861 The composer Steve Reich talks to John Wilson2016-09-28 17:41:00
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862 Gillian Anderson, Pinocchio, Villette2016-09-27 18:59:00
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863 Dominic Cooper and Terry Johnson, Turner Prize shortlist, Completing other authors' books2016-09-26 18:55:00
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864 Tamara Rojo, Akram Khan, Grace Coddington2016-09-23 19:08:00
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865 Hull City of Culture 2017, Emma Donoghue, Ira Sachs, a poem for autumn, K J Orr2016-09-22 18:51:00
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866 The Magnificent Seven, Suzan-Lori Parks, Paul Muldoon, BBC National Short Story Award2016-09-21 18:59:00
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867 Daniel Radcliffe; William Kentridge; BBC National Short Story Award; and turning sex into prose2016-09-20 19:02:00
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868 Emeli Sande, BBC National Short Story Award, Abstract Expressionism2016-09-19 18:57:00
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869 Led Zeppelin, BBC National Short Story Award, Martin Roth2016-09-16 18:50:00
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870 Sam Neill, Sharon Bolton and Stephanie Merritt and how best to teach art history2016-09-15 19:05:00
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Sam Neill, Sharon Bolton and Stephanie Merritt and how best to teach art history

In his new film Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Sam Neill stars as a grumpy New Zealand farmer forced to go on the run with a Maori kid who thinks he's a gangster. He discusses the film, his acting mentor James Mason and starring in one of the lowest grossing feature films ever. Frederick Forsyth has announced he's stopping writing, partly because he's now too old to travel to the settings of his thrillers. Sharon Bolton, who researched the Falkland Islands from Britain for her novel Little Black Lies, and Stephanie Merritt, who visited Paris and Prague for her historical fiction thrillers, discuss whether writers must travel to their books' settings to really capture the feel of a place. Nicholas Marston, Professor of Music Theory and Analysis at King's College, Cambridge talks about a recently discovered musical 'doodle' by Beethoven which might tell us more about his most celebrated works, the Emperor Concerto. Writer Michael Bird has written a book called Vincent's Starry Night which sets out to ignite young people's imagination through storytelling. Teacher Caroline Osborne believes a proper understanding of art history is a life skill which is as important as literacy and numeracy. Both join Samira to discuss how best to teach children about the history of art. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Rachel Simpson.…read more

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872 Man Booker shortlist, Amos Oz, Wifredo Lam exhibition, and Blair Witch2016-09-13 19:07:00
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873 Julie Walters, Jack Thorne, Nicole Farhi, Gillian Slovo and a review of The Clan2016-09-12 18:53:00
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874 Hell or High Water, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Aravind Adiga2016-09-09 19:01:00
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875 Sharon Maguire, Liz Carr, Ann Patchett2016-09-08 18:45:00
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876 Secret in Their Eyes, Katie Mitchell, AB Yehoshua, Stutterer2016-09-08 14:04:00
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877 Revolution at the V&A, Ben Hur, Anthropoid, Maggi Hambling2016-09-07 18:54:00
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878 Viggo Mortensen, Susanne Bier, Jay McInerney and the comic Misty2016-09-06 18:57:00
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879 Maxine Peake and Sarah Frankcom, Mike Bullen on Cold Feet, Neon art, Star Trek at 502016-09-05 18:56:00
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880 Terence Conran, The Veronica Scanner, The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black, Black Oil2016-09-02 19:08:00
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