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Deathtrap and Michael Sheen completes his Blair trilogy

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First broadcast:
Wednesday 08 September 2010

With Mark Lawson. Crime writer Frances Fyfield reviews a new staging of Ira Levin's thriller Deathtrap, with a cast including Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Groff from Glee, and Claire Skinner.

Martin Sheen completes his Blair trilogy acting opposite Dennis Quaid as Clinton in Peter Morgan's new TV drama The Special Relationship. Journalists Anne McElvoy and Stryker McGuire give their views.

The Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread made her name with large plaster cast sculptures including one taken from the inside of a Victorian house which was later demolished. As her drawings go on show at Tate Britain, she discusses how they inform her work.

Pianist Paul Lewis discusses completing his cycle of Beethoven piano concertos at this year's Proms.

And another instalment of the Front Row chain story with contributions from writers including Frederick Forsyth and Felix Francis. The complete story is available on the Front Row website.

Producer Martin Williams.

Chapters

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  • The Special Relationship

    • The Special Relationship

      Martin Sheen completes his Blair trilogy acting opposite Dennis Quaid as Clinton in Peter Morgan's new TV drama The Special Relationship.

  • Rachel Whiteread

    • Rachel Whiteread

      The Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread discusses her drawings now on show at Tate Britain.

  • Deathtrap

    • Deathtrap

      Crime writer Frances Fyfield reviews a new staging of Ira Levin's thriller Deathtrap, with a cast including Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Groff from Glee, and Claire Skinner.

  • Chain Story

    • Chain Story

      And another instalment of the Front Row chain story with contributions from writers including Frederick Forsyth and Felix Francis.

  • Paul Lewis

    • Paul Lewis

      Pianist Paul Lewis discusses completing his cycle of Beethoven piano concertos at this year's Proms.

  • Deathtrap

    Main picture shows: Simon Russell Beale and Jonathan Groff in Deathtrap.
    Photographer: Hugo Glendinning

    Deathtrap is on at the Noël Coward theatre in London until 22 January.

    Noel Coward Theatre
  • The Special Relationship

    The Special Relationship is on BBC2 on Saturday 18 September at 9:45pm and is released on DVD on 20 September.

  • Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread

    Picture shows: Rachel Whiteread
    Study (Blue) for "Floor" 1992
    Tate.
    Copyright: Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread: Drawings
    8 September 2010 - 16 January 2011
    at the Tate Britain.

    Tate Britain
  • Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread

    Picture shows: Rachel Whiteread
    Untitled (Bath IV) 1996
    Copyright: Rachel Whiteread
    Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York and Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Rome.

    Rachel Whiteread: Drawings
    8 September 2010 - 16 January 2011
    Tate Britain.

    Tate Britain
  • Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread
    Photocredit: Johnnie Shand Kydd
    Rachel Whiteread Portrait 2008.

    Rachel Whiteread: Drawings
    8 September 2010 - 16 January 2011
    Tate Britain.

    Tate Britain
  • Paul Lewis

    Paul Lewis performs all five of Beethoven's Piano Concertos at this year's BBC Proms.

    BBC Proms - Paul Lewis
  • Chain Story

    The latest instalments in the Front Row Chain Story.

    Front Row Chain Story

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