07/01/2009

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Presented by Mark Lawson.

Mark Eccleston reviews Danny Boyle's latest film, Slumdog Millionaire (an adaptation of the book Q and A by Vikas Swarup, which was serialised on BBC Radio 4). The film follows a contestant on the Hindi version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and has already been nominated for awards in America and Britain.

The system of payments made by radio broadcasters for playing music is under review at a time when the economic climate and the effect of downloading is affecting the balance sheets of record companies and artists. Front Row talks to Jay Crawford of commercial station Real Radio Scotland, Felix Howard of EMI Publishing International and Peter Leathem of the PPL ,who license music for use in broadcasting.

Mark meets the architect Peter Clegg, whose studio Feilden Clegg Bradley won the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2008. Clegg discusses the use of daylight and natural materials in his buildings and examines the challenges faced by the architectural community at the start of a global recession.

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