1 Little Birds writer Sophia Al-Maria, Simon Armitage, Summer reads, Tara Gbolade2020-08-04 18:55:00
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2 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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3 Sir Alan Parker remembered, Beyoncé's Black is King, Prodigal Son, Natasha Trethewey, Don Hahn2020-07-31 19:04:00
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4 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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Whipped cream on The Fourth Plinth, Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee, and Booker Prize nominated Avni Doshi

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee discusses her new TV series - psychological thriller, The Deceived. In the drama, inspired by Hitchcock’s Rebecca, Dial M for Murder and other classic films of that time, a student falls for her married tutor and after a shocking death finds herself doubting her own mind. Sculptor Heather Phillipson on putting whipped cream and a cherry on Trafalagar Square’s Fourth Plinth. This morning she unveiled her sculpture, The End - a giant swirl of cream, a cherry, a fly, and a drone that transmits a live feed of the square. It is the thirteenth commission for The Fourth Plinth since the programme began in 1998, and it is also the tallest to date - measuring 9.4m and weighing nine tonnes. The artist joins Kirsty to discuss her vast physical and digital sculpture. Avni Doshi’s debut novel Burnt Sugar has just been longlisted for the Booker Prize, two days before it’s UK publication date. Avni discusses her work about a fractious mother-daughter relationship, set in and around Pune in India – in an ashram, a club, and the streets. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Emma Wallace…read more

5 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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6 Shawanda Corbett, Booker longlist 2020, Claire Oakley2020-07-28 19:11:00
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7 Shirley Collins, Kit de Waal, Caine Prize for African Writing winner, Olivia de Havilland remembered2020-07-27 18:57:00
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8 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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9 Jimmy McGovern; crime writing prize; dancing in lockdown; photographer Tyler Mitchell2020-07-24 09:06:00
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10 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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11 Nell Dunn, Kelly O'Sullivan, 846, Q Magazine2020-07-21 18:59:00
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12 Josephine Mackerras, Sean Edwards, summer theatre round-up, John Mullan on Mansfield Park2020-07-20 18:55:00
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13 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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14 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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15 Winning back audience trust, the doctor turned novelist, musical collaboration in lockdown2020-07-16 10:26:00
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16 The Chicks, Hammed Animashaun, Liz Johnson Artur2020-07-14 18:59:00
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17 Anish Kapoor, The Plot Against America, Rachel De-Lahay, drive in comedy2020-07-13 19:00:00
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18 The Kanneh-Masons, Minack Theatre, Imran Perretta2020-07-10 19:14:00
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19 Philip Pullman on Northern Lights 25 years on, Mrs America reviewed, Simon Schama2020-07-09 19:00:00
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20 Katori Hall; cinema after lockdown; documenting empty arts spaces2020-07-08 19:54:00
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