601 Groundhog Day review, Pedro Almodovar, Dressage music, Bertie Carvel2016-08-18 19:21:00
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602 Talent spotters, Karine Polwart, Political theatre2016-08-17 18:50:00
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603 The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-16 17:44:00
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604 Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-15 18:38:00
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605 Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee2016-08-12 18:53:00
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606 Jamie Cullum at the Proms, Greek crime writer Petros Markaris, Techno-thriller Nerve, Artists in residence2016-08-11 19:04:00
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607 Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.2016-08-10 18:53:00
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Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.

This week sees the release of a lot of water in cinemas as surfer Blake Lively does battle with a great white shark in The Shallows, and inhabitants of a small Norwegian town struggle to survive a tsunami in The Wave. Adam Smith comes up for breath to offer his verdict on both. Alexander McCall Smith is back with his 11th instalment of his popular '44 Scotland Street series' with The Bertie Project. He reveals what happens to Bertie next, how the pressure of writing a serialised novel affects his style, and, after more than 80 books, will he ever slow down? To help celebrate the National Youth Theatre turning sixty, two playwrights, Bola Ajbage and James Fritz, have penned plays hoping to fire the imagination of young theatre goers. They join Kirsty to explain why they've put technology and housing centre stage in a bid to speak to generation Z. Seas and rivers have long been a source of poetic inspiration so to continue our series where we find out what artists in residence do, we take a walk up a towpath in Birmingham with canal laureate Luke Kennard.…read more

608 Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down, Krys Lee, Allegro at 70, Windsor racecourse's resident artist2016-08-09 18:54:00
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609 The Glass Menagerie, Conrad Shawcross, Sitcoms at 602016-08-08 19:00:00
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610 Yerma starring Billie Piper, Film director Todd Solondz, Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein, Slam poetry in Brazil2016-08-05 19:09:00
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611 The Mercury Prize shortlist, Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on gay theatre, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri, author Sara Taylor2016-08-04 19:05:00
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612 Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, The Little Prince, Brazilian artists, The Macarena at 202016-08-03 18:52:00
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613 Brian Cox, Brighton i360, Chilcot at Edinburgh festival, Ernesto Neto.2016-08-03 08:47:00
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614 Front Row from Rio de Janeiro2016-07-29 18:45:00
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615 Tallulah, David Bowie Prom, The Plough and the Stars2016-07-28 19:05:00
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616 Bourne, Man Booker Prize long list, The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Presidential campaign music.2016-07-27 18:56:00
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617 Harry Potter on stage, Cultural response to Brexit, Michael Berkeley and Anthony Payne2016-07-26 18:59:00
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618 Front Row: The Cultural Response To Brexit2016-07-26 15:33:00
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619 Finding Dory, My Brilliant Friend, Mahler's musical manuscript, Edmund Clark's War of Terror2016-07-25 19:06:00
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620 Mark Rylance on The BFG, Pixie Lott, Alpesh Chauhan2016-07-22 18:58:00
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