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.

  • Updated:
    Daily
  • Episodes available:
    Indefinitely help

Subscribe for free

Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

More help with subscribing

Recent episodes (10)

  • The Riot Club; Ming exhibition; Colin Currie: 15 Sep 14

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    John Wilson reviews The Riot Club, based on Laura Wade's play Posh; gets a tour of the Ming dynasty exhibition at the British Museum; speaks to percussionist Colin Currie; and Viv Groskop on the return of ITV's Downton Abbey.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Kate Mosse; Sir Donald Sinden remembered

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Including an interview with novelist Kate Mosse about The Taxidermist's Daughter; a review of new E4 drama Glue, written by Jack Thorne; an interview with actor Stellan SkarsgÄrd; Enn Reitel on Sir Donald Sinden who has died aged 90.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sheridan Smith in Cilla; playing Will and Kate on stage

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    A review of Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black; the actors portraying Will and Kate on stage; a new exhibition of Tudor portraits and artefacts; Alice Oswald on Ted Hughes' animal poems.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rufus Wainwright, Anthony Caro 10 SEP 14

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Singer and composer Rufus Wainwright on his Late Night Prom, TV review of The Leftovers, Anthony Caro's last sculptures, The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 090914 Man Booker shortlist; James Elroy; Joyce DiDonato

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Man Booker Prize shortlist; James Ellroy; Joyce DiDonato; The Wallace Collection.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • A Most Wanted Man, Olafur Eliasson and Turner, Breeders 080914

    Mon, 8 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's final film A Most Wanted Man reviewed; Olafur Eliasson and Late Turner at Tate Britain, and Tamzin Outhwaite and Ben Ockrent on their play Breeders

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 05 Sep 14

    Fri, 5 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Film director Matthew Warchus on his new film Pride, Rachel Cusk on her new novel which tells the story of a creative writing teacher in Athens and new TV series Tyrant reviewed.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Will Self;Tony Bennett: 4th Sep 14

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Kirsty Lang talks to Will Self about his Shark inspired novel; reviews London riots play Little Revolution; speaks to Tony Bennett about his career and Lady Gaga collaboration; and reviews Amy Poehler in They Came Together.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Dan Stevens, Pat Barker, Matthew Thomas

    Wed, 3 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Samira Ahmed talks to actor Dan Stevens. Pat Barker and Nicholas Wright on the stage version of Regeneration. Author Matthew Thomas. And ITV drama Chasing Shadows.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • FrontRow02Sep14:Helen Mirren; Lang Lang; David Mitchell

    Tue, 2 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Helen Mirren on her new film, The Hundred-Foot Journey; David Mitchell on his novel, The Bone Clocks; Lang Lang shows John Wilson his new technique for learning the piano

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

Terms of Use

The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

 

See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

Play recent episodes

You may also like

Secret History of Social Networking

  • Factual
  • Factual > Arts, Culture & the Media

It's a phenomenon which seems to have come from nowhere, but in fact computer-based social networks have been around for decades. In this three-part series the BBC's technology correspondent Rory

Wed, 9 Feb 11

28 minutes

Front Row Daily Archive 2012

  • Factual > Arts, Culture & the Media
  • Entertainment & Comedy

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.

Mon, 31 Dec 12

28 minutes