Front Row Daily

Front Row Daily

Interviews with leading novelists, musicians, film directors, artists and more, from Radio 4's flagship arts show, presented by Kirsty Lang and John Wilson. Front Row is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 each weekday evening at 7.15 - 7.45pm. New editions will be available each night following the live broadcast.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Kill The Messenger; Alexander McQueen; 4th Plinth; Jimmy McGovern

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Kill The Messenger review; Alexander McQueen exhibition; Jimmy McGovern; 4th Plinth

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  • Sigourney Weaver, Inventing Impressionism, Simon Rattle's return. 3 Mar 15

    Tue, 3 Mar 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Sigourney Weaver on her latest role in AI film Chappie, the National Gallery's new exhibition about the dealer behind the Impressionists, Simon Rattle's return to London and how do you stage anti-Semitic 16th C plays for a modern audience.

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  • Juliette Binoche, Poldark, Thomas Heatherwick

    Mon, 2 Mar 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Kirsty Lang talks to actress Juliette Binoche. Designer Thomas Heatherwick. Sarah Dunant reviews Poldark. And did the ancient Greeks see the colour blue differently?

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  • Beau Willimon; Tony Harrison; Ella Henderson

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    House of Cards writer Beau Willimon on hearing from President Clinton about the authenticity of the show; X-Factor singer Ella Henderson on her debut album; Catch Me Daddy reviewed; Tony Harrison on winning the David Cohen Prize; Kim Newman remembers Leonard Nimoy.

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  • Man and Superman, Historic England, Miranda July, Reading Spain 260215

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Ralph Fiennes in George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman reviewed, Simon Thurley on Historic England and The English Heritage Trust, novelist Miranda July, Reading Spain

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  • Peter Sellars, It Follows, Politics on stage, Anna Smaill 250215

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Peter Sellars on directing Purcell's final unfinished opera The Indian Queen, Teen horror movie It Follows reviewed, Indhu Rubasingham, director of a new play Multitudes, and Steve Thompson, writer of Feed the Beast, on politics taking centre stage, and Anna Smaill on her debut novel The Chimes.

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  • Iain Banks Poetry, James Bay 24Feb2015

    Tue, 24 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Jed Mercurio's new medical drama Critical, the poetry of novelist Iain Banks, winner of this years Critics' Choice Brit Award James Bay, and Sculpture Victorious at Tate Britain

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  • Julianne Moore and Labour's plans for arts

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Julianne Moore, winner of the Oscar for Best Actress; Ed Miliband on Labour's plans for the arts and two Harold Pinter screenplays being performed for the first time.

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  • FrontRowDebate: John Wilson at Hull Truck

    Mon, 23 Feb 15

    Duration:
    43 mins

    John Wilson with Deborah Bull, Richard Bean, Philip Booth, Ekow Eshun, Tiffany Jenkins and an audience at the Hull Truck Theatre.

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  • Iestyn Davies, Sheila Hancock, Kumiko, London Fashion Week 200215

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Countertenor Iestyn Davies on playing Farinelli, actress Sheila Hancock, Kumiko the Treasure Hunter reviewed, Es Devlin and Simon Costin on designing theatarical spectacles as London Fashion Week begins.

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