1 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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2 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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3 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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4 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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5 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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6 Downton Abbey, Alexei Sayle, National Short Story Award - Jo Lloyd, Istanbul Biennial2019-09-13 18:57:00
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7 Lucy Prebble, Temple, NSSA - Lynda Clarke, Alan Ayckbourn's Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present2019-09-12 19:05:00
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8 Front Row at the Proms - Jamie Barton, Daniel Kidane, impact of Brexit on classical music2019-09-11 18:45:00
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9 The British Ceramics Biennial, Novelist Nell Zink, The Jumper Factory, Tamsin Grey2019-09-10 19:09:00
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10 For Sama and Venice Film Festival roundup, NSSA - Lucy Caldwell, Etgar Keret, Peter Nichols obituary2019-09-09 18:53:00
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11 BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist, Protest Song, How to listen to jazz2019-09-06 18:59:00
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12 Margaret Atwood's The Testaments reviewed, Ryan Wigglesworth, Robert Battle2019-09-05 18:57:00
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13 Chrissie Hynde, The Theatre of Parliament, Arts Minister Rebecca Pow2019-09-04 19:05:00
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14 The Booker Prize shortlist, Lucian Freud's new biography, The importance of arts to local identity2019-09-03 18:52:00
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15 The Capture, Venice Film Festival highlights, Enid Blyton reevaluated2019-09-02 18:59:00
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The Capture, Venice Film Festival highlights, Enid Blyton reevaluated

BBC One’s big autumn thriller serial is The Capture. Telling the story of former soldier Shaun Emery, whose conviction for an unlawful killing during active duty is overturned because of flawed video evidence. The drama delves into the increasing reality of misinformation and fake news. Scriptwriter Ben Chanan talks to Samira about the manipulation of video evidence in our criminal justice system. Venice Film Festival is well underway where the films coming to our screens in the autumn compete for the coveted Golden Lion Prize. Critic Jason Solomon fills us in on the highlights including Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of the Joker, the new Polanski film and Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver’s depiction of a divorce in Marriage Story. A Freedom of Information request placed by the Daily Mail has revealed that in 2016 the Royal Mint was considering honouring children’s author Enid Blyton with a commemorative 50 pence coin, but that officials withdrew the author from consideration because "she [Blyton] is known to have been a racist, sexist, homophobe and not a very well-regarded writer". Literary historian John Mullan and columnist Harriet Hall discuss the resulting furore and consider the ethics of viewing the culture of the past through a contemporary lens. Presenter : Samira Ahmed Producer : Dymphna Flynn…read more

16 Salman Rushdie on Quichotte, Joanna Hogg on The Souvenir2019-08-30 18:57:00
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17 Mrs Lowry and Son reviewed, Anna Calvi, Poet Stephen Sexton2019-08-29 19:01:00
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18 James Graham on drama and constitutional turmoil, Jeff Pope on A Confession, The literary arts and The Troubles2019-08-28 19:23:00
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19 Colson Whitehead, Duke Ellington's Sacred Music, Carnival Row, Sheila Steafel2019-08-27 18:59:00
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20 Edna O'Brien on her new novel Girl, her first The Country Girls, and her career in between2019-08-26 18:45:00
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