41 Tracey Thorn, Rival Biographers, Image Licensing, Stormzy2018-02-22 20:05:00
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42 Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar2018-02-21 20:01:00
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43 I, Tonya; Robin Cousins on the art of ice skating; Jess Kidd2018-02-20 20:07:00
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44 Suffrage art and a celebration of female artists2018-02-19 20:07:00
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45 Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien2018-02-16 19:47:00
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46 Ruth Wilson on Dark River, Cal McCrystal on ENO's Iolanthe, Creative Scotland funding decisions2018-02-15 19:55:00
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47 Greta Gerwig, Opportunities for disabled actors, National Short Story Award2018-02-14 20:00:00
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Greta Gerwig, Opportunities for disabled actors, National Short Story Award

Greta Gerwig recently made history as the first woman to be Oscar-nominated for her directorial debut, Lady Bird. She tells Kirsty why she wrote a coming of age drama about a confused teenage girl growing up in her own hometown of Sacramento, and why she is now keen to write a play or act on the West End stage. Writer Benjamin Markovits was shortlisted for the BBC's National Short Story Award last year. This year he is one of the judges alongside television presenter Mel Giedroyc, poet Sarah Howe, BBC Books editor Di Speirs and last year's winner KJ Orr. Benjamin Markovits discusses the significance of the award now in its 13th year. Recent episodes of BBC One's Silent Witness have drawn praise from critics and audiences especially for Liz Carr role as forensic scientist Clarissa Mullery. The disabled actress has been in the series for 5 years, but this storyline put her at the heart of the drama as well as tackling the issue of abuse of disabled residents in a care home. Silent Witness writer Tim Prager tells us about creating the storyline and the reaction to the episodes, and we also talk to broadcaster Mik Scarlet and deaf actress Genevieve Barr about current opportunities for disabled actors across TV, theatre and film. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Kate Bullivant.…read more

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