101 Sunday Feature:In Search of Yves Klein2016-10-16 18:30:00
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102 The secrets of the Music Reading Panel2016-10-09 18:30:00
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103 Sunday Feature: Philip French and the Critical Ear2016-10-02 17:45:00
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104 The Envy of the World: Rudely Truncated2016-09-28 09:06:00
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105 The Envy of the World: No Fixed Points2016-09-28 08:49:00
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106 Vladimir Ashkenazy on Ansel Adams: The Print and the Performance2016-09-18 18:30:00
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107 Dawn on the Somme2016-07-07 11:25:00
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108 Sherlock, Sigmund and Signor Morelli2016-06-26 17:45:00
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109 An Explosion of Geraniums - The International Surrealist Exhibition of 19362016-06-19 18:30:00
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110 Antonio Carlos Gomes, the Brazilian who conquered La Scala2016-06-15 11:31:00
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111 Literary Pursuits: Dubliners2016-06-05 18:15:00
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112 Literary Pursuits: Jane Austen's Persuasion2016-05-29 17:45:00
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Literary Pursuits: Jane Austen's Persuasion

Sarah Dillon discovers how Jane Austen's last completed novel, 'Persuasion' was written. The novel has sometimes been viewed as Austen's valedictory novel - written while she was suffering with her final illness. But Sarah Dillon uncovers a more complex story: dates of revisions on the manuscripts in the British Library confirm her sister's story that Persuasion was completed almost a year before Austen's death, but it was only published posthumously. By talking to Dr Kathryn Sutherland from St Anne's College, Oxford, Paula Byrne, author of 'The Real Jane Austen, A Life In Small Things' and writer Margaret Drabble, we go behind the scant details of Austen's life and uncover reasons for the delay: her last illness; the possibly personal inspirations for the plot of the novel; the state of her finances; her fascinating creative process; and the radical reaches and determination of her literary ambitions.…read more

113 Sunday Feature: Arnold Wesker2016-05-15 18:30:00
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114 Sunday Feature: First Folio Road Trip2016-04-25 11:40:00
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115 Sunday Feature: Menuhin at 1002016-04-17 18:30:00
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116 Brainwash Culture2016-03-13 19:30:00
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117 The Venice Ghetto2016-03-06 20:00:00
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118 Step Inside: A 21st-Century Gallery Guide2016-02-21 19:30:00
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119 South Korea: The Silent Cultural Superpower2016-02-14 19:30:00
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120 Folk Connections: Cecil Sharp's Appalachian Trail2016-01-31 20:00:00
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