801 He Named Me Malala, Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis, Alistair McDowall, War Horse2015-11-02 20:07:00
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802 Saoirse Ronan, The Hairy Ape, Ghost Stories and Acoustic Hendrix2015-10-30 20:13:00
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803 David Mitchell, Francesca Caccini, Theaster Gates2015-10-29 20:04:00
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804 Hussein Chalayan, Citizen Khan, Egypt after the Pharaohs2015-10-28 20:00:00
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805 Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen, Jafar Panahi's Taxi, Guy Garvey2015-10-27 19:45:00
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806 Anne-Marie Duff, Under Milk Wood, The Affair, Fading light2015-10-26 20:00:00
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807 Tracey Thorn, Jekyll and Hyde, Howard Brenton on Magna Carta2015-10-23 19:04:00
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808 Daniel Craig, Art Power 100, Stephen Kovacevich2015-10-22 19:00:00
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809 Mark-Anthony Turnage, Clocks exhibition, Colum McCann, Martin Simpson2015-10-21 18:45:00
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810 Eames exhibition, Marlon Brando documentary, Janet Suzman2015-10-20 18:58:00
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811 Young Chekhov, Robert Seethaler, Mississippi Grind review2015-10-19 19:02:00
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812 The Last Kingdom; Guillermo del Toro; West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song; haiku master Buson poems rediscovered2015-10-16 18:56:00
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The Last Kingdom; Guillermo del Toro; West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song; haiku master Buson poems rediscovered

In Front Row tonight: The Last Kingdom, the BBC's epic new drama series about the Vikings' invasion of Anglo-Saxon England. Nina Ramirez reviews. Kirsty Lang visits a huge exhibition at the British Library of literature and music from West Africa - from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of the region today. The director Guillermo del Toro, who has made films in many genres - fairy tale, horror, monsters - embraces the Gothic in his latest, Crimson Peak, and tells Kirsty how, for a Mexican such as he, ghosts are an every day reality. More than 200 poems by the great 18th century haiku author and painter Yosa Buson have just been discovered in a library near Kyoto. Stephen Gill, a poet and translator who lives nearby reports on the significance of this find. Kirsty speaks to Robert Seethaler whose A Whole Life describes the world of a man of few words in the Austrian Alps. A slim novel, it condenses the story of Andreas Egger into the episodes that shaped his life, amid the magnificent and dangerous mountains that take the lives of those he loves. His novel is part of the Radio 4 series, Reading Europe and can be heard next week every night at 22.45pm.…read more

813 Pan, Titian to Canaletto, Lisa Genova, Marcus Gardley2015-10-15 18:55:00
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814 James Shapiro, Ben Folds, Zareer Masani, Giacometti2015-10-14 19:02:00
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815 Marlon James, Stephen Frears's The Program, Fiona Banner2015-10-13 18:45:00
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816 Tom Jones, The Lobster, Abraham Cruzvillegas2015-10-12 19:02:00
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817 Abi Morgan, Rita Dove, British Art Show 8, Zygmunt Miloszewski2015-10-09 19:02:00
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818 Ted Hughes biography, Frank Auerbach, Suffragette, Beasts of No Nation2015-10-07 19:00:00
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819 Jeanette Winterson, Henning Mankell remembered, Goya, Rod Stewart2015-10-05 18:58:00
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820 Terry Gilliam2015-10-02 19:00:00
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