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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Love Island, Melvin Burgess, Milos Karadaglic and Joby Talbot, Roy Foster on Brian Friel

Melvin Burgess, who's been dubbed the Godfather of Young Adult fiction, talks about his new book The Lost Witch about a teenage girl who discovers she has magical powers. A record-breaking 3.6 million people watched this year's Love Island final. That's more viewers than were watching BBC One, BBC Two or ITV in the same time slot. Journalist and critic Alix O'Neill discusses the show's cultural impact. In Thursday's Prom concert at the Royal Albert Hall Milos Karadaglíc will give the world premiere of Ink Dark Moon, a guitar concerto written for him by Joby Talbot. Milos plays live in the Front Row studio, and the pair discuss the relationship between musician and composer. They consider, too, the range of a modern musician's work: Milos has recorded classics beyond the classical repertoire - an album of tunes by The Beatles - and Joby writes ballet music, has composed an opera and arranged music for Tom Jones and The Divine Comedy. Brian Friel's Translations is enjoying a sell-out run at the National Theatre; when it comes to an end Aristocrats will open at the Donmar Theatre. Philadelphia Here I Come!, Faith Healer, Dancing at Lughnasa - there is almost always a Friel play on somewhere. All of them are set in Ballybeg (which means 'small town' in Irish) and most are family dramas. Roy Foster, Professor of Irish history and literature, teases out why Friel's domestic dramas of Donegal hold such universal appeal. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Jack Soper. Main image: Love Island. Credit: ITV…read more

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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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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