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 Mark Lawson, 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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  • 15 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Jamaica Inn; The Amazing Spider-Man 2; Rachel Kushner: 15 Apr 2014

    Kirsty Lang reviews Jamaica Inn; talks to classical guitarist Milos Karadaglic; offers the verdict on The Amazing

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow14Apr14: Matisse; Locke; Val McDermid

    Henri Matisse's Cut-Outs discussed by his biographer Hilary Spurling and curator Nicholas Cullinan; Locke, starring Tom

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Mark Strong and Ivo van Hove; Harlan Coben 11 APR 2014

    Actor Mark Strong and director Ivo van Hove on their production of A View from the Bridge, author Harlan Coben on his

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Emma Thompson and Celia Imrie, Chris Wheeldon, Birdland, Sam West 100414

    Emma Thompson and Celia Imrie discuss their new film The Love Punch, Chris Wheeldon on the world premiere of The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Chiwetel Ejiofor; Ben Watt; Korean Books 090414

    Award-winning actor Chiwetel Ejiofor on his new film Half of a Yellow Sun, musician Ben Watt, writing from South Korea

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Jean Paul Gaultier; Christy Moore; Michael Palin. 8 April 14

    The fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier on a retrospective of his work at the Barbican, the Irish folk singer Christy

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Brendan Gleeson; Baileys Prize shortlist 07 APR 2014

    Interview with actor Brendan Gleeson on Calvary; the announcement of the Baileys Prize for Fiction shortlist; Jack

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow 04Apr14: Rory Bremner, Jacqueline Wilson

    Kirsty Lang talks to Rory Bremner about performing in a Noel Coward play; Children's novelist Jacqueline Wilson takes us

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow 03Apr14: Richard Ayoade; The Crimson Field

    Richard Ayoade on his film, The Double; TV series The Crimson Field reviewed; forty years of the Sunday Times bestseller

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Kate Winslet, The Trip to Italy reviewed

    Kate Winslet on playing an arch villain in new film Divergent; tv series The Trip to Italy reviewed; author Timur Vermes

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Chris Chibnall, Viktoria Mullova 01 APR 14

    Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall on his new play, Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova, Paddy Considine in Honour

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Noah reviewed, Rachel Seiffert 31 MAR 14

    Russell Crowe as Noah reviewed, author Rachel Seiffert, sculptor Phyllida Barlow, Royal Opera House season launch, and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Ricky Wilson; Muppets; Sebastian Barry; Cush Jumbo.

    Ricky Wilson on Kaiser Chief's new album; new Muppets movie; Sebastian Barry's new novel; Cush Jumbo on playing Mark

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Jane Horrocks, 20 Feet From Stardom, US vets, Tim Barrow 270314

    Jane Horrocks on playing Little Voice, a review of new film doc 20 Feet From Stardom, US Iraq war veterans writing

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Anne Hathaway, David Threlfall, Lorna Simpson, Believe 260314

    Actress Anne Hathaway on animated film Rio 2, David Threlfall discusses playing Frank Gallagher, photographer Lorna

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Ian McKellen, Nan Goldin, The Past & New Worlds

    Sir Ian McKellen on playing Estragon; photographer Nan Goldin, French film The Past and Channel 4's restoration drama

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Tom Hollander on Rev, Emma Donoghue 24 MAR 14

    Tom Hollander on Rev, author of Room Emma Donoghue, Captain America: The Winter Soldier reviewed, Dame Harriet Walter on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Kristin Davis, Errol Morris, Kate Bush

    Sex and the City's Kristin Davis on Fatal Attraction. Documentary maker Errol Morris. TV drama Mammon. And Kate Bush on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow20Mar14: John Banville; Yves Saint Laurent

    Dancers Roberto Bolle & Marcelo Gomes on Kings Of The Dance; John Banville on writing a Philip Marlowe story; Yves Saint

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Kylie Minogue; Jack O'Connell on Starred Up: 19th Mar 14

    Kylie Minogue on her career and new album; Amanda Vickery on William Kent, leading designer of Georgian Britain; actor

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Veronese, W1A writer John Morton, Labor Day. 18 Mar 14

    Veronese at the National Gallery, writer John Morton on following Olympic comedy Twenty Twelve with BBC based satire

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Harry Hill; George Michael's Symphonica; Neil Hannon: 17 Mar 14

    Harry Hill and Sean Foley on I Can't Sing; a review of George Michael's Symphonica album; Neil Hannon discusses the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: David Hare & Rodriguez March 14th 2014

    David Hare on The Julian Worricker trilogy; Rodgriguez on Searching For Sugar Man; the art of stage kissing; Dominic

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Terry Gilliam, and Siri Hustvedt 13 MAR 2014

    Terry Gilliam on The Zero Theorem, novelist Siri Hustvedt tackles sexism in the art world, and artist Michael

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow 12/03/14: Kickstarter; Vivienne Franzmann; Andres Neuman.

    Veronica Mars review; Kickstarter funding; Vivienne Franzmann; Andres Neuman; Fake Bands.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Under the Skin; books marketing tactics 11 MAR 2014

    Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin reviewed; changing book publicity tactics discussed; the return of Shetland to the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: George Saunders, Cézanne exhibit, Jeff Beck

    Folio Prize winner George Saunders live from the award ceremony; Cézanne and the Modern show at the Ashomolean,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Alexander McCall Smith, The Walshes, Stella Feehily: 7th Mar 14

    With Samira Ahmed, Alexander McCall Smith discusses The Forever Girl; a review of The Walshes, a comedy from the creator

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow 06Mar14:Elizabeth McGovern; Poets Laureate

    Three poets laureate on reflecting nations in verse; Elizabeth McGovern on song-writing; The Widower, with Reece

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Guy Garvey; David Frost memorial. 5 Mar 14

    Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey on the band's new album, David Frost's memorial in Westminster Abbey, 300: Rise of an

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Vikings, John Carter Cash, 37 Days 04 MAR 2014

    John Wilson takes a tour of a Viking exhibition, reviews 37 Days - a drama set just before the outbreak of World War One

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Marie Darrieussecq; Alan Ayckbourn. 3 Mar 14

    French author Marie Darrieussecq on her novel All the Way, playwright Alan Ayckbourn remembers film director Alain

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Feb 16MB

    FrontRow: Damon Albarn, Maxine Peake, Jonathan Yeo, Suranne Jones, Kiran Leonard

    Presented by John Wilson Damon Albarn is famed for his collaborations with a wide range of partners. As he prepares

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 27 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Marc Almond and John Harle; Willy Russell 27 FEB 2014

    Marc Almond and John Harle discuss their collaboration The Tyburn Tree; Liverpool's Everyman Theatre reopens; novelist

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Peter Gabriel; Helen Oyeyemi; Paco Pena; Mark Thomas.

    Peter Gabriel; The Great War in Portraits; Paco Pena on Paco de Lucia; Helen Oyeyemi; Mark Thomas on Bill Hicks.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Stewart Lee &Jonathan Creek Feb 25th 2014

    Comedian Stewart Lee on his new series; Jonathan Creek reviewed by Naomi Alderman; Peter Gill discusses Versailles

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: The Book Thief, Joseph Rykwert, Isy Suttie

    The Book Thief film reviewed, critic Joseph Rykwert on winning the 2014 Royal Gold Medal for architecture, comedian and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, David Grossman

    Tom Sutcliffe talks to Israeli author David Grossman and Mark Lawson interviews Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Feb 13MB

    FrontRow: Nymphomaniac; Joanne M. Harris; Robert Cohan: 20 Feb 14

    Tom Sutcliffe reviews the latest Lars Von Trier film, Nymphomaniac, Chocolat author Joanne M.Harris talks about her

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Andrew Sachs, Martin Carthy

    John Wilson speaks to actor Andrew Sachs about his new memoir, and Martin Carthy about his career in folk music.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow18Feb14: Lynda La Plante; The Smoke

    John Wilson talks to Prime Suspect writer Lynda La Plante about her plans for a prequel focussing on the early life of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Martin Scorsese & Thelma Schoonmaker; Lesley Sharp. 17 Feb 14

    Director Martin Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker on the film-making duo Powell and Pressburger; Lesley Sharp on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Kevin Spacey, The Lego Movie, Glenn Patterson, film Q&As 140114

    Kevin Spacey on season 2 of House of Cards, The Lego Movie reviewed, Belfast novelist Glenn Patterson, film Q&As

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Richard Rogers and Norman Foster 13 FEB 2014

    Richard Rogers and Norman Foster discuss a friendship spanning five decades; artist George Condo on working with Andy

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: 12/02/14 - Oh What A Lovely War; Tom Rob Smith.

