20th-century British dramatists and playwrights in all BBC programmes
Alan Ayckbourn reflects on a career in which he has written 72 full length plays.
Mark Lawson interviews writer Alan Bennett.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
interview by Mark Lawson
presented by Mark Lawson
On music hall, Dennis Potter, and playing a Panto Dame for the first time.
Front Row’s 2009 interview with David Storey
Doris Lessing talks to Mark Lawson about her life and career in this interview from 2001
Playwright, screenwriter, novelist and film-maker
An exploration of the life and legacy of the playwright Joe Orton.
Front Row's Mark Lawson puts Alan Bennett in the hotseat.
Reflects on his career as he publishes his new memoir The Blue Touch Paper.
Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy reads a selection of her poems.
Poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney is in conversation with Mark Lawson.
With Mark Lawson. Seamus Heaney discusses the inspiration for his poetry.