41 Aisling Bea, Booker Prize Double, Zawe Ashton2019-10-15 18:56:00
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42 Margaret Atwood book group, LA artist Mark Bradford, Peanut Butter Falcon review2019-10-14 18:55:00
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43 Sienna Miller, Elif Shafak, Giri/Haji2019-10-11 18:59:00
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44 When Mary Beard met Margaret Atwood2019-10-11 13:37:00
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45 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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46 Salman Rushdie, playwright Katori Hall, computer games tax avoidance2019-10-09 19:15:00
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47 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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48 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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49 Booker Book Group with Chigozie Obioma, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake2019-10-04 18:55:00
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50 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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51 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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52 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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53 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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54 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival

Stig Abell talks to John Godber, one of the most-performed playwrights in the English language and somebody who has been interpreting the city of Hull in his plays for over thirty years, from Bouncers to Up and Under. His latest work This Isn’t Right tells the story of Holly Parker who is rediscovering Hull after three years at University in London. When a young woman disappears her already over-protective Dad goes into over-drive. Earlier this year the poet and performer Zena Edwards wore a grass coat to Tate Modern to mark the launch of a movement drawing attention to climate change - Culture Declares An Emergency. For Contains Strong Language she’s performing a newly commissioned piece called Rallying Cry. She'll perform and talk to Stig Abell about putting the joy into the poetry of protest. We'll hear a world premiere performance of a Jodie Langford poem specially commissioned by BBC Humberside. She's a rising star of the spoken word scene and one of 12 poets chosen by BBC local radio stations to “challenge the outdated clichés and celebrate all that is regionally distinctive about the North”. And playwright Mark Ravenhill on translating Bertholt Brecht's The Mother with original score by Hanns Eisler which will be recorded at the festival for broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Maxine Peake plays Pelagea Vlassova, the woman who acts to protect her son from prison and becomes an accidental revolutionary. Presenter Stig Abell Producer Olive Clancy…read more

55 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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56 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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57 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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58 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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59 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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60 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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