1201 Stories of 2015 - Part Two2015-12-31 19:45:00
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1202 Stories of the Year – Part One2015-12-30 19:45:00
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1203 And Then There Were None, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, 70s revivals2015-12-22 19:56:00
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1204 Tony Jordan and Ron Howard, plus Kurt Masur remembered2015-12-21 20:06:00
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1205 Bette Midler, Neil MacGregor, Christmas ghost stories2015-12-19 06:55:00
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1206 Star Wars, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Edith Piaf celebrated2015-12-17 20:14:00
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1207 Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Roman poet Horace, Christmas TV2015-12-16 20:04:00
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1208 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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1209 Harry Price: Ghost Hunter, Poets as novelists, Rosie Hood, The Haunting of Hill House2015-12-15 20:00:00
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1210 Grandma, Val Wood, Theatrical wigs, Best stand-up comedy DVDs2015-12-11 19:59:00
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1211 Christopher Ricks on TS Eliot, Arthur Miller play premier, Top picks for non-fiction books of 20152015-12-10 20:02:00
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1212 Peter Mullan, Peggy Guggenheim, Transparent2015-12-10 16:45:00
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1213 Andrew Graham-Dixon on the Mona Lisa, David Bowie's Lazarus and Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock open in New York2015-12-08 19:54:00
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1214 Jim Broadbent and Patrick Barlow, Victoria and Albert New Galleries, By the Sea, TV box sets2015-12-07 20:30:00
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1215 John Constable, Frank Sinatra, The art of animation, Poetic performance enhancers2015-12-04 19:45:00
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John Constable, Frank Sinatra, The art of animation, Poetic performance enhancers

Frank Sinatra was born 100 years ago this month, and to mark his centenary John Wilson will be discussing the singing legend with James Kaplan, whose book Sinatra: The Chairman, the second volume of his magisterial biography of the crooner, has just been published. Barry Purves has been animating using stop motion techniques for decades. He talks to John about his career ahead of an evening dedicated to his work at the London International Animation Festival, which opens tonight. John visits the Sotheby's, where their biggest sales of old masters ever is being gathered. Paintings include John Constable's 'The Lock', one of only 3 Constables still in private hands, and a portrait of Henry VIII from the studio of Hans Holbein. Might these, so connected with this country, leave it? John discusses this, and whether it matters, with art critic William Feaver. On a day when doping in sport is in the news the publisher Michael Schmidt has a modest proposal: to rid the world of performance enhancing substances - the world of poetry, that is. Producer: Julian May.…read more

1216 Carlos Acosta, Sheridan Smith's Funny Girl, Gregory Porter2015-12-03 19:57:00
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1217 A Very Murray Christmas, Conductor Xian Zhang, Macbeth at Young Vic, Big Bang show2015-12-02 18:28:00
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1218 Queen Anne, John Napier, Google Cultural Institute, Sunset Song2015-12-01 19:58:00
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1219 Victor Frankenstein, Andrew McMillan, Shami Chakrabarti, Finding Winnie (the Pooh)2015-11-30 20:00:00
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1220 Richard Eyre on Ibsen, Ancient Greek drama and PTSD, Vivien Duffield2015-11-27 19:58:00
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