Interviews with leading novelists, musicians, film directors, artists and more, from Radio 4's flagship arts show, presented by Mark Lawson, Kirsty Lang and John Wilson. Front Row is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 each weekday evening at 7.15 - 7.45pm
Fri, 17 May 13
Andrew Lloyd Webber looks at the restoration of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Writer Allan Cubitt reveals the advantages of setting his new TV drama in Belfast. Ken Bruce, Kirsty Wark and Richard Bacon discuss the art of playing themselves. Front Row's Jukebox Jury deliver their verdicts on this year's Eurovision Song Contest contenders. And John Wilson meets the photographer Rankin and the musician Karl Hyde from Underworld.
Fri, 10 May 13
Agnetha Fältskog talks about her years with ABBA and her new solo career; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie nominates Tutu, by painter Ben Enwonwu, for Cultural Exchange; soprano Angela Gheorghiu reflects on her work and her controversial reputation; actor Kwame-Kwei Armah discusses his new role as artistic director of Center Stage theatre in Baltimore; James Hamilton-Paterson discusses his new book, set during the height of the Cold War.
Fri, 3 May 13
TV producer Tony Garnett; Zoe Wanamaker; The Eagles; artist Ellen Gallagher; Lucy Moore on dancer Nijinsky; and actor Geoffrey Rush.
Fri, 26 Apr 13
Front Row launches the Cultural Exchange project: Tracey Emin discusses her favourite painting - Vermeer's Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid. Nick Park, creator of Wallace & Gromit, invites Mark Lawson to his new ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Hermione Lee assesses the new National Theatre production of Othello. Baroness Virginia Bottomley and Sir Peter Bottomley review The Politician's Husband. Photographer René Burri reflects on some of his most iconic images taken through the years. Ian Gillan and Ian Paice, of the band Deep Purple, discuss their new album Now What?!
Fri, 19 Apr 13
Director Oliver Stone discusses his latest TV documentary series. The Untold History of the United States; Shahidha Bari reviews the Tate Modern's major exhibition of work by Saloua Raouda Choucair; US Country and Western singer Kacey Musgraves discusses the inspirations for her music; Howard Brenton on his new play about the imprisonment of Ai Weiwei; David Baldacci on the art of writing crime thrillers; William McIlvanney discusses his new Laidlaw trilogy of novels.
Fri, 12 Apr 13
The re-opening of The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam; new ballet boss Tamara Rojo; musician James Blake on his new album; Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado; writer Maya Angelou on her life and work; Michael Dobbs and Haydn Gwynne on portraying Margaret Thatcher
Fri, 5 Apr 13
A rare interview with writer Anne Tyler; Kirsty Lang reports on how British films aim to reach new audiences in China; Julian Barnes discusses his new book; actress Olga Kurylenko; playwright Richard Bean; Greg Bellow on his father Saul.
Fri, 29 Mar 13
John Logan on Skyfall and Peter and Alice; Madness frontman Suggs; Choreographer Gillian Lynne; singer Michael Bolton; film-maker Penny Woolcock; Comedian Lee Mack.
Fri, 22 Mar 13
Alan Bennett on his recent work for the stage; TV writer and producer Kay Mellor; violinist Nigel Kennedy; re-working Scandinavian dramas; conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
Thu, 21 Mar 13
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel; Pompeii at the British Museum; Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer; Edmund de Waal; musicians take on the Seven Deadly Sins and Hilary Mantel.
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