121 Langston Hughes at the Third2016-12-04 19:30:00
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122 New Generation Thinkers2016-11-13 19:30:00
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123 Sunday Feature: Let Her Speak2016-11-09 14:51:00
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124 The Other Third2016-10-23 18:30:00
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125 Sunday Feature:In Search of Yves Klein2016-10-16 18:30:00
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126 The secrets of the Music Reading Panel2016-10-09 18:30:00
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127 Sunday Feature: Philip French and the Critical Ear2016-10-02 17:45:00
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128 The Envy of the World: Rudely Truncated2016-09-28 09:06:00
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129 The Envy of the World: No Fixed Points2016-09-28 08:49:00
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130 Vladimir Ashkenazy on Ansel Adams: The Print and the Performance2016-09-18 18:30:00
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131 Dawn on the Somme2016-07-07 11:25:00
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132 Sherlock, Sigmund and Signor Morelli2016-06-26 17:45:00
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133 An Explosion of Geraniums - The International Surrealist Exhibition of 19362016-06-19 18:30:00
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134 Antonio Carlos Gomes, the Brazilian who conquered La Scala2016-06-15 11:31:00
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135 Literary Pursuits: Dubliners2016-06-05 18:15:00
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136 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

137 Sunday Feature: Arnold Wesker2016-05-15 18:30:00
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138 Sunday Feature: First Folio Road Trip2016-04-25 11:40:00
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139 Sunday Feature: Menuhin at 1002016-04-17 18:30:00
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140 Brainwash Culture2016-03-13 19:30:00
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