141 Art and Churches2019-12-27 19:45:00
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142 Candice Carty-Williams in conversation with Bernardine Evaristo2019-12-26 19:47:00
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143 Motown legends Brian and Eddie Holland2019-12-25 19:45:00
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144 Screenwriter Amanda Coe, Bad films we love, Diana Evans2019-12-24 19:57:00
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145 The Goes Wrong Show, Slow Painting, Reviving the high street with culture2019-12-23 19:57:00
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146 JJ Abrams, musicals moving from stage to screen, Derek Owusu2019-12-20 19:57:00
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147 Robert De Niro on The Irishman, subverting the gaze, The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich2019-12-19 19:58:00
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148 Saoirse Ronan, The Book People goes into administration, How to paint babies2019-12-18 20:01:00
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149 Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe2019-12-17 20:11:00
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150 Mark Gatiss, Kate Rusby, Creating New Traditions2019-12-16 20:17:00
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151 Jonathan Pryce, Survival literature, Fictional politicians2019-12-13 19:57:00
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152 Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir2019-12-12 20:06:00
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153 Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing2019-12-11 19:52:00
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Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing

The work of the playwright and screenwriter Mike Bartlett has become a staple of the theatre and television landscape with his plays, such as Bull, winning prizes, his television dramas, such as Dr Foster, tantalising viewers, and productions such as King Charles III having a life on both stage and small screen. Now he’s written a new ITV drama serial - Sticks & Stones - about workplace bullying. He joins Kirsty to discuss the dark side of office banter. Looking at art is very popular. Last year 5.9 million people visited Tate Modern, that’s more than those who went to the British Museum. But a visit to a gallery, especially to one of the blockbuster exhibitions such as Tate Britain’s William Blake show or the Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre in Paris is not always a comfortable experience. Sometimes they are so crowded that you can’t actually see the art. We discusses this dilemma and explore how exhibitions are staged and visitors managed. Sirin Kale, who has written about being elbowed in the ribs at the William Blake exhibition sets out the difficulties and Jennifer Scott, co-curator of the ‘mindful’ Rembrandt’s Light show at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, which includes a room with just a single painting, explains changing approaches to make going to exhibitions more enjoyable. Any One Thing is an immersive theatre company with a difference. Plot and prop details of their shows are tailored to individual audience members through use of software and technology more usually used for marketing and advert personalisation. Paul Farnell and Justin Fyles, the tech entrepreneurs behind the company explain their unique blend of fringe theatre and personal data. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Hilary Dunn…read more

154 Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy2019-12-10 19:59:00
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155 Gender Imbalance in Art Collections, Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Three Sisters Rewired2019-12-09 19:58:00
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156 Inua Ellams on Three Sisters, Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story, Art goes Bananas2019-12-06 19:54:00
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157 Front Row at BBC Music Introducing Live2019-12-05 19:45:00
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158 Lesley Manville, Turner Prize, Bat for Lashes2019-12-04 20:03:00
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159 Difficult comedy audiences, Netflix v cinema?, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera2019-12-03 19:58:00
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160 Edward Norton, Elizabeth is Missing, artist Luke Jerram2019-12-02 19:58:00
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