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482 Khaled Hosseini, Roxanna Panufnik, The inspiration of dreams2018-09-05 19:01:00
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483 The Seagull, Refashioning Shakespeare, Alison Balsom2018-09-04 20:00:00
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484 John Simm, Patrick Ness, Testament2018-09-03 19:09:00
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485 Proms at Alexandra Palace, Venice Film Festival, Inspire - myths and legends2018-08-31 19:12:00
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486 Nick Leather on Mother's Day, Natasha Carthew, Drawing comic-book characters2018-08-30 18:58:00
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Nick Leather on Mother's Day, Natasha Carthew, Drawing comic-book characters

Television drama Mother's Day charts the aftermath of the 1993 Warrington bombing, telling the stories of Colin and Wendy Parry (played by Anna Maxwell Martin and Daniel Mays), the parents of Tim Parry, one of two young boys who died in the attack, and Dublin housewife Sue McHugh (Vicky McClure). The BAFTA award-winning writer Nick Leather, who grew up in Warrington and who was a teenager on his way into town when the bombs exploded, discusses his drama. Natasha Carthew is a working-class writer from Cornwall who this year published All Rivers Run Free, her first novel for adults. Doing the rounds of the literary festivals Carthew was struck by how few featured working-class writers, telling working-class stories. As a result, she set up a Working Class Literary Festival which she discusses with Samira. As part of the Front Row Inspire season, presenters are trying their hand at an art form they've always had a passion for, and today Samira meets a group of comic-book writers and graphic novelists to show her the first steps in how to draw a comic-book character. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

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498 Rosie Jones, Janeane Garofalo and Jenni Fagan on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2018-08-13 19:36:00
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499 Denzel Washington, Imtiaz Dharker, Emilia Bassano and Shakespeare's dark lady2018-08-10 18:54:00
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500 Disenchantment, Alan Garner, tips to boost your creativity2018-08-09 18:57:00
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