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)

  • 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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  • Lisa Dwan; Lucy; Mark Ravenhill; TV Quizzes

    Tue, 19 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Lisa Dwan on performing Beckett's Not I; Scarlett Johansson's new film Lucy; quiz show host Richard Osman on creating new tv formats; and Mark Ravenhill as Alan Turing. With John Wilson.

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  • Howard Jacobson; Helen Lederer; Bob and Roberta Smith: 18 Aug 14

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Man Booker prize winner Howard Jacobson on his new novel, J; Helen Lederer on making Dick Whittington's cat statue talk; artist Bob and Roberta Smith's Art Party documentary; and poetry for new doctors.

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  • New Doctor Who reviewed; Simon Pegg 15 Aug 14

    Fri, 15 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    The new Doctor Who reviewed, actor Simon Pegg on his new film is about a man in search of fulfillment, and Man Booker-nominated author Alison Moore

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  • Edinburgh Special

    Thu, 14 Aug 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    John Wilson hosts a special edition of Front Row, recorded in front of an audience at the Edinburgh Festival, featuring The Killing actress Sofie Gråbøl, director Laurie Sansom, comedian Al Murray and Anne Archer on playing Jane Fonda. With music from piano double-act Worbey and Farrell.

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