81 Kay Mellor, Frankenstein, Swimming with Men2017-12-29 20:11:00
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82 Vic and Bob, Angela Gheorghiu, Theatre ghost stories2017-12-28 20:08:00
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83 Incredible! The unstoppable rise of the comic book superhero2017-12-27 19:45:00
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84 Gary Oldman2017-12-26 19:15:00
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85 Christmas Party with Jon Culshaw, Josie Lawrence, Austentatious, Patience Agbabi, Inua Ellams and Steve Edis2017-12-25 19:50:00
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86 Emily Watson, Older women on screen, Christmas songs2017-12-22 20:10:00
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87 Jodie Foster, Molly's Game, Christmas film round-up, Hamilton, Imtiaz Dharker2017-12-21 20:00:00
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88 James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical2017-12-20 20:17:00
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89 Mavis Staples, Carmen Maria Machado, Christmas Ghost Stories2017-12-19 19:53:00
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90 The League Of Gentlemen, Gina Yashere, Jenny Eclair, Arthur C Clarke's Mysterious World2017-12-18 20:28:00
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91 The Hayward Gallery reopening, Emily Wilson, The art of literary translation2017-12-15 20:12:00
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The Hayward Gallery reopening, Emily Wilson, The art of literary translation

Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate The Odyssey, explains why the issues running through the epic - gender, geo-politics, migration - make Homer, writing 3,000 years ago, an author for our times. Emily Wilson is joined by Daniel Hahn who, as well as writing books, translates them from Portuguese, Spanish and French. Comparing their approaches they discuss the art of translating, how it reflects the age in which it is undertaken, its challenges and its importance to our culture today. Michael Cooper, journalist at the New York Times, tells Stig about the latest developments in the drama unfolding around the Metropolitan Opera House's new production of Tosca. As the Hayward Gallery in London prepares to re-open its doors next month after a two-year closure, its director Ralph Rugoff and the architect Richard Battye discuss the renovations and restoration of the brutalist contemporary art gallery. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Edwina Pitman.…read more

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93 Kazuo Ishiguro2017-12-14 06:45:00
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94 Christmas TV, Theatre from the Calais Jungle, Protecting live music.2017-12-12 20:22:00
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95 The Bette Davis/Joan Crawford Feud, The Twilight Zone, A Snow Poem2017-12-11 20:08:00
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96 Vanessa Redgrave, Imperium, French African artefacts, Sally Rooney2017-12-08 20:04:00
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97 Christopher Nolan, Guys and Dolls, City of Culture 20212017-12-07 19:59:00
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99 Claire Foy, Bryan Hymel, Film Heritage2017-12-05 20:15:00
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100 Stronger, Shashi Kapoor, Douglas Henshall, Tokio Myers2017-12-04 20:36:00
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