1341 Alistair McGowan as Jimmy Savile, Amitav Ghosh, Richard Dadd2015-06-12 18:53:00
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1342 Playing Iago; Bridget Riley; Stephen Witt; Christopher Lee and Ron Moody remembered; Soweto Kinch on Ornette Coleman2015-06-11 18:58:00
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1343 Chris Pratt, London Road, A Damsel in Distress, The Hook2015-06-10 18:56:00
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1344 Carsten Holler Exhibition; Patrick Marber; New Children's Laureate2015-06-09 18:55:00
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1345 The Look of Silence, Waddesdon Galleries at the British Museum, WB Yeats, Interceptor reviewed2015-06-09 10:19:00
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1346 Composer Nico Muhly, Greek drama, Four Corners2015-06-05 18:54:00
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1347 Malorie Blackman, Stonemouth, Louise Welsh, Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat2015-06-04 18:56:00
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1348 03/06/20152015-06-03 18:56:00
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03/06/2015

The winner of the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction joins Samira live from the awards ceremony. In Liverpool The Cunard Building becomes a liner itself in a new play based on a recently discovered short story by George Garrett. He was a working class writer - he guided George Orwell around Liverpool when he was researching 'The Road to Wigan Pier' - who was almost forgotten but whose reputation is growing again. 'The Maurie' is set in the opulence of the Mauretania, and the somewhat less luxurious conditions below decks, where Garrett slaved as a stoker. Joe Riley reviews 'The Maurie'. Dark comedy 'Listen Up Philip' stars Jason Schwartzman as a narcissistic young writer who flies into furious rages against his girlfriend, friends and publishers as he struggles to write his next book. He is offered a country retreat by his literary hero Ike Zimmerman, played by Jonathan Pryce, but it's not the restful stay that Philp hopes for. Catherine Bray reviews. Samira also meets the author Jonathan Ames, best known for his revealing and deeply personal essays, has written a novel based on Jeeves and Wooster. Fusing Wodehouse's set up with Woody Allen's New York humour, Wake Up, Sir! follows the trials of young writer Alan Blair, who turns to his manservant Jeeves when he meets with disasters.…read more

1349 Hanif Kureishi, Agnes Martin Exhibition, Tristan and Isolde at 150, Queen and Country2015-06-02 18:55:00
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1350 Rembrandt, Bob Geldof, Here Lies Love2014-10-14
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1351 The Great Fire; Rachel Joyce; Richard Tuttle Review; Ayub Khan Din2014-10-13
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1352 Iggy Pop; The Lion King; Marcel Duchamp2014-10-10
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1353 Sheila Hancock, Gerhard Richter, '71, Nobel Prize Winner, Tony Allen2014-10-09
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1354 Phyllida Lloyd, The Sensory War, Robert Wilson, Super Thursday2014-10-08
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1355 John Cleese, Ed Sheeran, Tracey Emin2014-10-07
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1356 Clive James, Effie Gray, Selfie, Niven Govinden2014-10-06
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1357 Genesis interview; Speed-the-Plow review; Fun Palaces; Victoria Hislop2014-10-03
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1358 Rosamund Pike, The Girl of the Golden West, Young Poet Laureate Aisling Fahey, Grantchester2014-10-02
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1359 Stephen Fry, Tony Benn documentary, Kei Miller, Gothic exhibition2014-10-01
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1360 BBC National Short Story Award 20142014-09-30
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