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742 Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling on Blade Runner 20492017-10-06 19:03:00
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743 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize, Latonia Moore, Loving Vincent2017-10-05 19:07:00
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744 Kate Winslet, Sparks, Jenny Uglow on her book about Edward Lear2017-10-04 19:08:00
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745 BBC National Short Story Award2017-10-03 19:13:00
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746 Matt Lucas on his memoir, Tamsin Greig and Martin Freeman on Labour of Love2017-10-02 19:10:00
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747 A Front Row special from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2017-09-29 20:35:00
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748 Benny Andersson, Sophie Wu, National Poetry Day2017-09-28 19:15:00
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749 Carlos Acosta, Opera at the V&A, Michael Winterbottom2017-09-27 18:51:00
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750 Susheela Raman sings Eastern Christian music; Liz Dawn and Tony Booth remembered; the campus in culture; Kwame Kwei Armah2017-09-26 20:02:00
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751 Nancy Meyers, Jenny Erpenbeck, Literary modern classics, Turner Prize show2017-09-25 19:02:00
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752 Gerald Scarfe, Novelist Maja Lunde, The Judas Passion2017-09-22 19:21:00
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753 Juliet Stevenson, Basquiat, Tony Blackburn, NSSA shortlisted Jenni Fagan2017-09-21 19:03:00
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754 Benedict Cumberbatch, Giles Coren, Borg vs McEnroe, Will Eaves2017-09-20 19:06:00
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755 Bill Murray and Jan Vogler; Oslo reviewed; Poet Yrsa Daley-Ward; Helen Oyeyemi, BBC National Short Story Award nominee2017-09-19 19:16:00
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756 Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn on action movie Kingsman, Jasper Johns, BBC National Short Story Award2017-09-18 19:14:00
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757 Jack Dee, Joanna Trollope reveals the BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist2017-09-15 19:07:00
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758 Ute Lemper, Steelworks play We're Still Here, Vasily Petrenko2017-09-14 19:27:00
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Ute Lemper, Steelworks play We're Still Here, Vasily Petrenko

The German cabaret singer Ute Lemper joins Kirsty in the studio to perform from her Last Tango in Berlin series of songs, which features the music of Brecht, Weill, Piaf and Marlene Dietrich. Kirsty visits Port Talbot where the National Theatre of Wales is staging a new play, We're Still Here, inspired by the threatened closure of the town's steelworks in 2015 and the hundreds of people who lost their jobs. Kirsty talks to the creators Rhiannon White and Evie Manning, and Sam Coombes, the steelworker who has taken a sabbatical to star in the production. If you've ever wondered what it take to be a great conductor, Vasily Petrenko, winner of the Gramophone Artist of the Year 2017, gives his top tips of dos and don'ts. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

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760 Sir Peter Hall remembered2017-09-12 18:45:00
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