841 Tributes to Sir Roger Moore, The return of Twin Peaks, American crime writer Bill Beverly2017-05-23 19:13:00
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842 Denise Gough, Fairport Convention, Leonardo da Vinci2017-05-22 18:57:00
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843 Clive James, Netflix and Cannes, documentary maker Simon Chinn, Damien Hirst in Venice2017-05-19 18:59:00
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844 Engelbert Humperdinck on 50 years in music2017-05-18 18:54:00
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845 Guy Ritchie on King Arthur, Redwater and television spin-offs, our fascination with true crime dramas, From Shore to Shore2017-05-18 09:49:00
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846 Three Girls, Life of Galileo, Mark Bradford2017-05-16 19:00:00
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847 Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio2017-05-15 19:18:00
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Conn Iggulden, Timberlake Wertenbaker and virtual reality on radio

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction, writing about the Wars of the Roses, Genghis Khan and Julius Caesar; as well as his hugely popular manual Dangerous Book for Boys. He now turns to St Dunstan, who was Archbishop of Canterbury and lived through the reigns of seven kings in the tenth century. Conn talks to Samira about how Dunstan became a saint, and his legacy. Royal drama The Crown was made by Netflix when they outbid the BBC for the rights. The £100m series was expected to pick up the top awards at the BAFTAs after it led the shortlist with five nominations. But on the night, it missed out entirely. TV writer Andrew Collins discusses what the fate of The Crown reveals about the BAFTAs. Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker has won many awards for her stage plays Our Country's Good, Three Birds Alighting on A Field, and most recently Jefferson's Garden; as well as praise for her radio adaptations of War and Peace and Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet. Her new play, premiering at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, looks at a group of women attempting to block the development of a big hotel on Winter Hill. Front Row spoke to Timberlake on the hill outside Bolton that inspired the drama. Quake is Radio 4's experimental new drama set after a deadly earthquake. As well as the audio drama, there is a virtual reality video to accompany the first episode and graphic novel style animations for the remaining eleven. Quake is also non-linear so apart for the first and last, the episodes can be listened to in any order. Critic Pete Naughton reviews. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more

848 The 2017 Venice Biennale, with Phyllida Barlow at the British Pavilion2017-05-12 18:50:00
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849 Richard III at Hull Truck; Anne With An E; Amy Schumer in Snatched; Tony Kushner2017-05-11 19:05:00
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850 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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851 King Charles III; Pink Floyd exhibition2017-05-09 19:06:00
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852 Alien: Covenant, Giacometti retrospective, How should museums reflect changing social attitudes, Jamestown2017-05-08 18:55:00
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853 Mervyn Morris, French cultural landscape, Monochrome films2017-05-05 18:57:00
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854 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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855 Jude Law, Woody Harrelson, Timothy Spall with Colm Meaney, Turner Prize Shortlist2017-05-03 19:07:00
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856 Angels in America, Mindhorn, Storytelling in Greek myths2017-05-02 19:05:00
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857 Oliver Beer, Nicola LeFanu, Grace Evangeline Mason, May Day poems2017-05-01 19:00:00
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858 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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859 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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860 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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