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Go deeper into arts, culture and performance and get to know the artists and thinkers that make up our distinctive programme.

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The performer talks to us about the family show, and relishing his own role in it

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How a ground-breaking gig saw Pink Floyd banned from the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall
Enjoy a specially curated Spotify playlist of the acts playing here in 2019
Enjoy live music from artists including Louie Vega, James Lavelle’s UNKLE, Yann Tiersen and The Orb
Listen to a selection of tracks handpicked by Elheist, and a Bonnie Banane playlist
The young jazz starlett talks inspiration and gratitude
Listen to this specially curated playlist of ‘the father of South African jazz’
What are the Herne Hill pop duo listening to right now?
Listen to The Who frontman discussing his new memoir in this special podcast
Enjoy a Spotify playlist of music crafted by the man behind the sound of the 1980s
The Hong Kong-born singer-songwriter on the unexpected influences of her grandparents' country
The musician/producer has curated a very eclectic Spotify playlist of his current favourites
Listen to the third episode of our monthly podcast, a preview of Unlimited
Get an idea of this year’s programme with these hand-picked events
Listen to specially curated Spotify playlist from the former Mercury Prize nominee
Watch the remarkable short film from BAFTA-winning director, Kieran Evans, here
Hear how The Cure’s legendary frontman put together his festival this exclusive video interview
From the Be Good Tanyas to 2017’s Wildflower Blues, hear some of their great songs
Dom Thomas explains how Whyte Horses are quite literally a dream realised, in this video
Cap off a marvellous summer with our weekend of varied fun
Listen to specially curated Spotify playlists from Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas

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