561 Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain, GLOW star Kate Nash, Pop-up arts2018-06-20 19:04:00
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562 Caitlin Moran, Beyonce and Jay-Z's new album, National Youth Folk Ensemble, Frank Styles2018-06-19 18:56:00
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563 Snatches, Carnegie Prize Winner, Best New Video Games, Glasgow School of Art fire2018-06-18 19:11:00
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564 Frida Kahlo, Fly by Night, Queer Eye, Cats in literature2018-06-15 18:59:00
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565 Ocean's 8, Football kit design, Tacita Dean on drawing, Classical pianist Alexis Ffrench on hip-hop2018-06-14 19:41:00
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566 Eddie Izzard, Wilko Johnson and novelist Benjamin Markovits2018-06-13 19:22:00
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567 Rosemary's Baby at 50, scary movies, James Joyce's daughter Lucia2018-06-12 19:15:00
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568 Timothy Spall, Tracy Chapman's Fast Car turns 30, Novelist Lissa Evans2018-06-11 19:01:00
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Timothy Spall, Tracy Chapman's Fast Car turns 30, Novelist Lissa Evans

Timothy Spall discusses his new film Stanley, A Man of Variety, in which he plays every character on screen. It follows Stanley, the only inmate in a failing insane asylum, as he wrestles with the voices in his head which take the form of classic comedy stars such as George Formby and Noël Coward. 30 years ago today, a concert to celebrate the 70th birthday of Nelson Mandela was staged at London's Wembley Stadium and broadcast to an audience of 600 million around the world. It was at this event that Tracy Chapman, a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio, first came to worldwide attention as she stepped in last minute and played a selection of songs from her new album. The album, with its hit singles including Fast Car and Baby Can I Hold You Tonight, went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide and propelled Tracy Chapman to global fame. Music critic Jacqueline Springer reminisces about that watershed moment in musical history. Writer Lissa Evans talks about her latest novel, Old Baggage, which follows a firebrand suffragette yearning for her militant past. Lissa discusses her popular children's book Wed Wabbit and seeing her novel Their Finest Hour and a Half made into a successful film starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy. An extraordinary photograph of the G7 summit showing the German Chancellor surrounded by other world leaders confronting a petulant, defiant looking Donald Trump has been shared widely online and been likened to a Caravaggio painting. Art critic, Richard Cork, gives his reaction. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Hannah Robins.…read more

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570 Rupert Everett, Abir Mukherjee, Sex and the City 20 years on2018-06-07 18:56:00
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571 Women's Prize for Fiction winner, Jurassic World, Sunderland musician Nadine Shah, The Future Library2018-06-06 19:15:00
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572 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Shebeen in Nottingham, Will Sharpe, Vampyr video game2018-06-05 19:10:00
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573 David Edgar, Women's non-fiction writing, Art in the aftermath of World War One2018-06-04 19:13:00
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574 Orlando Bloom, Grief as muse, Antony Gormley, Novello Award-winning rapper Dave.2018-06-01 19:10:00
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575 Westminster Abbey, The culture of the countryside, Gillian Allnutt2018-05-31 19:17:00
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576 Angélique Kidjo, Book Club reviewed, Roseanne controversy, novelist Anuradha Roy2018-05-30 19:13:00
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577 François Ozon's L'Amant Double, Patrick Heron, Rachel Kushner2018-05-29 19:20:00
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578 Dame Cleo Laine2018-05-28 18:15:00
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579 Akram Khan, Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman exhibition, soldier-turned-novelist Kevin Powers2018-05-25 18:57:00
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580 Orla Kiely, British Asian theatre, Belinda Bauer2018-05-24 19:08:00
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