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582 Susheela Raman sings Eastern Christian music; Liz Dawn and Tony Booth remembered; the campus in culture; Kwame Kwei Armah2017-09-26 20:02:00
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583 Nancy Meyers, Jenny Erpenbeck, Literary modern classics, Turner Prize show2017-09-25 19:02:00
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584 Gerald Scarfe, Novelist Maja Lunde, The Judas Passion2017-09-22 19:21:00
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585 Juliet Stevenson, Basquiat, Tony Blackburn, NSSA shortlisted Jenni Fagan2017-09-21 19:03:00
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586 Benedict Cumberbatch, Giles Coren, Borg vs McEnroe, Will Eaves2017-09-20 19:06:00
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587 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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588 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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589 Jack Dee, Joanna Trollope reveals the BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist2017-09-15 19:07:00
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590 Ute Lemper, Steelworks play We're Still Here, Vasily Petrenko2017-09-14 19:27:00
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591 Sara Pascoe, Man Booker Prize shortlist, Robert Lindsay2017-09-13 19:05:00
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592 Sir Peter Hall remembered2017-09-12 18:45:00
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593 Stephen Frears and Ali Fazal, Pears' Cyclopaedia final edition, Jeff Pope on Cilla2017-09-11 18:57:00
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594 Joanne Froggatt, Darren Aronofsky, 25 years of Classic FM2017-09-08 18:56:00
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595 Marian Keyes, Tim Roth, Joe Lycett2017-09-07 19:18:00
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596 Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT2017-09-06 19:23:00
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Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT

Roddy Doyle talks to John Wilson about his new novel, Smile. 30 years since he wrote The Commitments, Smile is his 11th novel, in which a middle-aged man looks back over his unfulfilled life, as dark and disturbing memories of being taught by the Christian Brothers begin to surface. Head of BBC Drama Piers Wenger has said he would like to see fewer dark dramas on TV and more inspiring stories, specifically programmes that examine heroism. We ask TV critics Chris Dunkley and Caroline Frost whether the golden age of television has left viewers swamped in anti-heroes and whether they would like to see more heroes on screens. Matt Thorne reviews IT, the latest film to be adapted from a Stephen King horror novel. It stars Bill Skarsgård as the demonic entity of evil which shapeshifts into Pennywise the clown. Matt also describes his own relationship with the story - and Pennywise - since first reading King's novel aged 12. Plus, as veteran football commentator John Motson announces his retirement, Alex Clark examines the art of sports commentary. Presenter John Wilson Producer Dymphna Flynn.…read more

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598 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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599 Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo2017-09-01 19:08:00
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600 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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