1 Lyricist Don Black2020-08-13 18:15:00
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2 Lovecraft Country, Prison Radio Drama, Women's Prize For Fiction Shortlisted Jenny Offill2020-08-12 19:38:00
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3 Glyndebourne Opera returns. My Rembrandt film. How dangerous is playing the trumpet?2020-08-11 19:05:00
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4 Xiaolu Guo, Belarus Free Theatre, Blindness, The Leach Pottery2020-08-10 18:58:00
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5 Es Devlin, Drama by postcard, Ali Smith's Summer, photographer Alys Tomlinson2020-08-07 19:01:00
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6 Arts in the Midlands, Love Letters to Scotland, Soweto Kinch2020-08-06 19:10:00
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7 Maggie O'Farrell, Singing in Choirs and Covid, Mark Billingham's Lockdown Discovery2020-08-05 19:01:00
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8 Little Birds writer Sophia Al-Maria, Simon Armitage, Summer reads, Tara Gbolade2020-08-04 18:55:00
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9 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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10 Sir Alan Parker remembered, Beyoncé's Black is King, Prodigal Son, Natasha Trethewey, Don Hahn2020-07-31 19:04:00
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11 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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12 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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Hilary Mantel, Electronic at The Design Museum, Ai Wei Wei, the future for the panto?

In the run-up to the announcement of the winner of the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction on the 9th of September, Front Row will be hearing from each of the six novelists on this year’s shortlist. We begin today with Hilary Mantel, whose novel The Mirror and the Light is the conclusion of her wildly acclaimed Thomas Cromwell series, which began with Wolf Hall in 2009. Ai Wei Wei’s latest work has opened to the public. The Chinese-born, Europe-based artist has created a piece for London’s Imperial War Museum which takes over the entire floorspace of the atrium, depicting The History of Bombs We heard this morning that theatres will have to wait until November to be told whey can re-open without social distancing. That will be too late to plan the lucrative pantomime season. We talk to Julian Bird of UK Theatre about what this means. Electronic at the Design Museum. Design Museum director Tim Marlow on recreating the thumping atmosphere of a nightclub for their new exhibition about electronic music, from Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers…read more

13 Shawanda Corbett, Booker longlist 2020, Claire Oakley2020-07-28 19:11:00
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14 Shirley Collins, Kit de Waal, Caine Prize for African Writing winner, Olivia de Havilland remembered2020-07-27 18:57:00
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15 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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16 Jimmy McGovern; crime writing prize; dancing in lockdown; photographer Tyler Mitchell2020-07-24 09:06:00
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17 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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18 Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine2020-07-21 18:59:00
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19 Josephine Mackerras, Sean Edwards, summer theatre round-up, John Mullan on Mansfield Park2020-07-20 18:55:00
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20 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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