481 Desiree Akhavan, Bad Times at the El Royale, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, Mother Courage2018-10-11 19:15:00
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482 Reading and Mental Health2018-10-10 19:00:00
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483 The swimming pool in art, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Twelfth Night, Poet Jean Sprackland2018-10-09 18:59:00
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484 Bernard Cribbins, Claire Foy and Ryan Gosling on First Man, Butterfly2018-10-08 19:09:00
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485 Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore2018-10-05 18:54:00
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486 Alice Walker, Yayoi Kusama and a poem for National Poetry Day from Sean Street2018-10-04 19:12:00
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487 The art of physical comedy, Damien Hirst, Andre Aciman, The impact of the arts on mental health2018-10-03 19:11:00
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488 BBC National Short Story Award Winner2018-10-02 19:10:00
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489 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid

Sarah Perry discusses Melmoth, her eagerly awaited novel after her award-winning The Essex Serpent. Her new novel is about an English translator who, hiding from her past in Prague, uncovers the legend of Melmoth – a woman in black who wanders the world bearing witness to humanity’s worst crimes. BBC1’s new Sunday night drama is a television adaptation of Helen Fitzgerald’s novel The Cry, in which the abduction of a baby leads to the psychological disintegration of a young woman. Emma Bullimore reviews The Cry and considers why child abduction or disappearance is such a recurring theme in contemporary television drama, with series such as Missing, Kiri and Save Me. What is ‘cultural first aid’? And why is it so important to save heritage in the face of natural disaster, fire, flood and conflict emergencies? Biovanni Boccardi of UNESCO alongside Aparna Tandon and Jose Luiz Pedersoli from ICCROM join Samira to discuss, and also to look at how cultural first aid is being used to help the National Museum of Brazil after the recent devastating fire. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Kate Bullivant…read more

490 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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491 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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492 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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493 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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494 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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495 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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496 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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497 Eileen Atkins, the financial crash and the arts, Denis Norden remembered, Ingrid Persaud2018-09-19 19:07:00
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498 The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee2018-09-18 19:02:00
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499 Christine and the Queens, Sarah Hall, Tartuffe set in a Birmingham Muslim community2018-09-17 19:10:00
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500 Killing Eve, BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Ghetts2018-09-14 19:03:00
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