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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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Come rain, come shine, Southbank Centre’s the place to be this half term
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The author of How To Love Brutalism explores our Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Discover his hopes for the future of dance and his relationship with Southbank Centre in this Q&A
Listen to this explanatory podcast with architect Richard Battye
Listen to award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in this great podcast from WOW 2018
Speakers including MPs Jo Swinson, Anna Soubry, Sophie Walker and Tulip Siddiq share their experiences
Hear from leading women in the creative industries creating change including Vanessa Kingori, Publishing Director at Vogue UK
Listen to an in depth talk with Alan Hollinghurst as he discusses his latest novel
Enjoy a series of podcasts featuring star speakers from the 2017 edition of Being A Man festival
An exclusive podcast from the comedian’s frank and funny conversation at Being A Man festival
Get a glimpse into the world of the the author’s many literary characters and creations
Enjoy some of the highlights of this year’s festival, including Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tom Hanks
Hear the DJ and visual artist in a candid discussion about his life and work
Enjoy an exclusive podcast, featuring readings and discussion on the life of the great politician, from a host of big names.
Hear the author discuss his latest work, La Belle Sauvage, in this exclusive podcast
Listen to a pre-concert talk discussing the significance of the 1925 film
Listen to this fascinating discussion from our China Changing Festival
Listen to highlights of Hillary Rodham Clinton's exclusive London appearance at Southbank Centre
Dive into 50 years of Poetry International with Chris McCabe and Sophie Mayer
The Handmaid’s Tale author on the real world her novel reflects
Listen to exclusive audio from the fashion designer's Royal Festival Hall appearance
Listen to the acclaimed author and photographer as he discusses his new book Blind Spot
Listen to our podcast introducing Southbank Centre's Endangered Poetry Project

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