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502 Ian McMillan, Black Chronicles, Janet Suzman, TV drama endings2016-05-18 18:54:00
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503 Sunken Cities, Han Kang, Sing Street, Christian Blackshaw2016-05-17 18:57:00
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504 Yinka Shonibare, BBC Young Musician, X-Men: Apocalypse director, Dylan Thomas Prize winner2016-05-16 18:53:00
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505 Francis Bacon, Ayad Akhtar, Cannes Film Festival, Mum2016-05-13 19:06:00
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506 Mark Billingham, Turner Prize, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot review, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla2016-05-12 18:55:00
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507 Laurie Anderson, AL Kennedy, Mustang2016-05-11 19:05:00
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508 Damian Lewis in Billions, Hugh Bonneville, Olivia Chaney, Bryan and Mary M Talbot2016-05-10 19:15:00
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509 Lionel Shriver, Radiohead, Richard Linklater, Tate Britain exhibition2016-05-09 18:52:00
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510 Tom Hiddleston, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Andrey Kurkov2016-05-06 18:58:00
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511 Ewan McGregor, Upstart Crow, Katie Paterson, Frankenstein ballet2016-05-05 18:45:00
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512 Howard Brenton, Knight of Cups, Olafur Eliasson, Dorothy Bohm2016-05-04 18:53:00
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513 Mona Hatoum, The Windsors, Alexander Masters, Charles Dance2016-05-03 19:07:00
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514 Capability Brown2016-05-02 18:15:00
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515 Ricky Gervais, The Secret, Mark Elder, The return of the repertory company2016-04-29 17:14:00
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516 Mark Gatiss on Doctor Who, Brideshead Revisited, Pleasure, Demolition2016-04-28 19:10:00
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517 Hugh Bonneville on Ibsen, Captain America directors, Juliet Stevenson2016-04-27 18:57:00
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518 Alain de Botton, Son of Saul, Josie Rourke and Nick Payne, Jazz biopics2016-04-26 18:59:00
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519 Hugh Grant, Wellcome Prize winner, Lisa Jen, Pablo Bronstein2016-04-25 18:53:00
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520 400 years of Shakespeare with Rufus Wainwright, Kim Cattrall, Dominic Cooke and William Leahy2016-04-22 19:01:00
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400 years of Shakespeare with Rufus Wainwright, Kim Cattrall, Dominic Cooke and William Leahy

William Shakespeare takes centre stage 400 years after his death. As The Hollow Crown returns to BBC One with the next series of the playwright's history plays, theatre director Dominic Cooke discusses his TV directorial debut making the series. The cast of Henry VI Parts I and II and Richard III include Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Hugh Bonneville. Actor Kim Cattrall describes why she loves playing Cleopatra, as part of our series Shakespeare's People, in which celebrated actors choose the character they've enjoyed playing most. Rufus Wainwright's new album Take All My Loves adapts nine of Shakespeare's sonnets into rock ballads, operatic pop songs and dramatic readings. The musician talks about his personal take on the playwright's poetic work. Was Sir Henry Neville the real author of Shakespeare's works? A new book, Sir Henry Neville Was Shakespeare: The Evidence by John Casson and Professor William Rubinstein, provides fresh evidence supporting the claim. Professor William Leahy, Chair of the Shakespeare Authorship Trust, reviews the evidence. Over the last two years, Ladi Emeruwa has played Hamlet in 197 different countries, travelling 180,000 miles in the process. He is one of a cast of 12 actors who have taken Shakespeare to all corners of the world from Bhutan to Belize and Cambodia to Cameroon. The tour reaches its climax this weekend when the final four performances take place at London's Globe theatre. Presenter John Wilson Producer Angie Nehring.…read more