1 #MeToo one year on - what's changed in the arts?2018-10-15 18:53:00
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2 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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3 Desiree Akhavan, Bad Times at the El Royale, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, Mother Courage2018-10-11 19:15:00
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4 Reading and Mental Health2018-10-10 19:00:00
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5 The swimming pool in art, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Twelfth Night, Poet Jean Sprackland2018-10-09 18:59:00
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6 Bernard Cribbins, Claire Foy and Ryan Gosling on First Man, Butterfly2018-10-08 19:09:00
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7 Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who, Quentin Blake, Haruki Murakami's Killing Commendatore2018-10-05 18:54:00
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8 Alice Walker, Yayoi Kusama and a poem for National Poetry Day from Sean Street2018-10-04 19:12:00
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9 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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10 BBC National Short Story Award Winner2018-10-02 19:10:00
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11 Sarah Perry, The Cry, Cultural First Aid2018-10-01 19:06:00
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12 Contains Strong Language festival, Sean Scully, A Northern Soul2018-09-28 20:16:00
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13 Lord of the Flies, Silence in art, Javier Marias2018-09-27 19:16:00
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14 The Goodies, Holst's The Planets at 100, Debris Stevenson2018-09-26 19:01:00
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15 Oceania exhibition, Suede, How the police help crime writers2018-09-26 09:54:00
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16 Glenn Close in The Wife, Little Women in 20182018-09-24 19:12:00
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17 Cary Fukanaga, Royal Opera House CEO, Nureyev Documentary2018-09-21 19:01:00
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18 MIA, Man Booker Shortlist, Short Story Award nominee Nell Stevens, Playwright Stephen Jeffreys remembered.2018-09-20 19:09:00
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19 Eileen Atkins, the financial crash and the arts, Denis Norden remembered, Ingrid Persaud2018-09-19 19:07:00
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20 The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee2018-09-18 19:02:00
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The Little Stranger, creating art in the dark, and Kiare Ladner, BBC NSSA nominee

Director Lenny Abrahamson on his film adaption of Sarah Waters’ novel The Little Stranger, a ghost story set in a dilapidated English manor in the 1940s. Abrahamson, who was Oscar nominated for his previous film Room, explains the how it is more than just a ghost story and talks about the challenges of adapting an unreliable narrator from the book onto screen. As the days get shorter and the light starts to fade, three artists discuss the appeal of darkness and how they use it as a source for their creativity. Artist Sam Winston and photographer Eva Vermandel spend long hours in complete darkness to develop or create their artworks, while TV editor Paulo Pandolpho, whose work includes the recent dramas The Split, Trust Me and Apple Tree Yard, considers the attraction of spending months at a time in a darkened editing suite. Kiare Ladner has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award with Van Rensburg’s Card. She discusses her story which is set in South Africa and is about a woman in middle age dealing with loneliness following the death of her husband and her daughter’s move to Canada. The story is broadcast on Radio 4 at 3.30pm on Tuesday and the winner of the BBC NSSA is announced on Front Row on 2 October. Presenter : John Wilson Producer : Dymphna Flynn…read more