41 The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims2020-06-12 19:10:00
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42 Simon Bird, Whiteness, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh2020-06-11 21:45:00
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43 Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical2020-06-10 19:05:00
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44 Spike Lee; Hope Mirrlees' Paris - A Poem; and are we being more creative in lockdown?2020-06-09 19:06:00
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45 Michaela Coel, The Comedy Women in Print Prize, Bristol's Colston statue2020-06-08 19:05:00
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46 Víkingur Ólafsson, David Greig, El Presidente, Inclusive publishing2020-06-05 19:07:00
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47 Andrew Patterson, Writing about Race, Mark Damazer Chair of Booker Prize Foundation2020-06-04 19:08:00
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48 David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Staged, Ethiopian poetry, Talking About Race2020-06-03 19:07:00
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49 Carrie Mae Weems, Liz Lochhead, How will museums reflect the pandemic2020-06-02 18:56:00
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50 Sitting in Limbo, Joanna Briscoe, Christo, The Uncertain Kingdom2020-06-01 19:06:00
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51 Indira Varma, Víkingur Ólafsson, Snowpiercer and The Lockdown Plays reviewed, DJ Mr Switch, Tom Morris2020-05-29 19:08:00
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52 Can arts venues survive social distancing?2020-05-28 18:50:00
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53 John Grisham, re-opening of museums and galleries, the best of theatre online2020-05-27 19:01:00
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54 Tracee Ellis Ross, Walter Iuzzolino, Southbank Centre2020-05-26 18:52:00
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55 Kirsty Lang talks to American writer AM Homes2020-05-25 18:50:00
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56 The County & Little Fires Everywhere; The Archers; Víkingur Ólafsson; poetry to console2020-05-22 19:30:00
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57 Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, Rubaiyat Hossain, Abigail Pogson, Martin Green2020-05-21 19:11:00
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58 Simon Schama on Rembrandt's The Night Watch, can the performing arts survive coronavirus?2020-05-20 18:56:00
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Simon Schama on Rembrandt's The Night Watch, can the performing arts survive coronavirus?

How serious is coronavirus for the survival for the performing arts long term? As a government inquiry begins this week, it’s expected that the performing arts that serve an audience in a confined space, such as theatre, music and dance, will take the longest to return to normal, and even then some of the damage may be irreversible. Caroline Norbury, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, Deborah Annetts, chief executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians and Julian Bird, chief executive of UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre, discuss the ramifications of the current crisis on the performing arts. The Night Watch is arguably Rembrandt’s most famous painting. The imposing canvas from 1642, is housed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and has been undergoing a major restoration since July last year, but work is currently on hold because of the lockdown. The museum recently posted online a ‘hyper-resolution’ photograph of the masterpiece, allowing the viewer unprecedented access to the painting’s finest details. Historian Simon Schama discusses what the image reveals about the painting and the artist. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

59 Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner2020-05-19 19:02:00
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60 Tom Sutcliffe talks to playwright and poet Inua Ellams2020-05-19 10:04:00
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