    Oh What A Lovely War; Tom Rob Smith; Line of Duty; Chinese censorship.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Richard Hamilton; Enrique Iglesias; Monuments Men

    Richard Hamilton's work at Tate Modern and ICA; The Monuments Men reviewed; Grammy-winning singer songwriter Enrique

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Armistead Maupin, Folio Prize shortlist, Her, Raphael Wallfisch 100214

    Writer Armistead Maupin on The Days of Anna Madrigal; Lavinia Greenlaw on The Folio Prize shortlist; new film Her;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Roger Daltrey and Wilko Johnson; Barkhad Abdi. 7 Feb 14

    Roger Daltrey and Wilko Johnson on collaborating on a new album; Barkhad Abdi on his Oscar nominated performance in

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow 06 Apr 14: Babylon; The Mistress Contract

    Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong on their new TV drama, Babylon; Abi Morgan's play The Mistress Contract is reviewed; how to

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: David Bailey; Hanif Kureishi; Isabella Rossellini: 5 Feb 14

    A review of Bailey's Stardust exhibition; Hanif Kureishi discusses The Last Word; Isabella Rossellini talks about

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Feb 14MB

    Front Row: Reece Shearsmith, David Hockney

    Mark Lawson speaks to Reece Shearsmith, reviews the new David Hockney exhibition and looks at the decline of graffiti.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Angela Lansbury, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Mark Lawson talks to Angela Lansbury. Artist Richard Deacon. And director Anton Corbijn remembers Philip Seymour

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: The Bridge and Jonathan Lethem 310114

    The stars of The Bridge, Jonathan Lethem, true life stories and the curious incident of R.S. Thomas and the crisp

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Ralph Fiennes, The Last Leg, E L Doctorow 300114

    Ralph Fiennes on directing and acting in The Invisible Woman; US author E L Doctorow discusses his new novel Andrew's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Matthew McConaughey; Mary Chapin Carpenter 29 JAN 2014

    Matthew McConaughey on his lead role in the new film Dallas Buyers Club; Costa Prize winner Nathan Filer;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Juliet Stevenson; The Armstrong Lie

    Juliet Stevenson in Beckett's Happy Days, documentary The Armstrong Lie reviewed, American writer Willy Vlautin and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 27/01/14: Annie Proulx; Martin Creed

    Kirsty Lang talks to Annie Proulx about Brokeback Mountain, the opera; Martin Creed walks around his retrospective at

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 24Jan14:Sunflowers; Chris Riddell

    Martin Bailey and Kirsty visit The National Gallery to see two of Van Gogh's Sunflowers; Chris Riddell on writing gothic

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow:Kenneth Branagh; Michael Symmons Roberts

    Mark Lawson talks to Kenneth Branagh, the poet Michael Symmons Roberts, and reviews Sensing Spaces at the Royal Academy.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Simon Russell Beale; Lucy Hughes-Hallett

    Mark Lawson talks to Simon Russell Beale about playing King Lear. Plus Costa biography prize winner Lucy Hughes-Hallett.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Josie Rourke, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Nathan Filer. 21 Jan 14

    Julie Hesmondhalgh on saying goodbye to her Coronation Street character and her new stage role, Josie Rourke on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Kate Atkinson; Outnumbered; Abbado remembered. 20 Jan 14

    Simon Rattle remembers the conductor Claudio Abbado; Kate Atkinson on winning the novel category of the Costa Book

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Joyce Carol Oates; Gravity's visual effects 17 JAN 2014

    Joyce Carol Oates on a half-century of writing; the enduring appeal of The Three Musketeers; Gravity's special effects;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Oscars Special Jan 16th 2013

    In an Oscars special edition, Mark Lawson talks to nominees including Steve Coogan, Sally Hawkins and David O. Russell

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber; Dominic Dromgoole

    Cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber; Dominic Dromgoole on the Globe's new Jacobean theatre, and a report on the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Christos Tsiolkas, Tim's Vermeer, Maxim Vengerov, US cop shows 140114

    Christos Tsiolkas, author of the Man Booker-longlisted The Slap, discusses his new novel Barracuda; new film Tim's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Coen Brothers and the T S Eliot Prize for Poetry - 13/01/14

    The Coen Brothers; The Wolf of Wall Street; T S Eliot Prize winner; playwright John Donnelly.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 10Jan14:Colin Firth; Hostages

    Colin Firth on The Railway Man; new TV drama series Hostages is reviewed; Sam Smith, winner of BBC's Sound Of 2014;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Istanbul Special 09.01.14

    John Wilson reports from Istanbul, including Nobel Prize winning author Orhan Pamuk, hit TV drama Magnificent Century,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Donal Ryan, The Bletchley Circle creator Guy Burt, MINT Nigeria 8 Jan 14

    The creator of The Bletchley Circle Guy Burt on series two of his drama, Author Donal Ryan on his second novel, Molly

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow07Jan14: Delivery Man; Graeme Simsion

    Author Graeme Simsion on the surprise success of his book, The Rosie Project; a review of the film Delivery Man; an

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Costa Book Awards; 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen: 6 Jan 14

    We reveal the Costa Book Awards Category Winners; Steve McQueen talks about 12 Years A Slave; and the first in a series

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Naomie Harris; Mahan Esfahani; The Taste 03 JAN 2014

    Naomie Harris discusses playing Winnie Mandela; Nigella Lawson's new show The Taste reviewed; Iranian harpsichordist

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Jarvis Cocker; Tom Price; Last Vegas. 2 Dec 14

    Jarvis Cocker and Martin Wallace on their film The Big Melt, novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard remembered, artist Tom Price

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Binge TV Jan 1st 2014

    Kirsty Lang presents a special edition on Binge TV and the different ways we watch television

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Adil Ray and Helen Ledrerer in the Front Row Quiz: 31 Dec 13

    Citizen Khan's Adil Ray, actors Helen Lederer and Jackie Clune; and playwright Mark Ravenhill are led by team captains

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: New American Classics 30 DEC 2013

    This year the shelf of great American authors unexpectedly lengthened when a novel called Stoner by John Williams,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow26Dec13:Joss Whedon on Buffy's legacy

    Naomi Alderman explores the creative legacy of the cult TV series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, with help from Joss Whedon,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: People of the Year - Part 2. 24 Dec 2013

    Front Row's People of the Year 2013. Mark Lawson talks to David Tennant, Helen Mirren, Stephen Frears, Olivia Colman and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: People of the Year pt 1: 231213

    Front Row's People of the Year: Mark Lawson talks to David Suchet, Eleanor Catton, Hilary Mantel, Andrea Kirkwood, Zawe

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Julie Andrews; Michael Palin 20 Dec 2013

    Julie Andrews on Mary Poppins and My Fair Lady; Michael Palin discusses the artist Andrew Wyeth; we review Robert

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: David Morrissey & Walter Mitty review 191213

    Ben Stiller in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty reviewed; interview with David Morrissey; the Cities of Culture that

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Olivia Colman & Coriolanus 181214

    Olivia Colman interviewed; Tom Hiddleston in Coriolanus reviewed; Paul Hayward, ghost-writer of Sir Alex Ferguson's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Mark Gatiss, American Hustle reviewed

    American Hustle reviewed; Mark Gatiss on his TV directorial debut The Tractate Middoth; his documentary about M.R.James,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Anchorman 2; Andrew Lloyd Webber 16 DEC 2013

