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)

  • 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

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  • Smokey Robinson, Lenny Henry, Before I Go to Sleep

    Mon, 1 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Legendary Motown singer Smokey Robinson; Lenny Henry on his new theatre show, Rudy's Rare Records; we review the film of bestselling novel Before I Go To Sleep and BBC1's new drama Secrets.

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  • Alan Ayckbourn, Omid Djalili, Venice Film Festival 29 Aug 14

    Fri, 29 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Playwright Alan Ayckbourn on his cycle of five new plays, comedian Omid Djalili discusses his memoir about his unconventional childhood, the new "video games" that only use audio and news from this year's Venice Film Festival.

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  • Margaret Atwood, Paco Peña, Obvious Child, Folkestone Triennial 280814

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Margaret Atwood discusses Stone Mattress, her new collection of short stories; Paco Peña on the musical legacy of Lorca; new film Obvious Child; art from the Folkestone Triennial

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  • Jesse Eisenberg, Kate Bush reviewed, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Our Zoo 270814

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Jesse Eisenberg discusses his latest role in Night Moves; Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard on Boyhood Island: My Struggle 3; Kate Bush's concert reviewed; TV drama Our Zoo

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  • Johnny Marr; Frank Auerbach; Alex Gibney 26 AUG 2014

    Tue, 26 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Johnny Marr discusses his new album Playland; curator Elena Crippa on Lucian Freud's collection of Frank Auerbach's work at Tate Britain; Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney on his new film about Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti; in an interview from the archive Kate Bush discusses her relationship with performing live.

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  • Richard Bean special, including James Corden: 25 Aug 14

    Mon, 25 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    One Man, Two Guvnors writer Richard Bean is premiering three plays this year. Bean discusses his prolific career, with contributions from James Corden and Nicholas Hytner.

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  • Jon Hamm, Crimes of Passion, Ed Stoppard

    Fri, 22 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Razia Iqbal talks to Mad Men actor Jon Hamm. Ed Stoppard gives voice to Sherlock Holmes. Crimes of Passion reviewed. And the rise of Digital Art

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  • Two Days One Night; Icelandic music; Alan Warner

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Razia Iqbal on the film Two Days One Night. Author Alan Warner. The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. And Timothy West gives voice to Sir John Barbirolli.

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  • Sin City 2, Erasure, Tom Conti 20 Aug 14

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For reviewed, Tom Conti on finding a voice for Abraham Lincoln, Andy Bell and Vince Clarke from Erasure, and unscripted crime drama from the new series of Suspects

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