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Northern Ballet at 50, Art B&B, Iced Bodies
Northern Ballet at 50, Blackpool's Art B&B, Iced Bodies
Dear Evan Hansen, Emmanuel Jal, How to Make a Living as a Writer
Hit musical Dear Evan Hansen's co-creator and Sudanese hip-hop star Emmanuel Jal performs
Taylor Swift rights row, RJ Palacio, Nan Goldin and Judy Chicago reviewed, Le Mans '66 reviewed, Amazon's impact on publishing
Wonder writer RJ Palacio on her new graphic novel
Frozen's Idina Menzel, Dora Maar, power in publishing
Idina Menzel on reprising her role as Elsa in Frozen II, and surrealist artist Dora Maar
Harriet, Les Misérables and social realist films, risk in publishing, street art
Slave abolitionist Harriet Tubman's story makes it to the big screen, we review.
Coldplay and Leonard Cohen albums, Norman Cornish, Roy Chubby Brown controversy
Stig discusses new albums from Coldplay and the late Leonard Cohen
Rapper Wretch 32, Hamlet on the Faroe Islands, Blue Story controversy
Wretch 32's memoir Rapthology, and Hamlet on the Faroe Islands
Costa Book Prize shortlist, Rian Johnson on Knives Out, art theft
We announce the 2019 Costa Book Prize shortlist and Rian Johnson on comedy Knives Out
Tributes to Clive James and Sir Jonathan Miller
Clive James and Sir Jonathan Miller remembered.
Atlantics, Scheherazade and 1001 Nights, Political parties' arts manifestos
Poets Ruth Padel and Daljit Nagra on Scheherazade, the storyteller in 1001 Nights
The Boy in the Dress, Turner Prize Shortlisted Artists, The First Nowell
A review of new musical The Boy in the Dress based on David Walliams' book
Edward Norton, Elizabeth is Missing, artist Luke Jerram
Edward Norton on Motherless Brooklyn, TV adaptation of Elizabeth is Missing reviewed
Difficult comedy audiences, Netflix v cinema?, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera
Difficult comedy audiences, Honey Boy, Romesh Gunesekera and Netflix v Cinema?
Lesley Manville, Turner Prize, Bat for Lashes
Award-winning actress Lesley Manville talks about her latest film, Ordinary Love
Front Row at BBC Music Introducing Live
Ferris & Sylvester perform at BBC Music Introducing Live
Inua Ellams on Three Sisters, Noah Baumbach on Marriage Story, Art goes Bananas
Inua Ellams on transposing Chekhov's Three Sisters to 1960s Nigeria.
Gender Imbalance in Art Collections, Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Three Sisters Rewired
Why women artists are hugely under presented in art collections and what to do about this.
Teenage Dick, Traces review, Olga Neuwirth, Nobel Prize for Literature controversy
A darkly comic take on Richard III with Teenage Dick.
Mike Bartlett, staging of art exhibitions, Any One Thing
Francesca Hayward on Cats and Romeo and Juliet, Joker composer Hildur Guðnadóttir
Ballet star Francesca Hayward on Romeo and Juliet and the new film version of Cats
Jonathan Pryce, Survival literature, Fictional politicians
Jonathan Pryce on playing one of The Two Popes, and survival fiction.
Mark Gatiss, Kate Rusby, Creating New Traditions
Mark Gatiss on his TV offerings - Martin's Close for Christmas, and Dracula at New Year
Taron Egerton, A Christmas Carol, Joe Stilgoe
Taron Egerton on playing Elton John in the musical film Rocketman.
Saoirse Ronan, The Book People goes into administration, How to paint babies
Saoirse Ronan on playing Jo March in Little Women, indie publisher calamity, babies in art
Robert De Niro on The Irishman, subverting the gaze, The Witcher showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
Fairview director Nadia Latif and portraitist Lorna May Wadsworth on challenging the gaze
JJ Abrams, musicals moving from stage to screen, Derek Owusu
JJ Abrams on directing The Rise of Skywalker - the last film in the 42-year Star Wars saga
The Goes Wrong Show, Slow Painting, Reviving the high street with culture
The Goes Wrong Show, Slow Painting in Leeds, and reviving the high street with culture.
