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Caitlin Moran, Beyonce and Jay-Z's new album, National Youth Folk Ensemble, Frank Styles

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Caitlin Moran on her latest novel How to be Famous about fame, Britpop and revenge porn and is the new Beyonce and Jay-Z album more than a publicity stunt? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Caitlin Moran
Interviewed Guest:
Natty Kasambala
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Sweeney
Producer:
Hannah Robins

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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain, GLOW star Kate Nash, Pop-up arts

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain at the Hepworth Wakefield, English singer Kate Nash on her role in the wrestling TV drama GLOW, and pop-up arts in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Nash
Interviewed Guest:
Cat Gardiner
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Lee
Interviewed Guest:
James Cundall
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Penrose

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James Corden, Poet Raymond Antrobus, Arts Minister Michael Ellis

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

James Corden talks to John Wilson about bringing his Late Late Show to London, Raymond Antrobus reads his poem for the summer solstice, plus Arts Minister Michael Ellis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
James Corden
Interviewed Guest:
Raymond Antrobus
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Ellis

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Fly by Night, Tim Winton, Poems by teenagers, Music discovered in a painting

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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Tim Winton on his new novel The Shepherd's Hut, Kate Clanchy and her student poets on their collection of migrant poems, music discovered in a 17th-century painting and pigeon art. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tim Winton
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Clanchy
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Vanke

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Duran Duran, The Bradford Literature Festival, Stained Glass artist Brian Clarke, and the Poetry of Sun and Summer

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John and Roger Taylor on 40 years of Duran Duran, the Bradford Literature Festival, Brian Clarke, a stained-glass artist on working with light, and poet Alison Brackenbury. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
John Taylor
Interviewed Guest:
Syima Aslam
Interviewed Guest:
AA Dhand
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Clarke
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Brackenbury
Producer:
Julian May

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Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, Kynren in Bishop Auckland

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michael Jackson's personal photographer Todd Gray talks to John Wilson about the star's complex relationship with his own image. Plus the Kynren pageant in Bishop Auckland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ekow Eshun
Interviewed Guest:
Todd Gray
Interviewed Guest:
Whitney Jones

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Bartlett Sher and The King and I, Olivia Laing, Museum of the Year report

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bartlett Sher on directing The King and I on stage, Olivia Laing on her debut novel Crudo, and an Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlistee The Postal Museum in London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Bartlett Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Laing

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Japan Special: Ryuichi Sakomoto, Japanese Short Stories, Sou Fujimoto

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Ryuichi Sakomoto on his inspirations, Sou Fujimoto on bringing nature into architecture, plus Japanese short stories and novel recommendations. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Interviewed Guest:
Jay Rubin
Interviewed Guest:
Junko Takekawa
Interviewed Guest:
Sou Fujimoto
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

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Fun Home, Portrayal of lesbians in drama, Caryl Phillips, Tate St Ives

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

News, reviews and interviews from the worlds of art, literature, film and music. A stage musical adaption of Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, and Fun Home reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Hauer-King
Interviewed Guest:
Caryl Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Rhys

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Maxine Peake, Gillian Lynne remembered, Whitney documentaries

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Maxine Peake on her new play Queens of the Coal Age. Elaine Paige, Cameron Mackintosh and Arlene Phillips discuss Gillian Lynne's work and legacy, plus Whitney film documentaries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Elaine Paige
Interviewed Guest:
Cameron Mackintosh
Interviewed Guest:
Arlene Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Barber-Plentie

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Film director Haifaa al-Mansour, Sharp Objects, Brooklands Museum, Holiday reads

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Saudi Arabia's first female director Haifa al-Mansour on creating a biopic about author Mary Shelley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Haifaa al-Mansour
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Wilkinson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Ditum

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Emily Mortimer, Man Booker Prize at 50, Glasgow Women's Library

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Actor Emily Mortimer on a new film adaption of Penelope Fitzgerald's The Bookshop and 50 years of the Man Booker Prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Mortimer
Interviewed Guest:
Gaby Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Arifa Akbar

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Rob Brydon on Swimming With Men, Laura Wade, Ferens Art Gallery

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

On the set of Swimming With Men with Rob Brydon and Daniel Mays, Laura Wade, writer of Home, I'm Darling, final report on Art Fund Museum of the Year from Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Rob Brydon
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Mays
Interviewed Guest:
Adeel Akhtar
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Wade
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Poirier

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100 Poems by Seamus Heaney, Jesse Jones, Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Live from Dublin, Seamus Heaney's wife and daughter discuss a new selection of his work, chosen by his family called 100 Poems. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sinead Gleeson
Interviewed Guest:
Marie Heaney
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Heaney
Interviewed Guest:
Geraldine Higgins
Interviewed Guest:
Jesse Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Dermot Bolger
Producer:
Julian May

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Oliver Knussen remembered, Natalie Dormer, Life modelling

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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Mark Anthony Turnage and Roger Wright remember the British composer and conductor Oliver Knussen and Natalie Dormer talks about her role in the revival of Picnic at Hanging Rock. Show more

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Singer Olly Alexander, Veteran documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Can a critic call an actor overweight?

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Olly Alexander talks about and performs a song from Years and Years' new album Palo Santo, which chronicles his life as a gay man, has a sci-fi setting, yet remains catchy pop. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Letts
Interviewed Guest:
Olly Alexander
Interviewed Guest:
Frederick Wiseman
Performer:
Olly Alexander
Producer:
Julian May

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Eve Myles, Bernie Taupin, This Class Works exhibition

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Eve Myles on Welsh-noir thriller Keeping Faith and Bernie Taupin on working with Elton John for 50 years. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Bernie Taupin
Interviewed Guest:
Pete McKee
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Murtha
Producer:
Hannah Robins

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Agnès Varda, The rise of grime, Artistic superstitions

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

News, reviews and interviews from arts world. Agnes Varda on film-making and being an artist, the explosion of grime, and the superstitions of actors, writers and artists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
DJ Target
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Hancox
Interviewed Guest:
Agnes Varda
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen Weinstein
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Simkins
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

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Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. When an artist dies, should their unfinished work be released or kept private? Anna Smith reviews Atomic Blonde. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Virginia Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Sefton
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin