101 How theatres will cope with PM's advice? Jennifer Offill, Roy Hudd, Kevin Guthrie2020-03-16 19:54:00
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102 Kodo Drummers, Marina Lewycka, Arts affected by coronavirus2020-03-13 19:57:00
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103 Dame Judi Dench2020-03-12 19:45:00
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104 Cartoonist Steven Appleby, Sally Abbott, The Hunt and Bacurau2020-03-11 19:59:00
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105 Misbehaviour, Marian Keyes, Mental health app, McCoy Tyner obituary2020-03-10 20:04:00
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106 Representation and diversity in the arts2020-03-09 20:08:00
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107 Rachel Parris, Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley, Andy Burnham2020-03-06 20:03:00
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108 Hassan Abdulrazzak, Onward, The art of the memoir2020-03-05 20:31:00
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109 Hilary Mantel's Cromwell trilogy, Women in hip hop, Creativity in isolation2020-03-04 20:05:00
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110 Noughts + Crosses, Pretty Woman the Musical, the rise of Subtitles2020-03-03 20:01:00
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111 Film director Francis Annan, Denise Mina, Amateur dramatics - its development and popularity2020-03-02 19:57:00
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112 Elisabeth Moss, Aravind Adiga, 20th anniversary of The Sims computer game2020-02-28 19:55:00
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113 Director Céline Sciamma, conductor André J. Thomas, clash of the titles2020-02-27 19:58:00
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114 Viviana Durante, Jeet Thayil, filming amidst the coronavirus outbreak, new visa rules for touring artists2020-02-26 19:53:00
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115 Zadie Smith on Authors as Readers, British Surrealism, Playwright Jingan Young, The Mirror and the Light publicity2020-02-25 19:58:00
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Zadie Smith on Authors as Readers, British Surrealism, Playwright Jingan Young, The Mirror and the Light publicity

Authors Zadie Smith and Francine Prose join Front Row to consider how authors read, as the shortlist for the Rathbones Folio Prize, largely chosen by authors, is announced. Is it with the same eyes as any other reader or are they more aware of the scaffolding as well as the building? How do they judge writing, and how does what they read inform their own work? British Surrealism at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London is the first major exhibition to explore the origins of surrealist art in Britain, positioning it as a fundamental movement in the history of art, with roots in the work of writers such as William Blake and Lewis Carroll. The show also features the significant contribution made by female artists to surrealism, including Eileen Agar, Leonora Carrington and Ithell Colquhoun. Art critic Louisa Buck reviews. Jingan Young is a Hong Kong born playwright, best known for Filth: Failed in London, Try Hong Kong. She talks to Stig Abell about her new play, Life and Death of a Journalist. Set against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests, it tells the tale of a reporter for a Chinese-owned newspaper in Britain asked to compromise her coverage to appease a powerful investor. And Andrew Holgate, Sunday Times Literary Editor, talks about the publicity surrounding Hilary Mantel's much anticipated novel The Mirror and the Light. How does the book's marketing and launch compare with the hoopla - as one newspaper described it- surrounding the last major campaign in the books world, for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments? Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Dymphna Flynn…read more

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117 Quality Street in Halifax, Jasdeep Singh Degun, Artist-led Hotels2020-02-21 21:00:00
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118 The Prince of Egypt, Costume designer Sandy Powell, Irish folk singer Lisa O’ Neill2020-02-20 20:03:00
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119 George MacKay, Shirin Neshat, Richard Thomas2020-02-19 19:57:00
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120 Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, Antoinette Nwandu, End of the Century, Coronavirus and the arts2020-02-18 19:54:00
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