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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
Get a unique look into Hayward Gallery history with this remarkable anthology
Read our short but sweet interview with the young British composer Charlotte Bray
These two artists prove they still have plenty to offer
Read an enlightening interview with the celebrated South Korean composer
Tackling questions of power, sexuality and violence, Philip Venables’ music always makes an impact
The comedian talks us through some of his favourite performances
Electronic music and Queen Elizabeth Hall grew up together – find out all about it
The best-selling writer and essayist discusses finding her place in feminism, intersectionality and grappling with pop culture
Ahead of her appearance at WOW - Women of the World, read our interview with the acclaimed activist and author.
Find out more about one of our new associate companies
Key change-makers and activists from our WOW festival share their tips
See the celebrated conductor and our Artistic Director discuss the work of Bernstein
The Professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging at Aston University looks at recurring misogyny in neuroscience research
Why are conductors are so drawn to the music of Gustav Mahler? Find out in this short video interview
Looking for a laugh? Join us at Southbank Centre this spring for some huge names in stand-up comedy
Listen to up-and-coming conductors on the art of baton waving and more
Find out about this great of the 20th century
The composer accidentally invented rock’n’roll you know
Watch the acclaimed artist discuss the process behind her distinctive Fox Talbot inspired photogravure prints

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