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Andrew Lloyd Webber; Boyhood reviewed; A Man Called Ove

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 07 July 2014

In tonight's Front Row, Andrew Lloyd Webber talks about the return of Cats to the West End stage, directed by Trevor Nunn, and a review of Richard Linklater's new film Boyhood - which was filmed over twelve years and tells the story of a divorced couple raising their son from age 6 to age 18.
Also in the programme: Kirsty meets Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove, the word-of-mouth bestseller in Sweden and this week's Book at Bedtime on Radio 4. Ove is a newly-retired, very grumpy widower, but behind the surly pedant there is a story, and a sadness.
And as Ed Sheeran's new album X retains its number one position, we examine maths in pop songs.

Chapters

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  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Andrew Lloyd Webber talks about the return of Cats to the West End stage

  • Boyhood

    Larushka Ivan Zadeh reviews Richard Linklater's new film Boyhood

  • Fredrik Backman

    Kirsty meets the author of A Man Called Ove, the word-of-mouth bestseller in Sweden

  • El Salvador

    Discussing El Salvador's President who's converted his official home into an art gallery

  • Maths in Pop

    As Ed Sheeran's new album X retains its pole position, we examine maths in pop songs

  • Boyhood

    Ellar Coltrane as Mason & Ethan Hawke as Dad in Boyhood

    Boyhood is released in UK cinemas on Friday 11 July 2014, certificate 15.

     

    Image: Ellar Coltrane as Mason & Ethan Hawke as Dad in Boyhood
    © Universal Pictures

  • Cats

    Photo of touring production of Cats

    A new production of Cats will run from Saturday 6 December 2014 until Saturday 28 February 2015 at the London Palladium.

     

    Image: Touring production of Cats

    Photo Credit: Alessandro Pinna

  • Fredrik Backman

    Fredrik Backman
    A Man Called Ove written by Fredrik Backman is published by Sceptre. You can also hear it as Book at Bedtime starting on Monday 7 July 2014 at 22:45 on Radio 4.

Credits

Presenter
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Interviewed Guest
Fredrik Backman
Interviewed Guest
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest
David Quantick
Producer
Rebecca Nicholson

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