941 Independence Day, Chris Riddell wins Kate Greenaway medal, Fretwork and C4's The Border2016-06-20 19:02:00
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942 Trevor Nunn, Natasha Walter, Jake Bugg2016-06-17 19:05:00
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943 Mike Bartlett on Wild, Tale of Tales film review, Georgiana Houghton exhibition review, Suburra director Stefano Sollima2016-06-16 18:53:00
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944 Ashley Pharoah, Novels in verse, Chris Watson2016-06-15 18:51:00
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945 Tate Modern's new Switch House gallery, Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Debut novelist Emma Cline2016-06-14 19:10:00
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946 Tom Odell, Ove Arup, Theatre's response to the Battle of the Somme2016-06-13 18:58:00
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947 Andy Hamilton, Rattigan on stage, Studio Ghibli's last film, Blake Morrison and Gavin Bryars2016-06-10 18:57:00
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948 Frances Morris, director of Tate Modern, Anish Kapoor on designing at the ENO, Embrace of the Serpent review2016-06-09 18:52:00
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949 Guy Garvey, Bailey's Prize winner, The Go-Between2016-06-08 19:13:00
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950 Ben Kingsley, Casey Nicholaw, RA Summer Exhibition, Outcast2016-06-07 18:55:00
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951 Peter Shaffer remembered, Don DeLillo, Anthony Horowitz on New Blood, Beth Orton2016-06-06 19:04:00
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952 Jimmy McGovern, James Schamus, Alexi Kaye Campbell2016-06-03 18:56:00
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953 Nile Rodgers, Jesse Eisenberg, Kunal Nayyar, Surrealists2016-06-02 19:06:00
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954 Versailles, Louisa Young, Museum of the Year contender, TV drama music2016-06-01 18:58:00
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955 Nina Stibbe, Moby, The Nice Guys, Michael Pennington2016-05-31 18:58:00
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Nina Stibbe, Moby, The Nice Guys, Michael Pennington

Nina Stibbe's latest novel Paradise Lodge follows Lizzie Vogel as she skips school to work at a residential care home. The book draws on the author's own experience as a teenager and is the second of a trilogy of Lizzie Vogel novels. Nick Hornby's TV adaptation of Stibbe's highly successful first book Love, Nina - based on the author's time as a nanny to a literary north London family - is currently on BBC1 on Saturday nights starring Helena Bonham Carter. Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling team up in The Nice Guys, the neo-noir crime buddy comedy film directed and co-written by Shane Black in which the unlikely pair investigate the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s LA. Michael Pennington talks to Samira about his new book King Lear in Brooklyn, a combination of an analysis of the play and its characters, alongside his experiences playing the role for the first time - in Brooklyn, New York. Moby's memoir Porcelain details the electronic musician's life before he released his album Play in 1999 and became an international star. He tells us about what made the club scene in '90s New York so special and how he copes with his critics.…read more

956 From Hay: Charlotte Church, Tracy Chevalier and Lionel Shriver, YA Fiction, Welsh-Appalachian Music Mashup2016-05-31 10:54:00
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957 Front Row at The Royal Court Theatre2016-05-31 10:09:00
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958 Wilko Johnson, Romeo and Juliet review, Walter de Maria2016-05-26 19:00:00
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959 Neil Gaiman, Liz Lochhead, Roy Williams2016-05-25 18:59:00
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960 Sue Johnston, Burt Kwouk remembered, Yayoi Kusama, Simon Stone, Philip Venables2016-05-24 18:53:00
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