501 Sharks in culture, Thea Musgrave, Derren Brown2018-08-08 19:01:00
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502 Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Connolly, Inspire Season Commissions, The Producers at 502018-08-08 10:32:00
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503 The Proclaimers, Gulliver's Travels, Internet as inspiration2018-08-07 19:45:00
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504 Hang Ups, The Artist's Way author Julia Cameron, Brandenburg Concertos Prom2018-08-06 18:58:00
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505 What is Inspiration? Plus playing music from memory with the Aurora Orchestra2018-08-02 19:11:00
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506 Nature as artistic inspiration - live from Epping Forest, Loch Lomond and Helen's Bay2018-08-01 18:58:00
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507 Love Island, Melvin Burgess, Milos Karadaglic and Joby Talbot, Roy Foster on Brian Friel2018-07-31 19:08:00
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508 Dad's Army at 50, Jazz on streaming services, Marvellous Mechanical Museum2018-07-30 19:17:00
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509 Iceman, Suicide in the performing arts, Samuel Barber opera Vanessa2018-07-27 18:58:00
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510 Marlon James, Mercury Prize shortlist, Decolonising museum collections2018-07-26 18:56:00
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511 Andre Holland, Housing for artists, Feminist sci-fi2018-07-25 19:11:00
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512 Exit the King, Man Booker Longlist, Tony Walsh, Nick Drnaso2018-07-24 19:04:00
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513 John Hurt's paintings, The Fool in King Lear, Summer reads for the UK2018-07-23 18:58:00
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514 Mission: Impossible - Fallout, American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson, Commercial bookclubs2018-07-20 19:29:00
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515 The Lehman Trilogy, Now That's What I Call Music 100, Zaffar Kunial2018-07-19 19:03:00
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516 Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, Diversity in children's fiction, Yves Klein at Blenheim Place2018-07-18 19:19:00
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Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, Diversity in children's fiction, Yves Klein at Blenheim Place

Alan Bennett's new play Allelujah! is set in the geriatric ward of a Yorkshire hospital threatened with closure. It follows a singing, dancing choir of quick-witted elderly patients whose problem is not that they are ill so much as they have nowhere to go. Alan Bennett and director Nicholas Hytner discuss working together and how Alan manages to take on big themes - English identity, education and now the NHS - without being, he says, a "political" writer. Blenheim Palace is housing a major exhibition of the work of the radical French artist Yves Klein, famous for his ultramarine blue paintings and sculptures. Louisa Buck reviews. A new survey into ethnic diversity in children's literature has found that only 4% of all the children's books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority ethnic character. Farrah Serroukh, who led the Reflecting Realities survey, and writer Patrice Lawrence discuss the findings. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Hannah Robins.…read more

517 Sacha Baron Cohen's Who Is America?, Glasgow School of Art Rebuild, Anita Corbin, China's Most Expensive Film Flops2018-07-17 19:03:00
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518 Pierce Brosnan on Mamma Mia, Irish arts funding, Summer reads2018-07-16 18:59:00
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519 Agnès Varda, The rise of grime, Artistic superstitions2018-07-13 19:18:00
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520 Eve Myles, Bernie Taupin, This Class Works exhibition2018-07-12 19:15:00
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