561 Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival2018-05-16 18:50:00
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562 King Lear, Tom Wolfe remembered, Deadpool 2, Royal Academy at 2502018-05-15 19:31:00
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563 Backstage at Swan Lake, Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights, Kaffe Fassett2018-05-14 19:32:00
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564 David Nicholls on Patrick Melrose, Gaz Coombes, Kayo Chingonyi2018-05-11 19:15:00
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565 Male full-frontal nudity, Chris Lang, Stuart Hall's memoirs2018-05-10 18:59:00
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566 Neil Gaiman's How To Talk To Girls At Parties and rewatching old films in the #MeToo era2018-05-09 19:17:00
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567 On Chesil Beach with Ian McEwan, Older people and the arts, Drew McOnie2018-05-08 19:17:00
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568 Literary Norwich2018-05-07 18:44:00
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569 David Shrigley, Madeline Miller, the Power of Netflix2018-05-04 18:59:00
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570 Kate Mosse, Kanye West, Loewe Craft Prize2018-05-03 20:03:00
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571 Benjamin Zephaniah, Male suicide on Coronation Street, I Feel Pretty, Mircea Eliade2018-05-02 18:55:00
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572 Tate Modern's Shape of Light; Art Fund Museum of the Year Prize 2018; Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling2018-05-01 19:05:00
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573 Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.2018-04-30 19:48:00
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574 The Marvel Universe, Libraries today, Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym Simcock2018-04-27 19:09:00
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575 Janelle Monae, The Assassination of Katie Hopkins, Turner Prize shortlist2018-04-26 19:04:00
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576 Rodin, Curtis Sittenfeld, Mark Simpson's cello concerto, Korean television drama2018-04-25 19:01:00
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Rodin, Curtis Sittenfeld, Mark Simpson's cello concerto, Korean television drama

Rodin and the art of ancient Greece is a new exhibition at the British Museum which highlights the influence the Greek Parthenon sculptures had on the French artist on his first visit to the museum in 1881. The show's curators, Ian Jenkins and Celeste Farge, discuss the relationship between Auguste Rodin's works, including The Kiss and The Thinker, and Pheidias's Elgin Marbles. One of Britain's leading young composers Mark Simpson, himself a winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year Award, has written a cello concerto for his friend, Leonard Elschenbroich. Mark and Leonard reveal the collaborative process involved in its composition and Leonard performs an extract live in the studio. Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld, famous for her novels American Wife and Eligible, talks to John Wilson about her first collection of short stories, You Think It, I'll Say It. The book, nominated for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, includes a story told from the point of view of Hillary Clinton as she runs for the Democrat nomination for president. Other stories delve into parenthood, extra-marital affairs and reconciling our teenage selves with how we are in middle age. Momtaza Mehri, the London Youth Laureate, explains the huge popularity among young people of television dramas made in Korea, and the significance of the Korean Wave or Hallyu, as it is known. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Julian May.…read more

577 Millicent Fawcett statue, Joe Penhall, Stage lighting under review, Thomas Chippendale at 3002018-04-24 19:09:00
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578 Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist, The Shires, Poet Sean O'Brien2018-04-23 19:07:00
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579 Romola Garai, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Guy Gunaratne2018-04-20 18:54:00
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580 Windrush cultural contribution, Dale Winton remembered, Poet Imtiaz Dharker, BBC Proms season2018-04-19 19:08:00
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