881 John Adams2017-02-15 19:51:00
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882 Eduardo Paolozzi, Self-publishing, Neil Gaiman2017-02-14 20:06:00
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883 Hidden Figures, Dirty Dancing writer, Muslim Othello, Simon Armitage2017-02-13 19:59:00
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884 Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski, Petrograd Madonna, Rag'n'Bone Man2017-02-10 19:54:00
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885 Artist Keith Tyson, dark comedy Prevenge, novelist John Boyne, Shostakovich Symphony No 122017-02-09 20:03:00
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886 Vanessa Bell exhibition, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Alan Simpson remembered, The poetry of Anna Akhmatova2017-02-08 19:54:00
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Vanessa Bell exhibition, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Alan Simpson remembered, The poetry of Anna Akhmatova

Ang Lee's latest film, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, stars British actor Joe Alwyn as 19-year-old private Billy Lynn, who is caught on camera saving a comrade and, after the video goes viral on YouTube, becomes a pin-up for the war in Iraq. Through a sequence of flashbacks the realities of the war are revealed in contrast with the public's distorted perceptions of heroism. Kirsty talks to Ben Fountain, the novelist on whose book the film is based, and Joe Alwyn who was offered the part whilst still in drama school. Widely acclaimed as a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group, the modernist painter, Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was a pivotal player in 20th century British art, but her reputation as an artist has long been overshadowed by her family life and romantic entanglements. Dulwich Picture Gallery in London seeks to rectify that with the first major solo exhibition of her work. Its curator, Sarah Milroy, shows Kirsty around. To mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Front Row has asked figures from the arts world to select the art work, inspired by the events of 1917, they most admire. Tonight writer, comedian and lifelong Russophile, Viv Groskop selects a poem by Anna Akhmatova. We remember sitcom writer Alan Simpson who has died at the age of 87. As one half of writing duo Galton and Simpson, the pair created sitcoms including Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Edwina Pitman.…read more

887 The Moorside, 20th Century Women, Peter Greenaway on Russian Revolution at 1002017-02-07 20:07:00
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888 David Hockney, Guy Garvey from Elbow, Max Richter2017-02-06 20:02:00
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889 Viola Davis, Rory Gleeson, Phil Manzanera and Waterstones' revival2017-02-03 19:56:00
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890 Diverse casting in historical dramas, Roots returns, Beyonce's pregnancy portrait, John Burnside2017-02-02 19:58:00
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891 Loving, Hayley Squires, Nathan Hill2017-02-01 19:53:00
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892 Cyrano, Víkingur Ólafsson plays Philip Glass, Toni Erdmann2017-01-31 20:08:00
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893 Matthew McConaughey, Lizzie Nunnery, Charles Dance on John Hurt, Collecting Europe2017-01-31 15:44:00
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894 David Hare, John Akomfrah, Liverpool Everyman Rep2017-01-27 19:51:00
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895 Evelyn Glennie, Christine, Mary Tyler Moore, Turner Contemporary, Garth Jennings2017-01-26 20:02:00
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896 Hacksaw Ridge, film; Jamie, new musical; author Vic James; the allure of Napoleon; some Robert Burns2017-01-25 20:15:00
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897 Oscar nominations 2017 - La La Land leads the way2017-01-24 20:06:00
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898 T2 Trainspotting, Bruntwood Prize, Agnes Ravatn2017-01-23 20:07:00
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899 Siobhan Davies, Peter Bazalgette, Lost in London, Royal Albert Hall ticket resales2017-01-20 20:15:00
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900 Urban myths, Author Michael Chabon, The Snow Maiden opera, Presidents on film2017-01-20 19:29:00
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