1021 Creed, Lumiere London, Museum cuts, An anthem for England?2016-01-14 11:25:00
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1022 Phil Redmond, Sarah Howe, Akram Khan, Champagne Life2016-01-12 19:52:00
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1023 David Bowie Remembered2016-01-11 20:15:00
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1024 Emma Donoghue on Room, Grey Gardens, Andrew Michael Hurley, Occupied2016-01-08 19:58:00
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1025 A War, Maigret, Guys and Dolls, Frances Hardinge, The missing Hong Kong booksellers2016-01-07 18:59:00
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1026 Pierre Boulez obituary, Costa Biography winner, Tracy Ullman review; Bolshoi Babylon2016-01-06 19:55:00
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1027 David Bowie's Blackstar, Emma Rice, Don Paterson, Jericho2016-01-05 19:59:00
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1028 Tarantino on The Hateful Eight, Costa Book Awards category winners, Playwright Zodwa Nyoni2016-01-04 19:55:00
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1029 The Danish Girl, Bach's Magnificat, Deutschland 832016-01-01 19:45:00
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1030 Stories of 2015 - Part Two2015-12-31 19:45:00
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1031 Stories of the Year – Part One2015-12-30 19:45:00
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1032 And Then There Were None, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, 70s revivals2015-12-22 19:56:00
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1033 Tony Jordan and Ron Howard, plus Kurt Masur remembered2015-12-21 20:06:00
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1034 Bette Midler, Neil MacGregor, Christmas ghost stories2015-12-19 06:55:00
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1035 Star Wars, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Edith Piaf celebrated2015-12-17 20:14:00
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1036 Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Roman poet Horace, Christmas TV2015-12-16 20:04:00
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1037 We're Doomed, The Dazzle, The Waterstone's Book of the Year, The impact of touring musicals on original regional theatre2015-12-16 15:00:00
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1038 Harry Price: Ghost Hunter, Poets as novelists, Rosie Hood, The Haunting of Hill House2015-12-15 20:00:00
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1039 Grandma, Val Wood, Theatrical wigs, Best stand-up comedy DVDs2015-12-11 19:59:00
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Grandma, Val Wood, Theatrical wigs, Best stand-up comedy DVDs

Lily Tomlin stars in the new comedy Grandma, playing a feisty grandmother who sets out to help her granddaughter raise the money for an abortion. Does such a storyline work as a comedy drama in today's America? Catherine Bray reviews the film. The writer Val Wood, who sets all her novels in East Yorkshire and is known as Hull's answer to Catherine Cookson, discusses her 21st novel Little Girl Lost, and how she didn't start writing novels until her 50s. The latest production of wonder.land at the National Theatre requires over 30 wigs. Giuseppe Cannas and his team explain how they designed them for this musical inspired by Alice In Wonderland and show other examples of their work. Continuing our search for the perfect Christmas gift, Stephen Armstrong offers his recommendations from this year's stand-up comedy DVDs. Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Angie Nehring.…read more

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