801 US Composers: Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams2017-01-02 19:45:00
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802 Liam Neeson; Dancing Mad Hatters; Author Christian Jungersen; Assassin's Creed2016-12-30 20:14:00
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803 Made in Hull: UK City of Culture 20172016-12-29 19:53:00
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804 Jane Austen2016-12-28 19:48:00
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805 Award Winners of 20162016-12-27 19:45:00
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806 The Front Row Cultural quiz2016-12-26 20:00:00
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807 Riz Ahmed, Delicious, The Kite Runner on stage and Angela Carter2016-12-23 18:44:00
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808 Alison Balsom, To Walk Invisible, Beautiful books, Flying on stage2016-12-22 19:54:00
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809 Helen Mirren, Winter Solstice Poetry, Conductor Ed Gardner, Hairy Rockers2016-12-21 20:04:00
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810 Barry Jenkins, The Witness For The Prosecution, Saint Joan, Meilyr Jones2016-12-20 20:45:00
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811 Sherlock, Albums of the Year, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Mousehole's Christmas Lights2016-12-19 20:20:00
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812 Matthew Bourne on The Red Shoes, Satirising Trump, Marius de Vries2016-12-16 19:29:00
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813 Der Rosenkavalier, Adventures in Moominland, Peter Mullan in Quarry2016-12-15 20:03:00
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814 Peter Capaldi as Dr Who, new Star Wars, US poet Ben Lerner and E R Braithwaite2016-12-14 19:57:00
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Peter Capaldi as Dr Who, new Star Wars, US poet Ben Lerner and E R Braithwaite

Peter Capaldi tells Samira Ahmed what it's like for a young sci-fi fan to regenerate as one of his heroes - he's Dr Who in the Christmas Special. He touches, too, on another doctor, Martin Tucker, the eloquently foul-mouthed spin man in The Thick of it. Rogue One is a new Star Wars story that goes back before the beginning. It's a prequel to the original 1977 block-buster. Lots of familiar archetypes, a C3PO-type droid, Darth Vader himself and storming troops of Stormtroopers. But is it adequately Force-full? Critic Catherine Bray considers. Ben Lerner recently wrote a monograph, The Hatred of Poetry, in which he questions why there is such anxiety and embarrassment about the art, and so reveals his love of it. Now he has published, No Art, which brings together his many poems old and new. He explains that in a world of Trump, climate change and poverty, poetry is as important as ever. E.R. Braithwaite has died aged 104. His novel 'To Sir With Love', about a black teacher's struggles, and eventual success, as a teacher in an East End London school in the 1950s, made a profound impact. It was made into a film starring Sidney Poitier - with Lulu - in 1967. The playwright Roy Williams, who dramatised the book for radio and the stage, remembers the man, and his work.…read more

815 Darcey Bussell on Margot Fonteyn; Pevsner guides; Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo on Broadway; How to get a Christmas no 12016-12-13 19:46:00
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816 The Eagle Huntress, New play Love, Diversity in the arts, Luke Jerram, John Montague remembered2016-12-12 20:34:00
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817 The Birth of a Nation, Ruth Padel, Joan Eardley, Mark Lockyer2016-12-09 20:11:00
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818 Oliver Stone's Snowden, The Famous Five, Sex scenes, Wynford Dewhurst2016-12-08 18:40:00
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819 Zaha Hadid's new gallery at The Science Museum, Oscar-winning film editor Anne V Coates, Office Christmas Party - the film2016-12-07 19:46:00
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820 Dreamgirls, Australia's Impressionists, Sharing the Turner Prize cheque, actor Peter Vaughan remembered2016-12-06 20:02:00
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