1 In Search of Yves Klein2018-07-16 21:45:00
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2 Tony Harrison's Prague Spring2018-07-08 18:30:00
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3 Binary and Beyond: part two2018-07-01 18:30:00
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4 Binary and Beyond Part 12018-06-24 18:00:00
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5 The Summer Forest2018-06-15 17:44:00
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6 Sunday Feature: Langston Hughes at the Third2018-06-10 18:30:00
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7 Sunday Feature: Under the Water2018-06-03 17:45:00
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8 Sunday Feature: The Other Iran2018-05-13 17:45:00
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9 Japan's Never Ending War2018-05-11 15:51:00
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10 Oh Dr Kinsey Look What You've Done to Me2018-05-06 18:30:00
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11 Japan's Never-Ending War2018-04-29 18:30:00
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12 Sunday Feature: Supernatural Japan2018-04-22 18:30:00
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Sunday Feature: Supernatural Japan

In this Sunday Feature, historian Chris Harding travels from Tokyo to the deep countryside of Japan's north east to tell the alternative story of the country, looking at how, throughout their history, Japanese people have used ghosts and ghost stories to make sense of themselves and their place in the world. In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, taxi drivers in the area reported 'ghost riders' in their vehicles. The local fire services were called out regularly to locations that turned out to be deserted - but when they started praying for the souls of the dead before returning to base, they were never called back again to the same site... For most of us Japan is the ultimate secular, modern, and future-looking society. But what we encounter in breakthrough films like Ring is a small hint at a vast cultural landscape almost entirely unknown to us: ghosts and the ghostly, never far from the surface in popular consciousness in Japan and breaking through at times of transition or crisis. Producer: Luke Mulhall…read more

13 Exit Burbage - The Man Who Created Hamlet2018-04-16 11:16:00
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14 Too Many Artists2018-04-08 18:30:00
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15 Sunday Feature: A Symphony of Psalms2018-04-01 17:45:00
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16 Sunday Feature - Blind, Black and Blue2018-03-19 14:21:00
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17 Sunday Feature - Concerto: The One and the Many2018-03-15 16:39:00
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18 Sunday Feature - A Portrait of Val Wilmer2018-03-04 18:45:00
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19 Literary Pursuits - Jekyll and Hyde2018-02-26 11:26:00
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20 Sunday Feature: Patrick Kavanagh - the Inexhaustible Adventure of a Gravelled Yard2018-02-18 19:35:00
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