801 Zadie Smith, William Trevor, Lucy Kirkwood, Allied2016-11-21 19:52:00
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802 Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk2016-11-18 20:15:00
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803 The Hepworth Prize, New Art Gallery Walsall, Indignation, Don Giovanni2016-11-17 19:56:00
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804 Paulo Coelho, Your Name, Turner Contemporary, the art of writing non-fiction2016-11-16 19:55:00
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805 Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo on A United Kingdom, Van Gogh controversy, Cape Town City Ballet2016-11-15 20:22:00
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806 J K Rowling's Fantastic Beasts, Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, French film Divines, Chris Riddell on school libraries2016-11-14 20:15:00
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807 Leonard Cohen, BalletBoyz, Contemporary war poetry2016-11-11 20:17:00
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808 Zadie Smith's NW, Rambert, Norman Ackroyd, War memorials2016-11-10 19:57:00
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809 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ewan McGregor, Elton John's photos, Goldsmiths Prize winner2016-11-09 20:08:00
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810 Musician Kathryn Tickell, Writer David Almond, Live Theatre2016-11-08 20:21:00
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811 R.E.M., Illuminated River, Napoleon and Stephen Poliakoff2016-11-07 19:58:00
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812 Michael Fassbender, Love to Read, The Goldfinch, Artists who tour2016-11-04 20:00:00
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813 Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter2016-11-03 20:13:00
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814 Levi David Addai, Kit de Waal, Flaming June, The art of fireworks.2016-11-02 19:52:00
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815 Amy Adams, John Rutter and Tracy Chevalier2016-11-01 20:01:00
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816 Sting, David Bowie's art collection, Mark Haddon, Ian McDiarmid and Chris Hannan2016-10-31 19:53:00
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Sting, David Bowie's art collection, Mark Haddon, Ian McDiarmid and Chris Hannan

Sting discusses 57th & 9th, his first rock album in 13 years, the title being a reference to New York City, his adopted home for the last 35 years. "Art was, seriously, the only thing I'd ever wanted to own." So said David Bowie, who gathered a huge and distinguished collection, particularly of post-war British painting. As an exhibition of the work opens at Sotheby's, ahead of its sale next month, Beth Greenacre, who was Bowie's curator, walks John Wilson around the collection and discusses what it reveals about him. As part of the BBC's Love to Read campaign which celebrates the pleasures of reading, author Mark Haddon - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - confesses to a classic book he's never read, and reads it especially for Front Row. His choice of classic book: John Bunyan's 1678 Christian allegory, The Pilgrim's Progress. Enoch Powell's 1968 "Rivers of Blood" speech is at the heart of a new play that examines the shifting nature of identity. Playwright Chris Hannan and actor Ian McDiarmid discuss bringing Powell the man and Powell the politician to life in the premiere production of What Shadows at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.…read more

817 Benedict Cumberbatch, Tasmin Little, Elena Ferrante2016-10-28 19:05:00
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818 Amadeus, Astrid Lindgren's war diaries, Richard Wright2016-10-27 18:57:00
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819 Bryan Cranston, Lazarus, Oneworld, Remembering Howard Davies2016-10-26 19:24:00
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820 Emma Rice to leave The Globe, plus Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton and the new Design Museum2016-10-25 18:45:00
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