761 Stephen Frears and Ali Fazal, Pears' Cyclopaedia final edition, Jeff Pope on Cilla2017-09-11 18:57:00
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762 Joanne Froggatt, Darren Aronofsky, 25 years of Classic FM2017-09-08 18:56:00
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763 Marian Keyes, Tim Roth, Joe Lycett2017-09-07 19:18:00
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764 Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT2017-09-06 19:23:00
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765 Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition, Lloyd Dorfman, Karen McCarthy Woolf, John Ashbery2017-09-05 19:07:00
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766 Suranne Jones returns as Doctor Foster, Lancashire's Fabrications Festival, Josephine Barstow on Sondheim's Follies2017-09-04 18:59:00
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767 Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo2017-09-01 19:08:00
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768 Brian Cox on playing real people, Author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy, Venice Film Festival opening2017-08-31 18:58:00
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769 Composer Alma Deutscher, Bake Off's return, Controversial statues, Last Days of June2017-08-30 19:00:00
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770 Stan Laurel novel; Tanika Gupta; film Una; Ed Skrein Walks Away2017-08-29 19:03:00
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771 Bill Nighy, The ever-changing appeal of Hamlet, Photographer Steve McCurry2017-08-28 18:45:00
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772 Ronnie Wood, Shakespeare plays on screen, Taylor Swift's new song, Peter Hoeg2017-08-25 19:07:00
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773 Illness in comedy series, Ned Beauman, Thomas Meehan2017-08-24 19:00:00
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774 Authors' better, but not-so-famous, books; Kathryn Bigelow; Eric Ravilious; a Shakespeare Sonnet in Pidgin2017-08-22 19:12:00
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775 Peter Kosminsky on The State, Ben Whishaw, The secrets of Vermeer's studio2017-08-21 19:03:00
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776 Lucy Porter, Martin Creed, and Soweto Gospel Choir on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-18 18:45:00
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777 Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina2017-08-17 16:56:00
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778 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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779 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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780 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
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Joe Orton

A special edition exploring the life and legacy of the playwright Joe Orton Leonie Orton, Joe Orton's youngest sister, has written a memoir of her life, I Had It In Me, in which she describes the childhood in Leicester she shared with Joe Orton and how his death led her to question and change her life. She meets Samira at the Pork Pie Library which she and Joe used to regularly visit. Dr Emma Parker has co-curated two exhibitions inspired by Joe Orton: What the Artist Saw: Art Inspired by the Life and Work of Joe Orton, is on at the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery in Leicester until 22 October and Crimes of Passion: The Story of Joe Orton is on at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham until 1 October Sally Norman, co-founder and co-director of Soft Touch Arts in Leicester, and her assistant Jenna Forbes, discuss their new community arts exhibition Breaking Boundaries: Joe Orton and Me which is on at Soft Touch Arts until 8 September. Theatre critic John Lahr, author of the acclaimed Joe Orton biography, Prick Up Your Ears, discusses Orton's skill and significance as a playwright. The actor Sheila Hancock shares her memories of performing in Joe Orton's first stage play, Entertaining Mr Sloane, during its first Broadway run in 1965. The artistic director of Curve theatre, Nikolai Foster, talks about his experience of staging Joe Orton's final play, What The Butler Saw, at Curve earlier this year. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Ekene Akalawu.…read more