141 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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142 Philip Glass and Phelim McDermott, Political knitting, Black women in theatre, Statues of performers2019-07-16 19:02:00
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143 Dominic Dromgoole, new theatres, Karina Ramage2019-07-15 19:03:00
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144 Deborah Moggach, Elsinore computer game, Ivo van Hove, Can high notes shatter glass?2019-07-12 18:56:00
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145 Pavarotti documentary, Wendell Berry, Port Eliot Festival closure, How our attitudes are reflected in culture2019-07-11 19:03:00
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146 Peter Gynt, how to listen to opera, The Left Behind, Rip Torn2019-07-10 18:54:00
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147 Cressida Cowell, the new children's laureate; Cherie Blair goes into film2019-07-09 19:05:00
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148 Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann, Dark Money, Tree authorship row2019-07-08 19:09:00
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149 Olly Alexander, Midsommar, Britain's First Female Artists, Leon Kossoff obituary2019-07-05 18:58:00
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150 Manchester International Festival2019-07-04 19:02:00
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151 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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Chanya Button on Vita & Virginia, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, Mental health in gaming, Ode to Joy

Filmmaker Chanya Button talks about Vita & Virginia, which explores the relationship between Virginia Woolf and fellow writer Vita Sackville-West, the inspiration for the protagonist of Woolf’s novel Orlando. Based on the correspondence between the two women, the film stars Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton. Michael Frayn’s Noises Off, hailed as one of the funniest plays ever written, was first performed in 1982 at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, where a new production has just opened. It’s a farce about a touring production of a farce, in which the Assistant Stage Manager Poppy struggles to control her actors. Front Row talks to Lois Chimimba, who plays Poppy, and her real life counterpart, Caroline Meer. Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, based on an ode by Friedrich Schiller, was adopted by the EU as its anthem. Following the Brexit party’s response to it being played at the opening of the European parliament, Norman Lebrecht discusses why this piece of music has had so much political resonance since its composition in 1824. Once upon a time, computer games - like much of the media - perpetuated negative stereotypes about mental health. Now they’re at the forefront of moves to tackle the stigma sometimes associated with conditions like depression and anxiety. Jordan Erica explains why the rise of the independent gaming sector and the mental health backgrounds of many developers makes modern gaming the perfect forum in which to boost empathy between sufferers and non-sufferers. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Rebecca Armstrong and Simon Richardson…read more

152 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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153 Cornelia Funke, V&A Dundee, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck2019-07-01 18:55:00
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154 Todd Douglas Miller, 50 years of queer books, Cultural and political memes2019-06-28 19:03:00
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155 Kate Atkinson, YA fiction controversy, Queer writing in the noughties2019-06-27 18:56:00
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156 In Fabric, Queer books of the '90s, HMS Caroline, A forgotten female script2019-06-26 19:09:00
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157 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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158 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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159 Richard Curtis's Film Yesterday, a summer solstice poem, Bradford Literature Festival protests2019-06-21 19:05:00
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160 Lee Krasner, Ben Platt, Chasing Rainbows2019-06-20 19:11:00
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