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Alan Ayckbourn reflects on a career in which he has written 72 full length plays.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
Alain de Botton discusses his first novel in twenty years - The Course of Love.
On winning the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
A review of The Missing at Glasgow's Tramway Theatre.
On his substantial new publication, Collected Poems.
Andrea Levy on her new book The Long Song.
Blake Morrison reading The Ballad of Shingle Street
Mark Lawson talks to Chinua Achebe for Radio 4’s Front Row. First broadcast in June 2007.
Oscar-winning writer Christopher Hampton reflects on his very first play, When Did You Last See My Mother?
presented by Mark Lawson
Dannie Abse reads his poem Case History for Front Row
Dannie Abse reads Dafydd and the Brecon Deacon's Wife (Storm) for Front Row
Interview originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row, 3 July 2007.
Doris Lessing talks to Mark Lawson about her life and career in this interview from 2001
Playwright, screenwriter, novelist and film-maker
Interviewed by Mark Lawson
Hilary Mantel talking to John Wilson
Rapper Tinie Tempah talks to John Wilson about his admiration for author Malorie Blackman.
Inua Ellams reads his poem Written in Water and Blood
Salman Rushdie speaks to Front Row about the publication of his memoirs.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Mark Lawson talks to writer JK Rowling.
JK Rowling talks to Mark Lawson about her new novel. Hear the full interview at 7.15pm.
The Unauthorised Life has attracted attention due to revelations about Hughes' adultery.
Lucy Prebble on the Adam Buxton Podcast, TV’s The Leftovers & the band Future Islands
Malorie Blackman on her science fiction book for young adults Chasing the Stars
from Front Row 14/06/2010
In an extended interview, Mark Lawson talks to novelist Muriel Spark.