641 Steven Spielberg, Artist and Empire, Hannah Rothschild2015-11-23 19:55:00
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642 Emile Zola Special: JR, Michel Houellebecq2015-11-20 19:45:00
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643 Cate Blanchett, Enya, Bruntwood Prize winner2015-11-19 19:53:00
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644 Samuel Pepys, Jon Savage, Dana Fouras and Russell Maliphant2015-11-18 20:03:00
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645 The Hunger Games, Costa Book Awards, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, The Man in the High Castle2015-11-17 20:11:00
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646 Toby Jones and Peter Bowker on Capital, Adil Ray on Saeed Jaffrey, Ticket re-selling, Hollywood's mature directors2015-11-16 19:57:00
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647 Tracy Chapman, Raymond Briggs, The Fear of 132015-11-13 19:59:00
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648 Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer, Vikram Seth, The Last Panthers2015-11-12 19:56:00
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649 Nicholas Hytner, Peep Show, Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize, Waste review2015-11-11 20:30:00
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650 Umberto Eco, Roger Waters, Tangerine, Video game strike2015-11-10 20:00:00
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651 Kenneth Branagh, Glenda Jackson, The art of Alexander Calder2015-11-09 19:58:00
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652 Alina Ibragimova, John Niven, The war memorials of Edwin Lutyens and Nicki Wragg, Backstage in the wardrobe2015-11-06 19:45:00
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Alina Ibragimova, John Niven, The war memorials of Edwin Lutyens and Nicki Wragg, Backstage in the wardrobe

Kirsty Lang meets the brilliant young Russian Alina Ibragimova - the violinist whose solo Bach recitals were a highlight of this year's Proms - who talks about on her new recording of Bach's Violin Concertos. And why she doesn't get nervous. Kill Your Friends, a film about the cutthroat nineties music industry, is released this week. Kirsty speaks to John Niven, who adapted the semi-autobiographical novel for the screen. Edwin Lutyens is famous for designing the Cenotaph. Less known is that the great British architect also designed 44 war memorials, to be found in towns and villages all over the country. Today it has been announced that all of them will be listed, and so protected, and that the government is providing £2.5 millions for the restoration and maintenance of our war memorials. Roger Bowdler, Director of Listings at Historic England considers the aesthetic and social importance of Lutyens' memorials, and explains the new initiative which will involve people caring for their local memorials. As part of the BBC On Stage Season, Front Row goes backstage to eavesdrop on what happens in the crucial half hour before a show begins. Tonight, Nicki Wragg, who manages Wardrobe for Home, the new theatre in Manchester, describes her routine for making sure that everyone has the clothes, even the tattoos, that they need and that everything is in the right place for the quick changes, before the show starts. Producer: Julian May (Photo: Alina Ibragimova. Image courtesy Eva Vermandel).…read more

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654 Nicholas McCarthy, Backstage at the theatre, Burnt review, Dominic Sandbrook2015-11-04 20:45:00
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655 Danny Boyle on Steve Jobs, Ken Loach remembers Colin Welland, Billy Bragg's lyrics2015-11-03 20:09:00
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656 He Named Me Malala, Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis, Alistair McDowall, War Horse2015-11-02 20:07:00
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657 Saoirse Ronan, The Hairy Ape, Ghost Stories and Acoustic Hendrix2015-10-30 20:13:00
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658 David Mitchell, Francesca Caccini, Theaster Gates2015-10-29 20:04:00
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659 Hussein Chalayan, Citizen Khan, Egypt after the Pharaohs2015-10-28 20:00:00
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660 Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen, Jafar Panahi's Taxi, Guy Garvey2015-10-27 19:45:00
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