421 Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.2018-04-30 19:48:00
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422 The Marvel Universe, Libraries today, Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym Simcock2018-04-27 19:09:00
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423 Janelle Monae, The Assassination of Katie Hopkins, Turner Prize shortlist2018-04-26 19:04:00
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Janelle Monae, The Assassination of Katie Hopkins, Turner Prize shortlist

Janelle Monáe, the American singer and actress, discusses her new album Dirty Computer, working with Prince, and her roles in recent films Hidden Figures and Moonlight. Controversialist Katie Hopkins has said that she might be murdered for her outspoken views. A new musical based on this premise, explores imagined events in the aftermath of her death. The Assassination of Katie Hopkins considers the boundaries of liberal tolerance and the pervasive power of social media. We talk to the show's writer, Chris Bush and the composer, Matt Winkworth Hopkins. This year's contenders for the Turner Prize have been announced. Art critic Jonathan Jones, who was a judge for the prize in 2009, assesses the work of the four shortlisted artists in what might turn out to be a controversial year for the prize. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Hannah Robins (Main Image: Janelle Monáe Credit: Juco).…read more

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425 Millicent Fawcett statue, Joe Penhall, Stage lighting under review, Thomas Chippendale at 3002018-04-24 19:09:00
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426 Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist, The Shires, Poet Sean O'Brien2018-04-23 19:07:00
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427 Romola Garai, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Guy Gunaratne2018-04-20 18:54:00
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428 Windrush cultural contribution, Dale Winton remembered, Poet Imtiaz Dharker, BBC Proms season2018-04-19 19:08:00
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429 Tina the Musical, Nicola Walker, Venue Accessibility, Cherry Blossom Poetry2018-04-18 19:02:00
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430 The royals on TV, Luke Evans, Stabat Mater at the Sistine Chapel2018-04-17 19:04:00
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431 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society director Mike Newell, Joanna Walsh, Milos Forman, 1978 in music2018-04-16 19:23:00
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432 Sharlene Teo, Alice Oswald, William Tillyer, The Chelsea Hotel, Coronation Street's women2018-04-13 19:07:00
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433 Janelle Monáe's PYNK, Young People's Laureate for London, A Clockwork Orange score, Oldest bridge in the world2018-04-12 19:08:00
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434 Naomie Harris, Working class talent, Gurrumul2018-04-11 19:19:00
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435 Viv Albertine, Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall reopens, BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh2018-04-10 19:05:00
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436 Tate Liverpool's Exploring the Unseen, Ben Okri and Joanne Harris, Fortnite Battle Royale, Universal Love album2018-04-09 19:48:00
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437 Front Row 20th Anniversary2018-04-06 20:09:00
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438 The City and The City, Monet and Architecture, Rapid Response Unit Liverpool2018-04-05 19:21:00
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439 Cuba Gooding Jr, Sean Penn - novelist, Love, Simon - a teen rom-com with a twist2018-04-04 19:07:00
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440 Aminatta Forna, romantic fiction post #MeToo, the Hollywood sign2018-04-03 19:02:00
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