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Penny Smith sits in for Claudia Winkleman, as actress Samantha Spiro chats about her role at the Globe Theatre, and award-winning writer Fay Weldon discusses her latest novel.

Award winning writer and novelist Fay Weldon joins Penny Smith to discuss her latest novel. Actress Samantha Spiro chats about her role in The Taming of The Shrew at the Globe Theatre. Top crime writer Steve Mosby reveals all about his latest book.

This week on the Tour Guide's Guide To Art, Penny chats to Sara Huws from St Fagans National History Museum near Cardiff.

Plus theatre critic Michael Billington and film critic Jason Solomons discuss the latest releases.

And remember you can get the download for the best bits of the Radio 2 Arts Show by going to the BBC Radio 2 website.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • The Vee Gees

    You Should Be Dancing

    • Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits.
    • Polydor.
    • 589 449-2.
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash

    Our House

    • Carry On.
    • ATLANTIC.
    • 7567-80487 2.
  • Elvis Presley

    (You're the) Devil in Disguise

    • Elvis 75.
    • SONY/RCA.
    • 86976-19482.
  • Paloma Faith

    30 Minute Love Affair

    • Fall To Grace.
    • SONY BMG MUSIC.
    • 88691988982.
  • Spike Milligan

    Ning Nang Nong

    • Spike.
    • EMI.
    • 542-0552.
  • Radiohead

    No surprises

    • The Best of Radiohead.
    • Parlophone.
    • n-a.
  • Sir Cliff Richard

    Living Doll

    • At Your Request Anne Robinson Your 16 Favourite Tracks.
    • BBC.
    • BBC CD-733.
  • Daniel Powter

    Cupid

    • N/A.
    • N/A.
    • N/A.
  • Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand

    No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)

    • Barbra Streisand - Duets.
    • Columbia.
    • 509812 9.
  • Gibson Brothers

    Cuba

    • Mundo Latino.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • SONYTV-2 CD.
  • Wynn, Keenan And James Whitmore

    Brush Up Your Shakespeare

    • Kiss Me Kate/Brigadoon.
    • EMI.
    • CDP-7932972.
  • Stereophonics

    Dakota

    • Language, Sex, Violenec, Other?.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • VVR-1031052.
  • Talking Heads

    Psycho Killer

    • From The Velvets To The Voidoids.
    • Rhino.
    • 5101-122482.
  • Gossip

    Move in the Right Direction

    • A Joyful Noise.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 88691982651.
  • Five for Fighting

    Superman

    • Dawson's Creek.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 5009242-NA.
  • Texas

    Black Eyed Boy

    • Hits Zone - The Best Of 97 (Variou.
    • Polygram Tv.
    • na-555 072 2.

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