    The Today Programme's Mishal Husain reviews Anchorman 2; Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses his latest musical, Stephen Ward,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Martin Freeman, American Psycho 13 Dec 2013

    Mark Lawson talks to Martin Freeman about The Hobbit, reviews new musical American Psycho. Plus Jeff Park on crime books

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow 12 Dec: Victoria Wood, Neon Artwork, Sam Smith

    John Wilson unveils this year's Front Row neon artwork, a word chosen by the writer and comedian Victoria Wood; Sam

    Duration: 31 mins

  • 11 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Alan Bennett, Terry Pratchett 11 DEC 13

    Alan Bennett on the nation's favourite play, Terry Pratchett on the 40th Discworld novel, novelist NJ Cooper reviews The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Christmas singles; John-Henri Holmberg. 10 Dec 13

    Front Row's annual Christmas Jukebox returns to assess this year's festive singles; John-Henri Holmberg on translating

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow 09Dec13:Derren Brown; Eimear McBride

    Derren Brown teaches senior citizens how to steal art; author Eimear McBride on her experimental novel; MJ Delaney on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Lenny Henry on Nelson Mandela 061213

    Lenny Henry discusses the part that comedians and musicians played in the movement to free Nelson Mandela. Plus, Lesley

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Emil and the Detectives, John Newman, Kill Your Darlings, Autobiographies 051213

    Daniel Radcliffe in Beat poets film Kill Your Darlings reviewed, singer John Newman, Emil and the Detectives on stage,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Dec 13MB

    FrontRow: Jude Law in Henry V; Atiq Rahimi 04 Dec 2013

    Including a review of Jude Law in Henry V; an interview with French-Afghan writer Atiq Rahimi; a report on the benefits

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: John Pilger, Nebraska and Stephen Frears Dec 3rd 2013

    John Pilger on Utopia; Nebraska reviewed; Stephen Frears on his supporting role in Love, Nina; one woman shows

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Dec 14MB

    FrontRow: Hilary Mantel, Spike Lee's Oldboy, Shopping documentaries 021213

    Hilary Mantel on the RSC stage adaptations of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, a review of Spike Lee's new film

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Coronation Street Set, Chapman brothers, Jeune et Jolie 29 Nov 13

    John Wilson gets a sneak preview of the latest Coronation Street set at its new home in Salford Quays. He talks to the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow28Nov13: Ian Rankin; TV's The Bible reviewed

    Ian Rankin on the new investigation by his much-loved detective, John Rebus; a review of the TV dramatisation of the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: William Hill Sports Book of the Year; Shobana Jeyasingh Weds 27 Nov

    Mark Lawson announces the winner of the 2013 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. An interview with choreographer

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Russell Brand; The Costa Book Awards. 26 Nov 13

    Comedian Russell Brand on his new tour The Messiah Complex, Front Row announces the shortlists for the Costa Book Awards

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Saving Mr Banks; Paula Milne; Janine Jansen: 25th Nov 13

    Sarah Crompton reviews Saving Mr. Banks; Paula Milne discusses her Cold War thriller Legacy; and violinist Janine Jansen

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Morecambe and Wise, Kate Tempest 22 NOV 2013

    Morecambe and Wise remembered, performance poet and rapper Kate Tempest, the CS Lewis memorial in Poets' Corner, and the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Peter Blake and Sarah Ruhl 211113

    Peter Blake on Under Milk Wood, Sarah Ruhl discusses The Vibrator Play, Iain Sinclair reflects on Gaslight and Molly

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Anjelica Huston, City of Culture, Turner, Strangers on a Train 201113

    Actress Anjelica Huston on her memoir, UK City of Culture 2017, Strangers on a Train on stage, Turner and the Sea at the

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 19 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Blue is the Warmest Colour; Mojo revival 19 NOV 2013

    Including a review of the Palm d'Or-winning film Blue is the Warmest Colour; an interview with screenwriter Sally

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Hunger Games; Evening Standard Theatre Awards;

    Hunger Games : Catching Fire reviewed, a report from the Evening Standard Theatre Awards; author Michael Ignatieff;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Borgen creator Adam Price, comedian Jason Manford. 15 Nov 13

    Adam Price, the writer and creator of Danish TV drama Borgen; comedian Jason Manford; a first look inside the Science

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow14Nov13:Donna Tartt; Forest Whitaker

    American writer Donna Tartt on The Goldfinch, her first new novel in over a decade; Forest Whitaker on The Butler,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Paul Smith, The Counsellor, Johnny Cash

    With John Wilson, including fashion designer Paul Smith, Johnny Cash biographer Robert Hilburn, Natalie Haynes on the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Sir John Tavener tribute; Poirot's Last Case; Don Jon review

    Mark Lawson discusses the music of Sir John Tavener, the final Poirot episode and the first Georges Simenon's Maigret

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Bryan Adams; Lang Lang; Kennedy films

    Mark Lawson interviews musician and photographer Bryan Adams, the Chinese pianist Lang Lang, and reviews two films about

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Gary Barlow; Georgians Revealed 08 NOV 2013

    John Wilson talks singer-songwriter and X Factor judge Gary Barlow, to cellist Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, a survivor of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Jeeves And Wooster & Stanley Spencer Nov 7th 2013

    Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen discuss their roles as Jeeves and Wooster. Stanley Spencer's war paintings move

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Zadie Smith, nut, Lady Gaga CD 061113

    Zadie Smith on her new story The Embassy of Cambodia, actors and audiobooks, a review of nut by debbie tucker green, and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Neil Gaiman, literary mistranslations

    Neil Gaiman on his new Doctor Who short story; movie-industry documentary Seduced and Abandoned; literary

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: J J Abrams, Hermione Lee, John Yorke 041113

    Hermione Lee discusses her new biography of the late writer Penelope Fitzgerald, J J Abrams describes his unorthodox new

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Nov 14MB

    FrontRow: Tinie Tempah, Carlos Acosta

    Tinie Tempah on his new album. Ballet star Carlos Acosta on his new novel. Rosie Boycott reviews the film Gloria. And

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow31Oct13:David Beckham, Graham Nash, Brian May

    David Beckham on being a photographic muse; singer-songwriter Graham Nash on his memoirs; Queen's Brian May on a

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow:Joan Collins, Ian Rankin on Rory Gallagher 30 OCT 2013

    Joan Collins on age and husbands, the art of Castiglione, Ian Rankin is inspired by the music of Rory Gallagher, and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Susan Stroman; Short Term 12; Ross Noble: 29th Oct 13

    With Mark Lawson, who interviews the American director and choreographer Susan Stroman, reviews the film Short Term 12,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Sandra Bullock; Bernstein letters

    Sandra Bullock on her film Gravity. Nicholas Kenyon on the letters of Leonard Bernstein. The most revived modern plays.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Elizabeth Gilbert; One Chance; Raving 25 OCT 2013

    Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love discusses her latest novel; Paul Potts biopic One Chance reviewed; news of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Earth Wind And Fire Oct 24th 2013

    Earth Wind And Fire, From Here To Eternity - The Musical, Chinese paintings, and Sir Anthony Caro remembered

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Judi Dench, Daumier, Ambassadors, Ghosts 231013

    Dame Judi Dench discusses her role in the film Philomena, Julian Barnes reviews a new Honoré Daumier exhibition, the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013

    A report on the 2013 Turner Prize on show in Derry~Londonderry; an interview with the composer Gerald Barry; writer

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow: Susan Hill, Pop Art Design

    Writer Susan Hill on her new novel Black Sheep; the relationship between pop art and design; dramatist G F Newman on his

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Oct 14MB

    FrontRow18Oct13:Morrissey's Autobiography; Clio Barnard

    Philip Hoare on Morrissey's Autobiography; film director Clio Barnard on The Selfish Giant; Glee's tribute to Cory

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Prince Avalanche and theatre director Michael Blakemore: 17th Oct 13

    The verdict on the film Prince Avalanche; Mark Lawson visits a Luton primary school which has a Frank Auerbach painting

