521 Rosie Jones, Janeane Garofalo and Jenni Fagan on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2018-08-13 19:36:00
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522 Denzel Washington, Imtiaz Dharker, Emilia Bassano and Shakespeare's dark lady2018-08-10 18:54:00
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523 Disenchantment, Alan Garner, tips to boost your creativity2018-08-09 18:57:00
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524 Sharks in culture, Thea Musgrave, Derren Brown2018-08-08 19:01:00
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Sharks in culture, Thea Musgrave, Derren Brown

Sharks have long held a prominent place in mythology, the imagination and even religion for centuries. As The Meg, a thriller about a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark, hits cinema screens nature writer Philip Hoare and film critic Isabel Stevens discuss the ways in which sharks have been represented in the arts. How much is the cultural representation of these 400 million year old mysterious creatures of the deep a reflection of our own human fantasies and anxieties? This year the distinguished composer Thea Musgrave celebrated her 90th birthday. The event is being marked with a series of special performances including Turbulent Landscapes, her sequence of movements inspired by the land and seascapes of JMW Turner, at the Edinburgh Festival. She talks to Front Row about her career: her work, her teachers, her inspirations and why she puts drama at the heart of her work. Award winning mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown reveals what it is that inspires his work on stage and screen and the art he creates in his spare time as both a painter and street photographer. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Hannah Robins.…read more

525 Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Connolly, Inspire Season Commissions, The Producers at 502018-08-08 10:32:00
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526 The Proclaimers, Gulliver's Travels, Internet as inspiration2018-08-07 19:45:00
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527 Hang Ups, The Artist's Way author Julia Cameron, Brandenburg Concertos Prom2018-08-06 18:58:00
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528 What is Inspiration? Plus playing music from memory with the Aurora Orchestra2018-08-02 19:11:00
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529 Nature as artistic inspiration - live from Epping Forest, Loch Lomond and Helen's Bay2018-08-01 18:58:00
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530 Love Island, Melvin Burgess, Milos Karadaglic and Joby Talbot, Roy Foster on Brian Friel2018-07-31 19:08:00
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531 Dad's Army at 50, Jazz on streaming services, Marvellous Mechanical Museum2018-07-30 19:17:00
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532 Iceman, Suicide in the performing arts, Samuel Barber opera Vanessa2018-07-27 18:58:00
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533 Marlon James, Mercury Prize shortlist, Decolonising museum collections2018-07-26 18:56:00
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534 Andre Holland, Housing for artists, Feminist sci-fi2018-07-25 19:11:00
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535 Exit the King, Man Booker Longlist, Tony Walsh, Nick Drnaso2018-07-24 19:04:00
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536 John Hurt's paintings, The Fool in King Lear, Summer reads for the UK2018-07-23 18:58:00
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537 Mission: Impossible - Fallout, American footballer-turned-opera star Morris Robinson, Commercial bookclubs2018-07-20 19:29:00
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538 The Lehman Trilogy, Now That's What I Call Music 100, Zaffar Kunial2018-07-19 19:03:00
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539 Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, Diversity in children's fiction, Yves Klein at Blenheim Place2018-07-18 19:19:00
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540 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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