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)

  • Jonny Greenwood, Deon Meyer, streaming books, summer films 310714

    Thu, 31 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood on his live soundtrack to There Will Be Blood, South African writer Deon Meyer on his new novel Cobra, streaming books, films that conjure up summer

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  • Adrian Dunbar, Tasmin Little, Mood Indigo, Katie Paterson 300714

    Wed, 30 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar on directing Beckett's Catastrophe, violinist Tasmin Little's sounds of summer, Audrey Tautou in Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo, and artist Katie Paterson

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  • FrontRow:Streetcar Named Desire review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; crime writing; summer pop 28 JUL 2014

    Tue, 29 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Gillian Anderson stars in a new production of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic Theatre in London. Matt Wolf reviews. Composer Gabriel Prokofiev and violinist Daniel Hope discuss their collaboration for tonight's Prom which features the world premiere of Gabriel's Violin Concerto 1914. Kate Mossman evokes the pop songs that conjure up summer. And the crime reporters who turn to crime novel-writing: Laura Lippman, former crime reporter at the Baltimore Sun and David Mark, former crime reporter at the Yorkshire Evening Post, discuss how their new careers in crime fiction have been influenced by their former trade.

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  • FrontRow 18/07/14: Gareth Malone, Neil Bartlett.

    Mon, 28 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Gareth Malone & Adrian Sutton on War Horse Prom; Neil Bartlett's new novel; poetry of summer; In The Club reviewed.

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  • Julian Lloyd Webber; Andrew Graham Dixon

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Kirsty Lang talks to cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. Andrew Graham Dixon on the art of China. The mystery of the Galapagos Affair. And playwright Jennifer Haley.

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  • FrontRow24Jul14:Liverpool giant puppets; Porgy And Bess

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Giant puppets return to Liverpool; thriller writer Gerald Seymour (Harry's Game) on Irish politics; Porgy And Bess in Regents Park; the South American artistry of Gego reviewed

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  • 23 Jul 14

    Wed, 23 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Two of this year's judges discuss the Man Booker Longlist and playwright Lee Hall on adapting Shakespeare in Love for the stage.

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  • FrontRow22Jul14:Judith Weir; Eamonn Holmes on Believe

    Tue, 22 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Judith Weir on beoming Master Of The Queen's Music; Eamonn Holmes reviews the film, Believe; Philip Hensher on his new novel, The Emperor Waltz; Ashmolean's Discovering Tutankhamun

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  • Joe; David Eldridge; Disobedient Objects: 21 Jul 14

    Mon, 21 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Samira Ahmed reviews Nicholas Cage in Joe; David Eldridge discusses his play Holy Warriors; Carole Cerasi introduces Bach's favourite instrument, the Clavichord; and objects as tools of social change at the V&A.

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  • Rebecca Hall; China Philharmonic 18 JUL 2014

    Fri, 18 Jul 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Rebecca Hall discusses new film A Promise; conductor Long Yu on bringing a Chinese orchestra to the Proms for the first time; Ben Power adapts Medea for the National Theatre; news of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games Cultural Festival.

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