1 Theatres in pink, David Pickard on the BBC Proms, Friday Review on Hamilton, Decolonising arts curriculum in school2020-07-03 19:05:00
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2 The Secrets She Keeps, Fyzal Boulifa, Urdu poetry in Bradford2020-07-02 19:15:00
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3 Director Werner Herzog, actor Danny Sapani, Watford bookclub2020-07-01 19:06:00
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4 The Arts in Crisis2020-06-30 19:31:00
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5 Kevin Kwan, Annilese Miskimmon of ENO, Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley2020-06-29 18:57:00
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6 Michael Palin, The Last of Us Part II reviewed, Anthony Thwaite, Rethink - Nicola Triscott, Roadmap to Reopening Theatres2020-06-26 19:04:00
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7 Crisis in theatre, Stuart Evers new novel, Eurovision the film, Bristol’s Colston statue2020-06-25 19:28:00
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8 Griselda Pollock2020-06-24 19:00:00
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9 Rethink The Arts2020-06-23 19:03:00
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10 Talking Heads, Jarvis Cocker, Thomas Clay2020-06-22 18:59:00
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Talking Heads, Jarvis Cocker, Thomas Clay

Alan Bennett's Talking Heads have been remade for television decades after the original series. Alongside two brand new monologues, ten episodes have been re-created with actors including Jodie Comer, Sarah Lancashire and Lucian Msamati. Theatre critic Sam Marlowe reviews these socially distanced dramas, and actor Lisa Dwan joins her to discuss the art of the monologue. The pandemic has changed all of our lives, but could there be a way to change society for the better as we re-build after coronavirus. As part of BBC Radio's Re-think season, musician and broadcaster Jarvis Cocker makes the case for creating space for nature. Thomas Clay discusses his new film Fanny Lye Deliver’d, which he wrote, directed and composed the music for, and which he describes as a ‘Puritan western’. Maxine Peak and Charles Dance star as a married couple on a remote Shropshire farm in the wake of the English Civil War, whose lives change forever following the unexpected arrival of a young couple in need. Main image above: Tamsin Greig in BBC One's Talking Heads Image credit: BBC/London Theatre Company Productions/Zac Nicholson Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe Producer: Hannah Robins…read more

11 Rebel Wilson, Ian Holm remembered, Bob Dylan, The Luminaries2020-06-19 19:11:00
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12 Vera Lynn remembered, guitarist Sean Shibe, PlacePrints audio plays reviewed, Poetry from Alison Brackenbury2020-06-18 19:04:00
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13 Judd Apatow, Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for children's literature, job losses in theatre, Alison Brackenbury2020-06-17 19:46:00
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14 Jean Toomer's Cane adapted, Bloomsday, Alison Brackenbury, Museums in lockdown2020-06-16 19:24:00
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15 Tracey Emin, Alison Brackenbury, Book Covers2020-06-15 18:54:00
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16 The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims2020-06-12 19:10:00
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17 Simon Bird, Whiteness, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh2020-06-11 21:45:00
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18 Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical2020-06-10 19:05:00
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19 Spike Lee; Hope Mirrlees' Paris - A Poem; and are we being more creative in lockdown?2020-06-09 19:06:00
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20 Michaela Coel, The Comedy Women in Print Prize, Bristol's Colston statue2020-06-08 19:05:00
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