141 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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142 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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143 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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144 Manchester International Festival2019-07-04 19:02:00
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145 Chanya Button on Vita & Virginia, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, Mental health in gaming, Ode to Joy2019-07-03 18:55:00
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146 Howard Jacobson; Othello Remixed; Museum of the Year shortlister - St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff2019-07-02 18:55:00
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147 Cornelia Funke, V&A Dundee, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck2019-07-01 18:55:00
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148 Todd Douglas Miller, 50 years of queer books, Cultural and political memes2019-06-28 19:03:00
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149 Kate Atkinson, YA fiction controversy, Queer writing in the noughties2019-06-27 18:56:00
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150 In Fabric, Queer books of the '90s, HMS Caroline, A forgotten female script2019-06-26 19:09:00
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151 British-Vietnamese playwright Tuyen Do, Cindy Sherman exhibition, Michael Jackson 10 years on, Queer Books - the 80s2019-06-25 19:05:00
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152 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019, 50 years of queer books, Museum of the Year nominee Pitt Rivers2019-06-24 19:00:00
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153 Richard Curtis's Film Yesterday, a summer solstice poem, Bradford Literature Festival protests2019-06-21 19:05:00
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154 Lee Krasner, Ben Platt, Chasing Rainbows2019-06-20 19:11:00
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155 Mark Ronson, Arts sponsorship, Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley2019-06-19 18:57:00
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156 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners, Nottingham Contemporary, Sculpture since Hepworth and Moore2019-06-18 20:00:00
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157 Joseph O'Connor, Paula Rego retrospective, The role of the film critic2019-06-17 18:58:00
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158 Tracy K Smith; New albums from Madonna, Springsteen and Avicii; Tory leadership and the arts2019-06-14 18:45:00
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159 Rob Lowe, Russian Protest Art, Keith Haring2019-06-13 19:11:00
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160 Bill Nighy, unreliable narrators in video games, how to watch ballet2019-06-12 18:59:00
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Bill Nighy, unreliable narrators in video games, how to watch ballet

Bill Nighy on his latest film Sometimes Always Never, about a family torn apart and then reunited by a love of the board game Scrabble, written by Frank Cotterell Boyce and directed by Carl Hunter. The unreliable narrator is a much loved staple of fiction but it's now a key ingredient in videogame storytelling. Ragnar Tornquist, author of the mystery game Draugen, which features an unreliable narrator, discusses with games writer Jordan Erica Webber. Stig, who has always been intimidated by classical ballet, decides to confront his fear and learn how to watch ballet. He talks to English National Ballet artistic director Tamara Rojo and goes to watch their new production of Cinderella at the Royal Albert Hall. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Timothy Prosser…read more