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Paul McCartney; El Dorado; Sebastian Junger

    Paul McCartney on his new album. Rachel Campbell-Johnston on a new exhibition at the British Museum, El Dorado. And

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Sir David Jason; Rufus Norris; Jeremy Deller 15 Oct 13

    Rufus Norris will succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of the National Theatre. Norris, who has been associate

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson; Enough Said reviewed. 14 Oct 13

    Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson on their new musical, The Light Princess, Sarah Crompton reviews Enough Said, author Iain

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Julian Fellowes' Romeo and Juliet; Penelope Lively 11 OCT 2013

    Including an interview with writer Penelope Lively; a review of the new Julian Fellowes version of Romeo and Juliet;

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Tom Hanks, Alice Munro, Dana Schutz

    Tom Hanks on his new film Captain Phillips. AS Byatt and Hermione Lee discuss 2013 Nobel Literature Laureate Alice

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Jennifer Saunders; The Commitments on stage 09 OCT 2013

    Including an interview with Jennifer Saunders as she publishes her memoir; a review of a new stage adaptation of Roddy

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: The BBC National Short Story Awards. 8 Oct 13

    Front Row is live from the BBC National Short Story Awards with interviews from the chair of the judges, Mariella

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: John Eliot Gardiner Oct 7th 2013

    John Eliot Gardiner discusses his new book on Bach. Le Week-End and Breathless reviewed.

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow 04Oct13:Anoushka Shankar; Frank Auerbach

    John Wilson meets sitar-player Anoushka Shankar and learns how the death of her father Ravi affected her music; TV's

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow:Saoirse Ronan.Handbagged.Time restrictions.Shunga.2 Oct 2013

    Mark Lawson with actress Saoirse Ronan – star of the film `How I Live Now` , reviews of Moira Buffini's

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: David Tennant and Gregory Doran, Bill Bryson, Bel Mooney. 1 Oct 13

    David Tennant and Gregory Doran on their new production of Richard II, Bill Bryson on his latest book, One Summer:

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow:Sunshine on Leith; Adil Ray; Malcolm Mackay; Art Under Attack 30 Sept 2013

    Mark Lawson on the film Sunshine on Leith; Adil Ray on his TV persona Citizen Khan; Malcolm Mackay, on Glasgow crime;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Austenland, Stephen Poliakoff, Hannah Kent, Elmgreen and Dragset 270913

    Austenland reviewed, Stephen Poliakoff on his 1975 TV drama Hitting Town, Australian author Hannah Kent, and Hugh

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Atlantis; Michael Morpurgo; Hannah Arendt 26 SEPT 2013

    Review of Atlantis, the new family drama from the BBC; an interview with Michael Morpurgo on the eve of his 70th

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: William Boyd, Johnny Vegas 25 SEPT 2013

    Johnny Vegas looks behind his now infamous persona, William Boyd as he is set to publish a new James Bond novel, and the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Alfred Brendel; Stephen King reviewed

    Pianist Alfred Brendel and his son the cellist Adrian Brendel; Fourth Plinth art; Stephen King’s new novel reviewed

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Hugh Jackman; Netflix; 23 SEPT 2013

    Hugh Jackman on his latest film Prisoners; Netflix chief Ted Sarandos; The Wrong Mans reviewed; BBC Short Story

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: BBC Short Story Award; Jack Vettriano art; poet John Cooper Clarke: 20 Sep 13

    John Wilson reveals the shortlist for the BBC National Short Story Award 2013; reviews a major Jack Vettriano exhibition

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Woody Allen

    Mark Lawson talks to writer and director Woody Allen, whose new film Blue Jasmine stars Cate Blanchett and Sally

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Sep 14MB

    Front Row:David Walliams & Sheridan Smith. Dannie Abse. Booker changes 18 Sept 2013

    Mark Lawson with David Walliams and Sheridan Smith - who co-star in A Midsummer Night's Dream, poet Dannie Abse who is

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow17Sep13: Sting; Australia at RA

    Sting on his new album The Last Ship and on writing a Broadway musical; the Royal Academy's exhibition of Australian

    Duration: 28 mins

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    FrontRow: Sir Derek Jacobi, Naomi Watts 12 Sept 13

    Sir Derek Jacobi reflects on his life and career, Naomi Watts discusses playing Princess Diana on film, and the verdict

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Mark Rylance and prisons in TV & film AUG 13 2013

    Kirsty Lang talks to Mark Rylance and reports on the state of prisons in TV and film. David Quantick ruminates on actors

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Bacon & Moore, Manic Street Preachers, Jason Byrne 12SEPT 013

    Francis Bacon and Henry Moore paired in a new exhibition, Nicky Wire from Manic Street Preachers, the film In a World

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Mercury Prize; Patrick Leigh Fermor. 11 Sept 13

    News of the shortlist for the Mercury Prize for album of the year, the long-awaited final book in Patrick Leigh Fermor's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Lee Evans, White House Down, Man Booker shortlist, 100913

    Lee Evans on Barking in Essex, White House Down, the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for fiction 2013

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Sep 14MB

    FrontRow: Rush reviewed; TV's Wipers Times; Thomas Pynchon

    Rush, the film about Formula 1 rivalry in the 1970s; Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on their First World War tv drama The

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow:Cillian Murphy. Mira Nair. Stephen Lambert.Revenge Songs.6 Sept 2013

    Cillian Murphy, star of TV drama Peaky Blinders; director Mira Nair on her film The Reluctant Fundamentalist; musicians

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow 05Sep13: Alan Cumming; Marlowe's Edward II

    Alan Cumming on his new film, Any Day Now; the verdict on a new staging of Marlowe's Edward II which includes phones and

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow:Tamsin Greig.Jonathan Coe.MartinBailey 4 Sept 2013

    Tamsin Greig on comedy and tragedy. Jonathan Coe on his latest novel, Expo 58. Martin Bailey on Van Gogh's 4th Sunflower

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow 03Sep13:Stephen Fry; Liz Lochhead

    Italian film The Great Beauty reviewed; Stephen Fry on Verdi, Wagner and his forthcoming Broadway production; Liz

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: About Time; UB40; School Documentaries. 2 Sept 13

    Richard Curtis's time travel romance About Time reviewed, British reggae band UB40, Baroness Estelle Morris and Toby

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Seamus Heaney 30th Aug 2013

    Edna O'Brien, Colm Toibin, Michael Longley and Hermione Lee discuss the life and work of Seamus Heaney

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Simon Schama, Big Data art, Night of the Demon

    Historian and presenter Simon Schama on The Story of The Jews; the artists who find inspiration in big data; the most

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Marin Alsop, Philip French, Jean Seberg 280813

    Marin Alsop, conductor of the Last Night of the Proms; Philip French on retirement; the late actress Jean Seberg, and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: One Direction film; John Byrne; Nic Roeg. 27 Aug 13

    Morgan Spurlock's One Direction film reviewed; playwright and artist John Byrne; Nic Roeg the director of Walkabout and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, with Kate Atkinson and Stuart MacBride: 26 Aug 13

    Mark Lawson reports from the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, with writers including Kate Atkinson on Jackson Brodie,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Terry Gilliam; We're the Millers; Bob Dylan portraits 23 AUG 2013

    Terry Gilliam discusses his classic film Time Bandits; new Jennifer Aniston film We're the Millers reviewed; Franz

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Travis, Harrogate Crime Writing Festival and Chickens

    Fran Healey, lead singer of the band Travis, discusses their first new album for six years. Mark talks to the writers

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Vince Gilligan; Nadifa Mohamed; What Maisie Knew. 21 Aug 13

    Vince Gilligan on creating the hit US TV series Breaking Bad, author Nadifa Mohamed on her new novel, Meg Rosoff reviews

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Naughty Boy; Lovelace; Elmore Leonard; Nilsson. 20 Aug 13

    Music producer Shahid Khan aka Naughty Boy on his debut album, Zoe Williams reviews Lovelace, Alyn Shipton on his

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Tom Stoppard, Elysium, Charlaine Harris: 19th Aug 13

