bbc.co.uk
Home
Explore the BBC
Radio 4
PROGRAMME FINDER:
Programmes
Podcast
Schedule
Presenters
PROGRAMME GENRES:
News
Drama
Comedy
Science
Religion|Ethics
History
Factual
Messageboards
Radio 4 Tickets
Radio 4 Help

About the BBC

Contact Us

Help


Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 
BBC Radio 4 - 92 to 94 FM and 198 Long WaveListen to Digital Radio, Digital TV and OnlineListen on Digital Radio, Digital TV and Online

Arts and Drama
FRONT ROW
MISSED A PROGRAMME?
Go to the Listen Again page
PROGRAMME INFO
Weekdays 19.15 - 19.45
Radio 4's daily live magazine programme reporting on the world of arts, literature, film, media and music. 

EMAIL FRONT ROW 
with your comments or question.
LISTEN TO THE LATEST PROGRAMMEListen
Listen to the programme clips with each feature.
PRESENTERS
Mark Lawson, Francine Stock and John Wilson
Mark Lawson, Francine Stock and John Wilson
LATEST PROGRAMME
Wednesday 26 May
Maoist rebel, One Day of War: Nepal, BBC Two 27, May 2004
Go to HomepageListen to the latest Front RowGo to Top InterviewsGo to Email

WEDNESDAY 26 MAY

Presented by Francine Stock

FUDDY MEERS
Journalist Polly Toynbee reviews David Lindsay-Abaire's play Fuddy Meers, the first London production of director Sam Mendes' film and theatre company, Scamp. A big success in New York five years ago, the play explores the comic possibilities of memory loss.

Fuddy Meers is at the Arts Theatre, London

Listen to the item


CONTEMPORARY ART FIRE
John Wilson talks to the artist Michael Craig Martin, who has lost work in this week's fire at an East London warehouse, and reports on the impact the fire might have on the art insurance industry.

BBC News: Fire 'destroys' Saatchi classics
The Saatchi Gallery

Listen to the item


ONE DAY OF WAR
Jonathan Steele of the The Guardian discusses BBC Two's documentary One Day of War, which interweaves footage from a day in the life of soldiers in sixteen different conflicts around the world.

One Day of War is on BBC Two tonight at 9pm, with further coverage straight afterwards on BBC Four

BBC: One Day of War

Listen to the item


A TRAGEDY OF FASHION
This week the Sadlers Wells Rambert Dance Company celebrate the centenary of choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton with Ian Spink's new version of his ballet, A Tragedy of Fashion. Front Row explores how Ashton's meeting with Polish dance teacher Marie Rambert in 1926 led to the beginning of British ballet.

Ian Spink's new version of A Tragedy of Fashion is at Sadlers Wells Theatre in London until the end of the week. It then tours to Birmingham, Oxford and Glasgow

Listen to the item


FALLEN IDOL
A look at this week's album charts reveals a notable absence of manufactured bands or reality tv artists. Andrew Harrison of Word Magazine looks at whether the manufactured pop bubble has burst.

BBC News: Artists cuts drive EMI into a loss

Listen to the item


Go to Previous Programme
Listen Live
Audio Help
SEARCH FRONTROW

Type in the relevant words, whether subject or name. Search facility only goes back to the end of February.
DON'T MISS


ARCHERS

Latest: 404 Not Found

Not Found

The requested URL /cgi-bin/radio4/archers/todays_teaser.pl was not found on this server.


Interactive map. Pan and zoom through the entire village, discover more about the locations and characters.
Weekdays, 7 - 7.15pm and the Omnibus on Sunday, 10.00 - 11.15am.


OPEN BOOK

Mariella Frostrup with news from the world of books. Listen to the latest edition online or browse the interviews. Sunday and Thursday, 4.00 to 4.30pm, except the first Sunday in the month.
ARTS AND DRAMA ON 4
The Archers
Afternoon Play
Book of the Week
Book at Bedtime
The Classic Serial
Woman's Hour Drama
The Saturday Play
The Friday Play
The Afternoon Reading
Back Row
Front Row
Open Book
Saturday Review
RELATED PROGRAMMES

News & Current Affairs | Arts & Drama | Comedy & Quizzes | Science | Religion & Ethics | History | Factual

Back to top

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy