481 Jimmy Iovine, Donal Ryan, Glyndebourne Opera Cup, Spring equinox poems2018-03-20 20:21:00
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482 Andrew Lloyd Webber2018-03-19 20:00:00
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483 Tom Jones and Jennifer Hudson on The Voice, Art galleries on screen2018-03-16 19:58:00
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484 Tomb Raider, Lisa Halliday, Immersive theatre2018-03-15 20:09:00
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485 Mary Magdalene, Icelandic fiction, Joseph Morpurgo, Stephen Hawking in culture2018-03-14 20:02:00
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Mary Magdalene, Icelandic fiction, Joseph Morpurgo, Stephen Hawking in culture

Mary Magdalene was Jesus Christ's most loyal friend, who stayed with him through the ordeal of his crucifixion, and was the first witness to his resurrection. But she was also denigrated by the church as a prostitute. Now her story is told in a new film with Rooney Mara as Mary and Joaquin Phoenix as Christ. Michèle Roberts, who wrote the novel The Secret Gospel of Mary Magdalene, reviews. With its population of 300,000, Iceland has more books published, and more writers per head, than anywhere else in the world. As it becomes a leader in Nordic Noir, crime writer Ragnar Jónasson and professor of Icelandic, Helga Lúthersdóttir, discuss the rich world of Icelandic fiction from the sagas which date back to the 13th century to the present day. Joseph Morpurgo's show Hammerhead strangely begins after his show has ended. It is the question-and-answer session after an - imagined - 9-hour, one-man performance of Frankenstein. He talks to Stig Abell about this conceit and where it leads him. And with news of the death of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, we consider his presence in popular culture, and in particular playing himself on TV.…read more

486 Paddy Considine, Gemma Bodinetz, Integrated Casting2018-03-13 20:30:00
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487 Eleanor Bron, The Great Wave, Ken Dodd2018-03-12 20:05:00
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488 Ian McKellen, A Wrinkle in Time, Disability Champion Andrew Miller, Aida Muluneh2018-03-09 20:08:00
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489 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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490 David Attenborough on painter John Craxton, Wonder Wheel, #MeToo poetry anthology2018-03-07 20:02:00
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491 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Picasso at the Tate, David Oyelowo2018-03-06 20:01:00
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492 You Were Never Really Here, Colin Currie, Charlotte Salomon2018-03-05 20:06:00
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493 Jess Thom on Beckett's Not I, Disbelieved women in fiction, Deep Throat Choir2018-03-02 20:10:00
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494 Civilisations, Wendy Cope, Contemporary Chinese Art2018-03-01 19:55:00
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495 Sharon Horgan, Maya Youssef, Samantha Harvey2018-02-28 19:55:00
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496 A Fantastic Woman, playing drunk, Lewis Gilbert and paintings under paintings2018-02-27 20:05:00
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497 The Assassination of Gianni Versace, All Too Human exhibition, Debut novelist Mick Kitson2018-02-26 20:05:00
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498 Red Sparrow, Adapting novels for the stage, Neanderthal art2018-02-23 20:13:00
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499 Tracey Thorn, Rival Biographers, Image Licensing, Stormzy2018-02-22 20:05:00
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500 Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar2018-02-21 20:01:00
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