    Tom Stoppard on his radio drama inspired by Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon; Elysium film review; and Charlaine

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Aug 13MB

    FrontRow: Cultural Exchange finale

    John Wilson brings the Cultural Exchange project to a close, with Armando Iannucci giving his choice of a favourite

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Edinburgh Special: Reginald D Hunter; David Peace

    Mark Lawson reports from Edinburgh and speaks to comedian Reginald D. Hunter and writer David Peace, whose new book is

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Peter Doig; Chris Brookmyre; Riz Ahmed

    Peter Doig’s Edinburgh exhibition reviewed, Crime-writer Chris Brookmyre on his new book, Stephen King novel Under The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: John Agard; David Walliams in Big School

    John Agard explains why water and cricket inspire his poetry, David Walliams in Big School, crime novelist C J Sansom on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Aug 13MB

    FrontRow: The Clash

    John Wilson reflects on the career of The Clash, with band members Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Nicky 'Topper' Headon,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Ruth Rendell & 2 Guns

    Ruth Rendell interviewed; 2 Guns and working Britain documentaries reviewed; Michael Grandage's choice for The Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Roddy Doyle; Josie Rourke; Liola reviewed

    Author Roddy Doyle on his new novel, Liola at the National Theatre reviewed, theatre director Josie Rourke shares her

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow:Translation with Naomi Alderman 7 Aug 2013

    Naomi Alderman reports on the art of translating fiction, with writers Ian McEwan, A S Byatt, David Baddiel and Ali

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: The Lone Ranger; Conrad Shawcross; Gemma Chan.

    Johnny Depp in The Lone Ranger; sculptor Conrad Shawcross's Timepiece; the latest from the start of the Edinburgh Fringe

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow 05Aug13: Foxfire, Cornelia Parker

    Foxfire reviewed; Nick Payne, writer of Constellations, on his new play The Same Deep Water As Me; Cornelia Parker's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Dr Who, Cerys Matthews, Louis De Bernieres, John Burningham

    Jenny Colgan discusses whether Peter Capaldi will be the new Dr Who. Louis De Bernieres on his debut poetry collection.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Aug 14MB

    FrontRow: Andrey Kurkov; workplace tv; Jeffrey Archer

    Acclaimed Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov; Australian circus troupes in the UK; two TV series focus on retail

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: The Heat, Philip Pullman, Catherine O'Flynn, Milton Jones 310713

    The Heat reviewed, Catherine O'Flynn on her new book Mr Lynch's Holiday, Milton Jones's comedy career and Philip Pullman

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: John Cale, Nicola Benedetti and Only God Forgives

    John Cale and Antony Gormley pay tribute to Walter De Maria. Dreda Say Mitchell reviews Only God Forgives. Nicola

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Tony Grisoni, Richard Rogers, Imperial War Museum 290713

    Southcliffe screenwriter Tony Grisoni, architect Richard Rogers nominates a favourite public space for Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow:Blackfish; Birmingham library 26Jul13

    Review of the documentary Blackfish; a cappella group Naturally 7, preparing for their BBC Proms performance;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Kevin McNally, The 4th Plinth 25JUL13

    Actor Kevin McNally on his latest project, The Mill; artist Katharina Fritsch on her work for the Fourth Plinth; Terry

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Steve Coogan, Ruth Rendell, Peter Bazalgette: 24 Jul 13

    Steve Coogan on his career, the Leveson Inquiry and creating his Alan Partridge movie; Ruth Rendell selects Handel's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Ian Dury's art; The Wolverine; Man Booker prize longlist. 23 Jul 13

    The Man Booker prize for fiction longlist, The Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman reviewed, an exhibition of art by the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow:Burton and Taylor.Denise Mina.Noah Baumbach.CE Mark Ravenhill.22July2013

    Mark Lawson reviews Burton and Taylor and talks to crime writer Denise Mina and film director Noah Baumbach. For

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Wadjda, Philipp Meyer 19 JUL 2013

    Shahidha Bari reviews Wadjda, Philipp Meyer discusses his new novel The Son, Alison Balsom on new play Gabriel and Paul

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Punchdrunk; Conran on Paolozzi; Laura Mvula

    Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man, A Hollywood Fable reviewed, Terence Conran remembers his lifelong friend Eduardo

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Clive James, A Season in the Congo, Paula Milne 170713

    Clive James discusses his translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy, a review of A Season in the Congo starring Chiwetel

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Jul 13MB

    FrontRow: Family Tree & Cush Jumbo July 16th 2013

    Chris O'Dowd in Family Tree reviewed; Cush Jumbo on Josephine Baker; the verdict on Easy Money; Conrad Shawcross waxes

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: The World's End; The Color Purple : 15 Jul 2013

    The World’s End reviewed; writer Marsha Norman on adapting The Color Purple as a musical; BBC 3’s comedy Badults and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Richard Rogers, Gospel Prom, Ian Rankin: 12 Jul 13

    Architect Richard Rogers ahead of his 80th birthday. Ian Rankin discusses his Cultural Exchange choice, Solid Air by

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Sergei Polunin, David Baddiel, Rankin: 11 Jul 13

    Ballet star Sergei Polunin discusses controversy and Coppélia; David Baddiel on his return to stand-up; Juliet Gardiner

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Jul 13MB

    FrontRow: Top of the Lake; Rachel Joyce; Pat Barker 10 July 2013

    Jane Campion's TV drama Top of the Lake; Rachel Joyce on her new book, Perfect; poems about cricket; Pat Barker's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow 09Jul13: Murray Gold on Doctor Who

    Composer Murray Gold on Doctor Who at the BBC Proms; Maggi Hambling's Cultural Exchange choice: Cy Twombly's Bacchus

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow:Branagh's Macbeth.The xx. Monsters University. CE Penelope Curtis

    Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth at Manchester International Festival reviewed. Interview with The xx. A review of the film

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Manchester International Festival 05 July 13

    Mark Lawson reports on the opening of the Manchester International Festival. Including interviews with film-maker Adam

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Michael Simkins; A Field in England 04 July 2013

    Michael Simkins offers a guide for aspiring actors, new Civil War film A Field In England, Brian Sewell's Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Elton John in conversation 03 July 13

    With John Wilson. Elton John reflects on his return to musical basics on his forthcoming album The Diving Board, to be

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: The Bling Ring, Anna Chancellor, Clarke Peters' Cultural Exchange 020713

    Emma Watson in Sofia Coppola's film The Bling Ring reviewed, actress Anna Chancellor in Private Lives, Clarke Peters

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Jul 14MB

    FrontRow: Now You See Me; Henning Mankell 01 July 2013

    Wallander author Henning Mankell, the verdict on Now You See Me, African art at Tate Modern and Julia Donaldson picks

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Jun 13MB

    FrontRow28Jun13: Amy Winehouse; Alex Gibney

    Amy Winehouse exhibition; Alex Gibney on his Wikileaks documentary; Amanda Levete's Cultural Exchange choice: Casa

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow 27Jun13:Mary Queen Of Scots, Mike Figgis

    Liz Lochhead on a Mary Queen of Scots exhibition; Mike Figgis on his new film; Marianne Jean-Baptiste's Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Arts Cuts; Lee Hall 26 Jun 13

    The new stage musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory reviewed, Lee Hall's Cultural Exchange, a lawyer on "one off"

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Vermeer; tennis on film; Mitsuko Uchida: 25 Jun 13

    Michael Berkeley on the portrayal of music in Vermeer's paintings; advice for writers from TV producers; tennis

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: This is the End; Jonthan Dee; Lowry; Brian Aldiss. 24 June 13

    The Tate Britain's new LS Lowry exhibition reviewed, Jonathan Dee on his new novel, apocalypse comedy This is the End,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Giorgio Moroder, Tim Firth, site-specific art, Cultural Exchange 210613

    Record producer Giorgio Moroder, artist Richard Wilson on site-specific art when it changes site, Calendar Girls writer

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: David Edgar & Errol Flynn in Northampton 200613

