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162 Cultural Quiz of 20192019-12-31 20:13:00
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163 A decade of TV, Ballet podcast Tom and Ty Talk, Long Day's Journey into Night reviewed, Neil Innes2019-12-30 20:01:00
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164 Art and Churches2019-12-27 19:45:00
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165 Candice Carty-Williams in conversation with Bernardine Evaristo2019-12-26 19:47:00
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166 Motown legends Brian and Eddie Holland2019-12-25 19:45:00
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167 Screenwriter Amanda Coe, Bad films we love, Diana Evans2019-12-24 19:57:00
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168 The Goes Wrong Show, Slow Painting, Reviving the high street with culture2019-12-23 19:57:00
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169 JJ Abrams, musicals moving from stage to screen, Derek Owusu2019-12-20 19:57:00
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170 Robert De Niro on The Irishman, subverting the gaze, The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich2019-12-19 19:58:00
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171 Saoirse Ronan, The Book People goes into administration, How to paint babies2019-12-18 20:01:00
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172 Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe2019-12-17 20:11:00
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Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe

Taron Egerton, whose performance as Elton John in the film Rocketman has already earned him Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actor, talks about channelling the flamboyant performer on screen and capturing his distinctive voice in hits such as Your Song and Tiny Dancer. Rocketman is available on DVD. There have been scores of actors who have played Scrooge from Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, from Alastair Sim and Basil Rathbone to Albert Finney and Michael Caine. This season it is the turn of Guy Pearce who appears as the misanthrope in a BBC One television adaptation by Steven Knight. How will the the creator of Peaky Blinders interpret the festive perennial? Raifa Rafiq reviews. What are the ingredients of a Christmas hit song? Singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe dissects some classics and performs from his Christmas album. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Edwina Pitman…read more

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174 Jonathan Pryce, Survival literature, Fictional politicians2019-12-13 19:57:00
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175 Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir2019-12-12 20:06:00
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176 Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing2019-12-11 19:52:00
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177 Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy2019-12-10 19:59:00
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178 Gender Imbalance in Art Collections, Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Three Sisters Rewired2019-12-09 19:58:00
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179 Inua Ellams on Three Sisters, Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story, Art goes Bananas2019-12-06 19:54:00
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180 Front Row at BBC Music Introducing Live2019-12-05 19:45:00
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