581 Novelist Philip Roth remembered2018-05-23 19:13:00
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582 Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Star Wars, Andrew Sean Greer, Comic novels2018-05-22 19:25:00
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583 Ian McKellen, The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Bill Gold remembered, Tishani Doshi2018-05-21 19:01:00
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584 Hamlet and As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe, Mysterious Marginalia, Morris Dance Music2018-05-18 19:24:00
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585 Joel Meyerowitz, The Girl on the Train on stage, the Famous Women Dinner Service2018-05-17 19:00:00
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586 Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival2018-05-16 18:50:00
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Brighton Festival, Laurie Anderson on the poetry of Lou Reed, Cannes Film Festival

Film critic Jason Solomons reports from Cannes on the big films, rising stars and talking points at this year's festival. In 1970 Lou Reed not only left The Velvet Underground but he decided poetry was his vocation. In 1971 he gave a reading at St Mark's church in New York which was recorded. 'Do Angels Need Haircuts?' is a slim volume of Reed's early poems that draws on this recording and other archive material. The artist Laurie Anderson, who was married to Reed and is curating his legacy, talks to John Wilson about Reed's writing life. As the three-week Brighton Festival reaches its half-way point, John visits the coast to try his hand at life drawing in Guest Director David Shrigley's project Life Model II. He meets the members of Three Score Dance who are performing work by Pina Bausch on the seafront and travels to the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft to meet artist Morag Myerscough and discover the art of former Los Angeles nun and activist Corita Kent. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Caroline Donne.…read more

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588 Backstage at Swan Lake, Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights, Kaffe Fassett2018-05-14 19:32:00
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589 David Nicholls on Patrick Melrose, Gaz Coombes, Kayo Chingonyi2018-05-11 19:15:00
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590 Male full-frontal nudity, Chris Lang, Stuart Hall's memoirs2018-05-10 18:59:00
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591 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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592 On Chesil Beach with Ian McEwan, Older people and the arts, Drew McOnie2018-05-08 19:17:00
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593 Literary Norwich2018-05-07 18:44:00
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594 David Shrigley, Madeline Miller, the Power of Netflix2018-05-04 18:59:00
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595 Kate Mosse, Kanye West, Loewe Craft Prize2018-05-03 20:03:00
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596 Benjamin Zephaniah, Male suicide on Coronation Street, I Feel Pretty, Mircea Eliade2018-05-02 18:55:00
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597 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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598 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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599 The Marvel Universe, Libraries today, Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym Simcock2018-04-27 19:09:00
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600 Janelle Monae, The Assassination of Katie Hopkins, Turner Prize shortlist2018-04-26 19:04:00
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