541 Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, Diversity in children's fiction, Yves Klein at Blenheim Place2018-07-18 19:19:00
Listen
Listen
542 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
Listen
Listen
543 Pierce Brosnan on Mamma Mia, Irish arts funding, Summer reads2018-07-16 18:59:00
Listen
Listen
544 Agnès Varda, The rise of grime, Artistic superstitions2018-07-13 19:18:00
Listen
Listen
545 Eve Myles, Bernie Taupin, This Class Works exhibition2018-07-12 19:15:00
Listen
Listen
546 Singer Olly Alexander, Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Can a critic call an actor overweight?2018-07-11 19:04:00
Listen
Listen
547 10/07/20182018-07-10 19:00:00
Listen
Listen
548 Oliver Knussen remembered, Natalie Dormer, Life modelling2018-07-09 18:55:00
Listen
Listen
549 100 Poems by Seamus Heaney, Jesse Jones, Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre2018-07-06 19:37:00
Listen
Listen
550 Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery2018-07-05 19:08:00
Listen
Listen
551 Emily Mortimer, Man Booker Prize at 50, Glasgow Women's Library2018-07-04 19:11:00
Listen
Listen
552 Film director Haifaa al-Mansour, Sharp Objects, Brooklands Museum, Holiday reads2018-07-03 18:54:00
Listen
Listen
553 Maxine Peake, Gillian Lynne remembered, Whitney documentaries2018-07-02 18:57:00
Listen
Listen
554 Fun Home, Portrayal of lesbians in drama, Caryl Phillips, Tate St Ives2018-06-29 19:06:00
Listen
Listen
555 Japan Special: Ryuichi Sakomoto, Japanese Short Stories, Sou Fujimoto2018-06-28 19:03:00
Listen
Listen
556 Bartlett Sher and The King and I, Olivia Laing, Museum of the Year report2018-06-27 19:10:00
Listen
Listen
557 Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, Kynren in Bishop Auckland2018-06-26 19:04:00
Listen
Listen
558 Duran Duran, The Bradford Literature Festival, Stained Glass artist Brian Clarke, and the Poetry of Sun and Summer2018-06-25 19:16:00
Listen
Listen

Duran Duran, The Bradford Literature Festival, Stained Glass artist Brian Clarke, and the Poetry of Sun and Summer

Forty years after forming, two of the original members of the iconic New Romantic band Duran Duran, Roger and John Taylor, talk about their time in the music industry and reveal what inspires them to keep making music together. The annual Bradford Literature Festival is a relatively new addition to Britain's literary landscape, but its junior status hasn't stopped it getting coups such as this year enticing Kate Bush to pay tribute in a public art installation to Emily Brontë. Five years on from the launch of the festival, Syima Aslam, director and co-founder of the Bradford Literary Festival, and Bradford-born crime-fiction writer A.A. Dhand discuss its significance. The artist Brian Clarke has been pushing the boundaries of working with stained glass for the last five decades, commissioned by architects including Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano. In his studio he discusses the challenges of the art form, and his new exhibition Brian Clarke: The Art of Light at The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. Today the sun is shining everywhere in the UK (though there is some cloud in Shetland). The poet Alison Brackenbury reflects on the way the warm sunny weather not only makes people happy but, since the English language began to be written, it has inspired poetry. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Julian May.…read more

559 Fly by Night, Tim Winton, Poems by teenagers, Music discovered in a painting2018-06-22 19:02:00
Listen
Listen
560 James Corden, Poet Raymond Antrobus, Arts Minister Michael Ellis2018-06-21 19:21:00
Listen
Listen