801 New York's Fearless Girl, Lawrence Brownlee, Cornelia Parker, Daljit Nagra2017-06-09 19:00:00
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802 'My Cousin Rachel' Weisz, Arundhati Roy, Bamber Gascoigne's opera house, Literary agent Ed Victor remembered2017-06-08 18:59:00
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803 Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival2017-06-07 21:15:00
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804 Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate2017-06-07 18:53:00
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805 Michael Sheen, Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's favourite novel and review of television series Ackley Bridge2017-06-05 19:11:00
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806 Mondrian - the complete works; Arts and politics; Playwright Alice Birch; 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus2017-06-02 19:14:00
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807 Salma Hayek, Anna of the Five Towns and Wonder Woman Merchandising2017-06-01 19:05:00
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808 Pretty Yende, Dennis Lehane, The Handmaid's Tale2017-05-31 19:20:00
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809 Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings2017-05-30 19:02:00
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810 Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North2017-05-29 18:45:00
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811 Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson2017-05-26 20:22:00
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Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Elizabeth Strout, discusses her latest novel, Anything is Possible, which looks in detail at some of the lives of those in a small town in Illinois and explores the long term impact of war, abuse and extreme poverty upon the human condition. Kully Thiarai took up her post of Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Wales just a year ago and has recently unveiled two major projects which take steel and the NHS as their inspiration. She reveals more to John. As the Hay Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary, its founder Peter Florence joins John to remember conceiving the idea around a kitchen table, and reflect on how it's grown to become the UK's largest literary festival. And recent studies reveal that reading encourages empathy and putting ourselves in the mind of someone else could improve our social skills. Children's authors, Julia Donaldson, Katherine Rundell and Elizabeth Strout discuss. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.…read more

812 Brian May's 3D photos of Queen, Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath, 40 years of Star Wars2017-05-25 19:04:00
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813 Billy Bragg on skiffle, Hokusai's Great Wave, Capt Jack Sparrow returns, Nicola Benedetti, poetry and atrocity2017-05-24 19:02:00
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814 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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815 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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816 Clive James, Netflix and Cannes, documentary maker Simon Chinn, Damien Hirst in Venice2017-05-19 18:59:00
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817 Engelbert Humperdinck on 50 years in music2017-05-18 18:54:00
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818 Guy Ritchie on King Arthur, Redwater and television spin-offs, our fascination with true crime dramas, From Shore to Shore2017-05-18 09:49:00
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819 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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820 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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