121 The Crucible, the music of Peterloo, Patrick Bronte and DA Pennebaker2019-08-06 06:49:00
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122 Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw, Téa Obreht, Kathy Hinde, Dalia Stasevska2019-08-02 18:59:00
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123 k.d. lang, paying inheritance tax with art, ceramicist Magdalene Odundo2019-08-01 19:00:00
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124 Notre-Dame organist Olivier Latry, Gurinder Chadha, Rupert Everett's Uncle Vanya2019-07-31 19:05:00
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125 Herman Melville and Moby Dick, Luddite rebellion on stage, TV's I Am the Night2019-07-30 19:20:00
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126 Blacking-up in opera, How to watch Shakespeare, Fiona Kidman, Carlos Cruz-Diez2019-07-29 19:02:00
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127 Horrible Histories, Barbara Strozzi at 400, Barney Norris, V&A and Extinction Rebellion2019-07-26 18:55:00
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128 Oklahoma!, Audience behaviour, Mercury Prize shortlist2019-07-25 19:04:00
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129 The Booker Prize Longlist, A Tea Journey at Compton Verney gallery, Fashion influenced by TV2019-07-24 19:03:00
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130 The Current War, How culture affects relationship expectations, Experimental novels, Cool culture2019-07-24 07:54:00
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131 Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved2019-07-22 19:03:00
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132 Fab 5 Freddy, Laurie Anderson, Summer reads, film trailers2019-07-19 19:06:00
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133 Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist2019-07-18 18:57:00
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134 Conductor Karina Canellakis, a review of Channel 4 drama series I Am... and the director of cricket documentary The Edge2019-07-17 19:00:00
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135 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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136 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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137 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?

Novelist and screenwriter Deborah Moggach whose eighteen novels include Heartbreak Hotel, Tulip Fever and These Foolish Things - made into the hit film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - talks to Stig Abell about her new novel The Carer, a poignant story about age, sibling rivalry and having to grow up – at last. Stig is joined by Jordan Erica Webber to play a new computer game based on the world of Hamlet. In Elsinore, released later this month, the player takes on the role of Ophelia and quests to save the lives of the characters and change the course of the story. We ask if an attempt to tell the story of the play in an interactive way bears fruit. The acclaimed Belgian theatre director Ivo van Hove talks about staging Ayn Rand’s 1943 novel The Fountainhead at Manchester International Festival. The adaptation, like the book, tells the story of Howard Roark, an architect who refuses to compromise on his “perfect” designs. US president Donald Trump is a fan of The Fountainhead and the home secretary Sajid Javid revealed during the Conservative leadership debates that he re-reads it once a year. We’ll ask what this production has to tell us about liberalism, politics and individualism today. Following reports that while watching The Voice Kids a woman’s window shattered when a competitor sang a high note, Trevor Cox, Professor of Acoustic Engineering at the University of Salford, tells Front Row whether the human voice really can break glass. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hilary Dunn…read more

138 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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139 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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140 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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