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Robert Bound and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.

Latest Episodes

‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’

Justin Quirk tells Andrew Mueller about how a childhood love for glam metal inspired his new book, ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’. It tells the story of this maligned music genre, from the extravagant hair, makeup and costumes to the political backdrop of 1980s America.

29 min6 d ago
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‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’

‘I Hate Suzie’

We discuss ‘I Hate Suzie’ from Lucy Prebble, playwright and a writer for ‘Succession’, and Billie Piper. The TV series is a comedy about an actress whose phone is hacked, leading to compromising photos being leaked on the internet. Lucy Jones and Toby Earle join Robert Bound.

29 min1 w ago
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‘I Hate Suzie’

‘Tenet’

As cinemas reopen, Simran Hans and Tim Robey join Robert Bound to discuss Christopher Nolan’s time-bending new action-adventure, ‘Tenet’.

29 min2 w ago
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‘Tenet’

‘Summer’ by Ali Smith

Robert Bound is joined by the writers Susannah Butter and Alex Preston to review the final book in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet and discuss the things it made them think of.

29 min3 w ago
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‘Summer’ by Ali Smith

Claire Oakley, director of 'Make Up'

Claire Oakley, the director of new British psychosexual thriller ‘Make Up’, speaks to Robert Bound about the holiday parks, music and dreams that inspired her debut feature.

29 minAUG 18
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Claire Oakley, director of 'Make Up'

Reality check

It seems that there has been an uptick in the amount of reality TV being put out into the world by Netflix. On this week’s show, Robert Bound is joined by Fernando Augusto Pacheco and the TV critics Inkoo Kang and Scott Bryan to look at the different formats – from dating shows to real-life soap operas – and ask whether the streaming giant, which was once known first and foremost for glossy drama, is changing tack with its content to cater for an international audience.

29 minAUG 11
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Reality check

The Fight

Robert Bound speaks to film-maker Eli B Despres about ‘The Fight’, a new documentary that he’s co-directed about four different cases taken on by the American Civil Liberties Union.

29 minAUG 4
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The Fight

Back to business

As Tate reopens its museums, we visit Tate Modern to speak to art critic Louisa Buck and Tate’s director, Maria Balshaw, about the importance of seeing art in the flesh and the new challenges of running a gallery.

29 minJUL 28
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Back to business

A time for change?

Robert Bound is joined by guests from the film, publishing, art and music industries to talk about the future of the arts, how they have been affected by lockdown and whether this is an opportunity for positive change.

29 minJUL 21
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A time for change?

‘The Booksellers’

We speak to DW Young and Judith Mizrachy, the director and producer of new documentary ‘The Booksellers’, which offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of New York’s book collectors and traders.

29 minJUL 14
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‘The Booksellers’

Latest Episodes

‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’

Justin Quirk tells Andrew Mueller about how a childhood love for glam metal inspired his new book, ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’. It tells the story of this maligned music genre, from the extravagant hair, makeup and costumes to the political backdrop of 1980s America.

29 min6 d ago
Comments
‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’

‘I Hate Suzie’

We discuss ‘I Hate Suzie’ from Lucy Prebble, playwright and a writer for ‘Succession’, and Billie Piper. The TV series is a comedy about an actress whose phone is hacked, leading to compromising photos being leaked on the internet. Lucy Jones and Toby Earle join Robert Bound.

29 min1 w ago
Comments
‘I Hate Suzie’

‘Tenet’

As cinemas reopen, Simran Hans and Tim Robey join Robert Bound to discuss Christopher Nolan’s time-bending new action-adventure, ‘Tenet’.

29 min2 w ago
Comments
‘Tenet’

‘Summer’ by Ali Smith

Robert Bound is joined by the writers Susannah Butter and Alex Preston to review the final book in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet and discuss the things it made them think of.

29 min3 w ago
Comments
‘Summer’ by Ali Smith

Claire Oakley, director of 'Make Up'

Claire Oakley, the director of new British psychosexual thriller ‘Make Up’, speaks to Robert Bound about the holiday parks, music and dreams that inspired her debut feature.

29 minAUG 18
Comments
Claire Oakley, director of 'Make Up'

Reality check

It seems that there has been an uptick in the amount of reality TV being put out into the world by Netflix. On this week’s show, Robert Bound is joined by Fernando Augusto Pacheco and the TV critics Inkoo Kang and Scott Bryan to look at the different formats – from dating shows to real-life soap operas – and ask whether the streaming giant, which was once known first and foremost for glossy drama, is changing tack with its content to cater for an international audience.

29 minAUG 11
Comments
Reality check

The Fight

Robert Bound speaks to film-maker Eli B Despres about ‘The Fight’, a new documentary that he’s co-directed about four different cases taken on by the American Civil Liberties Union.

29 minAUG 4
Comments
The Fight

Back to business

As Tate reopens its museums, we visit Tate Modern to speak to art critic Louisa Buck and Tate’s director, Maria Balshaw, about the importance of seeing art in the flesh and the new challenges of running a gallery.

29 minJUL 28
Comments
Back to business

A time for change?

Robert Bound is joined by guests from the film, publishing, art and music industries to talk about the future of the arts, how they have been affected by lockdown and whether this is an opportunity for positive change.

29 minJUL 21
Comments
A time for change?

‘The Booksellers’

We speak to DW Young and Judith Mizrachy, the director and producer of new documentary ‘The Booksellers’, which offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of New York’s book collectors and traders.

29 minJUL 14
Comments
‘The Booksellers’
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