601 Peter Kosminsky on The State, Ben Whishaw, The secrets of Vermeer's studio2017-08-21 19:03:00
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602 Lucy Porter, Martin Creed, and Soweto Gospel Choir on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-18 18:45:00
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603 Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina2017-08-17 16:56:00
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604 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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605 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
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606 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
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607 Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud, Isaac Julien, Lawrence Osborne, Nikesh Shukla, Sarah Shaffi2017-08-10 19:06:00
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608 Daniel Libeskind2017-08-09 18:45:00
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609 Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon2017-08-08 19:06:00
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Philippa Gregory, Regina Spektor, TV's Eden and Rebecca Root's Queer Icon

Philippa Gregory talks about her new novel The Last Tudor - the 15th book in her Tudor/Plantagenet series in as many years. In the Last Tudor, Gregory tells the stories of the Grey sisters, starting with Lady Jane Grey who was queen of England for just nine days. The classically-trained singer-songwriter Regina Spektor defies categorisation but wins admiration and a loyal following for her distinctive pop drawing on influences from Boris Pasternak to the Beatles. She joins Kirsty in the studio to perform live from her current album, Remember Us To Life. For Front Row's Queer Icons series, the actor Rebecca Root talks about the Mary Oliver poem Wild Geese which helped her through her transition. This week Channel 4 airs the reality TV series Eden: Paradise Lost - the reality show set on a Scottish island which was cancelled after just four episodes last year. Elizabeth Day gives her verdict. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Dymphna Flynn.…read more

610 Queer Icons2017-08-08 10:30:00
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611 Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing2017-08-07 18:57:00
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612 Irvine Welsh's Performers, Bookshop economics, England Is Mine, CN Lester on Stone Butch Blues2017-08-04 18:53:00
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613 Stockard Channing, Matisse in the Studio, Thomas Ades, representations of war2017-08-03 18:57:00
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614 Emergency services on screen; plus Sally Hawkins, Josette Bushell-Mingo, and Damian Barr2017-08-02 18:59:00
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615 Writer Bernard MacLaverty, Nicholas Hytner's Queer Icon, Riding the Mail Rail2017-08-01 18:59:00
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616 David Walliams, Jeanne Moreau and Sam Shepard remembered, Zinzi Clemmons, Jukebox musicals2017-07-31 18:01:00
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617 Mary Portas' Queer Icon, Michael Symmons Roberts, Howard's End, Susie Dent2017-07-28 19:17:00
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618 Patrick Gale's Man in an Orange Shirt, Olly Alexander's Queer Icon, Man Booker Prize longlist, Mercury Prize shortlist2017-07-27 18:53:00
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619 Horror on film; Crime writer Kathy Reichs; Actors who become artistic directors; LGBT youtuber Ben Hunte's Queer Icon2017-07-26 19:28:00
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620 Daniel Mays, Girls Trip, Asifa Lahore's Queer Icon, Young Poets competition2017-07-25 19:10:00
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