescription2018-11-29 20:05:00
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