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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
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
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.
The White Tiger, the TS Eliot Prize shortlist, sculptor Denise Dutton
Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger, and the TS Eliot Prize shortlist.
Jonzi D and Pawlet Brookes on Black dance, TS Eliot Prizewinner Bhanu Kapil, portraying politicians
Jonzi D on Black dance, and TS Eliot Prizewinner Bhanu Kapil.
Jenny Eclair, Jon Brown, Costa Book of the Year winner
Craftivism with Jenny Eclair, Gaming sitcom Dead Pixels and Costa Book of the Year winner.
Celeste, poet Brian Bilston, new film Palmer reviewed
Celeste on her debut album, Not Your Muse.
Edmund de Waal launches our #FrontRowGetCreative challenge, Hafsa Zayyan, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Hung Parliament
We launch our campaign to get you creating beautiful artworks at home.
The Dig reviewed, Arts Foundation Futures Award winner Tanoa Sasraku, Novelist Max Porter, Moments of Joy: Walt Whitman
We review Carey Mulligan's latest film, The Dig; archeology and love in pre-war England.
Jill Halfpenny in new drama, The Drowning
Jill Halfpenny; Theatre Royal Stratford East archive; queer writing through the centuries.
Kevin MacDonald Jakuta Alikavazovic
Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald discusses his new YouTube film Life In A Day 2020.
Golden Globes, Sundance, K-Ming Chang and literary scouts
Highlights from today's Golden Globe nominations & the first ever online Sundance Festival
Sam Neill On New Film Rams
Sam Neill on new film Rams, a new colour in blue paint, Sarah Maple Gets Creative.
Luke Jerram's Vaccine Artwork, Remembering Christopher Plummer, Malcolm & Marie
Luke Jerram, Malcolm & Marie, and Christopher Plummer remembered
Cathy Yan on her film Dead Pigs
Cathy Yan; Michael Landy; Musical responses to news stories; Coventry City of Culture 2021
News of the World, Mary Wilson tribute, songwriter Roger Cook, Jean-Claude Carrière remembered
A review of News of the World, and tributes to Mary Wilson and Jean-Claude Carriere.
Adam Curtis, Welcome to Your Fantasy, true crime podcasts
Documentary-maker Adam Curtis on his newest work, Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.
Ben Hopkins, Luke Jerram, Winsome Pinnock, Rex Obano
Ben Hopkins' novel Cathedral, Radio drama Faith, Hope and Glory, Luke Jerram gets creative
Chick Corea, Barbellion Prize winner Riva Lehrer, Sia's film Music reviewed & Schneel Malik
British Jazz pianist Julian Joseph remembers Chick Corea.
Lolita Chakrabarti on her play Hymn, literature about waiting, The Silence of the Lambs 30 years on
What can literature teach us about waiting?
Good Grief, Shalom Auslander, National Galleries
Review of new play Good Grief starring Sian Clifford and Nikesh Patel.
K-Pop and the South Korean music industry, poet Kate Fox, touring shows in Europe post Brexit
K-Pop and the South Korean music industry, Kate Fox, touring shows in Europe post Brexit.
Wagner's Ring, Bloodlands, Victor Ambrus, Jessie Brennan
Sarah Connolly on singing in Wagner's epic four opera cycle, The Ring.
The Color Purple, Niven Govinden, U-Roy remembered, John Barber
Leicester Curve’s recent award-winning revival of the musical The Color Purple reviewed.
Huw Stephens on The Story of Welsh Art, Prequels, reaction to the covid roadmap
As a prequel to The Great Gatsby is published, we discuss the appeal of the form.
Keats, Bonnie Tyler, Museums and contested heritage
Marking 200 years since the death of John Keats.
Martina Cole, Sam Lee, opening date for museums
Martina Cole has won the Diamond Dagger award for crime writing.
Gilbert & George, Ryan Calais Cameron, Jadé Fadojutimi
Artists Gilbert & George on their new online exhibition.
The United States vs Billie Holiday reviewed, Adrian Scarborough, Ronald Pickup remembered, Joanna Pocock
The United States vs Billie Holiday starring Andra Day reviewed
Review of Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun, Adrian Younge - The American Negro, Springtime in poetry
Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel, Klara and the Sun, reviewed. Can robots have humanity?