161 Stephen Frears and Ali Fazal, Pears' Cyclopaedia final edition, Jeff Pope on Cilla2017-09-11 18:57:00
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162 Joanne Froggatt, Darren Aronofsky, 25 years of Classic FM2017-09-08 18:56:00
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163 Marian Keyes, Tim Roth, Joe Lycett2017-09-07 19:18:00
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164 Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT2017-09-06 19:23:00
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165 Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition, Lloyd Dorfman, Karen McCarthy Woolf, John Ashbery2017-09-05 19:07:00
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166 Suranne Jones returns as Doctor Foster, Lancashire's Fabrications Festival, Josephine Barstow on Sondheim's Follies2017-09-04 18:59:00
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167 Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo2017-09-01 19:08:00
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168 Brian Cox on playing real people, Author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy, Venice Film Festival opening2017-08-31 18:58:00
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169 Composer Alma Deutscher, Bake Off's return, Controversial statues, Last Days of June2017-08-30 19:00:00
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170 Stan Laurel novel; Tanika Gupta; film Una; Ed Skrein Walks Away2017-08-29 19:03:00
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171 Bill Nighy, The ever-changing appeal of Hamlet, Photographer Steve McCurry2017-08-28 18:45:00
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172 Ronnie Wood, Shakespeare plays on screen, Taylor Swift's new song, Peter Hoeg2017-08-25 19:07:00
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173 Illness in comedy series, Ned Beauman, Thomas Meehan2017-08-24 19:00:00
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174 Authors' better, but not-so-famous, books; Kathryn Bigelow; Eric Ravilious; a Shakespeare Sonnet in Pidgin2017-08-22 19:12:00
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175 Peter Kosminsky on The State, Ben Whishaw, The secrets of Vermeer's studio2017-08-21 19:03:00
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176 Lucy Porter, Martin Creed, and Soweto Gospel Choir on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-18 18:45:00
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177 Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina2017-08-17 16:56:00
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178 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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179 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
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Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival

Shappi Khorsandi is the first guest in a week of programmes from the Edinburgh Festival. On stage in front of a live audience in the BBC's Big Blue Tent, she discusses her new show Mistress and Misfit, about Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson's mistress, Lady Emma Hamilton. In Nassim, Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour sets out to teach the audience his native language Farsi in a show which features a different performer from the Festival each day. So how does he prepare when the deal is that performers have not even seen the script before stepping out in front of an audience? The former National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, discusses her new poetry collection Zoology. As the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe celebrate their 70th birthday this year, the International Festival's director Fergus Lenehan is joined by 90-year-old Dr Pamela Epps, who has attended every festival in the city since 1947. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.…read more

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