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)

  • Peter Firmin, Branwell Bronte, Winter Sleep

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Kirsty Lang talks to The Clangers and Bagpuss creator Peter Firmin. Robert Edric on the Bronte sisters' forgotten brother. Kate Muir reviews the film Winter Sleep. And The Two Roberts at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

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  • John Adams, Dr John, Mike Nichols remembered. 20 Nov 14

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Dr John on his tribute to fellow New Orleans musician Louis Armstrong, composer John Adams on his opera, The Gospel According to the Other Mary, and director Mike Nichols remembered by David Hare, Adrian Lester and Patrick Marber.

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  • Hugh Bonneville; Mary J Blige; Michael Palin drama

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Hugh Bonneville on Paddington; Mary J Blige on her new album; review of Remember Me starring Michael Palin.

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  • Costa Awards shortlist; Hunger Games review

    Tue, 18 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Front Row announces the category shortlists for the 2014 Costa Book Awards; Meera Syal on her new stage role; the latest Hunger Games film reviewed; The Arts Council's Peter Bazalgette.

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  • FrontRow 17Nov14:The Homesman review; Dave Grohl

    Mon, 17 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Tommy Lee Jones' film The Homesman reviewed; Dave Grohl on Foo Fighters' new album; Blanche McIntyre on Accolade

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  • FrontRow:The Drop, Jan Garbarek, Quentin Blake, Assaf Gavron 141114

    Fri, 14 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    James Gandolfini's last film The Drop reviewed, saxophonist Jan Garbarek, Quentin Blake on Paula Rego and Honoré Daumier, and Israeli novelist Assaf Gavron

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  • William Orbit, Richard Ford, Dylan Thomas's notes

    Thu, 13 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Writer Richard Ford; music producer William Orbit; Dylan Thomas's newly discovered notebook; and theatre director Kate Hewitt.

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  • FrontRow12 Nov 14: Aaron Sorkin & Ali Smith

    Wed, 12 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    With Kirsty Lang. Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, on The Newsroom; Leighton House; Ali Smith wins the Goldsmiths Prize; Dreda Say Mitchell on new novel Vendetta

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  • Chadwick Boseman, Allen Jones, Jonathan Yeo

    Tue, 11 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    John Wilson talks to Chadwick Boseman who plays James Brown in Get On Up. Sculptor Allen Jones on his retrospective. Plus artist Jonathan Yeo and photographer Anna Fox on portraits and selfies.

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  • Bryan Ferry, The Fall, Peder Balke. 10 Nov 14

    Mon, 10 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Bryan Ferry on his 14th solo album, the new plays at the Royal Court tackling education and climate change, writer Stella Duffy reviews BBC crime drama The Fall and Peder Balke at the National Gallery.

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