Screenwriter Amanda Coe, Bad films we love, Diana Evans
Amanda Coe discusses her screenplay for TV drama The Trial of Christine Keeler
Motown legends Brian and Eddie Holland
Legendary Motown songwriters Brian and Eddie Holland
Candice Carty-Williams in conversation with Bernardine Evaristo
Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo discuss their dazzling literary year.
Art and Churches
An exploration of the evolving role of art in churches and cathedrals
A decade of TV, Ballet podcast Tom and Ty Talk, Long Day's Journey into Night reviewed, Neil Innes
Boyd Hilton and Eleanor Stanford on how television has changed in the last decade
Cultural Quiz of 2019
We test our guests' knowledge of 2019 in the arts.
Beethoven at 250
A celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven, marking the composer's 250th anniversary
Jojo Rabbit reviewed, Alex Michaelides, protecting artworks from light damage
Taika Waititi directs and stars as Adolf Hitler in his Nazi satire Jojo Rabbit - we review
Hugh Grant and Matthew McConaughey, Daisy Coulam, Bill Bryson
Hugh Grant and Matthew McConaughey on their new Guy Ritchie film The Gentlemen
Sam Mendes on WWI movie 1917, Costa Book Awards 2019 winners
Sam Mendes on WWI movie 1917 and we announce the Costa Book Awards 2019 category winners
BAFTAs so white, Adam Sandler, Costa First Novel winner Sara Collins, Fidelio reinvented
Adam Sandler talks about Uncut Gems and Sara Collins on her gothic novel
Freddie Fox, Costa Children's Prize winner Jasbinder Bilan, theatre ticket pricing
Freddie Fox on Freddie Fox on playing Jeremy Bamber in ITV's drama White House Farm.
Laurie Nunn on Sex Education, Mary Jean Chan, Podcast news
Sex Education creator Laurie Nunn, and Costa Poetry winner Mary Jean Chan
Jonathan Coe, Johnny Flynn on Magnitsky the Musical, Selena Gomez album reviewed
Jonathan Coe, winner of the Costa Novel Award 2019, discusses Middle England
2020 Oscar Nominations
John talks to Oscar nominees including Florence Pugh, Charlize Theron and Jonathan Pryce
Michael B Jordan & Jamie Foxx, Spotlight directory, TS Eliot Prize winner Roger Robinson
Fire in Australian art and culture, writer Ben Richards and The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel
Three Australian writers on of artists' response to the country's relationship with fire
Charlize Theron on Bombshell, The Outsider reviewed, Ayeesha Menon, Independent Venue Week
Charlize Theron on playing a Fox News presenter who outs her CEO for sexual harassment
Playwright Lucy Kirkwood, Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life, Sam Lee and Bernard Butler
Chimerica playwright Lucy Kirkwood, and Terrence Malick's latest film A Hidden Life
Dev Patel on David Copperfield, Front Row's Risk Season, bestselling author Kimberley Chambers
Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) on playing David Copperfield in Armando Iannucci's film
Terry Gilliam, Samantha Strauss, Risk in art: Jeremy Deller, Picasso and Paper exhibition
Terry Jones remembered by Michael Palin, Hugh Laurie on Avenue 5, Gabrielle Aplin
Remembering the life of former Python Terry Jones with Michael Palin
Guz Khan, Calculating Risk, Northern Writing
Creator Guz Khan on the return of Man Like Mobeen, Calculating Risk, Northern Writing.
Pet Shop Boys, Emotional risk taking in the arts, The Eye As Witness
The Pet Shop Boys talk about their new album Hotspot.