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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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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The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims

The Salisbury Poisonings, a new BBC One three-part drama, focuses on the 2018 Novichok poisonings, the public health response, and the heroism of the community. Writer Declan Lawn describes how his years as an investigative reporter for Panorama primed him to create this drama based on real events, and the resonance of the story with the government's response to the pandemic. Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson, Front Row’s Lockdown Artist in Residence, has been entertaining us each week with a live performance from the empty Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík. For his eleventh and final performance Víkingur plays Debussy’s The Snow is Dancing from the Children’s Corner. The historian Tom Holland and film critic Hanna Flint give their verdicts on Pilgrims, the latest novel by Matthew Kneale, recounting the journey of a disparate bunch who set off for Rome in 1289. His earlier book English Passengers won the Whitbread Book of the Year. They also watch Banana Split, a high school movie with a difference, starring and co-written by Hannah Marks. It foregrounds the friendship of two teenage girls who’ve gone out with the same boy. We announce the winner of the 2020 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Presenter Tom Sutcliffe Producer Jerome Weatherald Studio Manager Duncan Hannant…read more

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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