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Can cinema capture the passion of The Beautiful Game?
Lining up, brilliant documentaries on Maradona and Zidane, and dramas including Gregory’s Girl and Bend It Like Beckham
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Reginald D. Hunter reveals his favourite book
Reginald joins Ranvir Singh, Micky Flanagan and Sophia Willan on this week's Between the Covers
BETWEEN THE COVERS
"There are so many amazing and unexpected gay stories to be told"
Mark Gatiss on the collection of monologues he curated to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act
BBC ARTS
Coventry UK City of Culture 2021
Curtain-Up on Coventry
The city's streets are transformed into a giant stage to celebrate becoming UK City of Culture 2021
BBC IPLAYER
Coventry Moves Together
A soundscape of a city-wide orchestra for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021
BBC SOUNDS
Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain
The story of the building, consecrated in 1962 to replace the medieval cathedral destroyed by German bombers in 1940
BBC IPLAYER
Pride: BBC Introducing Arts
STONEWALL 2069
What might the next fifty years of queer liberation look like?
BBC IPLAYER
Eight eloquent LGBTQ+ stories
Reflections on the LGBTQ+ experience available on BBC Sounds from New Creatives artists
BBC ARTS
ISHTAR
A feast in a fictional English country garden with five guests who are gender non-conforming, trans or non-binary
BBC IPLAYER
Between the Covers
Stacey Dooley reveals her favourite book
Stacey joins Robert Webb, Caitlin Moran and Nish Kumar on this week's Between the Covers
BETWEEN THE COVERS
"No book took me further from 1970s Edgware!"
Hugh Dennis reveals his love of A Hundred Years of Solitude to Sara Cox
BETWEEN THE COVERS
"This book is inspirational for anyone going through grief"
Katherine Ryan, David Baddiel, Adjoa Andoh and Phil Davis join Sara Cox to talk about the books that make them cry
BETWEEN THE COVERS
Inside Cinema
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Cameo Overload
Have we reached cameo overload? Ali Plumb explores how a movie in-joke has become a key part of the franchise toolkit
BBC IPLAYER
Jukebox Musicals
Dewi Evans waxes lyrical about films that breathe new life into songs we know and love
BBC IPLAYER
Queer Villains
Caspar Salmon explores the impact of the pointedly camp big screen villain
BBC IPLAYER
Performance on the BBC
Queers
Eight short monologues in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act
BBC IPLAYER
Lights Up
BBC Arts has partnered with theatres across the country to produce an unprecedented season of plays.
CULTURE IN QUARANTINE
Dancing Nation Highlights
Select performances and interviews from a celebration of world-class dance with Brenda Emmanus
BBC IPLAYER
Elsewhere in Arts & Culture
Glasgow International
Scotland’s biennial festival of contemporary visual art running from 11 to 27 June 2021
GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL
Paradise lost
Michael Armitage's layered depictions of Africa at the Royal Academy
ART UK
Artes Mundi 9
Find out more about the exhibition of international art appearing at three Cardiff venues between 19 May and 5 September
ARTES MUNDI
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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021
Follow all the drama from the biennial competition across the BBC
BBC MUSIC
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Great British Photography Challenge
Six talented photographers from across the UK embark on the photographic masterclass of a lifetime with Rankin
BBC IPLAYER
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Inside Culture
Mary Beard talks to critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
BBC IPLAYER
New on BBC Sounds
Our Souls So Knit
Caroline Bird is on a mission to uncover the story behind a Victorian poet who was actually two women
BBC SOUNDS
Front Row
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
BBC SOUNDS
On Form
Andrew McMillan explores why poetic forms are fashionable again with modern writers.
BBC SOUNDS
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