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20/01/2010

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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 20 January 2010

Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson.

John Sullivan discusses his new series Rock and Chips, a prequel to the much loved sitcom Only Fools and Horses which Sullivan created and wrote.

Front Row remembers Erich Segal, the classics professor from Harvard and Yale who wrote the best-selling novel Love Story, which became a hugely successful film starring Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw

A Prophet, the latest film from the director of The Beat That My Heart Skipped, is a hard-hitting drama set in a tough Parisian prison. The film, which follows one convict's rise through the mafia ranks, won the Grand Jury Prize in Cannes. Crime novelist Denise Mina reviews.

As 26-year-old American trumpeter Christian Scott prepares to release a new album, Kevin LeGendre considers the choices young jazz musicians have to make about their sound and their style.

  • A Prophet

    A Prophet opens in selected cinemas across the country on Friday, certificate 18.

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