Front Row: Robert Olen Butler, The Thompson Family, Esio...12/18/14
Arts news, interviews and reviews.
Front Row: 17/12/2014
Two-time Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz on working with Tim Burton in Big Eyes.
FrontRow: Christoph Waltz; Treasure Island; Mozart in the Jugle
Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz on new film Big Eyes; backstage at the National Theatre’s Treasure Island; review of Mozart in the Jungle; books we never finish.
FrontRow: Exodus, Serial, The Shoemaker's Holiday, Annie 161214
Ridley Scott's Exodus reviewed, the phenomenon of the Serial podcast, The Shoemaker's Holiday director Phillip Breen, and Quvenzhané Wallis and director Will Gluck on Annie
Front Row: Ridley Scott's Exodus, Serial, The Shoemaker's Holiday, Annie
Ridley Scott's Exodus, serial podcast, The Shoemaker's Holiday and Quvenzhane Wallis.
FrontRow: Willy Russell's Front Row neon artwork, Kon-Tiki review,...
Long Forty years after his breakthrough play - John, Paul, George, Ringo...and Bert, the celebrated playwright, musician, and novelist Willy Russell reveals the word he has chosen for the new Front Row neon artwork. He joins Kirsty Lang on the roof of...
Front Row: Willy Russell switches on the Front Row neon artwork,...
Willy Russell's Front Row neon artwork, Kon-Tiki review, and dementia-friendly theatre.
FrontRow: Paul McCartney, The Merchant of Venice
John Wilson talks to Paul McCartney; Ian McDiarmid and Rupert Goold on The Merchant of Venice; Barry Mason on his song Delilah; and Peter Schade, Head of Framing at the National Gallery
Front Row: Paul McCartney, The Merchant of Venice, Frames at the...
Paul McCartney, framing An Allegory of Prudence, Ian McDiarmid on The Merchant of Venice.
FrontRow: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Trevor Nunn on Cats
Including an interview with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Trevor Nunn as they bring Cats back to the West End; a review of Winston Churchill's paintings; Wimpy Kid writer Jeff Kinney; the enduring appeal of dolls' houses.
FrontRow: Marco Polo, Nutcracker, Manakamana, the Christmas Truce in...
Tom Holland reviews Marco Polo on TV, behind the scenes at English National Ballet's Nutcracker, Manakamana reviewed, and The First World War's Christmas truce in art
FrontRow: Christopher Jefferies drama; Ghostwriting
Roger Michell on his new ITV drama, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies. Ghostwriting in the light of vlogger Zoe Sugg's successful first novel; we discuss the golden age of Panto and review new film The Green Prince. Plus Glasgow's Burrell...
FrontRow: Mike Scott of The Waterboys, Sarah Waters. 8 Dec 14
Author Sarah Waters on working with theatre maker Christopher Green to write a ghost story for the stage, Mike Scott of The Waterboys, diversity in theatre and Sarah Crompton reviews two documentaries which go behind the scenes at a great art gallery.
FrontRow: Jim Broadbent, YA Fiction, Tena Stivicic, Elgin Marbles,...
Jim Broadbent discusses playing Father Christmas for the third time in Get Santa, Young Adult Fiction, Peter Aspden on the Elgin Marbles, Croatian playwright Tena Stivicic, Stephen Armstrong's pick of comedy DVDs
FrontRow: Harrison Birtwistle; Wonder Woman
Including an interview with composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle; a review of Wong Kar-Wai's film The Grandmaster; the best boxsets to watch this Christmas; Wonder Woman biography.
FrontRow: Peter Jackson, Philip Pullman, Memoirs of the year,...
Peter Jackson on his final instalment of The Hobbit, Philip Pullman on William Blake at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Kathryn Hughes picks her biographies and memoirs of the year, and Alex Poots on the Chancellor's announcement of cultural...
FrontRow: Album picks, Jeremy Deller, Assassins
With John Wilson. Greg James, Suzy Klein and Kate Mossman pick the albums for a Christmas list; Jeremy Deller on Warhol and William Morris; Assassins reviewed by David Benedict; and Colin Harding on Drawn by Light - the history of photography at the...
FrontRow: St Vincent, Mark Thomas, Crime Books
Kirsty Lang reviews the film St Vincent, interviews the winners at last night's Evening Standard Theatre Awards. Plus comedian Mark Thomas and the Crime Books Christmas Wishlist.
FrontRow: Annie Lennox, James Franco, Philippe Sands, how to win an...
Annie Lennox discusses her new album Nostalgia and the Great American Songbook, actor James Franco on his Fat Squirrel art, Philippe Sands on Nuremberg and Bach in A Song of Good and Evil, and Tim Robey on how to win an Oscar
FrontRow: remembering PD James; Maggi Hambling
Ruth Rendell remembers PD James; the contenders for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year and news of the winner; Maggi Hambling on her new National Gallery exhibition.
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