1241 Anne-Marie Duff, Under Milk Wood, The Affair, Fading light2015-10-26 20:00:00
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1242 Tracey Thorn, Jekyll and Hyde, Howard Brenton on Magna Carta2015-10-23 19:04:00
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1243 Daniel Craig, Art Power 100, Stephen Kovacevich2015-10-22 19:00:00
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1244 Mark-Anthony Turnage, Clocks exhibition, Colum McCann, Martin Simpson2015-10-21 18:45:00
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Mark-Anthony Turnage, Clocks exhibition, Colum McCann, Martin Simpson

Mark-Anthony Turnage discusses composing his first piano concerto which gets its UK premiere on Thursday at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. He reveals how difficult he found it to write, and where he drew his inspiration from. As the Clockmaker's Museum - which holds the world's oldest clock and watch collection - is rehoused at the Science Museum, Kirsty takes a look round with the keeper of the collection, Sir George White. Colum McCann speaks to Kirsty Lang about his new collection of short stories, Thirteen Ways of Looking. When he was composing them Colum was physically assaulted so badly that he was hospitalized. He describes how that attack affected his writing. The guitarist and singer-songwriter Martin Simpson grew up in Scunthorpe where the steelworks there made a profound impression on him, and everywhere he has travelled he has been conscious of that industry. His song 'Home Again' expresses this, and his premonition that, one day lights of the furnace that illuminated his childhood would dim - and now they are about to. We hear his song while he reflects on its genesis.…read more

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1246 Young Chekhov, Robert Seethaler, Mississippi Grind review2015-10-19 19:02:00
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1247 The Last Kingdom; Guillermo del Toro; West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song; haiku master Buson poems rediscovered2015-10-16 18:56:00
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1248 Pan, Titian to Canaletto, Lisa Genova, Marcus Gardley2015-10-15 18:55:00
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1249 James Shapiro, Ben Folds, Zareer Masani, Giacometti2015-10-14 19:02:00
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1250 Marlon James, Stephen Frears's The Program, Fiona Banner2015-10-13 18:45:00
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1251 Tom Jones, The Lobster, Abraham Cruzvillegas2015-10-12 19:02:00
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1252 Abi Morgan, Rita Dove, British Art Show 8, Zygmunt Miloszewski2015-10-09 19:02:00
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1253 Ted Hughes biography, Frank Auerbach, Suffragette, Beasts of No Nation2015-10-07 19:00:00
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1254 Jeanette Winterson, Henning Mankell remembered, Goya, Rod Stewart2015-10-05 18:58:00
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1255 Terry Gilliam2015-10-02 19:00:00
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1256 The Walk, Simon Armitage, Unforgotten, Bernard Sumner2015-10-01 19:02:00
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1257 Turner Prize, The Crucible, Gabriele Finaldi, Patrick deWitt2015-09-30 19:02:00
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1258 Margaret Atwood, Emily Blunt, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Reading Europe2015-09-29 19:25:00
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1259 Macbeth, Tipping the Velvet, The Fabric of India2015-09-28 19:01:00
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1260 Ridley Scott, Mark Wigglesworth, Ceramics in Stoke2015-09-25 18:58:00
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