821 The Walk, Simon Armitage, Unforgotten, Bernard Sumner2015-10-01 19:02:00
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822 Turner Prize, The Crucible, Gabriele Finaldi, Patrick deWitt2015-09-30 19:02:00
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Turner Prize, The Crucible, Gabriele Finaldi, Patrick deWitt

The Turner Prize exhibition opens at Tramway in Glasgow - the art critic Moira Jeffrey takes us on a tour of the highlights. The Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year and the winner will be announced in December. This year's four shortlisted artists are Assemble, Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel and Nicole Wermers. To celebrate 100 years from Arthur Miller's birth, two British theatres are currently staging one of his best known plays. Written in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy witch hunt, The Crucible continues to be relevant today despite being set in the 17th century. Theatre director Caroline Steinbeis, from Manchester's Royal Exchange, joins Tom Morris, Artistic director at the Bristol Old Vic, to discuss their two productions and the play's continued cultural resonance. Gabriele Finaldi, the new director of the National Gallery, discusses his role as the head of one of the UK's most high profile cultural institutions. He explains his plans for the future of the gallery and discusses the challenges ahead, at a time when funding for the arts has taken a hit. Canadian writer Patrick deWitt talks about his new novel, Undermajordomo Minor, a subversive take on the fairy tale genre. The book is his follow-up to the Man Booker shortlisted The Sisters Brothers in 2011 which became a best-seller. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Elaine Lester.…read more

823 Margaret Atwood, Emily Blunt, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Reading Europe2015-09-29 19:25:00
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824 Macbeth, Tipping the Velvet, The Fabric of India2015-09-28 19:01:00
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825 Ridley Scott, Mark Wigglesworth, Ceramics in Stoke2015-09-25 18:58:00
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826 Roger Moore, Timur Vermes, Julia Margaret Cameron, Jeremy Page2015-09-24 19:00:00
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827 Celts, Kiss Me Kate, Hilary Mantel2015-09-23 18:55:00
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828 James Dean biopic, Mr Foote's Other Leg, Frances Leviston, Disclosure2015-09-22 19:04:00
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829 Chancellor George Osborne, Justin Cartwright, 99 Homes, Mark Haddon2015-09-21 18:53:00
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830 Downton Abbey, Karl Jenkins, The armoury at the RSC2015-09-18 18:54:00
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831 David Morrissey, Shakespeare comedy Bill, A Syrian Love Story2015-09-17 18:55:00
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832 Simon Schama's Face of Britain, Launch of BBC National Short Story Award2015-09-16 18:45:00
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833 Photograph 51, Sebastian Faulks, John Eliot Gardiner2015-09-15 18:55:00
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834 Ai Weiwei, Everest, Leona Lewis2015-09-14 18:57:00
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835 Keith Richards, Don McCullin2015-09-11 18:45:00
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836 David Gilmour, An Inspector Calls, La Famille Bélier, Future Conditional2015-09-10 18:55:00
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837 Salman Rushdie, Pasolini, Cyndi Lauper2015-09-09 19:02:00
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838 Woody Allen's Irrational Man, Richard Hawley, Mike Bartlett, The Chineke Orchestra2015-09-08 18:55:00
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839 Anthony Horowitz, Danielle de Niese, This Is England, Antony Gormley2015-09-07 19:07:00
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840 Tom Hardy, Dope, Anne Boleyn's songbook2015-09-04 18:59:00
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