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42 Tracey Thorn, Rival Biographers, Image Licensing, Stormzy2018-02-22 20:05:00
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43 Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar2018-02-21 20:01:00
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44 I, Tonya; Robin Cousins on the art of ice skating; Jess Kidd2018-02-20 20:07:00
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45 Suffrage art and a celebration of female artists2018-02-19 20:07:00
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46 Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien2018-02-16 19:47:00
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47 Ruth Wilson on Dark River, Cal McCrystal on ENO's Iolanthe, Creative Scotland funding decisions2018-02-15 19:55:00
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48 Greta Gerwig, Opportunities for disabled actors, National Short Story Award2018-02-14 20:00:00
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49 The Shape of Water, Terracotta Warriors, Samira Ahmed, RuPaul's Drag Race2018-02-13 20:18:00
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50 Bob Geldof on WB Yeats, The Fifty Shades phenomenon, Julian Rowlands & the Santiago Quartet2018-02-12 20:35:00
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51 Chadwick Boseman, The Black Panther, Shakespeare for Children, Welsh Music - In Welsh2018-02-09 20:06:00
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52 David Hare on Collateral, Carmen, John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury2018-02-08 20:34:00
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53 Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, Irish Women Writers, Vaseem Khan2018-02-07 20:04:00
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54 Mica Paris, Ethics of Arts Funding, Jim Crace2018-02-06 20:08:00
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Mica Paris, Ethics of Arts Funding, Jim Crace

As artists back photographer Nan Goldin's call to hold arts patrons the Sackler family to account over the US opioid crisis, we discuss the ethics of funding the arts. Soul singer Mica Paris talks about her current projects exploring the life and work of legendary jazz pioneer Ella Fitzgerald, and performs live in the studio. Jim Crace has twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker prize. He talks to John about his new novel The Melody. Set in an unnamed town on the Mediterranean, its main character is a composer facing loneliness as a recent widower. The novel, Jim Crace says, has its roots in seeing child foragers on a rubbish dump in India. And to mark the centenary of some women being granted the vote in 1918 we hear the poem Suffragette written by Jan Dean. It's from the anthology Reaching the Stars which contains poems about extraordinary women and girls. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

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57 Simple Minds, Phantom Thread, Napoleon Disrobed, Alex La Guma2018-02-01 20:04:00
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58 Fiddler on the Roof lyricist, how musicals have evolved since 'Fiddler', Olafur Eliasson2018-01-31 20:03:00
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59 James Graham on The Culture, Costa Book Prize winner announced, Ocean Liners2018-01-30 20:05:00
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60 Julius Caesar, the Grammys, Joe Dunthorne, architect Neave Brown2018-01-29 20:12:00
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