Maxine Peake, David Nobbs, Graham Watson, Fields of Vision

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As the final preparations are made for the arrival, in Yorkshire, of the world's most famous cycle race, Front Row comes from Britain's largest county with a special edition dedicated to the first cultural festival to accompany the Tour de France. Kirsty's guests include Maxine Peake on making her stage debut as a playwright with the premiere of Beryl; David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin, discusses his new novel which is set in a small town in the Pennines; Graham Watson on photographing every Tour de France since 1983, and a visit to the Fields of Vision, a project which has turned farmers' fields into works of art.

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Fri 4 Jul 2014 19:15

Maxine Peak

Maxine Peak

Maxine Peake talks about making her stage debut as a playwright with the premiere of Beryl.

Beryl is on at the West Yorkshire Playhouse until 19 July.

David Nobbs

David Nobbs

David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin, discusses his new novel which is set in a small town in the Pennines.

The Second Life of Sally Mottram is out now in paperback.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson

Graham Watson talks about photographing every Tour de France since 1983.

Graham Watson: The Eyes On Le Tour De France is on the White Cloth Gallery until 27 July.

Fields of Vision

Fields of Vision

Front Row pays a visit to the Fields of Vision, a project which has turned farmers’ fields into works of art.

Fields of Vision in the South Pennines until the Autumn.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
Interviewed GuestMaxine Peake
Interviewed GuestDavid Nobbs
Interviewed GuestGraham Watson
Interviewed GuestGeoff Wood
Interviewed GuestSteve Messam
Interviewed GuestJane Revitt
ProducerEkene Akalawu

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