541 Pierce Brosnan on Mamma Mia, Irish arts funding, Summer reads2018-07-16 18:59:00
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542 Agnès Varda, The rise of grime, Artistic superstitions2018-07-13 19:18:00
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543 Eve Myles, Bernie Taupin, This Class Works exhibition2018-07-12 19:15:00
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544 Singer Olly Alexander, Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Can a critic call an actor overweight?2018-07-11 19:04:00
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Singer Olly Alexander, Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Can a critic call an actor overweight?

Theatre criticism has been in the dock recently after a reviewer was publicly reproached for mentioning an actor's weight. Critics Sarah Crompton and Quentin Letts debate whether reviewers should feel free to assess an actor's body as well as their performance. Olly Alexander from Years and Years discusses the band's new album, Palo Santo, which combines a sci-fi setting with a visceral account of his life as a gay man. And he performs a song from the new release. Veteran American documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman delves into the world of the New York Public Library in his 42nd documentary, EX LIBRIS. The honorary Oscar winner tells Stig Abell about film-making at 88 years of age, and why he chooses to do all of the research, shooting and editing himself. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Julian May Main Image: Olly Alexander. Credit: Years and Years.…read more

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546 Oliver Knussen remembered, Natalie Dormer, Life modelling2018-07-09 18:55:00
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547 100 Poems by Seamus Heaney, Jesse Jones, Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre2018-07-06 19:37:00
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548 Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery2018-07-05 19:08:00
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549 Emily Mortimer, Man Booker Prize at 50, Glasgow Women's Library2018-07-04 19:11:00
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550 Film director Haifaa al-Mansour, Sharp Objects, Brooklands Museum, Holiday reads2018-07-03 18:54:00
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551 Maxine Peake, Gillian Lynne remembered, Whitney documentaries2018-07-02 18:57:00
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552 Fun Home, Portrayal of lesbians in drama, Caryl Phillips, Tate St Ives2018-06-29 19:06:00
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553 Japan Special: Ryuichi Sakomoto, Japanese Short Stories, Sou Fujimoto2018-06-28 19:03:00
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554 Bartlett Sher and The King and I, Olivia Laing, Museum of the Year report2018-06-27 19:10:00
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555 Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, Kynren in Bishop Auckland2018-06-26 19:04:00
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556 Duran Duran, The Bradford Literature Festival, Stained Glass artist Brian Clarke, and the Poetry of Sun and Summer2018-06-25 19:16:00
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557 Fly by Night, Tim Winton, Poems by teenagers, Music discovered in a painting2018-06-22 19:02:00
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558 James Corden, Poet Raymond Antrobus, Arts Minister Michael Ellis2018-06-21 19:21:00
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559 Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain, GLOW star Kate Nash, Pop-up arts2018-06-20 19:04:00
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560 Caitlin Moran, Beyonce and Jay-Z's new album, National Youth Folk Ensemble, Frank Styles2018-06-19 18:56:00
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