981 Michael Fassbender, Love to Read, The Goldfinch, Artists who tour2016-11-04 20:00:00
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982 Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter2016-11-03 20:13:00
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983 Levi David Addai, Kit de Waal, Flaming June, The art of fireworks.2016-11-02 19:52:00
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984 Amy Adams, John Rutter and Tracy Chevalier2016-11-01 20:01:00
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985 Sting, David Bowie's art collection, Mark Haddon, Ian McDiarmid and Chris Hannan2016-10-31 19:53:00
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986 Benedict Cumberbatch, Tasmin Little, Elena Ferrante2016-10-28 19:05:00
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Tasmin Little, Elena Ferrante

Benedict Cumberbatch takes the lead role in Doctor Strange, the latest blockbuster from Marvel studios. He discusses playing one of their less well-known superheroes; the former surgeon who protects the earth with his two mystical objects - the Cloak of Levitation and Eye of Agamotto - and explains how his preparation for this physically demanding film coincided with his performing Hamlet on stage at the Barbican in London. Elena Ferrante, the author of the Neapolitan Quartet, has always insisted that nothing should come between a reader and her books, and regards public interest in her as an unnecessary distraction. Her new book - Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey - is a collection of her correspondence and prompted a media storm when it was used as the justification for investigating and revealing her identity. Critic Alex Clark reviews Ferrante's latest literary offering. Violinist Tasmin Little has, for the first time, recorded Vivaldi's Four Seasons, along with a complementary contemporary piece, Four World Seasons by Roxanna Panufnik. In this new composition each season is evoked by a different country and its music, including autumn in Albania and summer in India. Musician and composer discuss their collaboration. One glance at the UK album charts reveals that alongside the Drakes, the Two Door Cinema Clubs and the Craig Davids, there is one musical category that refuses to go away. Writer Ben Wardle tries to fathom the enduring appeal of 'Middle of the Road' music. Presenter: Clemency Burton-Hill Producer: Angie Nehring.…read more

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988 Bryan Cranston, Lazarus, Oneworld, Remembering Howard Davies2016-10-26 19:24:00
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989 Emma Rice to leave The Globe, plus Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton and the new Design Museum2016-10-25 18:45:00
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990 Jude Law, Paul Nash, The National Centre for the Written Word, New, but always old, ballet2016-10-24 18:59:00
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991 Chrissie Hynde, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, Bamber Gascoigne, Joe Queenan2016-10-21 19:13:00
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992 Stella Duffy, New Art Gallery Walsall, Shostakovich's The Nose, Art of Yves Klein2016-10-20 19:08:00
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993 Ali Smith, Osmo Vänskä, the Nicholas Brothers, Islamic Art & the Supernatural, A Martian Sends a Postcard Home2016-10-19 19:02:00
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994 Ken Loach, Rodin and Dance, Suggs, Tony Robinson2016-10-18 18:52:00
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995 Phil Collins, Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, Patrick Ness2016-10-17 17:33:00
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996 Bob Dylan wins Nobel, Dario Fo remembered, Tutankhamun, Semyon Bychkov2016-10-17 13:43:00
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997 Earl Cameron, David Gledhill, The art of Alphonse Mucha, Simon Callow on David Gascoyne, Northampton theatre to open a school2016-10-14 19:31:00
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998 American Honey, George Monbiot on loneliness, Ella Hickson, Bernice McFadden2016-10-12 18:56:00
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999 Mira Nair and Lupita Nyong'o, Divorce, Great Exhibition of the North, Janet Plater, The Vulgar2016-10-11 18:48:00
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1000 One Night in Miami, Kate Tempest, Glam Rock, Remembering Andrzej Wajda2016-10-10 19:00:00
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