221 Albert Camus: Inside the Outsider2013-11-03 18:45:00
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222 Sunday Feature - Production Line Living2013-10-27 18:45:00
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223 Sound of Cinema: Composing for Hollywood2013-09-23 14:08:00
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224 Significant Others ep 22013-07-15 11:20:00
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225 Significant Others 12013-07-09 09:30:00
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226 Sunday Feature - Stirring Up A Revolution2013-06-09 19:15:00
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227 Sunday Feature - Wagner: Making a National Hero2013-05-19 19:27:00
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228 Jan Morris, Travels Round My House2013-05-13 10:00:00
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229 Sunday Feature - Piano's Music Boxes2013-05-07 15:43:00
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230 Sunday Feature - The Idea of Sin (3 of 3)2013-03-11 13:30:00
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231 Sunday Feature - The Idea of Sin (1 of 3)2013-03-11 11:40:00
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232 Sunday Feature - The Idea of Sin (2 of 3)2013-03-07 18:40:00
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233 Margaret are you Grieving? A Cultural History of Weeping2013-02-04 12:42:00
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234 Modernism Redux2013-02-04 12:07:00
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Modernism Redux

Will Self broadcasts an imaginary archive of modernist radio and discusses the influence of modernism today. In a secret laboratory underneath the BBC archive there is a small room containing a special machine. It's a BBC prototype 'RP-1 Ethermatic remitter'. An experimental machine designed to retrieve ('remit') past radio signals back out of the air. Although partially successful during field trials in 1922 it was never made fully operational...until now. Will Self has been given access to the machine to investigate the relationship between early radio technology and modern culture. Taking his cue from the Wasteland and Ulysses - both published as the RP-1 was developed - he will be drawing from the air an assemblage of modernist art and ideas using the very technologies that enabled them. In doing so he hopes to create something that isn't simply about modernism and its after effects but is itself a modernist work.…read more

235 A Brief History of Being Cold2013-01-29 17:48:00
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236 Tolstoy and Napoleon. 1 - On Napoleon2012-12-05 17:32:00
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237 The Essay: Anglo-Saxon Portraits 1: Vortigern2012-10-15 22:00:00
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238 Sunday Feature: After the Gold Rush - The Poetry of California2012-10-04 14:13:00
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239 Piano Tales - A Social History of the Piano2012-09-25 17:05:00
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240 Jacquetta Hawkes and The Personal Past2012-09-13 16:13:00
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