Front Row - Colin Dexter, Kronos Quartet, and Starkey on Churchill
Arts news with Mark Lawson, including an interview with Colin Dexter, Kronos Quartet's David Harrington and composer Nicole Lizee, and a round-up of new crime fiction.
With Mark Lawson.
Colin Dexter received the Theakston's Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction award at this year's Harrogate Crime Writing Festival. Dexter wrote his last Inspector Morse novel, The Remorseful Day, in 1999, but his Oxford-based detective remains a giant on the crime fiction landscape. He talks to Mark Lawson about starting the Morse series and life after Morse.
Crime expert Jeff Park presents his list of the best of current crime fiction.
Kronos Quartet's David Harrington and composer Nicole Lizee discuss their latest collaboration, The Golden Age of Radiophonic Workshop, a tribute to the work of Delia Derbyshire and the other composers who produced some of the most memorable and unusual music for the BBC, including the Dr Who theme.
Michael Dobbs, politician and best-selling author of House of Cards - and four novels about Winston Churchill - casts his critical eye over the latest televisual offering from David Starkey, The Churchills.
Producer Ellie Bury.