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  1. Babylon; The Mistress Contract

    Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong on their TV drama Babylon; a review of The Mistress Contract.

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2014

  2. David Bailey; Hanif Kureishi; Isabella Rossellini

    Arts news. Kirsty Lang reviews David Bailey's Stardust exhibition.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2014

  3. Reece Shearsmith; David Hockney prints; Blockbusters

    Mark Lawson talks to actor and comedian Reece Shearsmith about his new series Inside No 9.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2014

  4. Angela Lansbury, Richard Deacon, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Mark Lawson talks to actress Angela Lansbury, who is about to star in Blithe Spirit.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2014

  5. The Bridge stars, Jonathan Lethem, RS Thomas

    Arts news with Mark Thomas, including the strange case of RS Thomas and the crisp packet.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2014

  6. Ralph Fiennes, EL Doctorow, The Last Leg

    Arts news with Mark Lawson, including Ralph Fiennes on directing The Invisible Woman.

    First broadcast: 30 Jan 2014

  7. Matthew McConaughey; Mary Chapin Carpenter; Nathan Filer

    Matthew McConaughey on Dallas Buyers Club; Nathan Filer; Mary Chapin Carpenter.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2014

  8. Juliet Stevenson; The Armstrong Lie

    Arts news with Juliet Stevenson in Beckett's Happy Days, and documentary The Armstrong Lie

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2014

  9. Sunflowers; Chris Riddell

    Martin Bailey and Kirsty Lang visit the National Gallery to see Van Gogh's Sunflowers.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2014

  10. Sir Kenneth Branagh; Michael Symmons Roberts; Sensing Spaces

    Arts news with Mark Lawson, including neth Branagh on directing Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2014

  11. Simon Russell Beale; Lucy Hughes-Hallett

    Simon Russell Beale on King Lear, plus author Lucy Hughes-Hallet, and film script secrecy.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2014

  12. Josie Rourke, Nathan Filer, Julie Hesmondhalgh

    Josie Rourke on directing The Weir, and Julie Hesmondhalgh on leaving Coronation Street.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2014

  13. Kate Atkinson; Outnumbered; August Osage County

    Mark Lawson meets Kate Atkinson, winner of the novel category in the Costa Book Awards.

    First broadcast: 20 Jan 2014

  14. Joyce Carol Oates; Special effects on screen; The Musketeers

    Joyce Carol Oates on new novel Carthage; special effects on screen; The Musketeers return.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2014

  15. Oscars special

    Mark Lawson talks to some of the nominees for this year's Oscars.

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2014

  16. Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber; The Globe's Dominic Dromgoole; photographic culture

    Arts news with Mark Lawson, including cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2014

  17. Christos Tsiolkas, Tim's Vermeer, Maxim Vengerov, new US TV cop dramas

    Christos Tsiolkas, author of The Slap, discusses his new novel Barracuda with Mark Lawson.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2014

  18. The Coen Brothers; The Wolf of Wall Street; TS Eliot Prize winner; John Donnelly

    Arts news with John Wilson, including the winner of the TS Eliot Prize for poetry.

    First broadcast: 13 Jan 2014

  19. Colin Firth; Hostages

    Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including Colin Firth on The Railway Man.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2014

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Binge TV Special

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

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2014

  27. 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

  28. New American Classics

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

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2013

  29. The Young Popstars of 2013

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

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2013

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