901 Apple Tree Yard, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Elisabeth Frink2017-01-18 20:01:00
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902 Conductor Simon Rattle, artist Lubaina Himid and playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig2017-01-17 19:56:00
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903 Jackie, The Transports, TS Eliot Prize, 'Yellowface' row2017-01-16 19:54:00
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904 Ben Affleck, Untitled in Nottingham, V&A news, Lord Snowdon remembered2017-01-13 19:57:00
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905 Natalie Clein, Lemony Snicket, The OA, Velázquez2017-01-12 19:53:00
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906 Dev Patel, Tina and Bobby, Harvey and the Wallbangers2017-01-11 20:02:00
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907 Common Sense on TV, Bafta nominations, Mozart at 11, Is there a Northern Aesthetic?2017-01-10 20:29:00
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908 Hull Blade, Manchester By the Sea, John Lockwood Kipling, Francis Spufford2017-01-09 20:08:00
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909 Film-maker Alex Gibney, soul singer Ray BLK, author Brian Conaghan and Ben Wardle on yet more TV talent shows2017-01-06 19:54:00
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910 Steven Knight - writer of Taboo, CGI resurrections, the Bard's medical knowledge, Alice Oswald2017-01-05 19:53:00
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Steven Knight - writer of Taboo, CGI resurrections, the Bard's medical knowledge, Alice Oswald

Peter Cushing died in 1994 yet curiously he reprises his famous role of Grand Moff Tarkin in the new recently-released Star Wars film Rogue One. A lawyer, an actor and a film critic consider Hollywood's increasing use of CGI in giving film actors a screen life well beyond the grave, from the early days of Peter Sellers in Trail of the Pink Panther and Oliver Reed in Gladiator. The hero of Taboo, the new Saturday night BBC1 block buster, is an arresting amalgam of Bill Sykes, Sherlock Holmes, Hannibal Lecter and Heathcliff! Screen writer Steven Knight describes how he worked with star Tom Hardy and his dad Chips to work their initial idea into a gripping eight part historical drama. Today scientists announced a breakthrough in the medical use of spider silk. But it's clear from A Midsummer Night's Dream that Shakespeare already knew about the healing properties of cobwebs. Historian of Medicine Anna Maerker looks at other examples of the Bard's surprising medical knowledge. Alice Oswald's latest collection of poems, Falling Awake, has won this year's Costa Poetry Award. With its classical themes and exploration of the natural world, she discusses why carving rather than writing might be a better verb for describing her approach to creating new work. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.…read more

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912 John Berger, Costa Book Awards winners, Sebastian Barry, Unforgotten2017-01-03 20:10:00
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913 US Composers: Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams2017-01-02 19:45:00
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914 Liam Neeson; Dancing Mad Hatters; Author Christian Jungersen; Assassin's Creed2016-12-30 20:14:00
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915 Made in Hull: UK City of Culture 20172016-12-29 19:53:00
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916 Jane Austen2016-12-28 19:48:00
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917 Award Winners of 20162016-12-27 19:45:00
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918 The Front Row Cultural quiz2016-12-26 20:00:00
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919 Riz Ahmed, Delicious, The Kite Runner on stage and Angela Carter2016-12-23 18:44:00
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920 Alison Balsom, To Walk Invisible, Beautiful books, Flying on stage2016-12-22 19:54:00
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