581 Benedict Cumberbatch, Giles Coren, Borg vs McEnroe, Will Eaves2017-09-20 19:06:00
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582 Bill Murray and Jan Vogler; Oslo reviewed; Poet Yrsa Daley-Ward; Helen Oyeyemi, BBC National Short Story Award nominee2017-09-19 19:16:00
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583 Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn on action movie Kingsman, Jasper Johns, BBC National Short Story Award2017-09-18 19:14:00
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584 Jack Dee, Joanna Trollope reveals the BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist2017-09-15 19:07:00
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585 Ute Lemper, Steelworks play We're Still Here, Vasily Petrenko2017-09-14 19:27:00
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586 Sara Pascoe, Man Booker Prize shortlist, Robert Lindsay2017-09-13 19:05:00
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587 Sir Peter Hall remembered2017-09-12 18:45:00
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588 Stephen Frears and Ali Fazal, Pears' Cyclopaedia final edition, Jeff Pope on Cilla2017-09-11 18:57:00
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589 Joanne Froggatt, Darren Aronofsky, 25 years of Classic FM2017-09-08 18:56:00
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590 Marian Keyes, Tim Roth, Joe Lycett2017-09-07 19:18:00
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591 Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT2017-09-06 19:23:00
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592 Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition, Lloyd Dorfman, Karen McCarthy Woolf, John Ashbery2017-09-05 19:07:00
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593 Suranne Jones returns as Doctor Foster, Lancashire's Fabrications Festival, Josephine Barstow on Sondheim's Follies2017-09-04 18:59:00
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594 Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo2017-09-01 19:08:00
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595 Brian Cox on playing real people, Author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy, Venice Film Festival opening2017-08-31 18:58:00
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596 Composer Alma Deutscher, Bake Off's return, Controversial statues, Last Days of June2017-08-30 19:00:00
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597 Stan Laurel novel; Tanika Gupta; film Una; Ed Skrein Walks Away2017-08-29 19:03:00
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598 Bill Nighy, The ever-changing appeal of Hamlet, Photographer Steve McCurry2017-08-28 18:45:00
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599 Ronnie Wood, Shakespeare plays on screen, Taylor Swift's new song, Peter Hoeg2017-08-25 19:07:00
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600 Illness in comedy series, Ned Beauman, Thomas Meehan2017-08-24 19:00:00
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Illness in comedy series, Ned Beauman, Thomas Meehan

Making TV comedy about of illness, with Peep Show writer Sam Bain, whose new series Ill Behaviour features a cancer sufferer refusing conventional treatment, and Alison Vernon Smith, producer of Bad Salsa, Radio 4's comedy drama about women who take up salsa dancing after their cancer treatment. Thomas Meehan was behind successful musicals including Annie, The Producers, and Hairspray but he's not the name you're likely to know because he wrote the book: the narrative glue that holds a musical together. Theatre critic Matt Wolf assesses his legacy and discusses his partnership with Mel Brooks. Ned Beauman on his latest novel Madness Is Better Than Defeat. Beauman is the author of four novels including Boxer, Beetle. He has been longlisted for the Man Booker prize, won a Somerset Maugham award, and in 2013 was named one of Granta's best British novelists under 40. This latest novel is inspired by the making of the films Apocalypse Now and Fitzcarraldo, though its setting is the earlier Hollywood golden age of the 1930s. As Oscar-winning film-maker Michael Moore takes on Donald Trump in a new one man show Terms of My Surrender, Matt Wolf evaluates his attempt to "convert the unconverted" and whether the the stage is the best place to do it. Main Image: Ill Behaviour: Nadia (Lizzy Caplan), Charlie (Tom Riley), Joel (Chris Geere), Tess (Jessican Regan) Image Credit: BBC / Fudge Park Productions / Jon Hall.…read more