481 Ready Player One, Church Ministers for the Arts, Mental Institutions in Film, The York Realist2018-03-27 19:28:00
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482 Anna Chancellor, Harshdeep Kaur, Hilton Als2018-03-26 19:01:00
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483 Sonia Boyce, Debussy, Black Men Walking2018-03-23 20:26:00
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484 Macbeth, The British Council, Performing couples who tour2018-03-22 20:03:00
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485 Steven Soderbergh's Unsane, America's Cool Modernism, Life after the Double Act, Stage Blood2018-03-21 20:23:00
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486 Jimmy Iovine, Donal Ryan, Glyndebourne Opera Cup, Spring equinox poems2018-03-20 20:21:00
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487 Andrew Lloyd Webber2018-03-19 20:00:00
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488 Tom Jones and Jennifer Hudson on The Voice, Art galleries on screen2018-03-16 19:58:00
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489 Tomb Raider, Lisa Halliday, Immersive theatre2018-03-15 20:09:00
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490 Mary Magdalene, Icelandic fiction, Joseph Morpurgo, Stephen Hawking in culture2018-03-14 20:02:00
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491 Paddy Considine, Gemma Bodinetz, Integrated Casting2018-03-13 20:30:00
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492 Eleanor Bron, The Great Wave, Ken Dodd2018-03-12 20:05:00
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Eleanor Bron, The Great Wave, Ken Dodd

Eleanor Bron will be 80 on Wednesday. She is still working - she will be in Scottish Opera's production of Ariadne auf Naxos this year. Talking to Samira Ahmed she looks back over her long career, from the satire boom with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, through working with The Beatles in Help and roles in classical theatre such as in The Duchess of Malfi. The Great Wave at the National Theatre explores the abduction in the 1970s of Japanese citizens by North Korea. A look at these kidnappings through the eyes of one fictionalised family opens up questions of identity and belonging. Samira talks to the playwright Francis Turnly and the director Indhu Rubasingham about this little known aspect of far eastern politics . Following the announcement of the death of Sir Ken Dodd, Matthew Sweet discusses the role and significance of this jester who brought the comedic techniques of variety to television, and had extraordinary mass appeal. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Julian May.…read more

493 Ian McKellen, A Wrinkle in Time, Disability Champion Andrew Miller, Aida Muluneh2018-03-09 20:08:00
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494 Jessica Jones, Women's Prize for Fiction nominees, The Cherry Orchard, Redressing the gender balance in the music industry2018-03-08 20:08:00
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495 David Attenborough on painter John Craxton, Wonder Wheel, #MeToo poetry anthology2018-03-07 20:02:00
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496 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Picasso at the Tate, David Oyelowo2018-03-06 20:01:00
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497 You Were Never Really Here, Colin Currie, Charlotte Salomon2018-03-05 20:06:00
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498 Jess Thom on Beckett's Not I, Disbelieved women in fiction, Deep Throat Choir2018-03-02 20:10:00
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499 Civilisations, Wendy Cope, Contemporary Chinese Art2018-03-01 19:55:00
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500 Sharon Horgan, Maya Youssef, Samantha Harvey2018-02-28 19:55:00
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