861 Music of Sherlock Holmes, Simon Pegg in Absolutely Anything, Paul Neagu, Edinburgh Comedy2015-08-14 18:52:00
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862 Philippa Gregory, Scottish art, Jordanian cinema, Street art of Stik2015-08-13 19:02:00
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863 Paper Towns, Nick Coleman, Jules Buckley and Wretch 32, Olive Edis archive2015-08-12 18:55:00
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864 Amanda Levete, Trainwreck, Crystal Moselle, Stephen Kelman2015-08-11 19:05:00
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865 Sylvie Guillem2015-08-10 18:45:00
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866 War Book, Eric Whitacre, Denise Mina, Edinburgh2015-08-07 19:32:00
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867 Guy Ritchie, China Mieville, George Cole remembered2015-08-06 18:45:00
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868 Noah Baumbach, Playwright Helen Edmundson, Spanish thriller Marshland2015-08-05 18:53:00
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869 Li Cunxin, Playing William Shakespeare, How art responded to the atomic bomb2015-08-04 19:00:00
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Li Cunxin, Playing William Shakespeare, How art responded to the atomic bomb

Former ballet star and stockbroker Li Cunxin discusses growing up during Mao's Cultural Revolution in China, and bringing his Australian ballet company to the Coliseum in London to perform La Sylphide. This week marks 70 years since the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where more than 200,000 people were killed. To consider how popular culture has responded to the atomic bomb, Front Row brings together documentary maker Simon Guerrier, science-fiction novelist Kim Newman, and journalist Jon Savage to discuss work from ranging from Stanley Kubrick's film Dr Strangelove, to Frankie Goes to Hollywood's song Two Tribes. Plus actor and writer Gareth Somers discusses creating a new one-man show opening at the Attic Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, in which Shakespeare re-lives his own life story. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Ella-mai Robey.…read more

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