1 Gerard Butler, Male body in movies, Novelist Olga Tokarczuk2018-10-17 19:02:00
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2 Playing Linda Loman, Informer, Geology-inspired art, Ciarán Hodgers2018-10-16 19:40:00
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3 #MeToo one year on - what's changed in the arts?2018-10-15 18:53:00
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4 Paul Greengrass on 22 July, Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence, How can arts organisations thrive?2018-10-12 18:57:00
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5 Desiree Akhavan, Bad Times at the El Royale, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, Mother Courage2018-10-11 19:15:00
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6 Reading and Mental Health2018-10-10 19:00:00
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7 The swimming pool in art, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Twelfth Night, Poet Jean Sprackland2018-10-09 18:59:00
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8 Bernard Cribbins, Claire Foy and Ryan Gosling on First Man, Butterfly2018-10-08 19:09:00
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9 Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore2018-10-05 18:54:00
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10 Alice Walker, Yayoi Kusama and a poem for National Poetry Day from Sean Street2018-10-04 19:12:00
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11 The art of physical comedy, Damien Hirst, Andre Aciman, The impact of the arts on mental health2018-10-03 19:11:00
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12 BBC National Short Story Award Winner2018-10-02 19:10:00
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13 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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14 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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15 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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16 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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17 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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18 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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19 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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20 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.

New documentary Matangi/Maya/MIA about the political rapper MIA, uses self-filmed archive footage of the outspoken and ‘controversial’ Sri Lankan immigrant artist who took up the Tamil cause. So how does the film by director and friend Stephen Loveridge help us understand her life and music? Journalist Kieran Yates reviews. The Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist of six books has just been announced and features two debuts, the youngest ever writer to make the list, a novel in verse and four women authors. Toby Lichtig of the Times Literary Supplement and critic Arifa Akbar give their thoughts on a list which includes some notable omissions - Sally Rooney and Michael Ondaatje for example. Nell Stevens is the final shortlisted writer for this year’s National Short Story Award. She joins Kirsty to talk about The Minutes, her darkly funny and mysterious tale which follows a group of students captivated by an enigmatic stranger as they protest against the demolition and gentrification taking place in their neighbourhood. Roy Williams pays tribute to fellow playwright Stephen Jeffreys, who has died aged 68. He is best-known for writing The Libertine, about the hedonistic Restoration poet and courtier - the Earl of Rochester. Jeffreys also long championed the work of young, new dramatists, including Roy, offering them support and advice. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Harry Parker…read more