421 Brexit: The Uncivil War, JD Salinger Centenary, Tracy-Ann Oberman2019-01-03 20:06:00
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422 Olivia Colman, Luther, Surgery and embroidery2019-01-02 19:57:00
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423 Keeley Hawes2019-01-01 20:00:00
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424 Cultural Quiz of the Year2018-12-31 20:28:00
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425 An appreciation of the late Amos Oz the Israeli novelist who died today2018-12-28 20:08:00
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426 As a generation of choreographers pass, we hear from the new generation rising2018-12-27 20:00:00
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427 Slow radio: Land artist Chris Drury's Morecambe Bay project2018-12-26 19:45:00
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428 Choirs - a celebration of singing together2018-12-25 19:16:00
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429 Les Misérables discussed by Andrew Davies, adapter of a new TV version2018-12-24 20:00:00
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430 Ben Elton on Shakespeare, Call to Action Art, Vanessa Kisuule2018-12-21 20:01:00
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431 Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman2018-12-20 20:04:00
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Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, Hip Hop Musicals, Richard Sherman

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the phenomenally successful stage musical Hamilton, is starring in Mary Poppins Returns, a sequel to Disney’s 1964 classic. He talks to John about following in the cockney footsteps of Dick Van Dyke, and how he referenced the original Mary Poppins in Hamilton. As Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage musical Hamilton marks one year on the London stage this week, we look at whether it has created an increased appetite for hip hop musicals. Taking part are the Musical Director of ZooNation DJ Walde, who co-created the musicals Sylvia, Some Like It Hip Hop, and Into The Hoods; Professor of Musical Theatre, Millie Taylor; and Poppy Burton-Morgan, writer and director of the musical In The Willows. Richard Sherman, now ninety, wrote the music for the original Mary Poppins with his brother Robert. In 2007 he came on Front Row to talk about composing for Walt Disney and performed Walt’s favourite song, Feed the Birds. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Kate Bullivant…read more

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433 John Malkovich on playing Poirot, Why we cry at films, True crime podcasts2018-12-18 19:59:00
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434 The Archers' Canterbury Tales, Watership Down, Gremlins - alternative Christmas film, Putin and Rap2018-12-17 20:03:00
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435 Rita Ora, Writing About Sex, Die Hard at 302018-12-14 20:09:00
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436 Lee Mack, Magic Mike on stage, Prose poetry2018-12-13 20:00:00
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437 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman, Mike Bartlett2018-12-12 20:01:00
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438 Mortal Engines, Tenancy, Ren Hang, Martin Jenkinson2018-12-11 21:50:00
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439 Tamara Lawrance, The 1975's Matty Healy, Meet Vermeer2018-12-10 19:56:00
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440 Springsteen on Broadway, Disfigured Villains, Beautiful Books for Christmas2018-12-07 20:09:00
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