101 New Generation Thinkers: Edmund Richardson and Sarah Jackson2017-12-03 18:45:00
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102 Sunday Feature: Kandinsky - a story of revolution2017-11-26 19:00:00
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103 Resurrecting Mayakovsky2017-11-19 19:30:00
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104 Sunday Feature: A Column For Infinity2017-11-12 10:33:00
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105 Sunday Feature: Emigranti - 1917 Revisited2017-11-06 11:29:00
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106 A Flapper's Guide to the Opera2017-10-22 18:30:00
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107 Seven Ages of Memory2017-10-13 18:00:00
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108 Sunday Feature: John Tusa's Opera Journey2017-10-08 18:30:00
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109 Sunday Feature: Every County in the State of California2017-10-01 18:31:00
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110 Sunday Feature: The Killers2017-08-13 20:45:00
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111 Edinburgh 70: Nothing Short of a Miracle2017-08-07 12:16:00
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Edinburgh 70: Nothing Short of a Miracle

The Edinburgh Festival was founded 70 years ago in the aftermath of World War Two. 1947 was a year of shortages and rationing, and the idea of starting an arts festival in Scotland's capital city must have seemed highly ambitious. Yet with the support of the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Rudolf Bing, the general manager of Glydenbourne Festival Opera, undertook the challenge. It was to prove an international success that has lasted 70 years. With contributions from those who attended the first festivals in the 1940s and music from early performances, Jim Naughtie reflects on the origins of what has become the world's greatest arts festival. Producer Mark Rickards.…read more

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120 Opera Across the Waves2017-03-12 19:30:00
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