541 Christopher Plummer, Saudi Arts, Helen Dunmore2018-01-05 20:20:00
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542 Michelle Terry, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Stott, Hostiles2018-01-04 20:08:00
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543 Neil Cross, Katherine Rundell, Book prize judging2018-01-03 20:11:00
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544 Costa Book Awards winners, Elizabeth Friedlander, musical interpolation2018-01-02 19:59:00
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545 Making Culture At Home2018-01-01 20:00:00
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546 Kay Mellor, Frankenstein, Swimming with Men2017-12-29 20:11:00
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547 Vic and Bob, Angela Gheorghiu, Theatre ghost stories2017-12-28 20:08:00
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548 Incredible! The unstoppable rise of the comic book superhero2017-12-27 19:45:00
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549 Gary Oldman2017-12-26 19:15:00
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550 Christmas Party with Jon Culshaw, Josie Lawrence, Austentatious, Patience Agbabi, Inua Ellams and Steve Edis2017-12-25 19:50:00
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551 Emily Watson, Older women on screen, Christmas songs2017-12-22 20:10:00
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552 Jodie Foster, Molly's Game, Christmas film round-up, Hamilton, Imtiaz Dharker2017-12-21 20:00:00
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553 James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical2017-12-20 20:17:00
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James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical

The actor and one-time theology student James Norton discusses his role as Alex Godman in new TV thriller McMafia. His character begins the series as a public advocate of clean capitalism with his own hedge fund investing only in ethical business, but Alex can't escape his Russian family connections and slowly gets drawn into the dangerous world of international organised crime and corruption. Penny Martin, editor of The Gentlewoman, and Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, deputy editor of gal-dem magazine, discuss the agendas of their respective publications and the independent magazine landscape, which is vibrant and culturally significant. You love opera and would love to nurture such love in a loved one: music critics Norman Lebrecht and Alexandra Coghlan are at hand to help, offering their choices of a recording of an opera to entice the reluctant and a cracker available on a DVD. The Royal and Derngate Theatre in Northampton is staging The Jungle Book. It's impossible, but try to put 'I'm the King of the Swingers' out of your mind. This is a new musical with songs and a score by Joe Stilgoe (yes, son of...), which looks beyond Walt Disney to Rudyard Kipling and his stories about Mowgli, the boy brought up by wolves, and finds in them themes for our times: the complexities of cultural identity in a diverse world, what the Law of the Jungle means and where the Jungle might be. And Joe performs the song he has written for Baloo the Bear, live in the Front Row studio. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Julian May.…read more

554 Mavis Staples, Carmen Maria Machado, Christmas ghost stories2017-12-19 19:53:00
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555 The League Of Gentlemen, Gina Yashere, Jenny Eclair, Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World2017-12-18 20:28:00
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556 The Hayward Gallery reopening, Emily Wilson, The art of literary translation2017-12-15 20:12:00
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557 Emma Rice, John Boyega, Laura Ingalls Wilder2017-12-14 20:09:00
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558 Kazuo Ishiguro2017-12-14 06:45:00
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559 Christmas TV, Theatre from the Calais Jungle, Protecting live music.2017-12-12 20:22:00
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560 The Bette Davis/Joan Crawford Feud, The Twilight Zone, A Snow Poem2017-12-11 20:08:00
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