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The Culture Show

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
7/13. Lauren Laverne interviews David Simon, creator of the acclaimed US cop show The Wire on why he breaks all the rules of television writing.
Art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon risks a stiff neck in Rome to marvel at and decipher Michelangelo's vast fresco on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, which he commenced 500 years ago. It took four years to complete, and was dogged by battles with the artist's patron, Pope Julius II. Mark Kermode reviews the week's film releases including Puffball.
An extended version is on Thursday at 11.20pm. [web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Lauren Laverne
Interviewee: David Simon
Reporter: Andrew Graham-Dixon
Reviewer: Mark Kermode
Series Producer: Danielle Graham
Executive Producer: Edward Morgan

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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