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  1. Istanbul Special: Orhan Pamuk; Magnificent Century; Baba Zula

    John Wilson on the arts in Istanbul, including an interview with the novelist Orhan Pamuk.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2014

  2. Bletchley Circle creator Guy Burt; author Donal Ryan; the rise of Nollywood

    Arts news with Mark Lawson, including Guy Burt on writing The Bletchley Circle.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2014

  3. Delivery Man; Graeme Simsion; comedy in Indonesia

    Arts news with Mark Lawson, including Graeme Simsion on his surprise hit The Rosie Project

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2014

  4. Costa Book Awards; 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen; Mexico's cultural leaders

    Arts news, interviews and reviews. Steve McQueen talks about 12 Years a Slave.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2014

  5. Naomie Harris; Nigella Lawson in The Taste; Mahan Esfahani; 2014 in books and art

    Arts news, reviews and interviews, including Naomie Harris on playing Winnie Mandela.

    First broadcast: 03 Jan 2014

  6. Last Vegas; Jarvis Cocker and Martin Wallace; Tom Price

    Arts news, including Last Vegas reviewed, Jarvis Cocker and Martin Wallace, and Tom Price.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2014

  7. Binge TV Special

    Kirsty Lang explores the rise of box sets and streaming versus traditional television.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2014

  8. Adil Ray, Helen Lederer, Jackie Clune and Mark Billingham compete in the Front Row Quiz

    Mark Lawson turns quizmaster as two teams compete in the Front Row Quiz of the Year.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2013

  9. New American Classics

    Mark Lawson examines the American fiction that made the headlines in 2013.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2013

  10. The Young Popstars of 2013

    John Wilson interviews 2013's leading young artists from the world of popular music.

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2013

  11. Front Row Special on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Naomi Alderman explores the creative legacy of the cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2013

  12. Sir Derek Jacobi

    Sir Derek Jacobi looks back with Mark Lawson over a career that has spanned half a century

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2013

  13. People of the Year 2013, part 2

    Mark Lawson meets the people who have made headlines in arts, culture and entertainment.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2013

  14. People of the Year 2013, part 1

    Mark Lawson meets the people who have made headlines in the world of arts in 2013.

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2013

  15. Julie Andrews; All Is Lost; Michael Palin; protecting art during war

    Arts news, interviews and reviews. Kirsty Lang talks to Julie Andrews.

    First broadcast: 20 Dec 2013

  16. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, David Morrissey, Cities of Culture that weren't, Text on screen

    Arts news with John Wilson plus a review of Ben Stiller in The Secret Live of Walter Mitty

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2013

  17. Coriolanus, Olivia Colman, Alex Ferguson's ghost writer, comedy DVDs

    Arts news. Mark Lawson reviews Tom Hiddleston's interpretation of Coriolanus.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2013

  18. Mark Gatiss, American Hustle reviewed, Albums of 2013

    Mark Gatiss, American Hustle reviewed and the best albums of 2013.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2013

  19. Andrew Lloyd Webber; Christmas TV; Anchorman 2

    Andrew Lloyd Webber on his new musical Stephen Ward; Mishal Husain reviews Anchorman 2.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2013

  20. Martin Freeman; American Psycho; Crime books round-up

    Mark Lawson talks to Martin Freeman, star of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2013

  21. Victoria Wood, Neon Artwork, Sam Smith, Moonfleet

    John Wilson is with Victoria Wood in Salford for the unveiling of a new work of art.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2013

  22. Alan Bennett, Terry Pratchett, The Duck House, The Great Train Robbery

    Mark Lawson presents news from the worlds of arts, literature, film and music.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2013

  23. Christmas singles; new Stieg Larsson story; Drawing the Line

    Mark Lawson samples this year's festive singles with Front Row's Christmas Jukebox.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2013

  24. Derren Brown; Eimear McBride; MJ Delaney

    Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including Derren Brown on how to steal valuable paintings.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2013

  25. Lenny Henry on Nelson Mandela; Lesley Manville; Beauty and the Beast

    Arts news and reviews with Kirsty Lang, including Lenny Henry's tribute to Nelson Mandela.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2013

  26. Kill Your Darlings, John Newman, Emil and the Detectives, Autobiographies

    Arts news, including a review of Daniel Radcliffe in beat poets film Kill Your Darlings.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2013

  27. Jude Law in Henry V; Atiq Rahimi; Politicians and music; 28 Up South Africa

    Mark Lawson and guests review Jude Law's performance as Henry V on the West End.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2013

  28. Nebraska; One-woman shows; John Pilger

    Arts news, interviews and reviews with Mark Lawson, including a review of Nebraska.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2013

  29. Hilary Mantel; Spike Lee's Oldboy; Liberty and Bergdorf's

    Mark Lawson talks to author Hilary Mantel about two new RSC stage productions of her work.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2013

  30. Coronation Street set; Chapman brothers; Jeune et Jolie

    Arts news. John Wilson tours the new set of Coronation Street with Tony Warren.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2013

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