41 Oklahoma!, Audience behaviour, Mercury Prize shortlist2019-07-25 19:04:00
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42 The Booker Prize Longlist, A Tea Journey at Compton Verney gallery, Fashion influenced by TV2019-07-24 19:03:00
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43 The Current War, How culture affects relationship expectations, Experimental novels, Cool culture2019-07-24 07:54:00
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44 Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved2019-07-22 19:03:00
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45 Fab 5 Freddy, Laurie Anderson, Summer reads, film trailers2019-07-19 19:06:00
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46 Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist2019-07-18 18:57:00
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47 Conductor Karina Canellakis, a review of Channel 4 drama series I Am... and the director of cricket documentary The Edge2019-07-17 19:00:00
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48 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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49 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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50 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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51 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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52 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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53 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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54 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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55 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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56 Manchester International Festival2019-07-04 19:02:00
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Manchester International Festival

We last saw the work of the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera when she was commissioned for the turbine hall of Tate Modern. She’s known for facing down police interrogation of her work in her native Havana. Now she’s harnessed Manchester’s international community for what she calls a School of Integration. In May, Ibrahim Mahama was one of the six Ghanaian artists chosen to represent the country as it made its debut at the Venice Biennale. Now, he’s come to Manchester to create Parliament of Ghosts – an exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery which reflects both on Ghana’s time under British rule, and the years following the country’s independence. The Mexican-Canadian electronic artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s new work, Atmospheric Memory uses the very latest technology but is rooted in the story of the English mathematician and computer pioneer Charles Babbage. We’ll be asking why this very contemporary artist is seeking inspiration in the nineteenth century. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producers: Ekene Akalawu and Olive Clancy…read more

57 Chanya Button on Vita & Virginia, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, Mental health in gaming, Ode to Joy2019-07-03 18:55:00
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58 Howard Jacobson; Othello Remixed; Museum of the Year shortlister - St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff2019-07-02 18:55:00
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59 Cornelia Funke, V&A Dundee, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck2019-07-01 18:55:00
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60 Todd Douglas Miller, 50 years of queer books, Cultural and political memes2019-06-28 19:03:00
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