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ROBERT KING
Rosie Goldsmith interviews Robert King who will conduct a special Prom concert which brings to life the 1727 Coronation of King George II.

Robert King and The Kings Consort and Orchestra perform The Coronation of King George II at the Proms in London on Tuesday evening, August 13.
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ANY TIME NOW
Jenny Colgan reviews the new BBC ONE drama set in Dublin about three women friends in their 30s.

The first of the 6 parts of Any Time Now in on BBC ONE at 2235 tonight.
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LYNN COADY
Rosie Goldsmith talks to Canadian writer Lynn Coady about her new novel Saints of Big Harbour.

Lynn Coady’s Saints of Big Harbour is published by Jonathan Cape.
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GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS
Paul Wombell, Director of the Photographer's Gallery in London, discusses the history and importance of the group photograph.
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WATTSTAX FESTIVAL
On the 30th anniversary of the Wattstax festival, which marked the black power struggle in the US - Front Row considers the Wattstax phenomenon talking to DJ Charlie Gillett, Lee Pinkerton and Al Bell, the former head of Stax records.

A Wattstax [LIVE] CD is out on the Stax label.
A Wattstax CD box-set will be released on Ace records in September.
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