541 Eddie Izzard, Wilko Johnson and novelist Benjamin Markovits2018-06-13 19:22:00
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542 Rosemary's Baby at 50, scary movies, James Joyce's daughter Lucia2018-06-12 19:15:00
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543 Timothy Spall, Tracy Chapman's Fast Car turns 30, Novelist Lissa Evans2018-06-11 19:01:00
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544 Pieter-Dirk Uys, Joan Bakewell and Christopher Frayling on older audiences, Gaël Faye2018-06-08 19:08:00
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545 Rupert Everett, Abir Mukherjee, Sex and the City 20 years on2018-06-07 18:56:00
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546 Women's Prize for Fiction winner, Jurassic World, Sunderland musician Nadine Shah, The Future Library2018-06-06 19:15:00
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547 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Shebeen in Nottingham, Will Sharpe, Vampyr video game2018-06-05 19:10:00
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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Shebeen in Nottingham, Will Sharpe, Vampyr video game

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition opens on 12th June. It has been held every year without interruption since 1769 providing a platform for emerging and established artists. This year it is co-ordinated by Grayson Perry with the theme "Art Made Now". Art historian Jacky Klein joins Stig to review the exhibition. Shebeen is a new play set amongst the Caribbean community in 1950s Nottingham. Inspired by the Windrush generation and written by local playwright Mufaro Makubika, the drama deals with an immigrant Jamaican couple and the forbidden parties they throw at their shebeen - an illegal bar set up in their home. Writer Mufaro Makubika and director Matthew Xia discuss its relevance now. The offbeat comedy Flowers, about the dysfunctional family of a children's writer, starring Olivia Coleman and Julian Barratt, returns to Channel 4 for a second season. The Anglo-Japanese writer Will Sharpe, who also directed and acts in it, is in the studio to discuss its dark humour. We review Vampyr, the action role-playing video game with a moral dilemma at its heart which is released today. Jonathan Reid is a vampiric doctor whose thirst for blood compels him to kill innocent people, but how does that sit with his Hippocratic Oath? Games reviewer Jordan Erica Webber joins Stig to play the game and offers her verdict. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Harry Parker.…read more

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550 Westminster Abbey, The culture of the countryside, Gillian Allnutt2018-05-31 19:17:00
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558 Ian McKellen, The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Bill Gold remembered, Tishani Doshi2018-05-21 19:01:00
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559 Hamlet and As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe, Mysterious Marginalia, Morris Dance Music2018-05-18 19:24:00
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560 Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train on stage, the Famous Women Dinner Service2018-05-17 19:00:00
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