421 Pieter-Dirk Uys, Joan Bakewell and Christopher Frayling on older audiences, Gaël Faye2018-06-08 19:08:00
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422 Rupert Everett, Abir Mukherjee, Sex and the City 20 years on2018-06-07 18:56:00
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Rupert Everett, Abir Mukherjee, Sex and the City 20 years on

Rupert Everett discusses his life-long passion for Oscar Wilde as he directs, writes and stars in his film The Happy Prince. Framed around Wilde's short story of the same name, the bio-pic focuses on Wilde at the end of his life, from his release from prison to his death in poverty in Paris three years later. Abir Mukherjee's creation of detective Sam Wyndham, a British officer who finds himself in Calcutta in the 1920s, and his sidekick 'Surrender-Not' Bannerjee, won him a £10,000 publishing deal. He discusses the third book in the series, Smoke and Ashes, set against the backdrop of non-violent protest and increasing demands for Indian independence. Twenty years ago this week Sex and the City launched in America on the HBO channel. To mark the anniversary, TV critic Emma Bullimore pours herself a Cosmopolitan and looks back at her favourite show... Mary Wilson, who died yesterday at the age of 102, was in the public eye as the wife of the former Prime Minister Harold Wilson. She was lampooned in Mrs Wilson's Diary in Private Eye as a suburban down-to-earth middle class housewife. She was, though, something much rarer - a very popular poet. From the archive we hear her talking about her writing, the public response, and one of her poems. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

423 Women's Prize for Fiction winner, Jurassic World, Sunderland musician Nadine Shah, The Future Library2018-06-06 19:15:00
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424 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Shebeen in Nottingham, Will Sharpe, Vampyr video game2018-06-05 19:10:00
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425 David Edgar, Women's non-fiction writing, Art in the aftermath of World War One2018-06-04 19:13:00
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426 Orlando Bloom, Grief as muse, Antony Gormley, Novello Award-winning rapper Dave.2018-06-01 19:10:00
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427 Westminster Abbey, The culture of the countryside, Gillian Allnutt2018-05-31 19:17:00
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428 Angélique Kidjo, Book Club reviewed, Roseanne controversy, novelist Anuradha Roy2018-05-30 19:13:00
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429 François Ozon's L'Amant Double, Patrick Heron, Rachel Kushner2018-05-29 19:20:00
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430 Dame Cleo Laine2018-05-28 18:15:00
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431 Akram Khan, Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman exhibition, soldier-turned-novelist Kevin Powers2018-05-25 18:57:00
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432 Orla Kiely, British Asian theatre, Belinda Bauer2018-05-24 19:08:00
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433 Novelist Philip Roth remembered2018-05-23 19:13:00
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434 Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Star Wars, Andrew Sean Greer, Comic novels2018-05-22 19:25:00
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435 Ian McKellen, The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Bill Gold remembered, Tishani Doshi2018-05-21 19:01:00
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436 Hamlet and As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe, Mysterious Marginalia, Morris Dance Music2018-05-18 19:24:00
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437 Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train on stage, the Famous Women Dinner Service2018-05-17 19:00:00
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438 Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival2018-05-16 18:50:00
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439 King Lear, Tom Wolfe remembered, Deadpool 2, Royal Academy at 2502018-05-15 19:31:00
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440 Backstage at Swan Lake, Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights, Kaffe Fassett2018-05-14 19:32:00
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