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170 Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir2019-12-12 20:06:00
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174 Inua Ellams on Three Sisters, Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story, Art goes Bananas2019-12-06 19:54:00
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175 Front Row at BBC Music Introducing Live2019-12-05 19:45:00
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176 Lesley Manville, Turner Prize, Bat for Lashes2019-12-04 20:03:00
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177 Difficult comedy audiences, Netflix v cinema?, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera2019-12-03 19:58:00
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Difficult comedy audiences, Netflix v cinema?, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera

Stand up comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage at a charity gig for The Lord's Taverners. How do comedians cope when the audience disagrees with their political stance or just takes against them? Ayesha Hazarika is a much-in-demand comedian with well-known strong political views. What are her strategies for coping when facing vocal hostility from the people who've paid to see her perform? Honey Boy is a new film written by Shia LaBeouf, a largely autobiographical story of an actor in rehab who, in an attempt to cure his PTSD, revisits memories of his abusive childhood. Jumping between present day and 1995, LaBeouf plays a version of his own father, a recovering alcoholic, sharing a motel room with son and child star 'Otis' whilst filming for children’s television nearby. Documentary filmmaker and film critic Charlie Lyne gives us his verdict. There's a heated debate in film circles at the moment. As cinema companies and Netflix clash over the distribution of Martin Scorsese’s epic mob drama The Irishman, how vital is it that it should it be seen on the big screen vs streaming on Netflix? The streaming service has a policy of restricting the amount of time its films are shown on actual cinema screens. We ask whether going to the cinema may eventually become an elite pursuit. Sri Lankan author Romesh Gunesekera discusses his new novel Suncatcher. It’s set in the country of his birth in 1964 when national political turbulence seems to echo the emotional turmoil experienced by the central character, Kairo, a boy on the cusp of adolescence attempting to make sense of the world around him. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Oliver Jones…read more

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180 Atlantics, Scheherazade and 1001 Nights, Political parties' arts manifestos2019-11-28 20:01:00
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