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Sunday Brunch - latest episodes
We look at art from Weimar Germany and discuss sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the US. Plus: Levantine food and the weekend papers.
We put on a headset and step into the digital world as we discuss virtual reality and theatre, and then homelessness in 1970s London. Plus: human errors, and guilt-free dining.
We speak to composer Keith Burstein on his politically charged work, and to one of the oldest art shippers in London. Plus: feline literature, weekend papers and chef Aurelie Altemaire.
We discuss how writers deal with loneliness and meet some exciting first-time directors. Plus: the data behind literature and some Portuguese-Algarvian food.
We meet the man helping physically disabled people play musical instruments. Plus: Renaissance insults, Nelson Mandela’s favourite food and the weekend papers.
We discuss the 133 Dambusters and meet creative director Tom Hingston. Plus: the Curious Arts Festival, weekend papers and cocktails with a view.
We discuss pop art with an artist and a gallerist, and look at the life of Dorothea Lange. Plus: feminist saints, weekend papers and Korean food.
Via London’s annual public-art programme, we look at how art affects your mental health. Plus: Hector Macdonald on truth, an exhibition on teeth and Michael Carr on Restaurant 92.
We discuss how conflict can change and affect artwork, and profile the life of Frida Kahlo. Plus: MP Jo Swinson, the weekend papers and chef Martha Ortiz.
We discuss how the world is changing and meet the owners of a new London gallery. Plus: the history of factories, Bengali cuisine and weekend papers.
We discuss the lives of the Windrush generation and talk bespoke album artwork. Plus: meet the minds behind Remote Contact, Poet in the City and the American Bar.
We discuss the appeal and power of large-scale art. Plus: artist Tom Hammick, the differences between UK and US English and chef Mini Patel on the return of the British café.
We look at a play bringing back cabaret banned by the Nazis and discuss a visual opera coming to London. Plus: James MacManus on the affair between General Eisenhower and his driver in the Second World War and we discuss…
We take a trip around the world as we hear about a cultural festival in Palestine, recap last night’s Eurovision and head to Cannes. Plus: we preview some upcoming Apsley Lates and learn how to train our brains.
We discuss how artwork can impact and influence diplomacy. Plus: how cities are adapting to our changing workplaces, how reading helped one person tackle anorexia and the evolution of the gastropub.