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167 JJ Abrams, musicals moving from stage to screen, Derek Owusu2019-12-20 19:57:00
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168 Robert De Niro on The Irishman, subverting the gaze, The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich2019-12-19 19:58:00
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169 Saoirse Ronan, The Book People goes into administration, How to paint babies2019-12-18 20:01:00
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170 Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe2019-12-17 20:11:00
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171 Mark Gatiss, Kate Rusby, Creating New Traditions2019-12-16 20:17:00
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172 Jonathan Pryce, Survival literature, Fictional politicians2019-12-13 19:57:00
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173 Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir2019-12-12 20:06:00
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174 Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing2019-12-11 19:52:00
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175 Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy2019-12-10 19:59:00
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Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy

Controversy surrounds this year's Nobel Prize for Literature; unusually there are two winners, Polish Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian Peter Handke. Handke has been vocally supportive of the Serbs during the 1990s Yugoslav war including accusing the Bosnian Muslims of staging attacks. Jonas Eklöf, Editor in Chief of Swedish literary magazine Vi Läser, reports on the presentation ceremony in Stockholm today. Traces is a forensic crime thriller set in Dundee based on an idea by Val McDermid and written by Amelia Bullmore. Molly Windsor (who starred in Three Girls) heads the cast as a technician in a forensic laboratory who is still coming to terms with a traumatic event in her past. Critic Stephanie Merritt reviews the six-part UKTV drama series. Mike Lew’s darkly comic take on Shakespeare’s Richard III - “Teenage Dick” - has its UK debut at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Samira talks to Michael Longhurst about his vision for the theatre after becoming Artistic Director earlier this year and to actor Daniel Monks about playing this canonical disabled character. After a century and a half the Vienna State Opera has this week staged its first work by a female composer. Olga Neuwirth's opera, Orlando, is based on Virginia Woolf’s novel about an Elizabethan poet who lives for centuries, never ages and switches gender. The director, the librettist and the costume designer are also all women and the star is a queer cabaret artist. Olga Neuwirth talks to Samira Ahmed about her opera, and its wider cultural significance. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

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