1181 Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace, Eimear McBride, Roy Williams, New Prince Albums2014-09-26
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1182 What We Did on Our Holiday reviewed; Bernard Sumner; Lionel Shriver; Activism on Stage2014-09-25
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1183 Zadie Smith, Ryan Adams, Exhibit B, The Art of the Brick2014-09-24
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1184 Ricky Tomlinson; The Driver; Francesca Rhydderch; Anselm Kiefer2014-09-23
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Ricky Tomlinson; The Driver; Francesca Rhydderch; Anselm Kiefer

Ricky Tomlinson and playwright Neil Gore talk to John Wilson about United We Stand, a new play which looks at the controversial criminal prosecution that followed the 1972 national building workers' strike; Dreda Say Mitchell reviews The Driver, BBC1's new drama starring David Morrissey whose life takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself moonlighting for a criminal gang. Also on the programme, Francesca Rhydderch, who's been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award, reveals the research she undertook for her entry, The Taxidermist's Daughter; and this week the German artist Anselm Kiefer, whose 40-year career wrestles with the darkness of Germany's history, has his first major UK retrospective. The exhibition's curator Kathleen Soriano discusses the themes and the monumental scale of Kiefer's work on show at the Royal Academy.…read more

1185 Toby Jones; Maps to the Stars review; Rose Tremain; John Lahr on Tennessee Williams2014-09-22
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1186 Zach Braff, Tessa Hadley, Charles Aznavour2014-09-19
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1187 Denzel Washington; Howard Brenton; Leonard Cohen; Riccardo Chailly2014-09-18
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1188 Joan Baez, BBC National Short Story award shortlist, Hamlet2014-09-17
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1189 Magic in the Moonlight; Constable at the V&A; Ballyturk2014-09-16
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1190 The Riot Club; Ming at the British Museum; percussionist Colin Currie2014-09-15
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1191 Kate Mosse; Stellan Skarsgård; Glue reviewed; Sir Donald Sinden2014-09-12
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1192 Cilla; Will and Kate on stage; Tudor portraits; Ted Hughes' animal poems2014-09-11
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1193 Rufus Wainwright, The Leftovers, Anthony Caro, Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra2014-09-10
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1194 Man Booker Prize Shortlist; James Ellroy; Joyce DiDonato; the Wallace Collection2014-09-09
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1195 A Most Wanted Man, Eliasson and Turner at Tate, Breeders2014-09-08
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1196 Pride; Horst; Tyrant; Rachel Cusk2014-09-05
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1197 Will Self; Little Revolution; Tony Bennett2014-09-04
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1198 Dan Stevens; Pat Barker; Matthew Thomas2014-09-03
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1199 Helen Mirren; Lang Lang; David Mitchell2014-09-02
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1200 Smokey Robinson; Lenny Henry; Before I Go to Sleep; Secrets2014-09-01
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