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962 Jack O'Connell, Cannes Film Festival, Seeing Round Corners, Spymonkey2016-05-20 19:24:00
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963 A Hologram For The King, Running Wild, Brigitte Fassbaender, Going Forward2016-05-19 18:47:00
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964 Ian McMillan, Black Chronicles, Janet Suzman, TV drama endings2016-05-18 18:54:00
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965 Sunken Cities, Han Kang, Sing Street, Christian Blackshaw2016-05-17 18:57:00
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966 Yinka Shonibare, BBC Young Musician, X-Men: Apocalypse director, Dylan Thomas Prize winner2016-05-16 18:53:00
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967 Francis Bacon, Ayad Akhtar, Cannes Film Festival, Mum2016-05-13 19:06:00
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968 Mark Billingham, Turner Prize, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot review, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla2016-05-12 18:55:00
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969 Laurie Anderson, AL Kennedy, Mustang2016-05-11 19:05:00
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970 Damian Lewis in Billions, Hugh Bonneville, Olivia Chaney, Bryan and Mary M Talbot2016-05-10 19:15:00
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971 Lionel Shriver, Radiohead, Richard Linklater, Tate Britain exhibition2016-05-09 18:52:00
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972 Tom Hiddleston, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Andrey Kurkov2016-05-06 18:58:00
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973 Ewan McGregor, Upstart Crow, Katie Paterson, Frankenstein ballet2016-05-05 18:45:00
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974 Howard Brenton, Knight of Cups, Olafur Eliasson, Dorothy Bohm2016-05-04 18:53:00
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975 Mona Hatoum, The Windsors, Alexander Masters, Charles Dance2016-05-03 19:07:00
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976 Capability Brown2016-05-02 18:15:00
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Capability Brown

Capability Brown, born 300 years ago this year, changed the landscape of Georgian England. John Wilson visits Chatsworth House in Derbyshire where the Duke of Devonshire describes what it's like to live in a Brown design and Head Gardener Steve Porter explains how Brown shaped the estate. At the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library Fiona Davison shows John Capability Brown's original accounts book, and Ceryl Evans, Director of the Capability Brown Festival, paints a picture of his background and influences. Garden designer Dan Pearson discusses Capability Brown's influence on him, and his impact on our appreciation of the English landscape. Performance poets Joe Cook and Aliya Denton share their poems inspired by Capability Brown, and Anisa Haghdadi from Beatfreeks explains how she's working with Warwick Castle to engage young people from diverse backgrounds with Brown's work and explore the socio-economic context of it. The Duchess of Rutland and her Estate Manager Phil Burtt describe the work they're been doing at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire to reinstate Capability Brown's long lost plans for the landscape there.…read more

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978 Mark Gatiss on Doctor Who, Brideshead Revisited, Pleasure, Demolition2016-04-28 19:10:00
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979 Hugh Bonneville on Ibsen, Captain America directors, Juliet Stevenson2016-04-27 18:57:00
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980 Alain de Botton, Son of Saul, Josie Rourke and Nick Payne, Jazz biopics2016-04-26 18:59:00
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