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

Alain de Botton discusses his first novel in twenty years. The Course of Love centres on the story of a couple called Rabih and Kirsten who meet, fall in love, and get married. The philosopher, author and presenter tells John why he wanted to explore the later chapters of a relationship, and why he has taken such a long break from fiction. The Hungarian feature film Son of Saul closely follows one inmate of the Auschwitz concentration camp who is a member of the Sonderkommando, responsible for disposing of the bodies of the victims murdered in the gas chambers. Jason Solomons reviews the film that won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film this year, as well as the Grand Prix at Cannes. Playwright Nick Payne and director Josie Rourke discuss the inspiration behind Elegy, a new play set in a world where medical advances mean that life can be extended at the expense of our memories. With Miles Ahead, starring Don Cheadle as jazz master Miles Davies, currently in our cinemas, and film depictions of Nina Simone and Chet Baker on the way; the music journalist and self-professed jazzhead, Kevin Le Gendre explores the challenges of the jazz movie. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Ella-mai Robey Main image: Alain de Botton Image credit: Vincent Starr.…read more

518 Hugh Grant, Wellcome Prize winner, Lisa Jen, Pablo Bronstein2016-04-25 18:53:00
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519 400 years of Shakespeare with Rufus Wainwright, Kim Cattrall, Dominic Cooke and William Leahy2016-04-22 19:01:00
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520 Remembering Prince, Opera North's Ring Cycle, novelist Georgina Harding2016-04-21 19:16:00
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