801 Margaret Atwood, Paco Peña, Obvious Child, Folkestone Triennial2014-08-28
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802 Jesse Eisenberg, Kate Bush, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Our Zoo2014-08-27
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803 Johnny Marr; Frank Auerbach at Tate; Alex Gibney on Fela Kuti2014-08-26
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804 Richard Bean2014-08-25
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805 Jon Hamm, Crimes of Passion, Ed Stoppard2014-08-22
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806 Two Days, One Night; Timothy West on being Barbirolli; Alan Warner; Ilan Volkov2014-08-21
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807 Sin City 2, Tom Conti on Abraham Lincoln, Erasure2014-08-20
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808 Lisa Dwan; Lucy; Mark Ravenhill on Alan Turing; Richard Osman on TV quiz formats2014-08-19
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809 Howard Jacobson; Helen Lederer; Bob and Roberta Smith2014-08-18
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Howard Jacobson; Helen Lederer; Bob and Roberta Smith

Howard Jacobson, who won the 2010 Man Booker prize with The Finkler Question, has been nominated again for his new novel, called J, which is set in a dystopian future where people are afraid to talk about the past. Helen Lederer meets John Wilson at Dick Whittington's cat statue in London. Helen's brought the statue to life as part of a Talking Statues initiative, where 35 statues in London and Manchester will tell their own stories. The artist Bob & Roberta Smith talks about Art Party, his documentary advocating the importance of art and its place in education. It's being released in cinemas this Thursday - the same day as this year's GCSE results - and Bob & Roberta explains why. The Scottish Poetry Library has published "Tools of the Trade" a collection of poems for new doctors. One of the editors of the collection, Dr Lesley Morrison, and a newly qualified doctor, Dr Jude Fleming, discuss the place of poetry in contemporary Medicine. Image: Howard Jacobson Photo Credit: Keke Keukelaar Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Claire Bartleet.…read more

810 New Doctor Who Reviewed; Simon Pegg2014-08-15
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811 Edinburgh Special2014-08-14
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812 Phill Jupitus, Sara Pascoe, Jonathan Glazer on Lauren Bacall, Chef2014-08-13
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813 George RR Martin; Alison Jackson; The Congress2014-08-12
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814 Dylan Moran and Igor Meerson; Jung Chang; Todd Miller; Referendum theatre2014-08-11
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815 Ben Whishaw; Margaret Kennedy2014-08-08
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816 Guy Pearce; Joseph O'Neill; Edinburgh Comedy2014-08-07
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817 Sir Neville Marriner; The Inbetweeners 2; My Night With Reg2014-08-06
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818 Christina Hendricks; Sinead O'Connor; Spectra2014-08-05
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819 Welcome to New York; DBC Pierre, The Tallis Scholars2014-08-04
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820 Loudon Wainwright III, Guardians of the Galaxy, Japanese fiction2014-08-01
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