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662 Simple Minds, Phantom Thread, Napoleon Disrobed, Alex La Guma2018-02-01 20:04:00
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663 Fiddler on the Roof lyricist, how musicals have evolved since 'Fiddler', Olafur Eliasson2018-01-31 20:03:00
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664 James Graham on The Culture, Costa Book Prize winner announced, Ocean Liners2018-01-30 20:05:00
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665 Julius Caesar, the Grammys, Joe Dunthorne, architect Neave Brown2018-01-29 20:12:00
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666 Turkish literature special from Istanbul featuring Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk2018-01-26 19:15:00
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667 Paapa Essiedu, Rebecca Watts and Don Paterson, A J Finn2018-01-25 20:12:00
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668 Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Ursula K Le Guin remembered, Charles I: King and Collector2018-01-24 20:04:00
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669 Oscar Nominations 20182018-01-23 20:07:00
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671 Last Flag Flying director, literary fiction in decline, poet Danez Smith2018-01-19 20:12:00
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672 Bridget Riley, Nick Park, David Lodge, Bayeux Tapestry2018-01-18 20:07:00
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673 Carleen Anderson, Elif Shafak, the commuter in film2018-01-17 19:58:00
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674 Will & Grace revived, Disney and Pixar's evolution, the London Sinfonietta at 502018-01-16 20:22:00
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675 Liam Neeson, Gorillaz artist Jamie Hewlett, TS Eliot Poetry Prize winner, fake Modiglianis2018-01-15 20:07:00
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676 Tom Hanks, Sir Simon Rattle, French heritage funding2018-01-12 19:59:00
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677 Rita, Sue and Bob Too controversy, Philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer, Poet Sasha Dugdale2018-01-11 20:07:00
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678 Melvyn Bragg, TV arts programmes, '(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay' by Otis Redding, the Fire and Fury2018-01-10 19:53:00
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679 The Vagina Monologues 20 years on, French crime drama Spiral2018-01-09 19:58:00
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The Vagina Monologues 20 years on, French crime drama Spiral

The 1996 radical feminist theatre piece, The Vagina Monologues, made a huge impact in America and around the world as well as inspiring V-Day, an organisation working to stop violence against girls and women. As the writer Eve Ensler updates it with some contemporary voices, we ask about the original production and why now is the right time to revisit it. We also look at feminist theatre in Britain today. In an age where so many people describe themselves as feminist, what defines a play as such? Which issues are being explored, and are dramatic techniques, such as shocking language and violence, employed in the same way as in the past? Theatre critic Sam Marlowe and playwright Phoebe Éclair-Powell discuss. With the return of French tv crime drama Spiral to BBC Four, critic Adrian Wootton gives us a guide to this cult series, and explains why it's worthy of a bigger audience in the UK. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

680 Costa Book Awards Special: Jon McGregor, Katherine Rundell, Rebecca Stott, Helen Dunmore and Gail Honeyman2018-01-09 15:57:00
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