861 Oliver Beer, Nicola LeFanu, Grace Evangeline Mason, May Day poems2017-05-01 19:00:00
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862 Christian Bale, Ella Fitzgerald, Theatre artistic directors2017-04-28 19:15:00
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863 British Museums special2017-04-28 14:56:00
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864 Judi Dench on John Gielgud, Granta Best of Young American Novelists2017-04-26 19:15:00
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865 Thomas Ades, Patricia Lockwood, James Gunn2017-04-25 18:52:00
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866 Bananarama reunited, The Wellcome Book Prize winner announced, David Mach2017-04-24 19:04:00
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867 Gemma Arterton, Post-war public art, Martin Parr, Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!2017-04-21 19:17:00
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868 Joan Bakewell, 2017 Proms, The Zookeeper's Wife2017-04-20 18:54:00
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869 Awol Erizku; Robert Macfarlane; Little Boy Blue; Gemma Bodinetz2017-04-19 19:07:00
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870 Violinist Kyung Wha Chung, Murray Lachlan Young, Hisham Matar on Clash2017-04-18 18:59:00
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871 Warren Beatty in Rules Don't Apply, Inua Ellams, Born to Kill2017-04-17 18:45:00
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872 Tom Stoppard2017-04-14 18:45:00
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873 Adrian Lester and Deborah Kermode, Frog Stone, Kim Stanley Robinson2017-04-13 18:52:00
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874 Jim Broadbent; I Heard It Through the Grapevine; Johana Gustawsson and Matt Johnson2017-04-12 18:56:00
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875 Katherine Jenkins, The Hatton Garden Job, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction2017-04-11 19:02:00
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876 Ray Davies; Guerrilla; The Odyssey; Damien Hirst's exhibition2017-04-10 18:54:00
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877 Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, S-Town reviewed, Queer British art and gender neutral awards2017-04-07 18:59:00
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878 Fay Weldon; Raw review; Duchamp's Fountain; Simon Callow and Christopher Hampton2017-04-06 18:57:00
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879 David Vann, Terence Davies, Albert Moore2017-04-05 18:57:00
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880 Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills2017-04-04 19:04:00
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Neruda, Casting on screen, Magnus Mills

Author Elif Shafak reviews Neruda, the new film about the Chilean poet and communist by director Pablo Larraín. We discuss the alchemic art of casting on screen with the casting directors Lucinda Syson, who has cast Hollywood blockbusters including Gravity, Batman Begins and the new Wonder Woman, and Victor Jenkins, who was responsible for pairing Olivia Colman and David Tennant in Broadchurch as well as working on Humans, Episodes and Grantchester. Busdriver Magnus Mills shot to fame in 1999 when his debut novel The Restraint of Beasts was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, but despite plaudits from the literary world such as Thomas Pynchon, he returned to his day job and continues to write. He talks about his latest novel The Forensic Records Society, about a small group of blokes who meet in the backroom of pub every week to listen, in piously enforced silence, to their vinyl collections. Presenter : Kirsty Lang Producer : Dymphna Flynn.…read more