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)

  • Trash, The Hard Problem, Andrew O'Hagan, Chilly Gonzales 290115

    Thu, 29 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Stephen Daldry's film Trash and Tom Stoppard's new play The Hard Problem reviewed, Andrew O'Hagan on his new novel The Illuminations, and pianist Chilly Gonzales

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  • David Oyelowo; Bob Dylan album; Helen Macdonald

    Wed, 28 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    David Oyelow on Selma; Bob Dylan album reviewed; Helen Macdonald wins the Costa; composer Joanna Marsh.

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  • Inherent Vice, Dara, Teen Movies

    Tue, 27 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    With Samira Ahmed. From Cotton to Gold: the art of the cotton mills; Inherent Vice reviewed; Dara at the National Theatre and teen movie tropes dissected

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  • Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar, Basil Twist

    Mon, 26 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Samira Ahmed talks to the creators of the film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Puppeteer Basil Twist. BP and arts sponsorship. And the bands auctioning off their new albums.

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  • Jessica Chastain; self portraits; Ali Smith

    Fri, 23 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain discusses her new film A Most Violent Year; self-portraits at Turner Contemporary; Costa Novel Award winner Ali Smith; Bob Copper at 100.

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  • Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany, Imogen Cooper, Kate Saunders, Fortitude 220115

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany on new film Mortdecai; pianist Imogen Cooper; Kate Saunders discusses her Costa Children's Book Award winner; Fortitude starring Sofie Gråbøl reviewed

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  • Bjork's new album, Samantha Shannon. 21 Jan 15

    Wed, 21 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Head of Walt Disney Animation Andrew Millstein on the success of Frozen, novelist Samantha Shannon on her dystopian fantasy series, Bjork's unexpected new album reviewed and Costa poetry prize winner Jonathan Edwards.

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  • Ex Machina, Jamie Lloyd, Max Brooks

    Tue, 20 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    With Samira Ahmed. Ex Machina reviewed, theatre director Jamie Lloyd on The Ruling Class, graphic novelist Max Brooks, Costa First Novel winner Emma Healey.

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  • FrontRow:Mark Ronson, Michael Chabon,Helen Macdonald

    Mon, 19 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Musician Mark Ronson discusses working with novelist Michael Chabon; Helen Macdonald on her memoir H is for Hawk; William Feaver on the RA's exhibition Rubens and his Legacy

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  • Russell T Davies, PJ Harvey records album

    Fri, 16 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    With John Wilson. Russell T Davies; P J Harvey records her new album in a glass box; censorship in the arts explored in Walking the Tightrope,and BBC 2 drama The Eichmann Show reviewed

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