04/03/2009

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Presented by John Wilson.

Rare photographs drawn from the archives of legendary explorers such as Sir John Franklin, Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton are available to view freely online, in a new project from the University of Cambridge. Sir Ranulph Fiennes talks to John about his contribution to the Freeze Frame project and writer Francis Spufford reveals his thoughts on the archive.

Celebrated documentary-maker Jane Treays discusses American Teen, a new US documentary which follows four 17 year-olds through their last year at a school in a small town in Indiana.

The brainchild of rock promoter Harvey Goldsmith, the British Music Experience is a new permanent interactive music exhibition within London's O2. Harvey gives John an early preview of the attraction, and music journalist Robert Sandall offers his verdict .

Comedian Danny Robins explores a new trend in cinema-going: the secret film night. He finds out how people across the UK are turning up at unlikely locations to watch a movie, the identity of which will only be revealed once they show up at the venue.

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Wed 4 Mar 2009 19:15

Front Row's Cultural Exchange

Cultural Exchange

Seventy-five leading creative minds choose a favourite cultural work.

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