BBC Radio 4 goes behind the scenes at the National Theatre

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This March, Radio 4 goes behind the scenes at the National Theatre, tracking the creative development and rehearsals for the National’s new play, My Country; A Work In Progress, which reflects the country after the EU Referendum in the words of people across the UK and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, directed by Rufus Norris. In the days following the…

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BBC Radio 3 announces 2017 International Women’s Day programming

BBC Radio 3 2017 International Womens Day

BBC Radio 3 Controller Alan Davey has announced a host of special programming for International Women’s Day (8 March), including the broadcast of a Radio 3-commissioned world premiere, setting the text of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai’s historic 2013 UN speech to music for the first time. Malala Yousafzai’s 2013 UN speech set to music by composer Kate Whitley…

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The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano

Sebastiano del Piombo, Pietà, c. 1512-16. Museo Civico Viterbo © Comune di Viterbo

15 March – 25 June 2017 North Galleries Admission charge This spring the National Gallery presents the first ever exhibition devoted to the creative partnership between Michelangelo (1475–1564) and Sebastiano del Piombo (1485–1547), featuring exceptional loans, some of which have not left their collections for centuries. Michelangelo & Sebastiano explores the complementary talents, yet divergent personalities, of the two artists….

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Mariella Frostrup and The Reverend Richard Coles to host BBC One’s Big Painting Challenge

Presented by Mariella Frostrup and The Reverend Richard Coles, BBC One challenges ten creative and inspired contestants to pick up their paintbrushes and dust off their palettes to join The Big Painting Challenge. Ten passionate amateur artists undertake an intensive, six-week, artistic boot-camp, in a bid to perfect their skills and be crowned the overall champion. Inspiring mentors Diana Ali…

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