41 Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner2020-05-19 19:02:00
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42 Tom Sutcliffe talks to playwright and poet Inua Ellams2020-05-19 10:04:00
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43 White Lines, Víkingur Ólafsson, How to write a play, Eliza Hittman2020-05-15 19:38:00
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44 Benjamin Zephaniah2020-05-14 18:45:00
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45 Jude Kelly, Emma Thompson, how to write a musical, online art games reviewed2020-05-13 19:14:00
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46 Alicia Keys, Vanessa Redgrave2020-05-12 19:05:00
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47 Will Pound, Future of Television, Royal Albert Hall2020-05-11 19:05:00
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48 Jeremy Deller2020-05-08 18:45:00
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49 George the Poet, Víkingur Ólafsson, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pride and Prejudice2020-05-07 19:05:00
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50 Miranda July, The Fall's Greatest Album? Gemma Bodinetz2020-05-06 19:24:00
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51 Film director Alice Wu, writer Frank Cottrell Boyce, the allure of Golden Brown and baritone Peter Brathwaite remakes paintings2020-05-05 18:56:00
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52 Nicola Benedetti, Music Memories, The Tempest2020-05-04 19:05:00
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53 Crafts in lockdown, Víkingur Ólafsson performs Glass, Netflix series Hollywood and Lionel Shriver novel reviewed2020-05-01 19:12:00
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54 Emma Thompson, Damien Chazelle, Film news2020-04-30 18:54:00
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55 Singer James Bay, film director Pablo Larraín, tribute to actor Irrfan Khan and new drama by disabled writers2020-04-29 18:59:00
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Singer James Bay, film director Pablo Larraín, tribute to actor Irrfan Khan and new drama by disabled writers

James Bay is a multi-award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist. He has released two albums, Chaos and the Calm, and Electric Light; for which he has won multiple Brits and been nominated for three Grammys. He was recording his third album when lockdown happened, but has been keeping busy - providing guitar lessons of his greatest hits on Instagram. He joins Kirsty Lang to perform his song Hold Back the River and to provide his top tips for beginner guitarists. Chilean director Pablo Larraín was Oscar-nominated for his film Jackie, about the life of Jackie Kennedy. Larraín discusses his latest film Ema, about a young reggaeton dancer in modern-day Chile who goes to great lengths to get her adopted child back after rashly handing him back to the state. The director Gurinder Chadha pays a tribute to the Indian actor Irrfan Khan who had died aged 53. Best known in Britain for his roles as the policeman in Slumdog Millionaire and Pi as an adult in The Life of Pi, Khan was a huge star in India, appearing in many films. He played the title role in Maqbool, a version of Macbeth set in the Mumbai underworld, and starred the Bollywood musical Life in a ...Metro. Graeae, the UK’s leading disabled-led theatre company has launched an eleven-week programme of online activity to provide audiences with a rich variety of work whilst the country is in lockdown. It has a deliberately in-your-face title: Crips Without Constraints – A Play, A Podcast, A Picture - and the intention is to embrace the need to isolate and at the same time celebrate the creativity of Deaf and disabled artists. Kirsty is joined by screenwriter, dramatist and Graeae patron Jack Thorne and one of the playwrights for this season, Kat Golding. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Julian May…read more

56 Nmon Ford, Eavan Boland, Kit de Waal, London Mozart Players2020-04-28 19:05:00
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57 Randy Newman; song lyrics in Latin; Romeo and Juliet; the NHS on radio and TV2020-04-27 19:22:00
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58 Normal People, Víkingur Ólafsson, Seán Hewitt, Theresa Lola2020-04-24 19:03:00
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59 Moffie director Oliver Hermanus, Sharon D Clarke, Lesbian visibility, Anna Meredith2020-04-24 10:19:00
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60 Paapa Essiedu, Arts Minister Caroline Dinenage, Turning our tragedies into comedy2020-04-22 18:53:00
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