821 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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822 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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823 The 2017 Venice Biennale, with Phyllida Barlow at the British Pavilion2017-05-12 18:50:00
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824 Richard III at Hull Truck; Anne With An E; Amy Schumer in Snatched; Tony Kushner2017-05-11 19:05:00
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825 Director John Madden, Pultizer Prize-winning author Richard Ford, Voice coach Barbara Berkery, Edward Kemp, head of RADA2017-05-10 18:58:00
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826 King Charles III; Pink Floyd exhibition2017-05-09 19:06:00
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827 Alien: Covenant, Giacometti retrospective, How should museums reflect changing social attitudes, Jamestown2017-05-08 18:55:00
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828 Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films2017-05-05 18:57:00
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829 Samantha Spiro as Barbara Windsor, Lost sculpture of the Festival of Britiain and a retro album from Danger Mouse2017-05-05 12:24:00
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830 Jude Law, Woody Harrelson, Timothy Spall with Colm Meaney, Turner Prize Shortlist2017-05-03 19:07:00
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831 Angels in America, Mindhorn, Storytelling in Greek myths2017-05-02 19:05:00
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832 Oliver Beer, Nicola LeFanu, Grace Evangeline Mason, May Day poems2017-05-01 19:00:00
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833 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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834 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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835 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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836 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn

Thomas Ades, hailed as Britain's greatest composer since Benjamin Britten, on the premiere of The Exterminating Angel, his opera which is based on Louis Bunuel's 1962 surrealist film and features live sheep on the Royal Opera House stage. What if a deer did porn? Is it legal to marry a stuffed owl exhibit? Why is it so difficult to find a baby called Gary? American poet Patricia Lockwood ponders all of these in Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, her new collection which also features the autobiographical poem Rape Joke, a viral hit on the internet. The poetry collection is published to coincide with her memoir Priestdaddy, which details growing up in a religious household with an ordained Catholic Priest as a father. The quirky superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy was the surprise hit of 2014. Cinema-goers loved the rag-tag group of lesser-known Marvel Comics characters, their bickering humour and the awesome mix tape that provided the soundtrack. Samira Ahmed talks to writer and director James Gunn about bringing the gang back together for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 and creating another awesome mix tape of retro tunes to accompany their latest space adventure. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Jack Soper.…read more

837 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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838 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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839 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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840 Awol Erizku; Robert Macfarlane; Little Boy Blue; Gemma Bodinetz2017-04-19 19:07:00
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