41 When Mary Beard met Margaret Atwood2019-10-11 13:37:00
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42 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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43 Salman Rushdie, playwright Katori Hall, computer games tax avoidance2019-10-09 19:15:00
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44 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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45 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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46 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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47 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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48 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo

Director Rupert Goold discusses his new film Judy. Starring Renée Zellweger as legendary singer Judy Garland, the movie examines the final year of the star's life when, despite struggling with ill health, she was forced to take a demanding five week gig at a London nightclub in order to pay her debts. Kara Walker’s 13 metre high statue is unveiled in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall today. Critic Asana Greenstreet reviews Fons Americanus which comments on British responsibility for slavery. Bernardine Evaristo is the latest of our listener book groups where readers meet each of the authors shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019. Evaristo's novel Girl, Woman, Other is told in a poetic form with little punctuation and follows 12 characters, most of them black British women. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

49 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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50 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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51 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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52 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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53 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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54 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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55 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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56 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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57 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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58 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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59 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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60 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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