861 Paula Rego, Danny Huston, Ghetto Film School2017-03-22 19:56:00
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862 Soaps and social issues, Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzalez, Colin Dexter remembered2017-03-21 20:01:00
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863 Chuck Berry remembered, The Lost City of Z, Howard Hodgkin portraits, Poem for the Spring equinox2017-03-20 20:17:00
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864 Derek Walcott, Costume Designer Jenny Beavan, Playlists2017-03-17 20:16:00
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865 Get Out, Lost Without Words, Compton Verney, Music Streaming2017-03-16 19:59:00
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866 Beauty and the Beast, Dave Spikey, Big Bang Theory prequel, Josef Locke2017-03-15 20:10:00
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867 Saxophonist John Harle, The Salesman reviewed, Singer-songwriter ESKA2017-03-14 20:27:00
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868 Professor Brian Cox, Sarah Dunant on Michelangelo, My Country, The UK charts2017-03-13 20:35:00
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869 Paul Weller, Duncan Macmillan on City of Glass, Catfight, My Feral Heart2017-03-10 19:51:00
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870 Howard Hodgkin remembered; Imogen Cooper; Edward Albee2017-03-09 20:21:00
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871 Roger McGough and Brian Patten on 50 years of The Mersey Sound, Lizzie Nunnery, Andrew McMillan2017-03-08 21:07:00
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Roger McGough and Brian Patten on 50 years of The Mersey Sound, Lizzie Nunnery, Andrew McMillan

Roger McGough and Brian Patten discuss the making of The Mersey Sound - the ground-breaking collection of poetry they created with the late Adrian Henri. Fifty years after the collection was published, and described by one critic as "a flash in the pan from a three-headed pantomime horse", they talk about the inspiration and the impact of The Mersey Sound. The painter, poet, musician, and teacher, Adrian Henri, described by John Peel as "one of the great non-singers of our time", and the third member of The Mersey Sound poets, is the subject of Tonight at Noon - a new season of exhibitions and events in Liverpool. His literary and artistic executor, and curator of the season, Catherine Marcangeli, discusses Henri's total art vision. Playwright and singer-songwriter Lizzie Nunnery performs an extract from her new work, Horny Handed Tons of Soil, which was inspired by both The Mersey Sound and Adrian Henri. Bryan Biggs, artistic director of Bluecoat's 300th anniversary programme, discusses the history of one of the UK's oldest arts centres and its role in supporting generations of contemporary artists such as Jeremy Deller, Yoko Ono and John Akomfrah. Prize-winning poet Andrew McMillan premieres his new poem in response to The Mersey Sound. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Ekene Akalawu.…read more

872 Judith Kerr on The Cat in the Hat; Wolfgang Tillmans; Snow in Midsummer2017-03-07 19:57:00
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873 Sean Foley directs The Miser, Kate Whitley sets Malala's speech to music, Sonia Friedman and David Babani2017-03-06 19:54:00
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874 Stormzy, Cornelia Parker, Krzysztof Penderecki2017-03-03 19:59:00
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875 Tom Hiddleston, This Country, Certain Women, Gustav Metzger remembered2017-03-02 20:07:00
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876 Hugh Jackman, National Poet of Wales Ifor ap Glyn, Richard Bean2017-03-01 19:45:00
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877 Jojo Moyes, Prime Suspect 1973, Independent bookstores, Swan Lake in Hull2017-02-28 20:02:00
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878 Moonlight at the Oscars, Mary Beard, Author Ross Raisin, Mary Magdalene in art2017-02-27 20:04:00
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879 Sadiq Khan, Jake Arnott, The Tale of Januarie opera2017-02-24 19:51:00
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880 John Cleese, A first for Jay Z, Electricity: The spark of life2017-02-23 19:58:00
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