Front Row: BBC National Short Story Award10/06/15
John Wilson hosts the BBC National Short Story Award live from the BBC Radio Theatre.
BBC National Short Story Award
John Wilson hosts the BBC National Short Story Award live from the BBC Radio Theatre. With special guests William Boyd and Ian Rankin. This year's shortlisted authors are Hilary Mantel, Jeremy Page, Frances Leviston, Jonathan Buckley and Mark Haddon....
Front Row: Jeanette Winterson, Henning Mankell remembered,...
A look back at the life of author Henning Mankell, who has died. John Wilson presents.
Jeanette Winterson, Henning Mankell remembered, Goya, Rod...
Jeanette Winterson discusses her new novel, The Gap of Time, a cover version of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. The novel launches the Hogarth Shakespeare series in which some of today's bestselling writers reimagine Shakespeare's plays. She reveals...
Front Row: Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam discusses his life as a film director, screenwriter, Python and animator.
Front Row: The Walk, Simon Armitage, Unforgotten, Bernard...
Robert Zemeckis' new film The Walk is reviewed. Plus Simon Armitage on The Odyssey.
Front Row: Turner Prize, The Crucible, Gabriele Finaldi,...
A tour of the Turner Prize exhibition opening in Glasgow. Samira Ahmed presents.
FrontRow: Imperial War Museum, Linda Grant, Grand Central,...
The First World War Galleries at the Imperial War Museum, Linda Grant on her new novel Upstairs at the Party, John Fay discusses his TV drama series The Mill, and Grand Central reviewed
FrontRow: Nigel Havers; Malevich at Tate Modern; Michael...
John Wilson talks to Nigel Havers and director Lucy Bailey about their revival of The Importance of Being Earnest, framed within the confines of an amateur dramatics production of the play. Art critic Charlotte Mullins reviews a major retrospective of...
FrontRow: Nadine Gordimer obit; Matt Reeves; Dennis Kelly...
Nadine Gordimer obit; Matt Reeves; Dennis Kelly.
FrontRow: 11 Jul 14
Razia Iqbal talks to award winning novelist Graham Swift about his new collection of short stories, a review of How To Train Your Dragon 2 and the Glasgow Girls.
FrontRow: Peter Greenaway, Longitude, Robert Crawford
Razia Iqbal talks to film-maker Peter Greenaway. Poet Robert Crawford. Yorkshire Sculpture Park wins Museum of the Year. And National Maritime Museum exhibition Longitude.
FrontRow: Gina McKee; Morrissey's new CD
John Wilson talks to actor Gina McKee about starring in Richard III, and reports on the new collection of portraits of Virginia Woolf at the National Portrait Gallery. Plus a review of Morrissey's new album World Peace Is None of Your Business. And...
FrontRow: Halle Berry in Extant; International Museums; A...
A review of Halle Berry in sci-fi series Extant; 3 directors debate the value of museums; Amanda Levete on the legacy of architect Louis Khan;David Hepworth on the influence of A Hard Day's Night.
FrontRow 07Jul14: Andrew Lloyd Webber; Boyhood
Andrew Lloyd Webber on the return of Cats to London's West End; groundbreaking film Boyhood reviewed; Maths in pop songs; Swedish novel A Man Called Ove
FrontRow: Maxine Peake; David Nobbs 04 Jul 14
Front Row comes from Yorkshire with a special edition dedicated to the first cultural festival to accompany the Tour de France. Kirsty’s guests include Maxine Peake on her stage debut as a playwright with the premiere of Beryl; David Nobbs, the...
FrontRow: 3/7/14 Caitlin Moran; Maureen Lipman.
Caitlin Moran; Maureen Lipman; Harry Shearer; Chelsea Handler; Digital Art.
FrontRow: Mark Ruffalo, Monty Python Reunion 02 JUL 14
Actor Mark Ruffalo on playing drunk, Monty Python's reunion tour reviewed, playwright and director Yaël Farber on re-imagining The Crucible, and one-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy
FrontRow: Pet Shop Boys, Great Britain, Romesh Gunesekera...
Pet Shop Boys discuss their Alan Turing BBC Prom, Ian Hislop on Great Britain, Romesh Gunesekera on his new fiction Noontide Toll, ENO's Artistic Director John Berry
FrontRow: Jimmy McGovern, Tony Hatch, South American art....
Jimmy McGovern on his new BBC drama Common, Ryan Gilbey reviews The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared, Tony Hatch on composing some of the best loved TV theme tunes and a new exhibition of the Modern Art of South America.
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