141 Frank Skinner, George the Poet, TV affecting social change2019-05-22 19:06:00
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142 Stephen Poliakoff, News from Cannes Film Festival, Selina Thompson2019-05-21 19:06:00
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143 Dexter Fletcher on Rocket Man, Jessica Andrews, Artists as activists, Folio Prize winner2019-05-20 18:56:00
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144 Cannes, David Chipperfield on I.M. Pei, Denise Mina, Sean Edwards2019-05-17 19:14:00
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145 Stephen Graham, new Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, ENO's Dido2019-05-16 19:00:00
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146 Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka2019-05-15 19:23:00
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147 Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - band, AI: More than Human - exhibition, Medusa - ballet2019-05-14 19:02:00
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148 Keanu Reeves, Doris Day remembered, art as an aphrodisiac2019-05-13 19:07:00
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149 Edmund de Waal and other news from the Venice Biennale, Elizabeth Macneal2019-05-10 19:07:00
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150 Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry2019-05-09 18:56:00
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Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry

Mark Haddon is the author of the phenomenally successful The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. He talks about his first novel in seven years, The Porpoise, in which he takes on the epic tale of Pericles. At this year’s Venice Biennale, the contentious American artist, Jimmie Durham, will be given the prestigious Golden Lion award for Lifetime Achievement. Art critic Ariella Budick discusses the controversy surrounding the artist whose biography is subject to as much speculation as his art. New discoveries in the tomb of Saexa, an Anglo-Saxon prince, have led archaeologists to dub him the Tutankhamun of Essex. Among the artefacts buried with him are a copper flagon from Syria, beautiful blue glass beakers and a lyre, inlaid with garnets. Sophie Jackson of the Museum of London Archaeology considers what they reveal of the cultural life and taste of people living here in the 580s. Shakespeare’s Globe’s Artistic Director Michelle Terry discusses their new productions of Henry IV parts 1 & 2 and Henry V. She talks about her role as actor-manager and about working with an diverse ensemble cast who collectively bring the show together. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Sarah Johnson…read more

151 Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing2019-05-08 19:01:00
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152 Film director Amma Asante, Joe Boyd on Aretha Franklin, Ireland's Abbey Theatre2019-05-07 19:11:00
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153 Architect Sir David Adjaye in Venice2019-05-07 07:58:00
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154 Rokia Traoré, Bill Buford on Granta, artworks in political posters2019-05-03 19:02:00
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155 Small Island, Chernobyl, Poet Laureate, Obamas2019-05-02 18:59:00
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156 Leonardo da Vinci 500th Anniversary, Salvator Mundi2019-05-01 19:01:00
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157 John Singleton remembered, Afghanistan's music scene, Tolkien reviewed, the effect of music on the brain2019-04-30 18:58:00
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158 Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage2019-04-29 19:02:00
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159 The Avengers phenomenon, Linda Grant, Adapting Ibsen for today2019-04-26 19:06:00
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160 The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation2019-04-25 18:53:00
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