481 The Seagull, Refashioning Shakespeare, Alison Balsom2018-09-04 20:00:00
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482 John Simm, Patrick Ness, Testament2018-09-03 19:09:00
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483 Proms at Alexandra Palace, Venice Film Festival, Inspire - myths and legends2018-08-31 19:12:00
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484 Nick Leather on Mother's Day, Natasha Carthew, Drawing comic-book characters2018-08-30 18:58:00
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485 Idris Elba, director; Listed buildings; Stig Abell, poet2018-08-29 19:06:00
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Idris Elba, director; Listed buildings; Stig Abell, poet

Idris Elba is a man of many parts - actor, DJ, kick-boxer and now film director. He discusses his first feature, Yardie, based on the hit novel of the same name, by Victor Headley which, in 1992, told the tales of "D", a Jamaican in London engaged in the super-violent drugs trade of the 1970s. The former Raleigh Cycle Company headquarters in Nottingham recently became the 400,000th listed building in England. Deborah Mays, Head of Listing Advice at Historic England, writer and architect Douglas Murphy, and Dr Anton Lang, Chartered Town Planner, discuss whether we have too many listed buildings in the UK. For the Front Row Inspire season, each of the presenters has taken on a creative challenge to try something new, and Stig elected to write a sonnet for his new-born daughter Phoebe. He visits the Walthamstow Forest Poets, one of over 85 'Stanza' poetry meetups around the UK run by volunteers from The Poetry Society. Stig reads his sonnet, gets some advice on it and finds out where the poets in the group get their inspiration. Presnter: Stig Abell Producer: Julian May.…read more

486 The muse in history, Andrew Miller, Vanity Fair, Neil Simon remembered2018-08-28 19:03:00
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487 Ian McMillan, The internet as a source for horror, Patrick Gale, The end of The Big Bang Theory2018-08-24 19:06:00
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488 BSO Resound at the Proms, Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist, Creativity and the brain, Melissa Harrison2018-08-23 18:56:00
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489 Bodyguard, Fanfiction, Bryony Lavery's stage adaptation of The Lovely Bones, Vaseem Khan2018-08-22 19:15:00
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490 BlacKkKlansman, Helen Lederer, Alison Brackenbury, Esi Edugyan2018-08-21 19:11:00
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491 Sir Lenny Henry, Alan Cumming in Instinct, Divine inspiration in the arts2018-08-20 19:10:00
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492 Dwarfs in art, Barbara Rae, Christopher Robin2018-08-17 19:03:00
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493 Aretha Franklin remembered, David Suchet, Laura Mvula and Ben Okri2018-08-16 19:01:00
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494 Brian May and Professor Roger Taylor, Doctors' shows at the Fringe, Rachel Parris2018-08-15 19:42:00
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495 Live from Edinburgh with drag act Denim, Maggie O'Farrell, Penelope Skinner and Terry O'Donovan2018-08-14 19:11:00
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496 Rosie Jones, Janeane Garofalo and Jenni Fagan on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2018-08-13 19:36:00
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497 Denzel Washington, Imtiaz Dharker, Emilia Bassano and Shakespeare's dark lady2018-08-10 18:54:00
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498 Disenchantment, Alan Garner, tips to boost your creativity2018-08-09 18:57:00
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499 Sharks in culture, Thea Musgrave, Derren Brown2018-08-08 19:01:00
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500 Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Connolly, Inspire Season Commissions, The Producers at 502018-08-08 10:32:00
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