901 The Glass Menagerie, Conrad Shawcross, Sitcoms at 602016-08-08 19:00:00
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902 Yerma starring Billie Piper, Film director Todd Solondz, Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein, Slam poetry in Brazil2016-08-05 19:09:00
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903 The Mercury Prize shortlist, Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on gay theatre, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri, author Sara Taylor2016-08-04 19:05:00
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The Mercury Prize shortlist, Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on gay theatre, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri, author Sara Taylor

David Bowie, Laura Mvula, Radiohead, and grime stars Kano and Skepta, are among the nominees for this year's Mercury Prize for best album, it was announced today. Music journalist Ruth Barnes rates this year's diverse shortlist. Colin Spencer's Spitting Image - first staged in 1968 when it became the UK's first ever openly gay play - is being revived as part of the King's Head Theatre's Queer Season in London. Meanwhile, Jon Brittain's play about a lesbian couple, Rotterdam, is back in the West End at Trafalgar Studios. Kirsty Lang talks to both writers about writing gay characters but 50 years apart. Continuing her series of interviews with Brazilian artists in the build-up to the Olympics, Kirsty visits sound artist Vivian Caccuri at her studio in an old biscuit factory. Sara Taylor won rave reviews for her debut novel The Shore and she's back on winning form with her second novel The Lauras. It tells the story of a mother running away from an unhappy marriage with her 13 year old child Alex, and how the pair bond during a road trip across the US. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Rachel Simpson.…read more

904 Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, The Little Prince, Brazilian artists, The Macarena at 202016-08-03 18:52:00
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905 Brian Cox, Brighton i360, Chilcot at Edinburgh festival, Ernesto Neto.2016-08-03 08:47:00
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906 Front Row from Rio de Janeiro2016-07-29 18:45:00
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907 Tallulah, David Bowie Prom, The Plough and the Stars2016-07-28 19:05:00
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908 Bourne, Man Booker Prize long list, The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Presidential campaign music.2016-07-27 18:56:00
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909 Harry Potter on stage, Cultural response to Brexit, Michael Berkeley and Anthony Payne2016-07-26 18:59:00
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910 Front Row: The Cultural Response To Brexit2016-07-26 15:33:00
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911 Finding Dory, My Brilliant Friend, Mahler's musical manuscript, Edmund Clark's War of Terror2016-07-25 19:06:00
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912 Mark Rylance on The BFG, Pixie Lott, Alpesh Chauhan2016-07-22 18:58:00
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913 Born to be blue, Antonello Manacorda, Shari Lapena, The Body Extended2016-07-21 18:55:00
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914 William Eggleston exhibition, Tess Gerritsen, Graphene artists, Wang Jianlin2016-07-20 18:55:00
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915 Michelle Williams, Brexageddon?!, David & Peter Adjaye, Pokemon Go2016-07-19 18:58:00
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916 Simon Pegg on Star Trek, Beatrix Potter at 150, Stalking the Bogeyman2016-07-18 18:59:00
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917 Alistair Beaton, Marcus Harvey, Facing the World, Someone Knows My Name2016-07-15 19:02:00
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918 The Secret Agent; Sol Gabetta, Black Masculinity2016-07-14 19:01:00
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919 Winona Ryder in Stranger Things, Jan Ravens on impersonating Theresa May, Alice Oswald, James Kelman2016-07-13 19:09:00
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920 Matt Smith on Unreachable, Author Sean O'Brien, Summertime film review, Cultural Olympiad legacy2016-07-12 18:54:00
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