821 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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822 Dreamgirls, Australia's Impressionists, Sharing the Turner Prize cheque, actor Peter Vaughan remembered2016-12-06 20:02:00
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823 Lee Child on Edward Hopper, ENO's Cressida Pollock and The Pass2016-12-05 20:03:00
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824 Alison Steadman, Anders Lustgarten, History of art A-level2016-12-02 20:09:00
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825 Sculpture on the streets, Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Moana2016-12-01 20:14:00
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826 Robert Rauschenberg, The poetry of Philip Larkin, This is Us reviewed2016-11-30 20:03:00
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827 Clint Eastwood's Sully, Robert Olen Butler, Roger Law2016-11-29 20:01:00
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828 Rolling Stones new album, Miles Teller on Bleed for This, The Last Poets2016-11-28 19:57:00
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829 Mel Giedroyc on new musicals showcase, Michael Morpurgo, Bad Santa 2, Penelope Lively2016-11-25 20:11:00
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830 William Hill Sports Book of the Year, Rillington Place, Johnny Cash2016-11-24 19:57:00
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831 Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen on Nice Fish; Anselm Kiefer; Spike Lee's Chi-raq2016-11-23 20:03:00
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832 Adam Driver, Costa Book Awards shortlist announced, Gilmore Girls2016-11-22 20:19:00
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833 Zadie Smith, William Trevor, Lucy Kirkwood, Allied2016-11-21 19:52:00
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834 Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk2016-11-18 20:15:00
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Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk

Actor Ed Harris, star of The Right Stuff, The Truman Show and Westworld, on making his West End debut in Buried Child, Sam Shepard's play which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979, at a time of economic decline in the US when rural people felt forgotten. As choirs of children and young people around the world sing today to mark Benjamin Britten's birthday, Jonathan Dove on the 12 new songs he's written for the annual event, Friday Afternoons. Jan Patience, arts writer for The Herald, and Christopher Baker, Director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery discuss Sir Edwin Landseer's 1851 painting The Monarch of the Glen. Its owners, the drink giant Diageo, had planned to put the painting up for auction but has agreed to gift half the value of the painting, provided the National Galleries of Scotland can raise £4m in four months. Gavin Turk discusses his first major solo exhibition since 2002, showcasing works from throughout his career, from the life-sized wax figure of Gavin as Sid Vicious to the dirty sleeping bags which he cast to draw attention to the plight of the homeless. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Rachel Simpson.…read more

835 The Hepworth Prize, New Art Gallery Walsall, Indignation, Don Giovanni2016-11-17 19:56:00
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836 Paulo Coelho, Your Name, Turner Contemporary, the art of writing non-fiction2016-11-16 19:55:00
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837 Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo on A United Kingdom, Van Gogh controversy, Cape Town City Ballet2016-11-15 20:22:00
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838 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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839 Leonard Cohen, BalletBoyz, Contemporary war poetry2016-11-11 20:17:00
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840 Zadie Smith's NW, Rambert, Norman Ackroyd, War memorials2016-11-10 19:57:00
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