581 Orla Kiely, British Asian theatre, Belinda Bauer2018-05-24 19:08:00
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582 Novelist Philip Roth remembered2018-05-23 19:13:00
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583 Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Star Wars, Andrew Sean Greer, Comic novels2018-05-22 19:25:00
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584 Ian McKellen, The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Bill Gold remembered, Tishani Doshi2018-05-21 19:01:00
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585 Hamlet and As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe, Mysterious Marginalia, Morris Dance Music2018-05-18 19:24:00
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586 Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train on stage, the Famous Women Dinner Service2018-05-17 19:00:00
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587 Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival2018-05-16 18:50:00
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588 King Lear, Tom Wolfe remembered, Deadpool 2, Royal Academy at 2502018-05-15 19:31:00
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589 Backstage at Swan Lake, Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights, Kaffe Fassett2018-05-14 19:32:00
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Backstage at Swan Lake, Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights, Kaffe Fassett

As the Royal Ballet stages their new production of Swan Lake this week, we go behind the scenes during rehearsals to meet some of the cast and crew, including choreographer Liam Scarlett, designer John Macfarlane and principal dancer Marianela Nuñez. This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Emily Brontë, author of Wuthering Heights. An intense tale of passionate relationships, it is considered one of the most powerful and enigmatic works in English literature. As Wuthering Heights is dramatised on Radio 4, we speak to Christine Alexander, author of the Oxford Companion to the Brontës and Professor John Mullan about the short life of Emily Brontë and the impact of her only novel. As Kaffe Fassett's vibrant needlepoints and quilts are celebrated in a new exhibition in Bath, the 80 year-old textile designer talks about his love of bright colours. Presenter: Viv Groskop Producer: Edwina Pitman.…read more

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592 Neil Gaiman's How To Talk To Girls At Parties and rewatching old films in the #MeToo era2018-05-09 19:17:00
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593 On Chesil Beach with Ian McEwan, Older people and the arts, Drew McOnie2018-05-08 19:17:00
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594 Literary Norwich2018-05-07 18:44:00
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595 David Shrigley, Madeline Miller, the Power of Netflix2018-05-04 18:59:00
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596 Kate Mosse, Kanye West, Loewe Craft Prize2018-05-03 20:03:00
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597 Benjamin Zephaniah, Male suicide on Coronation Street, I Feel Pretty, Mircea Eliade2018-05-02 18:55:00
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598 Tate Modern's Shape of Light; Art Fund Museum of the Year Prize 2018; Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling2018-05-01 19:05:00
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599 Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.2018-04-30 19:48:00
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600 The Marvel Universe, Libraries today, Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym Simcock2018-04-27 19:09:00
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