1 Romola Garai, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Guy Gunaratne2018-04-20 18:54:00
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2 Windrush cultural contribution, Dale Winton remembered, Poet Imtiaz Dharker, BBC Proms season2018-04-19 19:08:00
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3 Tina the Musical, Nicola Walker, Venue Accessibility, Cherry Blossom Poetry2018-04-18 19:02:00
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4 The royals on TV, Luke Evans, Stabat Mater at the Sistine Chapel2018-04-17 19:04:00
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5 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society director Mike Newell, Joanna Walsh, Milos Forman, 1978 in music2018-04-16 19:23:00
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6 Sharlene Teo, Alice Oswald, William Tillyer, The Chelsea Hotel, Coronation Street's women2018-04-13 19:07:00
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7 Janelle Monáe's PYNK, Young People's Laureate for London, A Clockwork Orange score, Oldest bridge in the world2018-04-12 19:08:00
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8 Naomie Harris, Working class talent, Gurrumul2018-04-11 19:19:00
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9 Viv Albertine, Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall reopens, BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh2018-04-10 19:05:00
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10 Tate Liverpool's Exploring the Unseen, Ben Okri and Joanne Harris, Fortnite Battle Royale, Universal Love album2018-04-09 19:48:00
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11 Front Row 20th Anniversary2018-04-06 20:09:00
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12 The City and The City, Monet and Architecture, Rapid Response Unit Liverpool2018-04-05 19:21:00
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13 Cuba Gooding Jr, Sean Penn - novelist, Love, Simon - a teen rom-com with a twist2018-04-04 19:07:00
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14 Aminatta Forna, romantic fiction post #MeToo, the Hollywood sign2018-04-03 19:02:00
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15 Nottingham: Rebel City2018-04-02 18:46:00
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16 Leonard Bernstein: A Centenary Celebration2018-03-30 18:15:00
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17 David Mamet, Meghan Markle in Suits, Poetry Jukebox2018-03-29 19:07:00
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David Mamet, Meghan Markle in Suits, Poetry Jukebox

David Mamet, the American playwright, director and novelist, talks to Stig about his new novel, Chicago, set amongst the gangster rivalry of the 1920s. He explains his fascination with that era in the city of his birth, discusses the writers who have inspired him and explains the importance of imagination, inspiration and dialogue in the storyteller's craft. Meghan Markle's final season in US drama Suits is currently being broadcast on Netflix, last year the actress revealed she was retiring from the show and from acting following her engagement to Prince Harry. TV critic Emma Bullimore gives her verdict on Markle's performance in the glossy legal drama. This year is the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement which marked a significant step forward in the peace process in Northern Ireland. To mark the anniversary a Poetry Jukebox has been placed on a street in Belfast, allowing people to listen to a selection of 20 poems which reflect on that momentous event. Stig discusses bringing poetry to the streets with Poetry Jukebox creator Ondrej Kobza and Maria McManus who is the organiser of the jukebox in Belfast. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Kate Bullivant.…read more

18 Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, Sporting theme tunes, National poetry competition winner, AJ Pearce2018-03-28 19:10:00
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19 Ready Player One, Church Ministers for the Arts, Mental Institutions in Film, The York Realist2018-03-27 19:28:00
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20 Anna Chancellor, Harshdeep Kaur, Hilton Als2018-03-26 19:01:00
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