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163 Broadway star Chita Rivera, Jeff Koons, Dan Mallory controversy2019-02-07 20:02:00
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165 Kenneth Branagh and his new Shakespeare biopic, Lavinia Greenlaw on writing poetry about dementia2019-02-05 20:15:00
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166 The Cutty Sark as Sculpture, Regina King and an Elegy for an Eyesore2019-02-04 20:03:00
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168 Leonardo da Vinci, Green Book, Sian Edwards, New Music Curriculum2019-01-31 20:40:00
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169 Moon and Me creator Andrew Davenport, diversity in opera2019-01-30 19:59:00
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170 Christian Dior exhibition, Costa Book Prize winner and book prize sponsorship2019-01-29 20:12:00
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171 Germaine Greer2019-01-28 20:00:00
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172 The Mule, Anne Griffin, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Brexit Arts Funding2019-01-25 19:56:00
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175 Oscar Nominations 20192019-01-22 20:44:00
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176 Nicole Kidman, Fanny Hill, Women artists2019-01-21 20:00:00
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177 Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, Radio Breakfast Shows, Chigozie Obioma2019-01-18 19:58:00
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Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, Radio Breakfast Shows, Chigozie Obioma

The Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright MP, who today gave his ‘Value of Culture’ speech, in which he set out the government’s plans for a multi-million-pound investment in the arts and culture in the UK, discusses his plans to ‘unleash creativity across the nation’. This week the BBC radio schedules saw sweeping change with new presenters at the helm of two breakfast shows. Lauren Laverne takes over from Shaun Keaveny at 6 Music, and Zoe Ball fills the shoes of Chris Evans on the UK’s largest breakfast show on Radio 2. Radio critic Susan Jeffreys reviews both shows, as well as BBC Sounds new true crime style drama podcast, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma has followed his Man Booker shortlisted novel, The Fisherman, with an epic story narrated by the central character’s guardian spirit, or Chi. He tells Alex how he wanted An Orchestra of Minorities to explore the Igbo belief system in the way that Milton’s Paradise Lost does for Christianity. Presenter: Alex Clark Producer: Sarah Johnson Main image: Jeremy Wright MP Photo credit: Getty Images…read more

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180 Steve Carell, Brian Tyler, London Borough of Culture2019-01-15 19:54:00
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