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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Tracee Ellis Ross, Walter Iuzzolino, Southbank Centre

Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of Diana Ross and in 2017 became the first African-American woman to win a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Comedy since 1983, for her sitcom Black-ish. She tells us about her new film The High Note, in which she plays a pop superstar looking to reinvigorate her career. Pushkin Press has partnered with Walter Iuzzolino from Channel 4’s ‘Walter Presents’ on a collaboration of timeless novels with strong international appeal. Walter discusses the first title in the partnership, The Mystery of Henri Pick by French writer David Foenkinos, about the importance of curatorship in a global world of mass content and his ambition to promote his series of foreign language novels into must-haves as compelling as box sets. London’s Southbank Centre says it’s at risk of closure until at least April 2021 due to the economic impact of the Coronavirus, and is calling on the Government to help the cultural sector survive. To discuss the extent of the crisis facing the organisation and the arts, Kirsty is joined by Southbank Centre CEO, Elaine Bedell. As part of Radio 4’s support for students in lockdown we’ve been asking writers to record new introductions to some of the books on the GCSE English literature syllabus. Today we’re going to hear from Sara Collins who won the 2019 Costa First Novel Award for The Confessions of Frannie Langton. She’s sharing her thoughts on Frankenstein by the English author Mary Shelley. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Jerome Weatherald Studio Manager Duncan Hannant…read more

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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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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