    Errol Flynn's adventures in Northampton. David Edgar imagines what will happen to the coalition in 2014. Glenn

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Lenny Henry, Foghorn Requiem, Joan Bakewell, Levi Pinfold 190613

    John Wilson talks to Lenny Henry as he returns to the stage in Fences. Joan Bakewell offers her choice for Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Duckworth-Lewis Method & Before Midnight

    Before Midnight reviewed by Antonia Quirke, The Duckworth Lewis Method on cricket and pop, Rachel Whiteread's Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Daniel Radcliffe; World War Z; Neil Gaiman

    Daniel Radcliffe on stage in The Cripple of Inishmaan, the verdict on World War Z, Neil Gaiman picks The Fairy Feller's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow 14Jun13:I Am Nasrine; The White Queen

    Director Tina Gharavi on her film, I Am Nasrine; The White Queen reviewed; Paul Weller picks The Zombies' album, Odessey

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Jun 13MB

    FrontRow:Kim Cattrall on stage.Cornelia Parker Brian Aldiss Gwyneth Lewis13June2013

    Mark Lawson reviews Kim Cattrall in Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams and talks to artist Cornelia Parker,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow:The Amen Corner.Peter James.CE Stephen Hough. Much Ado About Norhing12June2013

    Mark Lawson with a new staging of James Baldwin's The Amen Corner, Joss Whedon's film of Much Ado About Nothing, crime

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Man of Steel; AL Kennedy; Rolando Villazón: 11 Jun 13

    A review of new Superman film Man of Steel, tenor Rolando Villazón, and AL Kennedy's Cultural Exchange.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Judith Kerr; Admission reviewed; Cultural Exchange: Mark Haddon 10 Jun 13

    Author and illustrator Judith Kerr at 90, Elaine Showalter reviews university comedy Admission, Bel Mooney on Channel

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Jun 13MB

    FrontRow: Marc Chagall, Laura Marling, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Colm Toibin 070613

    The art of Marc Chagall at Tate Liverpool; singer-songwriter Laura Marling; writer Frank Cottrell Boyce on his ambitious

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 06 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Miranda Hart, Martin Amis, Kwame Kwei-Armah 060613

    Miranda Hart discusses her book Is It Just Me?, Martin Amis on his new novel Lionel Asbo: State of England, and Kwame

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Jun 13MB

    FrontRow: Anne-Marie Duff, Women's Prize for Fiction 050613

    Anne-Marie Duff on Eugene O'Neill's play Strange Interlude, the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Royal

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Jun 11MB

    FrontRow: Museum of the Year 2013

    John Wilson has news of the winner of the £100 000 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year, as he presents the programme

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 03 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Liberace, PD James and Philip Glass 030613

    Julian Clary reviews Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra, Philip Glass discusses Disney, PD James offers her choice

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Jun 14MB

    FrontRow: Sir Alfred Munnings

    Kirsty Lang reassesses the art of Alfred Munnings, as a new film focuses on his early life.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Jeremy Deller - Venice Biennale 30 May 2013

    Artist Jeremy Deller's journey to the Venice Biennale, creating new work for the British Pavilion, charted by presenter

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Akram Khan; The Iraq War; Antonia Fraser 29 May 13

    Dancer and Choreographer Akram Khan on his interpretation of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Chris Mullin and Richard

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 May 13MB

    FrontRow:Byzantium.Lucy Kirkwood.Nick Hytner.Audrey Niffenegger28 May 2013

    Mark Lawson reviews Neil Jordan's vampire film Byzantium; Lucy Kirkwood and Lyndsey Turner on her play Chimerica; Audrey

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 27 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Cathy Come Home and This Life producer Tony Garnett: 27 May 13

    TV and film producer Tony Garnett, whose credits include Cathy Come Home, Kes, Cardiac Arrest and This Life, reflects on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Paul Morley; Angela Gheorghiu 24 MAY 2013

    Paul Morley discusses his new book The North: (And Almost Everything In It); Angela Gheorghiu nominates her Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Erwin Blumenfeld, Lydia Davis, Nigel Kennedy, Constable 230513

    Fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, Lydia Davis, winner of the Man Booker International Prize, Nigel Kennedy's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Khaled Hosseini may 22nd 2013

    The Kite Runner novelist Khaled Hosseini, A.S. Byatt's Cultural Exchange, Michael Landy's kinetic sculptures and Andrew

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Dan Brown; Eddie Braben remembered 21 MAY 2013

    Dan Brown discusses his new novel Inferno; we remember the comedy writer Eddie Braben who has died aged 82; Ed Smith

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 May 14MB

    FrontRow: The Big Wedding; James Salter: David Walliams

    The Big Wedding reviewed; author James Salter speaks to Mark Lawson; why television is obsessed with the Tudors and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 May 14MB

    FrontRow 17May13:Richard Branson, Alison Balsom, Cannes

    With John Wilson: Richard Branson on Tubular Bells; Alison Balsom's Cultural Exchange choice, St Matthew Passion; a

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 May 14MB

    FrontRow: 16 May 13 Rankin; Terence Stamp's Cultural Exchange; Daft Punk

    The photographer Rankin is known for his cutting-edge fashion and advertising images, and his celebrity portraits.He

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Andrew Lloyd Webber; playing yourself; Will Self's Cultural Exchange

    Andrew Lloyd Webber on the restoration of the Theatre Royal in London; the perils of playing yourself in a TV drama;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 May 14MB

    FrontRow: The Great Gatsby; Eurovision; Anne Tyler's Cultural Exchange

    The new film of The Great Gatsby; the Eurovision Song Contest contenders 2013; plans for a French "culture tax" and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Allan Cubitt; the Archbishop of Canterbury

    Writer Allan Cubitt on his new crime drama The Fall; Food on Stage and creating the pie for Titus Andronicus; Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Karl Hyde, The Hothouse, Kate Clanchy, Jodi Picoult 100513

    Harold Pinter's The Hothouse in a revival; Karl Hyde of Underworld; Poet Kate Clanchy on writing her first novel; and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Angela Gheorghiu, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Peter Bazalgette 090513

    Soprano Angela Gheorghiu, a review of the film adaptation of Mohsin Hamid's novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Mud reviewed; crime writer M D Villiers 08 MAY 2013

    Matthew McConaughey stars as a fugitive befriended by two children in Mud, Ryan Gilbey reviews the film; crime writer M

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 May 14MB

    FrontRow: 07 May 2013 Star Trek & Germaine Greer

    Star Trek Into Darkness reviewed by Naomi Alderman; Germaine Greer reveals her favourite cultural item; James Hamilton

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Kwame Kwei-Armah

    Mark Lawson talks to Kwame Kwei-Armah, the Artistic Director of the Center Stage Theatre in Baltimore. They discuss his

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 May 14MB

    FrontRow 03May13:Agnetha Fältskog; Hannibal reviewed

    John Wilson meets Agnetha Fältskog; TV's Hannibal reviewed; Cultural Exchange: writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie chooses

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 May 14MB

    FrontRow: Zoe Wanamaker; Arne Dahl; Suggs

    Zoe Wanamaker on her role in Passion Play, Swedish crime writer Arne Dahl, David Hepworth on the 50th anniversary of The

    Duration: 29 mins

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    FrontRow: Geoffrey Rush

    Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush on his new film The Eye of the Storm; Cultural Exchange - Melvyn Bragg discusses a

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow 30 Apr 13:Tony Garnett; I'm So Excited

    Mark Lawson talks to TV and film producer Tony Garnett; Pedro Almodovar's film, I'm So Excited, is reviewed; Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Apr 14MB

    FR 29Apr13: Nijinsky biography; Dead Man Down

    John Wilson talks to Nijinsky biographer Lucy Moore; Cultural Exchange: Bernardo Bertolucci nominates a favourite film;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: The Eagles, Diana Athill's Cultural Exchange, pubs on stage 260413

    Don Henley and Glenn Frey of The Eagles discuss a new documentary about the band; writer Diana Athill is the latest

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: The Politician's Husband; new John le Carré novel

