1141 The RSC's Hamlet, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, Batman v Superman, Underworld2016-03-23 20:02:00
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1142 Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, Maigret with Rowan Atkinson, Sunken Cities2016-03-22 19:58:00
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1143 The A Word, Neil LaBute, Remembering Barry Hines, Ottessa Moshfegh2016-03-21 19:53:00
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1144 Jeremy Irons and Richard Eyre celebrate Bristol Old Vic's 250th, Disorder, 10 Cloverfield Lane2016-03-18 19:55:00
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1145 The Painkiller, Follow the Money, Maylis de Kerangal, The Gloaming2016-03-17 19:51:00
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1146 Jane Horrocks, High-Rise, Russia and the Arts, Remembering Sylvia Anderson2016-03-16 19:58:00
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1147 Antonio Pappano, Marguerite reviewed, Photographer Paul Strand2016-03-15 19:50:00
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1148 Composer Peter Maxwell Davies, singer Iggy Pop, novelist Jim Powell2016-03-14 20:03:00
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1149 The Ones Below, Sonita, Tate funding, Comedy Playhouse, War Horse music2016-03-11 20:37:00
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1150 Martin Parr's exhibitions, Assemble at Tate Liverpool, Bradford Media Museum controversy, Morrissey as London's mayor2016-03-10 19:54:00
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1151 Remembering George Martin, Anna Meredith, Motown the Musical, The Witch2016-03-09 20:13:00
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1152 Anomalisa, Seamus Heaney's The Aeneid, Handel at Vauxhall, In the Age of Giorgione2016-03-08 19:57:00
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1153 07/03/20162016-03-07 20:05:00
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1154 Hail, Caesar!, Don Quixote, Thirteen, English Touring Opera2016-03-04 20:07:00
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1155 Richard Gere in Time Out of Mind, Tanita Tikaram, Look Back in Anger2016-03-03 20:09:00
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1156 Botticelli, Gillian Slovo, Tony Warren remembered, Dr Thorne2016-03-02 19:52:00
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Botticelli, Gillian Slovo, Tony Warren remembered, Dr Thorne

Gillian Slovo's latest novel, Ten Days, begins in London on a run down council estate where a young black man is accidentally killed whilst being restrained by police. In the days that follow, a peaceful demonstration turns into violent protest and the resulting riots begin to spread countrywide. Gillian Slovo discusses her book, and reveals how it was inspired by interviews she did with police, politicians, rioters and residents involved in the riots of 2011. Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A explores the ways artists from the Pre-Raphaelites to the present day have responded to the Renaissance painter's work. Curator Ana Debenedetti has brought together the largest collection of his paintings in Britain since 1930 and exhibits them alongside works such as the Botticelli-themed dress that Lady Gaga wore for her Artpop tour, to a clip of Ursula Andress emerging like Venus from the waves in Dr No. She explains what makes Botticelli such an inspiration. It was announced today that the creator of Coronation Street, Tony Warren, had died. In tribute to him we play an interview he did with Front Row when the new set was installed in 2013, and Helen Worth, who plays Gail McIntyre, remembers him. Viv Groskop reviews Dr Thorne, Julian Fellowes' three part adaptation of Anthony Trollope's 1858 novel.…read more

1157 Peter Cook, Hitchcock/Truffaut, Tabletop Shakespeare, Tim Sayer2016-03-01 20:01:00
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1158 The Brontes, Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal, Truth reviewed2016-03-01 11:10:00
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1159 Woodstock, Birger Larsen on Murder, Hacks in the spotlight, Trouble at the opera2016-02-26 20:03:00
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1160 The Maids, Tim Parks, Shetland weaving2016-02-25 20:00:00
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