601 Clive James, Joe Joyce, Marin Alsop, Hunter Davies2016-08-23 19:14:00
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602 Quincy Jones, Noel Clarke, Timbuktu cultural war crimes2016-08-22 19:04:00
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603 David Walliams and Francesca Simon on Roald Dahl, Jack and Harry Williams, Picasso's plays2016-08-19 18:45:00
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604 Groundhog Day review, Pedro Almodovar, Dressage music, Bertie Carvel2016-08-18 19:21:00
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Groundhog Day review, Pedro Almodovar, Dressage music, Bertie Carvel

The film Groundhog Day tells the story of a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in the isolated small town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, when he finds himself caught in a time loop, forced to repeat the same day again and again...and again. Now it's been made into a musical by the same team behind Matilda the Musical, including composer and lyricist Tim Minchin. So how successful is the Old Vic's adaptation? Matt Wolf reviews. Samira talks to the Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar, famous for outrageous comedies (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) and female-focused dramas (Volver, All About My Mother), whose latest film, Julieta, is his most serious yet. Charlotte Dujardin won her third Olympic gold earlier this week by retaining her individual dressage title. She performed her latest gold-winning ride to music written especially by composer Tom Hunt for the games in Rio. Tom talks about how he conceived and wrote the music for Charlotte and her horse, Valegro. Actor Bertie Carvel discusses his directorial debut Strife, John Galsworthy's rarely staged political drama, which charts the progress of an industrial strike and the fight between a factory's workers and the company's board of directors. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Angie Nehring.…read more

605 Talent spotters, Karine Polwart, Political theatre2016-08-17 18:50:00
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606 The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-16 17:44:00
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607 Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-15 18:38:00
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608 Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee2016-08-12 18:53:00
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609 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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610 Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.2016-08-10 18:53:00
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611 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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612 The Glass Menagerie, Conrad Shawcross, Sitcoms at 602016-08-08 19:00:00
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613 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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614 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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615 Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, The Little Prince, Brazilian artists, The Macarena at 202016-08-03 18:52:00
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616 Brian Cox, Brighton i360, Chilcot at Edinburgh festival, Ernesto Neto.2016-08-03 08:47:00
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617 Front Row from Rio de Janeiro2016-07-29 18:45:00
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618 Tallulah, David Bowie Prom, The Plough and the Stars2016-07-28 19:05:00
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619 Bourne, Man Booker Prize long list, The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Presidential campaign music.2016-07-27 18:56:00
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620 Harry Potter on stage, Cultural response to Brexit, Michael Berkeley and Anthony Payne2016-07-26 18:59:00
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