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Nicky Wire from The Manic Street Preachers talks about their new album Lipstick Traces - A Secret History, how the band continue towards a marriage of politics and music as well as the difficulties a group of close friends face over the disappearance of Richie in 1995.

Lipstick Traces - A Secret History by The Manic Street Preachers is available on the Epic label
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WEEKEND ARTS COLLEGE
Weekend Arts College was originally a drop in college for low income children in London but has produced a long and impressive list of alumni across all the arts.

John Wilson takes international jazz star and old boy Julian Joseph and his teacher the writer and trumpeter Ian Carr back to revisist the site of WAC and to explain what it was about the place that made making music so special.
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SUMMER READS: RICHARD DAWKINS
Today we also begin a weekly series of Summer Reads, where Front Row asks well-known figures from the arts to recommend their favourite reading for the summer holidays.

Tonight Professor Richard Dawkins, author of many groundbreaking works on evolutionary biology including The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker takes us through his choices:

The Lion Children by Angus, Maisie and Travers McNeice from Weidenfeld and Nicolson

Red Strangers by Elspeth Huxley from Penguin

The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan from Hodder Headline
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BUFFALO SOLDIERS
Front Row reviews this dark comedy set during the last days of the Cold War.

Buffalo Soldiers opens Friday 18 July, certificate 15
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