1 Es Devlin, Postcard Theatre, Ali Smith's Summer, photographer Alys Tomlinson2020-08-07 19:01:00
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2 Arts in the Midlands, Love Letters to Scotland, Soweto Kinch2020-08-06 19:10:00
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3 Maggie O'Farrell, Singing in Choirs and Covid, Mark Billingham's Lockdown Discovery2020-08-05 19:01:00
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4 Little Birds writer Sophia Al-Maria, Simon Armitage, Summer reads, Tara Gbolade2020-08-04 18:55:00
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5 Barbara Kingsolver as poet, Es Devlin's Lockdown Discovery, Sculptor Thomas J. Price, pianist Leon Fleisher remembered2020-08-03 19:08:00
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6 Sir Alan Parker remembered, Beyoncé's Black is King, Prodigal Son, Natasha Trethewey, Don Hahn2020-07-31 19:04:00
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7 Whipped cream on The Fourth Plinth, Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee, and Booker Prize nominated Avni Doshi2020-07-30 19:18:00
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8 Hilary Mantel, Electronic at The Design Museum, Ai Wei Wei, the future for the panto?2020-07-29 18:57:00
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9 Shawanda Corbett, Booker longlist 2020, Claire Oakley2020-07-28 19:11:00
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10 Shirley Collins, Kit de Waal, Caine Prize for African Writing winner, Olivia de Havilland remembered2020-07-27 18:57:00
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11 Mira Nair on A Suitable Boy, Taylor Swift's album Folklore, the film How to Build a Girl, Alberta Whittle and Theatre News2020-07-24 19:11:00
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12 Jimmy McGovern; crime writing prize; dancing in lockdown; photographer Tyler Mitchell2020-07-24 09:06:00
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13 Tom Sutcliffe talks to screenwriter and film director Oliver Stone about his memoir Chasing the Light2020-07-23 10:25:00
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14 Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine2020-07-21 18:59:00
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15 Josephine Mackerras, Sean Edwards, summer theatre round-up, John Mullan on Mansfield Park2020-07-20 18:55:00
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16 Alfre Woodard, film Come As You Are and Ellie Goulding album Brightest Blue reviewed, Richard Herring2020-07-17 19:02:00
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17 Get Carter director Mike Hodges, Tate Bursary artist Oreet Ashery, the plight of arts freelancers in the pandemic2020-07-16 19:31:00
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Get Carter director Mike Hodges, Tate Bursary artist Oreet Ashery, the plight of arts freelancers in the pandemic

Film director and writer Mike Hodges, of Get Carter fame, on his 1989 film Black Rainbow, starring Rosanna Arquette. Despite being critically acclaimed, it went straight to video, but has now been restored and re-released on DVD and streaming. Plus, the financial plight of freelance arts workers in the pandemic: the government has agreed a £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts, but how much will make it into the pockets of the many freelance and self-employed arts workers who have been put out of work? Theatre director Fiona Laird is concerned the money will be swallowed up by bureaucracy, and joins Samira Ahmed to discuss this, alongside Dominic Cooke, former Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre. And Oreet Ashery, one of ten artists to be awarded a £10 000 Tate Bursary - an initiative launched after the cancellation of the Turner Prize due to Covid 19. Working in a range of media, including installation, live art, and video, Oreet talks to Samira about making art inspired by illness: Dying Under Your Eyes, in response to the sudden death of Oreet's father, and Revisiting Genesis - a series of digital slideshows and an experimental film depicting nurses and people with life limiting conditions. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Emma Wallace…read more

18 Winning back audience trust, the doctor turned novelist, musical collaboration in lockdown2020-07-16 10:26:00
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19 The Chicks, Hammed Animashaun, Liz Johnson Artur2020-07-14 18:59:00
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20 Anish Kapoor, The Plot Against America, Rachel De-Lahay, drive in comedy2020-07-13 19:00:00
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