161 Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.2018-04-30 19:48:00
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162 The Marvel Universe, Libraries today, Kizzy Crawford and Gwilym Simcock2018-04-27 19:09:00
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163 Janelle Monae, The Assassination of Katie Hopkins, Turner Prize shortlist2018-04-26 19:04:00
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164 Rodin, Curtis Sittenfeld, Mark Simpson's cello concerto, Korean television drama2018-04-25 19:01:00
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165 Millicent Fawcett statue, Joe Penhall, Stage lighting under review, Thomas Chippendale at 3002018-04-24 19:09:00
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166 Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist, The Shires, Poet Sean O'Brien2018-04-23 19:07:00
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167 Romola Garai, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Guy Gunaratne2018-04-20 18:54:00
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168 Windrush cultural contribution, Dale Winton remembered, Poet Imtiaz Dharker, BBC Proms season2018-04-19 19:08:00
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169 Tina the Musical, Nicola Walker, Venue Accessibility, Cherry Blossom Poetry2018-04-18 19:02:00
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170 The royals on TV, Luke Evans, Stabat Mater at the Sistine Chapel2018-04-17 19:04:00
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171 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society director Mike Newell, Joanna Walsh, Milos Forman, 1978 in music2018-04-16 19:23:00
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172 Sharlene Teo, Alice Oswald, William Tillyer, The Chelsea Hotel, Coronation Street's women2018-04-13 19:07:00
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173 Janelle Monáe's PYNK, Young People's Laureate for London, A Clockwork Orange score, Oldest bridge in the world2018-04-12 19:08:00
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174 Naomie Harris, Working class talent, Gurrumul2018-04-11 19:19:00
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175 Viv Albertine, Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall reopens, BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh2018-04-10 19:05:00
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176 Tate Liverpool's Exploring the Unseen, Ben Okri and Joanne Harris, Fortnite Battle Royale, Universal Love album2018-04-09 19:48:00
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177 Front Row 20th Anniversary2018-04-06 20:09:00
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178 The City and The City, Monet and Architecture, Rapid Response Unit Liverpool2018-04-05 19:21:00
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179 Cuba Gooding Jr, Sean Penn - novelist, Love, Simon - a teen rom-com with a twist2018-04-04 19:07:00
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180 Aminatta Forna, romantic fiction post #MeToo, the Hollywood sign2018-04-03 19:02:00
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Aminatta Forna, romantic fiction post #MeToo, the Hollywood sign

Prize-winning author Aminatta Forna on the many different ingredients that make up her new novel, Happiness, a multi-layered story set in modern London, seen from the perspective of those passing through. The Alpha male sweeping a woman off her feet has long been a common trope in romantic fiction but can it survive in a world where the #MeToo movement has transformed the debate around gender politics? The Hollywood sign, on Mount Lee in Los Angeles, is one of the world's most famous cultural icons. The original 45-feet tall sign sat on Hollywood Hills from 1923 until 1978, before it fell into disrepair and was replaced. Sculptor and collector Bill Mack bought the original sign. He talks to Front Row about its history and explains why he is taking the H on tour around the world. And we hear about Blackpool's plans to open a museum celebrating its past as Britain's first mass seaside resort. Aided by a grant from the government's Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund, the museum will form part of the legacy of the Great Exhibition of the North.…read more