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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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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Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo

The dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo grew up dancing to Michael Jackson songs on the streets of Soweto. She later trained as a ballerina and contemporary dancer. Now she creates very modern takes on classical ballets. Her reworking of Swan Lake tackled homophobia and AIDS in South Africa. Her Giselle, traditionally the tragic story of a girl who dies after being betrayed by a man, has been seen as a feminist tale of revenge for the #MeToo generation. As she begins a UK tour, Dada Masilo tells Front Row about street dance, growing up in Soweto and shaking up classical dance. Extinction Rebellion protestors - described by the Prime Minister as ‘Crusties’ living in ‘hemp-smelling bivouacs’ – have included different types of performance as they blockade areas of central London, from dancing and chanting to yoga sessions, drumming and mime. Is this ‘open-air theatre’ as Charles Moore describes it in The Telegraph, providing an easy target for its critics? Musician Sam Lee, who led a folk dance on London Bridge yesterday, gives his view. A new film from Netflix - The King - combines Shakespeare's plays Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 and Henry V into a single storyline, starring Timothee Chalamet. Some film reviewers have been extremely scathing about the project. Historian Sarah Gristwood gives us her opinion . Theatre critic Michael Billington recently ruffled feathers when he said that the standard of Shakespeare productions was in decline... Creative and novel approaches to Shakespeare abound: are we living through a golden age of innovation or have directors and producers become too fearful of trusting Shakespeare’s text? Michael Billington and critic Sarah Crompton discuss. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Oliver Jones…read more