81 A Fantastic Woman, playing drunk, Lewis Gilbert and paintings under paintings2018-02-27 20:05:00
Listen
Listen
82 The Assassination of Gianni Versace, All Too Human exhibition, Debut novelist Mick Kitson2018-02-26 20:05:00
Listen
Listen
83 Red Sparrow, Adapting novels for the stage, Neanderthal art2018-02-23 20:13:00
Listen
Listen
84 Tracey Thorn, Rival Biographers, Image Licensing, Stormzy2018-02-22 20:05:00
Listen
Listen
85 Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar2018-02-21 20:01:00
Listen
Listen
86 I, Tonya; Robin Cousins on the art of ice skating; Jess Kidd2018-02-20 20:07:00
Listen
Listen
87 Suffrage art and a celebration of female artists2018-02-19 20:07:00
Listen
Listen
88 Art in response to trauma: Louise Allen and Maude Julien2018-02-16 19:47:00
Listen
Listen
89 Ruth Wilson on Dark River, Cal McCrystal on ENO's Iolanthe, Creative Scotland funding decisions2018-02-15 19:55:00
Listen
Listen
90 Greta Gerwig, Opportunities for disabled actors, National Short Story Award2018-02-14 20:00:00
Listen
Listen
91 The Shape of Water, Terracotta Warriors, Samira Ahmed, RuPaul's Drag Race2018-02-13 20:18:00
Listen
Listen
92 Bob Geldof on WB Yeats, The Fifty Shades phenomenon, Julian Rowlands & the Santiago Quartet2018-02-12 20:35:00
Listen
Listen
93 Chadwick Boseman, The Black Panther, Shakespeare for Children, Welsh Music - In Welsh2018-02-09 20:06:00
Listen
Listen
94 David Hare on Collateral, Carmen, John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury2018-02-08 20:34:00
Listen
Listen

David Hare on Collateral, Carmen, John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury

Playwright David Hare talks to Samira about his latest television drama Collateral, a series that begins like a police procedural but drifts into a state-of-the-nation thriller. Carey Mulligan stars as a police detective whose investigation into the shooting of a pizza delivery man has spiraling repercussions. Carmen is opera's greatest femme fatale, the sexually liberated cigarette factory worker killed by her spurned lover. Opera critic Alexandra Coghlan and opera historian Flora Willson discuss how we view Carmen in the 21st Century, as two new productions - at the Royal Opera House and in Florence - re-interpret this mythic heroine. John Burningham, author and illustrator of Mr Gumpy's Outing, and Helen Oxenbury, the illustrator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, have been announced as the joint winners of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Their books are family friends to many children - and adults. They talk about how they work, their distinctive styles and the secrets of their long marriage. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more

95 Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, Irish Women Writers, Vaseem Khan2018-02-07 20:04:00
Listen
Listen
96 Mica Paris, Ethics of Arts Funding, Jim Crace2018-02-06 20:08:00
Listen
Listen
97 Mike Bartlett on Trauma, Cornelia Parker, Val McDermid2018-02-05 19:59:00
Listen
Listen
98 Nicola Benedetti, Winchester, Reading Europe: Russia2018-02-02 20:01:00
Listen
Listen
99 Simple Minds, Phantom Thread, Napoleon Disrobed, Alex La Guma2018-02-01 20:04:00
Listen
Listen
100 Fiddler on the Roof lyricist, how musicals have evolved since 'Fiddler', Olafur Eliasson2018-01-31 20:03:00
Listen
Listen