821 Fleet Foxes, Marianne Elliott, Fahrelnissa Zeid2017-06-16 18:59:00
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822 Evgeny Kissin; Man Booker International Prize 2017 winners David Grossman and Jessica Cohen; artist David Mach2017-06-15 18:59:00
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823 Hamlet - the opera, Novelist Laura Barnett with singer Kathryn Williams, Political docudramas, Blue plaques for music2017-06-14 19:05:00
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824 Andrew Scott and Robert Icke, Whitney Houston documentary, Amanda Craig2017-06-13 19:10:00
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825 Brian Cox; Helen McCrory; Sci-fi at the Barbican; Rebooting film franchises2017-06-12 18:51:00
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826 New York's Fearless Girl, Lawrence Brownlee, Cornelia Parker, Daljit Nagra2017-06-09 19:00:00
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New York's Fearless Girl, Lawrence Brownlee, Cornelia Parker, Daljit Nagra

Fearless Girl, a 130cm bronze statue of a young girl in New York's financial district, is at the centre of a fierce debate about public art, corporate power, and feminism. New York-based arts journalist David D'Arcy reports from the city. Now that the results are in, the official artist of the 2017 general election, Cornelia Parker RA, discusses documenting the 10-week campaign and the finished artwork she'll be creating for the parliamentary art collection. The leading American tenor Lawrence Brownlee talks about singing as fast and sweepingly as a jazz sax solo, and delivering jive talk in grand classical style, in the European premiere of the opera Charlie Parker's Yardbird. Radio 4's Poet in Residence, Daljit Nagra, discusses the work of poet and novelist Helen Dunmore, who died on Monday, and responds to Hold Out Your Arms, her final poem written just two weeks ago. Presenter Nikki Bedi Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

827 'My Cousin Rachel' Weisz, Arundhati Roy, Bamber Gascoigne's opera house, Literary agent Ed Victor remembered2017-06-08 18:59:00
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828 Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival2017-06-07 21:15:00
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829 Artist Grayson Perry, Baileys winner, Helen Dunmore's final poem, new Children's Laureate2017-06-07 18:53:00
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830 Michael Sheen, Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's favourite novel and review of television series Ackley Bridge2017-06-05 19:11:00
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831 Mondrian - the complete works; Arts and politics; Playwright Alice Birch; 40 years of Bob Marley's Exodus2017-06-02 19:14:00
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832 Salma Hayek, Anna of the Five Towns and Wonder Woman Merchandising2017-06-01 19:05:00
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833 Pretty Yende, Dennis Lehane, The Handmaid's Tale2017-05-31 19:20:00
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834 Will Self, My Life as a Courgette, Raphael drawings2017-05-30 19:02:00
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835 Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North2017-05-29 18:45:00
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836 Live from Hay Literary Festival - Elizabeth Strout and Julia Donaldson2017-05-26 20:22:00
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837 Brian May's 3D photos of Queen, Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath, 40 years of Star Wars2017-05-25 19:04:00
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838 Billy Bragg on skiffle, Hokusai's Great Wave, Capt Jack Sparrow returns, Nicola Benedetti, poetry and atrocity2017-05-24 19:02:00
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839 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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840 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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