    Virginia and Peter Bottomley review The Politician's Husband; Adrian Lester reveals his contribution to the Cultural

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: 24 Apr 13 Nick Park; Othello; Mohsin Hamid

    Nick Park's latest creation - the Thrill-O-Matic; Cultural Exchange: Mohsin Hamid; a review of the National Theatre's

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Iron Man 3; Tamara Rojo; Rene Burri

    A review of Iron Man 3; Tamara Rojo's Cultural Exchange; photographer Rene Burri discusses memorable shots

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Tracey Emin; TV's Broadchurch; Bernie reviewed

    Launch of Radio 4’s Cultural Exchange project: tonight Tracey Emin on her favourite art-work; the denouement of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: The Job Lot and The Wright Way; Deep Purple: 19 Apr 13

    With John Wilson, including a review of two new sitcoms The Job Lot and The Wright Way, an interview with Ian Gillan and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Apr 13MB

    FrontRow 18Apr13: Promised Land, Kacey Musgraves

    John Wilson meets singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves; Gus Van Sant's film, Promised Land, starring Matt Damon is

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 17 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Howard Brenton; William McIlvanney: Me and You

    Howard Brenton discusses his new play #aiww, crime writer William McIlvanney on his re-issued crime series Laidlaw,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Apr 12MB

    FrontRow: Thriller writer David Baldacci; director Michael Winterbottom: 16 Apr 2013

    Thriller writer David Baldacci; the art of Saloua Raouda Choucair at Tate Modern; and Michael Winterbottom discusses The

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 15 Apr 12MB

    FrontRow:Olympus Has Fallen, Granta novelists,Derry-Londonderry,Sir Colin Davies 15 Apr 2013

    Front Row reveals the Best of Young British Novelists, as selected by Granta. White House film Olympus has Fallen

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 12 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Oliver Stone; First Position; David Mitchell's opera

    Oliver Stone talks about his new documentary series; a review of the ballet film First Position and David Mitchell and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Apr 12MB

    FrontRow: Dominic Cooke; Rachel Whiteread & Elisabeth Frink; Michael Dobbs 110413

    Dominic Cooke on leaving the Royal Court Theatre; potential contenders for the job of Artistic Director at the National

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 10 Apr 13MB

    FrontRow: Maya Angelou

    The writer Maya Angelou talks to Mark Lawson about her life and work. Her books include I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings,

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 09 Apr 12MB

    FrontRow: Salgado and Sarah Brightman

    John Wilson talks to Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado and to singer and trainee astronaut Sarah Brightman. Gordon

    Duration: 26 mins

  • 08 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Tamara Rojo; James Blake 08 APR 2013

    Tamara Rojo discusses the whereabouts of her friend the dancer Sergei Polunin and her new season at the English National

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow05Apr13: Rijksmuseum; Spring Breakers

    The re-opening of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, following a 10 year transformation; a review of the film Spring Breakers;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Apr 13MB

    FrontRow: Olga Kurylenko; Richard Bean; Arne Dahl

    Playwright Richard Bean on a revival of his play Smack Family Robinson, actress Olga Kurylenko on starring with Tom

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Julian Barnes interview 03 APR 2013

    Julian Barnes, in conversation with Mark Lawson, discusses his latest book Levels of Life which combines history,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow:Museum of the year Shortlist, Richard Bean, A Late Quartet 2 April 2013

    Mark Lawson announces contenders for the Art Fund Museum of the Year prize, talks to playwright Richard Bean, reviews

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Apr 14MB

    FrontRow: Kirsty Lang explores the export of British culture to China

    British musicals, architecture and music are making an impact on the previously closed cultural world in China. Kirsty

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Anne Tyler speaks to Mark Lawson

    In a very rare interview, recorded at her home in Baltimore, the writer Anne Tyler talks to Mark Lawson about her work.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Mar 13MB

    FrontRow: Penny Woolcock, Michael Bolton

    Film-maker Penny Woolcock talks about her latest documentary, One Mile Away, about gangs in Birmingham; singer Michael

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Glenn Patterson and John Yorke

    John Yorke on the secrets of story-telling; Michael Simkins on dealing with award rejection; The Great British Sewing

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: John Logan; Suggs; In the House 26 MAR 2013

    John Logan discusses his new play Peter and Alice starring Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw; Suggs reflects on his

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Trance reviewed; Gillian Lynne

    Danny Boyle's film Trance reviewed, choreographer Gillian Lynne on a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Oliviers, BBC TV

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow22Mar13: The Book Of Mormon; Lee Mack

    John Wilson visits London Zoo's new tiger enclosure, reviews the Broadway hit The Book Of Mormon as it opens in the UK,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow:Nigel Kennedy;The Village; Esther Wilson 21 March 2013

    John Wilson and violinist Nigel Kennedy on Fats Waller and Bach. A century of English village life in TV drama, The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Alan Bennett interview 20 MAR 2013

    Alan Bennett reflects on his recent work for the National Theatre, the inspiration of his parents, and why he doesn't

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Kay Mellor; Compliance reviewed. 19 Mar 13

    Writer Kay Mellor on series two of BBC drama The Syndicate and working with Steven Spielberg, new film Compliance

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: John Eliot Gardiner. Jack The Giant Slayer: 18 Mar 2013

    With Mark Lawson - who speaks to conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner as he prepares for a Bach Marathon, reviews Jack the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: John Ashbery; Our Queen documentary 15 FEB 2013

    American poet John Ashbery discusses his latest collection; Michael Waldman on gaining access to the Royal Family for

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Mar 13MB

    FrontRow: Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel 140313

    Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel on his London residency with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and his work with the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Pompeii; new literature prize 13 Mar 2013

    Details of a new literary prize for writers from all over the world; a sneak peek at the British Museum's new Pompeii

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Edmund de Waal, The Paperboy, George Bellows

    Edmund de Waal, the author of the bestselling Hare with the Amber Eyes, on publishing his grandmother's novel. The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Stephenie Meyer 11/03/13

    Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer; The Incredible Burt Wonderstone reviewed; Simon Starling on his new work for Tate

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow:William Boyd's Longing.7 deadly sins.Hilary Mantel.8Mar2013

    William Boyd's palywriting debut , Longing. Marianne Faithfull, Soweto Kinch, Paul Heaton and Andre de Ridder on the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: David Bowie - the return: 7th Mar 13

    Tony Parsons, Miranda Sawyer and La Roux's Elly Jackson discuss David Bowie's music and influence, in the light of his

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Mark Strong; Tash Aw; Anna & Katy. 6 Mar 13

    Actor Mark Strong on new British thriller Welcome to the Punch, Tash Aw talks about his novel Five Star Billionaire and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow 05Mar13: Side Effects; Lara Croft's comeback

    John Wilson meets artist Chuck Close; writers James Cary and Richard Hurst discuss their sitcom about bomb-disposal;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Mar 13MB

    FrontRow:Oz the Great and Powerful.Written On Skin4Mar2013

    Mark Lawson reviews Sam Raimi film, Oz The Great and Powerfuland talks to George Benjamin and Martin Crimp about their

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Mar 14MB

    FrontRow: Yinka Shonibare; film classification 01 MAR 2013

    Artist Yinka Shonibare discusses his exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Haydn Gwynne, Paul Ritter and Nathaniel

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Robbie Williams: 28 Feb 13

    Best-selling British solo artist Robbie Williams reflects on revealing too much in his songs, his drive to be a pop-star

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 27 Feb 13MB

    FrontRow: Edith Pearlman; the Pope in fiction 27 FEB 2013

    Writer Edith Pearlman discusses the appeal of the short story form; two new TV crime dramas reviewed; Joe Wright's stage

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 26 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Claire Foy and Dinos Chapman

    Claire Foy on Macbeth, Dinos Chapman discusses his debut album and John Wilson reviews The Bay

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Sue Perkins, Brett Anderson, Arbitrage review

    Sue Perkins on her first tv sitcom; Brett Anderson on the comeback of 90s band Suede; the verdict on Richard Gere's new

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow 22Feb13:Damien Hirst; To The Wonder

