61 Patti Smith, Tom Harper, Doctor Sleep reviewed2019-11-01 20:02:00
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62 Jack Thorne on His Dark Materials, Sorry We Missed You, Emily Howard2019-10-31 19:53:00
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63 Ian McKellen; theatre director Sarah Frankcom; Guilt reviewed2019-10-30 19:58:00
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64 Introducing New Artists from Devon2019-10-29 19:47:00
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65 David Baddiel, Apple TV+, Wellcome Collection's scary podcasts2019-10-28 19:56:00
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66 Harry Hill, Peter Brook, film podcasts2019-10-25 18:58:00
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67 24/10/20192019-10-24 18:56:00
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68 Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars, Harold Bloom, Islamic folios, new 'Monuments Men'2019-10-23 18:57:00
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Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars, Harold Bloom, Islamic folios, new 'Monuments Men'

Bruce Springsteen is about to release a film of his latest album, Western Stars. In the hayloft of his 100-year-old barn in New Jersey, he performs the album alongside a full orchestra, featuring brass, banjo, accordion and steel guitar. Kate Mossman, features editor of The New Statesman, reviews the film which coincides with the singer's 70th birthday. The death was announced last week of the American literary critic Harold Bloom. The author of more than 40 books, which reframed the work of the romantic poets and William Shakespeare, Bloom was a controversial figure, a defender of the idea of the 'Western Canon' and an avowed literary elitist. Literary critic and cultural historian Lara Feigel, and James Marriott, Assistant Literary Editor at The Times - and a Bloom fan from a young age - explore Harold Bloom’s complicated legacy. Illuminated pages taken from a 15th century Islamic manuscript come up for sale at Christie's in London tomorrow. They come from a Persian manuscript The Paths of Paradise that depicts the Prophet’s ascent to heaven and are so rare it’s estimated they could sell for £1m each. Only one complete copy of the manuscript now exists and an American art historian has described the auction as 'immoral'. Professor Christiane Gruber from the University of Michigan explains why she is calling on the art world to boycott it. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

69 Joy Labinjo, By The Grace of God reviewed, Alastair Sooke, actors doing other jobs2019-10-22 18:53:00
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70 David Attenborough's cameraman, Bridget Riley exhibition, Forward Poetry winner2019-10-21 19:02:00
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71 Scooby Doo at 50, Poetry in endangered languages, Composer Judith Weir2019-10-18 19:17:00
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72 Gavin Hood, Moving to Mars, Salvator Mundi, Winsome Pinnock & Amit Sharma2019-10-17 19:03:00
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73 Víkingur Ólafsson, social housing on screen, Hannah Khalil2019-10-16 18:54:00
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74 Aisling Bea, Booker Prize Double, Zawe Ashton2019-10-15 18:56:00
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75 Margaret Atwood book group, LA artist Mark Bradford, Peanut Butter Falcon review2019-10-14 18:55:00
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76 Sienna Miller, Elif Shafak, Giri/Haji2019-10-11 18:59:00
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77 When Mary Beard met Margaret Atwood2019-10-11 13:37:00
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78 Nobel Prizes in Literature, Goldie's Drum'n'Bass picks, artist Es Devlin2019-10-10 18:52:00
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79 Salman Rushdie, playwright Katori Hall, computer games tax avoidance2019-10-09 19:15:00
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80 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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