421 An appreciation of the late Amos Oz the Israeli novelist who died today2018-12-28 20:08:00
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422 As a generation of choreographers pass, we hear from the new generation rising2018-12-27 20:00:00
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423 Slow radio: Land artist Chris Drury's Morecambe Bay project2018-12-26 19:45:00
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424 Choirs - a celebration of singing together2018-12-25 19:16:00
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425 Les Misérables discussed by Andrew Davies, adapter of a new TV version2018-12-24 20:00:00
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426 Ben Elton on Shakespeare, Call to Action Art, Vanessa Kisuule2018-12-21 20:01:00
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427 Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman2018-12-20 20:04:00
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428 Eileen Atkins, Penny Marshall remembered, The Shining, Sister Bliss2018-12-19 19:59:00
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429 John Malkovich on playing Poirot, Why we cry at films, True crime podcasts2018-12-18 19:59:00
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430 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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431 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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432 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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433 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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434 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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435 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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436 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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437 Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia2018-12-06 20:01:00
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Jimmy McGovern, Tania Bruguera, Arts and insomnia

Screenwriter Jimmy McGovern talks about his new BBC One drama Care, starring Sheridan Smith, Alison Steadman and Sinead Keenan, which looks at the personal challenges of caring for a parent with dementia and the struggle to find good and affordable care. Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera talks to us from her home in Havana and explains why she is continuing to protest over Decree 349, a new law that will require artists to obtain a government licence, despite Bruguera being arrested twice this week by the authorities. BBC Correspondent in Havana, Will Grant, explains the context and implications of the new law. How can the arts help people with insomnia? We speak to two artists making work to fall asleep to – Richard Talbot of band Marconi Union, who worked with a sound therapist to write the soporific track Weightless, and Phoebe Smith, Sleep Storyteller-in-Residence for the sleep app Calm. Presenter John Wilson Producer Edwina Pitman…read more

438 Maggi Hambling, Ellie Kendrick, Beastie Boys2018-12-05 20:02:00
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439 An Elephant Sitting Still, Chinese film industry, David Szalay, Unesco and Reggae2018-12-04 20:07:00
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440 Robert Redford's Career, Fiction within Fiction, Poet Fred D'Aguiar2018-12-03 20:01:00
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