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162 The Cutty Sark as Sculpture, Regina King and an Elegy for an Eyesore2019-02-04 20:03:00
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165 Moon and Me creator Andrew Davenport, diversity in opera2019-01-30 19:59:00
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166 Christian Dior exhibition, Costa Book Prize winner and book prize sponsorship2019-01-29 20:12:00
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167 Germaine Greer2019-01-28 20:00:00
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168 The Mule, Anne Griffin, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Brexit Arts Funding2019-01-25 19:56:00
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169 Watercooler TV, Bill Viola/Michelangelo, Art Fund Volunteers, Diana Athill remembered2019-01-24 20:10:00
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170 Dick Cheney film Vice, Barrie Rutter and Eliza Carthy on Jack Lear, disability and casting, Detainment2019-01-23 20:26:00
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171 Oscar Nominations 20192019-01-22 20:44:00
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172 Nicole Kidman, Fanny Hill, Women artists2019-01-21 20:00:00
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Nicole Kidman, Fanny Hill, Women artists

Nicole Kidman discusses her first lead role for some time as she plays a tortured detective in the grimy LA-set thriller, Destroyer. John Cleland’s 18th century novel Fanny Hill has become known as 'the most famous banned book in the country'. Written in 1749, it tells the story of Frances ‘Fanny’ Hill who, after her parents' death, travels from the countryside to London earning money as a sex worker. As one of the oldest-known copies is set to go under the hammer, literary critic Sarah Ditum discusses if it still has the power to excite and shock us. Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo has caused a stir for suggesting that we should hang on to only 30 books that ‘spark joy’. Stig visits the author Linda Grant in her living room to ask her about famously culling the book collection that she'd built up from childhood. As Sotheby's prepare their auction The Female Triumphant, a selection of works by female Old Masters from the 16th to 19th centuries, including Artemisia Gentileschi, Sotheby's specialist Chloe Stead and critic Charlotte Mullins consider the role of - and the struggles faced by - women artists from that period and today. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Jerome Weatherald…read more

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174 Brexit and the arts, Diane Setterfield, Charlie Luxton on beautiful buildings, composer Du Yun2019-01-17 19:56:00
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175 Film director M Night Shyamalan, DH Lawrence as dramatist, New work by Bridget Riley2019-01-16 19:59:00
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176 Steve Carell, Brian Tyler, London Borough of Culture2019-01-15 19:54:00
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177 Octavian, The Killing creator Soren Sveistrup, TS Eliot Prize-winner2019-01-14 20:16:00
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178 Steve Coogan and John C Reilly, Costa First Novel winner Stuart Turton2019-01-11 19:57:00
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179 Hugh Jackman on The Front Runner, Costa Biography Award winner Bart van Es, Da Vinci loan refusal2019-01-10 19:55:00
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180 Comedian Nish Kumar, Acoustics in architecture, 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award winner Hilary McKay2019-01-09 20:07:00
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