41 Horrible Histories, Barbara Strozzi at 400, Barney Norris, V&A and Extinction Rebellion2019-07-26 18:55:00
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42 Oklahoma!, Audience behaviour, Mercury Prize shortlist2019-07-25 19:04:00
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43 The Booker Prize Longlist, A Tea Journey at Compton Verney gallery, Fashion influenced by TV2019-07-24 19:03:00
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44 The Current War, How culture affects relationship expectations, Experimental novels, Cool culture2019-07-24 07:54:00
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45 Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved2019-07-22 19:03:00
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46 Fab 5 Freddy, Laurie Anderson, Summer reads, film trailers2019-07-19 19:06:00
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47 Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist2019-07-18 18:57:00
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48 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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49 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers

American composer Philip Glass is often cited as one of the most influential composers alive, combining minimalist, spare music with the harmonic tradition of Bach, Schubert and Mozart. Now, for the Manchester International Festival, he's teamed up with British performer and director Phelim McDermott to produce a very personal work with ten new pieces of music and ten meditations on life, death and Taoist wisdom. In the month that Ravelry, a community site for knitters with over 6 million members, bans patterns that support US President Donald Trump, we consider the power of knitting as a political tool with Geraldine Warner, author of Protest Knits and crafter and haberdashery owner Rosie Fletcher. How far has the representation of black women on stage changed in recent years? Martina Laird shares her experiences as an actor and tutor ahead of her talk, Standing on Shoulders, at the National Theatre. A colossal statue of Ed Sheeran, relaxing on a green plinth in tight red shorts and shades, has been unveiled in Moscow’s Gorky Park ahead of his concert there this week. Travel writer Simon Calder reports on examples of statues of performers worldwide. Presenter: Shahidha Bari Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

50 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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51 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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52 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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53 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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54 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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55 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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56 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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57 Manchester International Festival2019-07-04 19:02:00
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58 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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59 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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60 Cornelia Funke, V&A Dundee, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck2019-07-01 18:55:00
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