1001 Viggo Mortensen, Susanne Bier, Jay McInerney and the comic Misty2016-09-06 18:57:00
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1002 Maxine Peake and Sarah Frankcom, Mike Bullen on Cold Feet, Neon art, Star Trek at 502016-09-05 18:56:00
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1003 Terence Conran, The Veronica Scanner, The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black, Black Oil2016-09-02 19:08:00
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1004 Reading prison and Oscar Wilde, The Collection, Venice Film Festival, Bjork digital2016-09-01 18:53:00
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1005 The Entertainer, TV drama Ellen, Sausage Party, Herman Koch2016-08-31 18:55:00
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1006 Ian McEwan, Gene Wilder, Things to Come, The Television Workshop2016-08-30 19:06:00
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Ian McEwan, Gene Wilder, Things to Come, The Television Workshop

Ian McEwan's new novel, Nutshell, is a murder mystery set in a grand, decrepit Georgian home in London. It's based on Shakespeare's Hamlet, and features a pregnant woman, her estranged husband, and his brother who is now the woman's lover. He explains why he chose to tell the story from the point of view of the foetus. Things to Come is a new film by the 35-year old French director Mia Hansen-Love. Her previous features have been semi-autobiographical films about people of her own age, however this one explores the life of an aging woman whose husband leaves her, mother dies, and whose reputation as a philosophy professor is starting to fade. All of which offer her a kind of freedom. Briony Hanson reviews. At a time when elitism in acting is a hot topic, Kirsty visits The Television Workshop, a BAFTA winning acting school in Nottingham which has been giving opportunities to young actors from a less privileged background since 1983. Where she meets the current intake and we hear from some of its famous alumni, including Games Of Thrones actor Joe Dempsie, star of Starred Up and Jack O'Connell, and This Is England creator, Shane Meadows. In tribute to Gene Wilder - the star of films such as Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and The Producers - who has died, we hear part of an interview first broadcast in 2005 about his autobiography, Kiss Me Like A Stranger: My Search for Love and Art. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Angie Nehring.…read more

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1008 Antony Sher and Gregory Doran, Writing video games, Hendrik Groen2016-08-26 19:03:00
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1009 Casualty at 30, Madeleine Thien, Bad Moms, Thomas Ostermeier2016-08-25 18:56:00
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1010 Daisy Goodwin on Victoria, Harry Benson, Lisa Hannigan2016-08-24 18:55:00
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1011 Clive James, Joe Joyce, Marin Alsop, Hunter Davies2016-08-23 19:14:00
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1012 Quincy Jones, Noel Clarke, Timbuktu cultural war crimes2016-08-22 19:04:00
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1013 David Walliams and Francesca Simon on Roald Dahl, Jack and Harry Williams, Picasso's plays2016-08-19 18:45:00
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1014 Groundhog Day review, Pedro Almodovar, Dressage music, Bertie Carvel2016-08-18 19:21:00
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1015 Talent spotters, Karine Polwart, Political theatre2016-08-17 18:50:00
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1016 The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-16 17:44:00
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1017 Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-15 18:38:00
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1018 Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee2016-08-12 18:53:00
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1019 Jamie Cullum at the Proms, Greek crime writer Petros Markaris, Techno-thriller Nerve, Artists in residence2016-08-11 19:04:00
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1020 Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.2016-08-10 18:53:00
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