561 Ken Loach, Rodin and Dance, Suggs, Tony Robinson2016-10-18 18:52:00
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562 Phil Collins, Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, Patrick Ness2016-10-17 17:33:00
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563 Bob Dylan wins Nobel, Dario Fo remembered, Tutankhamun, Semyon Bychkov2016-10-17 13:43:00
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564 Earl Cameron, David Gledhill, The art of Alphonse Mucha, Simon Callow on David Gascoyne, Northampton theatre to open a school2016-10-14 19:31:00
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565 American Honey, George Monbiot on loneliness, Ella Hickson, Bernice McFadden2016-10-12 18:56:00
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566 Mira Nair and Lupita Nyong'o, Divorce, Great Exhibition of the North, Janet Plater, The Vulgar2016-10-11 18:48:00
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567 One Night in Miami, Kate Tempest, Glam Rock, Remembering Andrzej Wajda2016-10-10 19:00:00
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568 Supersonic, Mel Gibson in Blood Father, Beyond Caravaggio, Karl Jenkins2016-10-07 18:59:00
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569 Louis Theroux, National Poetry Day, Merch yr Eog2016-10-06 19:19:00
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570 Picasso Portraits, Phyllida Lloyd, Virtual reality in film, PUSH community opera2016-10-05 19:07:00
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Picasso Portraits, Phyllida Lloyd, Virtual reality in film, PUSH community opera

Christopher Frayling, Guest Curator of this year's Widescreen Weekend festival at the National Media Museum, and the filmmaker Mike Figgis, famed for his technologically ground-breaking films such as Timecode, discuss the possibilities of the latest cinematic evolution - Virtual Reality. Samira hears from director Phyllida Lloyd about the final production in her trilogy of Shakespeare plays with all-female casts and set in a prison - The Tempest - with Harriet Walter playing Prospero and with Shakespeare's songs newly set by Joan Armatrading. A new exhibition of Pablo Picasso's portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London is the first time in 20 years that so many of his representations of his family and friends have been brought together and, as the curator Prof Elizabeth Cowling explains, it reveals his wit, humour and passion as well as the extraordinary range of styles and media he employed during his life. As a child Simon Gronowski was pushed from a moving train by his mother. Her actions saved his life as the train was bound for Auschwitz, where she died along with his sister. Now his extraordinary story has been transformed into an opera by composer and librettist Howard Moody, and is being performed as part of the ROOT 1066 festival in Hastings. Presented by Samira Ahmed Produced by Ella-mai Robey.…read more

571 The announcement of the winner of the BBC National Short Story Award2016-10-04 19:20:00
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572 Tom Stoppard, The Girl on the Train, Suzanne Lacy, Feminist art, Neville Marriner remembered2016-10-03 18:57:00
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573 Deepwater Horizon, Crisis in Six Scenes, Melvyn Tan, Maria Semple2016-09-29 19:21:00
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574 The composer Steve Reich talks to John Wilson2016-09-28 17:41:00
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575 Gillian Anderson, Pinocchio, Villette2016-09-27 18:59:00
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576 Dominic Cooper and Terry Johnson, Turner Prize shortlist, Completing other authors' books2016-09-26 18:55:00
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577 Tamara Rojo, Akram Khan, Grace Coddington2016-09-23 19:08:00
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578 Hull City of Culture 2017, Emma Donoghue, Ira Sachs, a poem for autumn, K J Orr2016-09-22 18:51:00
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579 The Magnificent Seven, Suzan-Lori Parks, Paul Muldoon, BBC National Short Story Award2016-09-21 18:59:00
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580 Daniel Radcliffe; William Kentridge; BBC National Short Story Award; and turning sex into prose2016-09-20 19:02:00
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