    With John Wilson: Damien Hirst on humour in art; Terrence Malick's To The Wonder reviewed; R.B. Kitaj's paintings; Marc

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Jacksons interview; Banksy auction: 21 Feb 13

    Jackson brothers Jackie, Marlon and Tito discuss Michael and being back on stage; Slave Labour Banksy auction in Miami;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 20 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: A Chorus Line; New play about football pioneer Walter Tull. 20 Feb 2013

    The classic musical A Chorus Line returns to the London stage, a new play about the pioneering black footballer Walter

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow:Nicole Kidman.Cloud Atlas.Margaret Forster.19Feb2013

    Mark Lawson talks to Nicole Kidman about her films, Stoker and The Paperboy and to Margaret Forster about her novel The

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 19 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Richard Briers remembered; Paul Abbott 18 FEB 2013

    The actor Richard Briers remembered; a review of the Tate Modern's Roy Lichtenstein exhibition; screenwriter Paul

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Simon Beaufoy; music from Mali 15 FEB 2013

    Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy discusses adapting The Full Monty for the stage; Malian musicians Rokia Traore and Salif

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Skyfall and Picasso 14th Feb 2013

    The creator of the Skyfall title sequence interviewed; Becoming Picasso reviewed; Richard Crompton on Nairobi and Naomi

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 13 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Duchamp, David Oyelowo, Mark Ravenhill, dangling storylines 130213

    Marcel Duchamp's American legacy in a new exhibition, playwright Mark Ravenhill trains for a marathon, actor David

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 12 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Catholic documentary Mea Maxima Culpa; Ray Cooney

    Catholic documentary Mea Maxima Culpa reviewed in the light of the Pope's resignation; theatre director Marianne

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Ben Affleck, Jonathan Miller & Barry Rutter, This is 40

    Bafta winner Ben Affleck, Jonathan Miller & Barry Rutter on Rutherford and Son, Judd Apatow's latest film, This is 40

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Tracey Thorn, Gael Garcia Bernal, Warm Bodies. 8 Feb 2013

    Tracey Thorn of Everything But The Girl on her memoir, Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal on his Oscar nominated film No,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: David Morrissey, Glam! at Tate Liverpool, Jake Bugg 07 Feb 13

    John Wilson visits Glam! at Tate Liverpool, a show re-assessing the styles and sounds of the 1970s. He talks to rising

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 06 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow:Harry Hill.John C.Reilly.Ages for Shakespeare. 6 Feb 2013

    With Mark Lawson. Harry Hill on returning to stand up comedy after years of TV burp and Actor John C.Reilly on his roles

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 05 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow 05Feb13:Hopkins as Hitchcock, Ice Age

    Mark Lawson reports on a display of Ice Age artefacts, assesses Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock, and meets architect Peter

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Terry and Bill Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor. 4 Feb 2013

    Terry Jones and his son, director Bill Jones, discuss working together on A Liar's Autobiography; Chiwetel Ejiofor on TV

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Feb 14MB

    FrontRow: Charles Dance, immersive theatre, a forgotten French director

    Actor Charles Dance on his new role, complete with tattoos and a pony tail. A new immersive theatre production

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 31 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Lesley Garrett & British Sea Power

    Lesley Garrett discusses opera; British Sea Power on scoring the sea; House Of Cards, American style, is reviewed; new

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 30 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Rowan Atkinson, Hilary Mantel, Samuel West, Nic Hytner 300113

    Rowan Atkinson on returning to the stage in Quartermaine's Terms, Hilary Mantel, winner of the Costa Book of the Year,

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 29 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Light Show; Benjamin Britten's latest biographer 29 JAN 2013

    Lighting designers Patrick Woodroffe and Paule Constable review Light Show, a new exhibition celebrating the art of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 28 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Kristin Scott Thomas; Film Directors’ Children : 28 Jan 2013

    With Mark Lawson. Kristin Scott Thomas and Lia Williams talk about alternating their roles in Harold Pinter’s play

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 25 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Wilko Johnson; William Scott; The Turn of the Screw 25 Jan 13

    Wilko Johnson, the former Dr Feelgood guitarist, on why learning he has terminal cancer has made him feel "vividly

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 24 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 24Jan13:Alexei Sayle, Vanessa-Mae

    Kirsty Lang talks to Vanessa-Mae about swapping her violin for skis, and to Alexei Sayle about his return to solo

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 23 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Lincoln; Hilary Mantel: Adrian McKinty. 23 Jan 2013

    Steven Spielberg's Lincoln reviewed, Hilary Mantel on having her novels adapted for the stage by the RSC, crime writer

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 22 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Denzel Washington, AS Byatt on Edouard Manet 22 Jan 13

    Mark Lawson speaks to Denzel Washington about Flight; A S Byatt discusses the art of Edouard Manet; Boyd Hilton looks at

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Jan 13MB

    FrontRow21Jan13:Jessica Chastain; Bryan and Mary Talbot

    Mark Lawson talks to Jessica Chastain, star of the film Zero Dark Thirty; pays tribute to Michael Winner, who died

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 18 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Call the Midwife; Ruthie Henshall 18 JAN 2013

    Call the Midwife returns for series two, writer Dreda Say Mitchell gives her verdict; actress and singer Ruthie Henshall

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: I Am Kloot Jan 17th 2013

    John Bramwell on I Am Kloot's new album; Kathleen Jamie on winning the Costa award for best poetry book; John Berry on

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 16 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Actor Brian Cox, Liz Forgan, Tony Oursler, Vikings 160113

    Actor Brian Cox, David Bowie's video producer Tony Oursler, a new exhibition about Vikings in Scotland, and Dame Liz

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 15 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: The Sessions and Polly Stenham

    The Sessions and Ethel reviewed. Polly Stenham and Francesca Segal interviewed

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 14 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Django Unchained, John Sessions, Jonathan Lynn 140113

    Quentin Tarantino's latest film Django Unchained reviewed; Jonathan Lynn on a new version of his TV classic Yes, Prime

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 11 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 11Jan13: My Mad Fat Diary; Matthew Barley

    Kirsty Lang meets cellist Matthew Barley, as he begins a UK tour celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth;

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 10 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow:Oscar Nominations Special 10 Jan 2013

    Mark Lawson discusses the 2013 Oscar nominations with film critcs Chris Tookey and Larushka Ivan-Zadah, and talks to

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Tom Odell, Moby Dick, Utopia 9 Jan 13

    Winner of the 2013 Brits Critics' Choice award Tom Odell, Philip Hoare on getting celebrities to read a chapter of Moby

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 09 Jan 20MB

    TheCulturalExchange: Do critics or clicks shape our choice? 090113

    Mark Lawson and guests - including playwright Mark Ravenhill and TV Exec Lorraine Heggessey - debate how we can best

    Duration: 42 mins

  • 08 Jan 13MB

    FrontRow: Les Mis; Ben Miller: Mo Yan's new novel. 8 Jan 2013

    Actor Ben Miller on the new series of Death in Paradise and life after Armstrong and Miller, Les Miserables reviewed and

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 07 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow 07Jan13:Gangster Squad;author Sally Gardner

    Mark Lawson and Kamila Shamsie discuss Gangster Squad; Royal Opera House Live Online reviewed; Sally Gardner,winner of

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 04 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Haim & The Imposter Jan 4th 2013

    The winners of BBC Sound of 2013, Haim interviewed; Mr Selfridge and The Imposter reviewed; theatre prices investigated

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 03 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Jack Whitehall, Borgen, Stuart Neville 030113

    Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall; Michael Dobbs and Gisela Stuart give their verdicts on the second series of the

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 02 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Costa category winners; 2013 look ahead 02 JAN 2013

    We reveal the category winners of the Costa Book Awards; our people of the year 2012 look ahead to what they'll be up to

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 01 Jan 14MB

    FrontRow: Technology Special with Andy Serkis and Neil Young

    John Wilson explores how new technology will shape our cultural experiences in the coming year. Andy Serkis discusses

    Duration: 29 mins