1041 The Role of Comedy in Challenging Times - Front Row at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-16 17:44:00
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1042 Showstopper, Philippa Gregory, Adura Onashile, Liz Lochhead at the Edinburgh Festival2016-08-15 18:38:00
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1043 Punk's Legacy: Don Letts, This Is Grime, Women in Punk, Scottee2016-08-12 18:53:00
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1044 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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1045 Alexander McCall Smith, Review of The Shallows, National Youth Theatre turning 60.2016-08-10 18:53:00
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1046 Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down, Krys Lee, Allegro at 70, Windsor racecourse's resident artist2016-08-09 18:54:00
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1047 The Glass Menagerie, Conrad Shawcross, Sitcoms at 602016-08-08 19:00:00
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1048 Yerma starring Billie Piper, Film director Todd Solondz, Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein, Slam poetry in Brazil2016-08-05 19:09:00
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1049 The Mercury Prize shortlist, Colin Spencer and Jon Brittain on gay theatre, Brazilian artist Vivian Caccuri, author Sara Taylor2016-08-04 19:05:00
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1050 Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, The Little Prince, Brazilian artists, The Macarena at 202016-08-03 18:52:00
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1051 Brian Cox, Brighton i360, Chilcot at Edinburgh festival, Ernesto Neto.2016-08-03 08:47:00
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Brian Cox, Brighton i360, Chilcot at Edinburgh festival, Ernesto Neto.

The actor, Brian Cox, joins John Wilson to talk The Carer, a new comedy about a retired Shakespearean actor suffering from a form of Parkinson's disease that has left him frustrated and gloriously grumpy. John travels to Brighton to climb what is now the world's tallest moving observation tower, the British Airways i360. At the top he meets its architects, David Marks and Julia Barfield, who also created the London Eye. Comedian Bob Slayer explains why he is enlisting fellow performers and the general public to help him read the Chilcot Report, all 2.6 million words, from start to finish, at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As we continue our series of interviews with artists working in Rio, today Kirsty Laing visits the visual artist, Ernesto Neto, at his studio where he creates crocheted sculptures inspired by nature.…read more

1052 Front Row from Rio de Janeiro2016-07-29 18:45:00
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1053 Tallulah, David Bowie Prom, The Plough and the Stars2016-07-28 19:05:00
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1054 Bourne, Man Booker Prize long list, The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Presidential campaign music.2016-07-27 18:56:00
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1055 Harry Potter on stage, Cultural response to Brexit, Michael Berkeley and Anthony Payne2016-07-26 18:59:00
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1056 Front Row: The Cultural Response To Brexit2016-07-26 15:33:00
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1057 Finding Dory, My Brilliant Friend, Mahler's musical manuscript, Edmund Clark's War of Terror2016-07-25 19:06:00
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1058 Mark Rylance on The BFG, Pixie Lott, Alpesh Chauhan2016-07-22 18:58:00
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1059 Born to be blue, Antonello Manacorda, Shari Lapena, The Body Extended2016-07-21 18:55:00
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1060 William Eggleston exhibition, Tess Gerritsen, Graphene artists, Wang Jianlin2016-07-20 18:55:00
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