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Saturday Review

The Great Beauty; Peaky Blinders

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Paolo Sorrentino's film The Great Beauty, Mark Ravenhill's take on Candide and Helen McCrory and Cillian Murphy in Peaky Blinders. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Bidisha
Interviewed Guest:
Ellah Allfrey
Interviewed Guest:
John Carey

Saturday Review

Rush; Science Britannica

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda in Rush, written by Peter Morgan and directed by Ron Howard. Plus new work from Tacita Dean, and Brian Cox's Science Britannica on BBC2. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Lewis
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
James Runcie
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Start the Week

Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Future

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe talks to novelist Margaret Atwood, theatre director Vicky Featherstone and philosopher AC Grayling. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret Atwood
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Featherstone
Interviewed Guest:
AC Grayling
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Saturday Review

Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries and A Midsummer Night's Dream

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Eleanor Catton's Booker-shortlisted The Luminaries, Australia at the Royal Academy, and Sheridan Smith and David Walliams in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kit Davis
Interviewed Guest:
David Benedict
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Doughty
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Saturday Review

Blue Jasmine, Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of the week's cultural highlights. Cate Blanchett stars in Woody Allen's San Francisco-set Blue Jasmine, and Zaha Hadid designs the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Shale
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Saturday Review

Filth and Masters of Sex

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Irvine Welsh's novel Filth comes to the big screen starring James McAvoy, and Michael Sheen plays obstetrician William Masters in Masters of Sex on TV. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Saturday Review

The Commitments musical; Le Week-End

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Roddy Doyle's novel The Commitments becomes a new stage musical; Lindsay Duncan and Jim Broadbent go to Paris - will their marriage survive Le Week-End? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Gale
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Start the Week

Grayson Perry on contemporary art

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe talks to artist Grayson Perry, curator Penelope Curtis, academic Philip Davis and business consultant Nicholas Lovell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Grayson Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Penelope Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Lovell
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Saturday Review

David Tennant as Richard II; The Goldfinch; Enough Said

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses David Tennant's starring role in Richard II, in Gregory Doran's first production as Artistic Director at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford. Show more

Saturday Review

Morrissey; The Selfish Giant; From Here to Eternity

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the week's cultural highlights, including the Morrissey autobiography, new film The Selfish Giant, and Tim Rice's musical of From Here to Eternity. Show more

Saturday Review

The Scottsboro Boys; Arcade Fire; Russell Banks' short stories

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of the week's cultural highlights, including Kander and Ebbs' musical The Scottsboro Boys, the new Arcade Fire CD, and Judi Dench as Philomena. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Ravenhill
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Morley
Interviewed Guest:
Maev Kennedy
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Gravity; Stanley Spencer; nut; Rustication

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bullock and Clooney in outer space in new film Gravity, Stanley Spencer's Sandham Memorial paintings, and new book Rustication are all reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Show more

Start the Week

Tom Sutcliffe talks to John Gray and Mary Beard

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses the 'myth' of progress with James Lasdun, Mary Beard, Mark Ravenhill and John Gray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Beard
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Ravenhill
Interviewed Guest:
John Gray

Saturday Review

The Rijksmuseum and Once on the London stage

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Rijksmuseum reopens in Amsterdam; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new novel Americanah; and the musical Once arrives on the London stage. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Fiona Couper
Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Morley

Saturday Review

Matisse cut-outs at Tate; Locke, RSC's Henry IV; Fargo on TV

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses Matisse cut-outs at Tate Modern, Tom Hardy in Locke, the RSC's Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Fargo the TV series and Jayne-Anne Phillips' new novel Quiet Dell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Woolf
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson

Saturday Review

John Simm in Prey; Privacy at the Donmar; Simon Armitage's Troy; Exhibition; Chris Marker

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses Privacy, a play about surveillance at the Donmar, Simon Armitage's Last Days of Troy, John Simm in police drama Prey, and Chris Marker at the Whitechapel. Show more

Saturday Review

Comics at the British Library; Sunny Afternoon; the Kinks musical; Edward St Aubyn's latest novel; Tom Hollander as Dylan Thomas

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss comics at the British Library, Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon, indie film Blue Ruin, Edward St Aubyn's new novel and Tom Hollander as Dylan Thomas. Show more

Saturday Review

Arden of Faversham; The Thrill of It All; Frank; Sheezus; The Story of Women and Art

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss Arden of Faversham at the Swan Theatre, Joseph O'Connor's latest novel The Thrill of It All, plus new works from Michael Fassbender and Lily Allen. Show more

Start the Week

The Myth of the Strong Leader?

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses leadership with Saatchi & Saatchi boss Richard Hytner, businesswoman Heather Rabbatts, academic Archie Brown and former political advisor Jonathan Powell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Heather Rabbatts
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Archie Brown
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Saturday Review

David Hepworth; Andreas Gursky exhibition; Ned Beauman's new novel

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review neuroscience play Incognito, film Touchy Feely, Ned Beauman's novel Glow, TV series Penny Dreadful, and Andreas Gursky at White Cube Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
David Hepworth
Interviewed Guest:
Kit Davis
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Arditti
Producer:
Oliver Jones