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)

  • Elijah Wood, Angela Hewitt, Crowd-funded novels. 30 Oct 14

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Elijah Wood on the Dylan Thomas biopic Set Fire to the Stars, pianist Angela Hewitt on Bach's The Art of Fugue, Paul Kingsnorth and Julian Gough discuss crowd funding their novels and film maker Molly Dineen reviews The Overnighters.

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  • Keira Knightley; Nick Drake biography

    Wed, 29 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Keira Knightley on acting on a green screen and making her Broadway debut; Gabrielle Drake and Joe Boyd on Nick Drake's life and music; Gillian Wearing's Real Birmingham Family; predictions for tonight's Mercury Music Prize.

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  • Nightcrawler, Laura Mvula, Bastille

    Tue, 28 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Samira Ahmed reviews BBC drama The Passing Bells and Jake Gyllenhaal in the film Nightcrawler. Author Paul Ewen on his literary satire. Plus Laura Mvula and Bastille on re-scoring the film Drive.

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  • FrontRow27Oct14: Horns reviewed; Edwyn Collins

    Mon, 27 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Daniel Radcliffe reviewed in Horns; singer Edwyn Collins on the documentary about his recovery from strokes; Thomas Adès on a dance celebration of his music; Stephen Daldry on his film, Trash

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  • FrontRow 24 Oct 14: Mr Turner, Picasso, Pires, Memphis

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    With Damian Barr. Timothy Spall on playing JMW Turner in Mike Leigh's film, Mr Turner. The re-opening of the Picasso museum in Paris is reviewed by Waldemar Januszczak. Legendary Portuguese pianist Maria João Pires; and Memphis, the musical, is reviewed by Gaylene Gould

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  • FrontRow23Oct14:Boris Johnson on Churchill; Serena

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Boris Johnson on Churchill's legacy; review of Serena, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper; the Art Review Power 100 List; Harry & Jack Williams, writers of The Missing

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  • Michael Sheen, Egon Schiele, Daniel Kehlmann, Nas 221014

    Wed, 22 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Michael Sheen on Under Milk Wood in New York, new Egon Schiele exhibition The Radical Nude reviewed, Daniel Kehlmann on his novel F, and classic hip hop album Illmatic 20 years on

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  • John Kander; Jimmy Page; The Babadook

    Tue, 21 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Composer John Kander discusses The Scottsboro Boys and a career including Cabaret, Chicago and New York, New York; a review of The Babadook; Jimmy Page on remastering Led Zeppelin; an archive interview with photographer Rene Burri who has died aged 81.

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  • Brad Pitt, Moroni, Anthony Horowitz

    Mon, 20 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Damian Barr talks to Brad Pitt about Fury. Anthony Horowitz on his Holmes novel Moriarty. Sarah Dunant on the painter Moroni. And Robert Webb gets wet on stage.

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  • Robert Downey Jnr, David Cronenberg. 17 Oct 14

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Robert Downey Jnr on his new film The Judge, director David Cronenberg on writing his first novel, one of the UK's leading surgeons, Francis Wells, reviews medical drama The Knick and the art of the Russian Avant-Garde theatre.

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