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)

  • 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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  • Johnny Vegas; Alan Howard remembered

    Thu, 19 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Johnny Vegas on his journey from potter to comedian; former RSC Artistic Director Terry Hands remembers Alan Howard; Spanish novelist Javier MariĀ­as; Julianne Moore looks ahead to the Oscars.

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  • John Madden, Museum of the Mind, Kwabs. 18 Feb 15

    Wed, 18 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    The director of the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel John Madden, the Museum of the Mind at Bethlem Hospital, singer song writer Kwabs on how a school music teacher inspired him and Maidan, a documentary about the Kiev protests, reviewed.

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  • Jacqueline du Pre, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

    Tue, 17 Feb 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

    John Wilson looks back 50 years to Jacqueline du Pre's historic recording of Elgar's Cello Concerto. The Wilson Twins discuss living off Thatcher's Enterprise Allowancein the 1980s. Architect Amanda Levete on Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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