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The 2020 Booker Prize Ceremony
A Front Row special live from the Roundhouse, London
Tim Minchin, Jan Morris remembered, new gaming consoles, Nicholas Pinnock
Tim Minchin on his debut solo album Apart Together, and new gaming consoles.
Booker Prize winner Douglas Stuart on Shuggie Bain
Booker prize winner Douglas Stuart on his novel Shuggie Bain.
Simon Russell Beale; Costa Book Awards shortlists; Guy Garvey
Simon Russell Beale on Scrooge; Costa Book Awards shortlists announced; Guy Garvey.
Playwright Roy Williams, Poet Fred D'Aguiar, Defending Digga D documentary
Roy Williams' new drama Death of England, poems from Fred D'Aguiar, Defending Digga D doc.
Hollywood star Amy Adams, Corrie at 60 and Musician Jake Blount
Hollywood actress Amy Adams on her new movie, Hillbilly Elegy.
Mandolin player Avi Avital, Marina Abramović, Possessor reviewed
Avi Avital on the wonders of the mandolin and its repertoire.
Henry Blake on County Lines; museums and galleries post Covid; re-reading Jane Austen's Emma
Henry Blake; museums and galleries and Covid; John Mullen on Jane Austen's Emma.
Yazz Ahmed, Lucy Bailey, The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone
Musician Yazz Ahmed. Plus Francis Ford Coppola's new recut of The Godfather Part III.
Katie Melua, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Crimes Against Christmas
Singer Katie Melua, and Tate Britain re-opens with the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
New Tracey Emin exhibition, The Crown controversy, Walter Presents: The Announcer
Tracey Emin and Edvard Much at the RA, The Crown controversy, The Announcer reviewed
Viggo Mortensen, Alex Wheatle, William Hill Sports Book of the Year
Viggo Mortensen's new film, Sports Book of the Year winner, Alex Wheatle's lockdown hobby
Ryan Murphy’s new film starring Meryl Streep, James Corden and Nicole Kidman, reviewed
Ryan Murphy’s new film starring Meryl Streep, James Corden and Nicole Kidman reviewed.
Julia Hart on her film I'm Your Woman, Benjamin Britten's Owen Wingrave
Julia Hart on writing and directing I'm Your Woman, Benjamin Britten's opera Owen Wingrave
George Clooney's The Midnight Sky. Cyberpunk 2077. The debate on the National Trust
George Clooney's The Midnight Sky. Cyberpunk 2077. The debate on the National Trust.
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
Barbara Windsor remembered, Vaughan Williams, Cultural Recovery Fund loans, American Utopia reviewed, Zaina Arafat
A look back at the career of Barbara Windsor.
John le Carré tribute; Comedy double act The Pin; Aliza Nisenbaum
John le Carré remembered; The Pin - comedy duo; Aliza Nisenbaum at Tate Liverpool.
The Lark Ascending at 100, Wonder Woman 1984 reviewed, reading outside your comfort zone
Violinist Jennifer Pike tells us what makes The Lark Ascending the nation's favourite.
Boris Giltburg, Christmas films, Party season substitutes
Boris Giltburg plays Beethoven, Christmas films, Scottee on the joys of Abigail's Party
Visionary director David Fincher on Mank.
George C Wolfe on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Let Him Go reviewed, Winifred Atwell celebrated
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom director George C Wolfe
Bridgerton, Rachel Joyce, The custodians of our cultural institutions
Chris van Dusen on Bridgerton
Mackenzie Crook, Collaborative board games, Janey Godley, Zing Tsjeng's party choice
Mackenzie Crook as Worzel Gummidge, cooperative board games, Janey Godley's video short.
Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones - Death to 2020
Death to 2020, Le Gateau Chocolat, Neil Gaiman, winner of Radio 3's carol competition.
Australian composer, musician and actor, Tim Minchin
Tim Minchin on Matilda, success and failure, and his first solo album
A poetry edition, with Simon Armitage, Vanessa Kisuule, Anthony Anaxagorou, Em Power, Anna Selby, Daphne Astor, talking, reading
Front Row on poetry in the lock down and beyond, with the Poet Laureate - and new poems.
Pianist Lang Lang on Bach's Goldberg Variations
Lang Lang discusses and plays from Bach's Goldberg Variations.
Evelyn Glennie, The Serpent's Tom Shankland, chosen families in culture
Dame Evelyn Glennie talks about her new albums and director Tom Shankland on The Serpent
Art that brightened the year - violinist Tasmin Little, Baillie Gifford winner Craig Brown, actress Rochenda Sandall
Violinist Tasmin Little on her performing career.
Dante's Divine Comedy 700 years on with Katya Adler; Costa Book Awards category winners
Katya Adler on Dante; Costa category winners announced; Costa Novel winner interview.
The Great, Eavan Boland, the origin of the blues
Tony McNamara on The Great, the "occasionally true story" of Catherine the Great.
Lee Lawrence, the impact of Brexit on classical music, Twelfth Night tradition at Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Winner of the Costa Biography Award, Lee Lawrence on his memoir The Louder I Will Sing
BBC Sound of 2021 Winner Pa Salieu, Finnish TV drama, Natasha Farrant
BBC Sound of 2021 winner Pa Salieu, Finnish TV drama, children's author Natasha Farrant.
We commemorate the fifth anniversary of David Bowie's death and consider his continuing musical influence and legacy
David Bowie's legacy, Costa Award-winning writer Ingrid Persaud, Pieces Of A Woman review.
Ben Okri, The Pembrokeshire Murders, Michael Berkeley
Writer Ben Okri on his new anthology, A Fire in My Head: Poems for the Dawn.
Regina King, classical music for kids, Northern Irish literature
Oscar-winner Regina King on her directorial debut One Night In Miami.
Drag kings, Courttia Newland, wintry podcasts
Drag kings John Travulva and Don One, and novelist Courttia Newland
Stardust, The world's oldest painting, Jenni Fagan, Arts Students
David Bowie film Stardust reviewed, Jenni Fagan novel Luckenbooth, 45,500-year-old artwork
Music festivals, Keeley Hawes, WandaVision reviewed
What hopes for music festivals later this year?
Ashley Walters makes his directorial debut
Ashley Walters; Erica Wagner; Torrey Peters; Phil Spector's Wall of Sound
Patricia Highsmith centenary, Caroline Shaw, Baby Done comedy reviewed
Patricia Highsmith centenary, Caroline Shaw on her new album, Baby Done comedy reviewed.
Schubert's Winterreise, novelist Olivia Sudjic, new US administration and the arts, performers' travel post-Brexit
Schubert's song-cycle Winterreise celebrated by singers Roderick Williams and David Webb.
It's a Sin, how Aids has been depicted in culture, Glastonbury Festival cancellation, London International Mime Festival
We review Russell T Davies' It's a Sin starring Olly Alexander.