1 Xiaolu Guo, Belarus Free Theatre, Blindness, The Leach Pottery2020-08-10 18:58:00
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2 Es Devlin, Drama by postcard, Ali Smith's Summer, photographer Alys Tomlinson2020-08-07 19:01:00
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3 Arts in the Midlands, Love Letters to Scotland, Soweto Kinch2020-08-06 19:10:00
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4 Maggie O'Farrell, Singing in Choirs and Covid, Mark Billingham's Lockdown Discovery2020-08-05 19:01:00
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5 Little Birds writer Sophia Al-Maria, Simon Armitage, Summer reads, Tara Gbolade2020-08-04 18:55:00
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6 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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7 Sir Alan Parker remembered, Beyoncé's Black is King, Prodigal Son, Natasha Trethewey, Don Hahn2020-07-31 19:04:00
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8 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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9 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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10 Shawanda Corbett, Booker longlist 2020, Claire Oakley2020-07-28 19:11:00
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11 Shirley Collins, Kit de Waal, Caine Prize for African Writing winner, Olivia de Havilland remembered2020-07-27 18:57:00
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12 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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13 Jimmy McGovern; crime writing prize; dancing in lockdown; photographer Tyler Mitchell2020-07-24 09:06:00
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14 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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15 Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine2020-07-21 18:59:00
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Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine

An icon of 1960s feminism and freethinking, Nell Dunn – now in her 80s - author of Up The Junction, Poor Cow and Steaming talks to Tom Sutcliffe about The Muse, A Memoir of Love at First Sight about her friendship with a woman named Josie who inspired much of her work. Kelly O’Sullivan discusses her film Saint Frances which she has written and stars in as Bridget, a 34 year old whose life is transformed when she starts work as a nanny. It's a gentle comedy which explores issues such as post-coital menstruation, interracial lesbian relationships, abortion, post-natal depression, and conception in a most un-Hollywood-like fashion. For a new project, 846, commissioned by the Theatre Royal Stratford East, playwright Roy Williams brought together 14 British Black and Asian writers to respond artistically to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the Black Lives Matter Movement. Elle Osili-Wood reviews the collection of short audio pieces exploring racial inequality, whose title comes from the eight minutes and 46 seconds it took a police officer in Minneapolis to kill George Floyd by kneeling on his neck. And co-founder of Q Magazine David Hepworth on the closure of a cornerstone of rock journalism after 34 years. Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe Producer: Dymphna Flynn…read more

16 Josephine Mackerras, Sean Edwards, summer theatre round-up, John Mullan on Mansfield Park2020-07-20 18:55:00
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17 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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18 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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19 Winning back audience trust, the doctor turned novelist, musical collaboration in lockdown2020-07-16 10:26:00
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20 The Chicks, Hammed Animashaun, Liz Johnson Artur2020-07-14 18:59:00
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