821 William Hill Sports Book of the Year, Rillington Place, Johnny Cash2016-11-24 19:57:00
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822 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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823 Adam Driver, Costa Book Awards shortlist announced, Gilmore Girls2016-11-22 20:19:00
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824 Zadie Smith, William Trevor, Lucy Kirkwood, Allied2016-11-21 19:52:00
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825 Ed Harris on stage, Jonathan Dove, Gavin Turk2016-11-18 20:15:00
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826 The Hepworth Prize, New Art Gallery Walsall, Indignation, Don Giovanni2016-11-17 19:56:00
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827 Paulo Coelho, Your Name, Turner Contemporary, the art of writing non-fiction2016-11-16 19:55:00
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828 Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo on A United Kingdom, Van Gogh controversy, Cape Town City Ballet2016-11-15 20:22:00
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829 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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830 Leonard Cohen, BalletBoyz, Contemporary war poetry2016-11-11 20:17:00
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831 Zadie Smith's NW, Rambert, Norman Ackroyd, War memorials2016-11-10 19:57:00
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832 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ewan McGregor, Elton John's photos, Goldsmiths Prize winner2016-11-09 20:08:00
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833 Musician Kathryn Tickell, Writer David Almond, Live Theatre2016-11-08 20:21:00
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834 R.E.M., Illuminated River, Napoleon and Stephen Poliakoff2016-11-07 19:58:00
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R.E.M., Illuminated River, Napoleon and Stephen Poliakoff

In 1991, R.E.M. released Out of Time, the album that turned them into international superstars. 25 years on, the album is being re-released. Lead singer Michael Stipe and bassist Mike Mills look back on those classic songs, including Losing My Religion and Shiny Happy People, and reflect on their decision five years ago to disband the group. Illuminated River is a new scheme that intends to light central London's 17 bridges along the River Thames. As the six shortlisted entries are unveiled we speak to Hannah Rothschild who leads the project. The Achates Philanthropy Prize is a new annual award which aims to show that anyone can become a cultural philanthropist. Nigel Farnall from Essex talks about winning the inaugural prize for his support for Theatre Royal Stratford East. Director Abel Gance's 51/2-hour silent film Napoleon flopped when it was first released in 1927. Silent film expert Pamela Hutchinson reviews a new digitally restored version of Gance's epic which is now regarded as an undisputed cinematic landmark. Stephen Poliakoff discusses his new TV drama, Close to the Enemy. Set in 1946, this period tale examines the change in moral certainties which began to emerge in Britain in the year after World War II ended. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Rachel Simpson.…read more

835 Michael Fassbender, Love to Read, The Goldfinch, Artists who tour2016-11-04 20:00:00
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836 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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837 Levi David Addai, Kit de Waal, Flaming June, The art of fireworks.2016-11-02 19:52:00
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838 Amy Adams, John Rutter and Tracy Chevalier2016-11-01 20:01:00
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839 Sting, David Bowie's art collection, Mark Haddon, Ian McDiarmid and Chris Hannan2016-10-31 19:53:00
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840 Benedict Cumberbatch, Tasmin Little, Elena Ferrante2016-10-28 19:05:00
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