121 k.d. lang, paying inheritance tax with art, ceramicist Magdalene Odundo2019-08-01 19:00:00
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122 Notre-Dame organist Olivier Latry, Gurinder Chadha, Rupert Everett's Uncle Vanya2019-07-31 19:05:00
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123 Herman Melville and Moby Dick, Luddite rebellion on stage, TV's I Am the Night2019-07-30 19:20:00
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124 Blacking-up in opera, How to watch Shakespeare, Fiona Kidman, Carlos Cruz-Diez2019-07-29 19:02:00
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125 Horrible Histories, Barbara Strozzi at 400, Barney Norris, V&A and Extinction Rebellion2019-07-26 18:55:00
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126 Oklahoma!, Audience behaviour, Mercury Prize shortlist2019-07-25 19:04:00
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127 The Booker Prize Longlist, A Tea Journey at Compton Verney gallery, Fashion influenced by TV2019-07-24 19:03:00
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128 The Current War, How culture affects relationship expectations, Experimental novels, Cool culture2019-07-24 07:54:00
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129 Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved2019-07-22 19:03:00
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Macy Gray, Morris Dance Protest at Parliament, Libraries - Threatened and Reprieved

To mark the 20th anniversary of her best-selling debut album, Macy Gray performs her smash hit I Try, and talks frankly to Kirsty about the challenges she faced after achieving fame and success. She also sings from her latest album, Ruby. Tomorrow hundreds of Morris dancers will gather outside the Houses of Parliament to protest against the cancellation of next year's early May bank holiday. Gordon Newton, director of the Rochester Sweeps Festival, explains why this decision has so upset traditional dancers, and the impact it will have on events such as the Jack-in-the-Green in Hastings and others, all over the country. After months of protests Essex county council has dropped plans to close 25 libraries. Instead, the council will now invest £3million into the service to make it “fit for the 21st century”. However plans remain in place to hand some branches over to community groups and the results of a public consultation will be made public tomorrow. To discuss what does make a library fit for the 21st century Kirsty is joined by Liz Miles; writer and Save Our Essex Library campaigner, Tim Coates; Former head of Waterstones bookshops and Councillor Susan Barker, Cabinet Member for Customer, Corporate, Culture and Communities. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Julian May…read more

130 Fab 5 Freddy, Laurie Anderson, Summer reads, film trailers2019-07-19 19:06:00
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131 Illuminated River, Jon Favreau on The Lion King, RIBA Stirling shortlist2019-07-18 18:57:00
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132 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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133 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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134 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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135 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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136 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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137 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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138 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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139 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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140 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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