581 Tina the Musical, Nicola Walker, Venue Accessibility, Cherry Blossom Poetry2018-04-18 19:02:00
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582 The royals on TV, Luke Evans, Stabat Mater at the Sistine Chapel2018-04-17 19:04:00
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583 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society director Mike Newell, Joanna Walsh, Milos Forman, 1978 in music2018-04-16 19:23:00
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584 Sharlene Teo, Alice Oswald, William Tillyer, The Chelsea Hotel, Coronation Street's women2018-04-13 19:07:00
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585 Janelle Monáe's PYNK, Young People's Laureate for London, A Clockwork Orange score, Oldest bridge in the world2018-04-12 19:08:00
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586 Naomie Harris, Working class talent, Gurrumul2018-04-11 19:19:00
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587 Viv Albertine, Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall reopens, BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh2018-04-10 19:05:00
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588 Tate Liverpool's Exploring the Unseen, Ben Okri and Joanne Harris, Fortnite Battle Royale, Universal Love album2018-04-09 19:48:00
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589 Front Row 20th Anniversary2018-04-06 20:09:00
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590 The City and The City, Monet and Architecture, Rapid Response Unit Liverpool2018-04-05 19:21:00
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591 Cuba Gooding Jr, Sean Penn - novelist, Love, Simon - a teen rom-com with a twist2018-04-04 19:07:00
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592 Aminatta Forna, romantic fiction post #MeToo, the Hollywood sign2018-04-03 19:02:00
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593 Nottingham: Rebel City2018-04-02 18:46:00
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594 Leonard Bernstein: A Centenary Celebration2018-03-30 18:15:00
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595 David Mamet, Meghan Markle in Suits, Poetry Jukebox2018-03-29 19:07:00
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596 Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, Sporting theme tunes, National poetry competition winner, AJ Pearce2018-03-28 19:10:00
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597 Ready Player One, Church Ministers for the Arts, Mental Institutions in Film, The York Realist2018-03-27 19:28:00
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Ready Player One, Church Ministers for the Arts, Mental Institutions in Film, The York Realist

Steven Spielberg, director of films like The Post, The BFG and Bridge of Spies, returns to the science fiction genre with an action adventure set in a virtual-reality game world sometime in the future. Julia Hardy reviews the film and tells Samira whether it is a classic of the genre like Close Encounters of the Third Kind or Back to the Future. The York Realist is a play set in 1963 when John, up from London and working as assistant director on a production of the York Mystery Plays, falls for local farm-worker, George, who is also a gifted actor and capable of a brilliant career - if he could bring himself to leave. Robert Hastie comes in to talk about the play which, after an acclaimed run in London, he is taking to Yorkshire where he is Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres. The Church of England has just appointed a "Pioneer Minister of the Arts" who will look to use art as a way of reaching out to different communities. For centuries religion and art have had a close relationship, with many artists drawing inspiration from their faith - from religious composers to Renaissance paintings. To discuss exploring faith through art we speak to Reverend Betsy Blatchley, the new Pioneer Minister of the Arts and Reverend Peter Gardner, who has been the Church of Scotland's Pioneer Minister to the Arts Communities of Glasgow since 2016. Steven Soderbergh's new film Unsane stars Clare Foy as a young woman involuntarily committed to a mental institution. But how are mental institutions and hospitals usually presented in films? Novelist and journalist Matt Thorne takes a look - from the German silent horror The Cabinet of Dr Caligari in 1920 to the supernatural slasher film Cult of Chucky released last year. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Kate Bullivant.…read more

598 Anna Chancellor, Harshdeep Kaur, Hilton Als2018-03-26 19:01:00
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599 Sonia Boyce, Debussy, Black Men Walking2018-03-23 20:26:00
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600 Macbeth, The British Council, Performing couples who tour2018-03-22 20:03:00
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