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Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mark Lawson reports from the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, with Kate Atkinson on Jackson Brodie, Ruth Rendell and Jeanette Winterson on their relationship, and Val McDermid. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Ruth Rendell
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Atkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Erin Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
David Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Mosby
Interviewed Guest:
Nicci Gerrard
Interviewed Guest:
Sean French
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart MacBride
Interviewed Guest:
Catriona McPherson
Interviewed Guest:
Manda Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Cathi Unsworth

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Stephen Fry; Liz Lochhead on The Great Tapestry of Scotland; The Great Beauty

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Mark Lawson. Stephen Fry on Verdi and Wagner, and the political situation in Russia; Liz Lochhead discusses the Great Tapestry of Scotland; and film The Great Beauty reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Liz Lochhead

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James McAvoy in Filth; Dizzee Rascal; director Lucy Walker; young Poets Laureate

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. John Wilson reviews the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel Filth; Oscar-nominated documentary director Lucy Walker; rapper Dizzee Rascal; young Poets Laureate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Dizzee Rascal

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Prince Avalanche reviewed; Masterpiece in a primary school; Theatre director Michael Blakemore

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. The verdict on the film Prince Avalanche; Mark Lawson visits a Luton primary school which has a Frank Auerbach painting for a day; theatre director Michael Blakemore. Show more

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Susan Stroman; Short Term 12; Ross Noble

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, reviews and interviews. Mark Lawson meets the American director and choreographer Susan Stroman, reviews the film Short Term 12, and speaks to comedian Ross Noble. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Susan Stroman
Interviewed Guest:
Ross Noble

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Thriller writer David Baldacci; director Michael Winterbottom; Saloua Raouda Choucair

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Mark Lawson. Thriller writer David Baldacci reflects on events in Boston, Saloua Raouda Choucair at Tate Modern and Michael Winterbottom discusses his film about Paul Raymond. Show more

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The Black Keys; Neil Jordan on Bob Hoskins; Joel Dicker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson pays tribute to Bob Hoskins, reviews Next Goal Wins, speaks to author Joel Dicker about his prize-winning debut novel; and The Black Keys talk about their new album. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Tyson
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Jordan
Interviewed Guest:
Joel Dicker
Interviewed Guest:
Eleanor Oldroyd

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Louise Welsh on Penny Dreadful, Oscar Isaac, Nick Payne, and Will Gregory Moog Ensemble

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With Kirsty Lang, who talks to actor Oscar Isaac, hears news from Cannes and discusses Moog synthesizers with Goldfrapp's Will Gregory. Writer Louise Welsh reviews Penny Dreadful. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Oscar Isaac
Interviewed Guest:
Will Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons

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Antonio Pappano; playwright Anne Washburn; Banksy retrospective

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew d'Ancona speaks to conductor Antonio Pappano, reviews Devil's Knot, interviews Anne Washburn about her futuristic play Mr Burns and discusses a large Banksy retrospective. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Antonio Pappano
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Washburn
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Searle

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Seve reviewed; Dennis Hopper's photographs; composer David Arnold

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Eamonn McCabe considers the Royal Academy's exhibition of photographs by Dennis Hopper; David Arnold discusses his career; a review of a biopic about golfer Seve Ballesteros. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Eamonn McCabe
Interviewed Guest:
David Arnold
Interviewed Guest:
Iain Carter
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Hook
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Adam

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Halle Berry in Extant; International Museums; A Hard Day's Night

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Reviewing Halle Berry in sci-fi series Extant, three directors on the value of museums, the influence of A Hard Day's Night and Amanda Levete on the legacy of architect Louis Khan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Graham Beal
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Persekian
Interviewed Guest:
Wim Pijbes
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Deuchar
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Levete
Interviewed Guest:
David Hepworth

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John Tavener; Poirot's Last Case; Don Jon review

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news. Mark Lawson discusses the music of John Tavener, the final Poirot episode and Georges Simenon's first Maigret novel. Plus Bel Mooney reviews the film Don Jon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Bel Mooney
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Kenyon
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Natasha Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Jeff Park

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Saving Mr Banks; Paula Milne; Janine Jansen

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news with Mark Lawson, including a review of Saving Mr Banks, Paula Milne discussing her Cold War thriller Legacy, and violinist Janine Jansen on her new album Bach Concertos. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Paula Milne
Interviewed Guest:
Janine Jansen

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Costa Book Awards; 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen; Mexico's cultural leaders

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Costa Book Awards category winners revealed, Steve McQueen talks about 12 Years a Slave, plus the first in a series looking at culture in emerging economies, beginning with Mexico. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Bud McLintock
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Leith
Interviewed Guest:
Steve McQueen
Interviewed Guest:
Fernando Solorzano
Interviewed Guest:
Clio Barnard
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Colman

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David Bailey; Hanif Kureishi; Isabella Rossellini

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang reviews David Bailey's Stardust exhibition, Hanif Kureishi discusses The Last Word, and Isabella Rossellini talks about dressing as an insect for Green Porno. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mullins
Interviewed Guest:
Hanif Kureishi
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston
Interviewed Guest:
Isabella Rossellini

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Nymphomaniac; Joanne M Harris; Robert Cohan

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Antonia Quirke reviews the latest Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac, Chocolat author Joanne M Harris talks about her first adult fantasy novel and Robert Cohan discusses his career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Joanne Harris
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Cohan

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Vikings at British Museum; John Carter Cash; 37 Days

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Arts news. John Wilson John takes a tour of a Viking exhibition, reviews World War One drama 37 Days, and discusses newly found recordings of Johnny Cash with his son. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Gareth Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest:
John Carter Cash
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson

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Alexander McCall Smith; The Walshes review; Stella Feehily

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Arts news with Samira Ahmed. Alexander McCall Smith discusses The Forever Girl; a review of The Walshes, from the creator of Father Ted; and Stella Feehily on This May Hurt a Bit. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander McCall Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman

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Harry Hill on I Can't Sing; George Michael's Symphonica album; A Long Way Down

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to Harry Hill and Sean Foley about I Can't Sing, reviews George Michael's Symphonica album, and discusses the adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel A Long Way Down. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Hill
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Foley
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Hannon

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Kylie Minogue; V&A: William Kent; Jack O'Connell on Starred Up

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kylie Minogue on her career and her new album; Amanda Vickery on William Kent, leading designer of Georgian Britain; actor Jack O'Connell and writer Jonathan Asser on Starred Up. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Kylie Minogue
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Vickery
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Asser
Interviewed Guest:
Jack O'Connell