41 Red Sparrow, Adapting novels for the stage, Neanderthal art2018-02-23 20:13:00
Listen
Listen
42 Tracey Thorn, Rival Biographers, Image Licensing, Stormzy2018-02-22 20:05:00
Listen
Listen
43 Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar2018-02-21 20:01:00
Listen
Listen
44 I, Tonya; Robin Cousins on the art of ice skating; Jess Kidd2018-02-20 20:07:00
Listen
Listen
45 Suffrage art and a celebration of female artists2018-02-19 20:07:00
Listen
Listen
46 Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien2018-02-16 19:47:00
Listen
Listen
47 Ruth Wilson on Dark River, Cal McCrystal on ENO's Iolanthe, Creative Scotland funding decisions2018-02-15 19:55:00
Listen
Listen
48 Greta Gerwig, Opportunities for disabled actors, National Short Story Award2018-02-14 20:00:00
Listen
Listen
49 The Shape of Water, Terracotta Warriors, Samira Ahmed, RuPaul's Drag Race2018-02-13 20:18:00
Listen
Listen

The Shape of Water, Terracotta Warriors, Samira Ahmed, RuPaul's Drag Race

The Shape of Water leads this year's Oscars race with 13 nominations. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, it's an other-worldly fairy tale about a mute cleaner (Sally Hawkins) who falls in love with an alien-like creature imprisoned at the high-security laboratory where she works. Mark Eccleston reviews. As a blockbuster exhibition of the Terracotta Warriors opens at the World Museum in Liverpool, featuring objects from the burial ground of China's First Emperor never before seen in this country, Samira is joined by Fiona Philpott, Director of Exhibitions and Mike Pitts, editor of British Archaeology magazine. Samira is joined by another Samira Ahmed, an American writer whose latest book - Love, Hate & Other Filters - is a coming of age novel about an Muslim teenager coping with Islamophobia in her small town. As the latest series gathers momentum, Louis Wise explores the television phenomenon that is RuPaul's Drag Race, the American reality show where drag queens compete against each other to win the crown, Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Timothy Prosser.…read more

50 Bob Geldof on WB Yeats, The Fifty Shades phenomenon, Julian Rowlands & the Santiago Quartet2018-02-12 20:35:00
Listen
Listen
51 Chadwick Boseman, The Black Panther, Shakespeare for Children, Welsh Music - In Welsh2018-02-09 20:06:00
Listen
Listen
52 David Hare on Collateral, Carmen, John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury2018-02-08 20:34:00
Listen
Listen
53 Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, Irish Women Writers, Vaseem Khan2018-02-07 20:04:00
Listen
Listen
54 Mica Paris, Ethics of Arts Funding, Jim Crace2018-02-06 20:08:00
Listen
Listen
55 Mike Bartlett on Trauma, Cornelia Parker, Val McDermid2018-02-05 19:59:00
Listen
Listen
56 Nicola Benedetti, Winchester, Reading Europe: Russia2018-02-02 20:01:00
Listen
Listen
57 Simple Minds, Phantom Thread, Napoleon Disrobed, Alex La Guma2018-02-01 20:04:00
Listen
Listen
58 Fiddler on the Roof lyricist, how musicals have evolved since 'Fiddler', Olafur Eliasson2018-01-31 20:03:00
Listen
Listen
59 James Graham on The Culture, Costa Book Prize winner announced, Ocean Liners2018-01-30 20:05:00
Listen
Listen
60 Julius Caesar, the Grammys, Joe Dunthorne, architect Neave Brown2018-01-29 20:12:00
Listen
Listen