821 Wilko Johnson, Romeo and Juliet review, Walter de Maria2016-05-26 19:00:00
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822 Neil Gaiman, Liz Lochhead, Roy Williams2016-05-25 18:59:00
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823 Sue Johnston, Burt Kwouk remembered, Yayoi Kusama, Simon Stone, Philip Venables2016-05-24 18:53:00
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824 Russell T Davies, Love and Friendship review, Rufus Norris, Thelma and Louise 25 years on2016-05-23 18:56:00
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825 Jack O'Connell, Cannes Film Festival, Seeing Round Corners, Spymonkey2016-05-20 19:24:00
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826 A Hologram For The King, Running Wild, Brigitte Fassbaender, Going Forward2016-05-19 18:47:00
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827 Ian McMillan, Black Chronicles, Janet Suzman, TV drama endings2016-05-18 18:54:00
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828 Sunken Cities, Han Kang, Sing Street, Christian Blackshaw2016-05-17 18:57:00
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829 Yinka Shonibare, BBC Young Musician, X-Men: Apocalypse director, Dylan Thomas Prize winner2016-05-16 18:53:00
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830 Francis Bacon, Ayad Akhtar, Cannes Film Festival, Mum2016-05-13 19:06:00
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831 Mark Billingham, Turner Prize, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot review, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla2016-05-12 18:55:00
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832 Laurie Anderson, AL Kennedy, Mustang2016-05-11 19:05:00
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833 Damian Lewis in Billions, Hugh Bonneville, Olivia Chaney, Bryan and Mary M Talbot2016-05-10 19:15:00
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834 Lionel Shriver, Radiohead, Richard Linklater, Tate Britain exhibition2016-05-09 18:52:00
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835 Tom Hiddleston, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Andrey Kurkov2016-05-06 18:58:00
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836 Ewan McGregor, Upstart Crow, Katie Paterson, Frankenstein ballet2016-05-05 18:45:00
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837 Howard Brenton, Knight of Cups, Olafur Eliasson, Dorothy Bohm2016-05-04 18:53:00
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838 Mona Hatoum, The Windsors, Alexander Masters, Charles Dance2016-05-03 19:07:00
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839 Capability Brown2016-05-02 18:15:00
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Capability Brown

Capability Brown, born 300 years ago this year, changed the landscape of Georgian England. John Wilson visits Chatsworth House in Derbyshire where the Duke of Devonshire describes what it's like to live in a Brown design and Head Gardener Steve Porter explains how Brown shaped the estate. At the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library Fiona Davison shows John Capability Brown's original accounts book, and Ceryl Evans, Director of the Capability Brown Festival, paints a picture of his background and influences. Garden designer Dan Pearson discusses Capability Brown's influence on him, and his impact on our appreciation of the English landscape. Performance poets Joe Cook and Aliya Denton share their poems inspired by Capability Brown, and Anisa Haghdadi from Beatfreeks explains how she's working with Warwick Castle to engage young people from diverse backgrounds with Brown's work and explore the socio-economic context of it. The Duchess of Rutland and her Estate Manager Phil Burtt describe the work they're been doing at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire to reinstate Capability Brown's long lost plans for the landscape there.…read more

840 Ricky Gervais, The Secret, Mark Elder, The return of the repertory company2016-04-29 17:14:00
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