Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


Arts news and reviews with John Wilson, including an interview with singer Chris Martin and drummer Will Champion from Coldplay, who talk about the release of their fourth album and the pressure of life at the top.

The writers behind The Likely Lads, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, have adapted their television show for the stage. John and writer David Almond, who grew up in the North East, review the result.

There's also a review of the Oscar-winning documentary, Taxi to the Dark Side, directed by Alex Gibney. Plus a report on an exhibition of work where the subject of the portraits have the eye condition Macular Degeneration.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 12 Jun 2008 19:15

Front Row on TV

Front Row on TV

Join Mary Beard and guests for live and late debate on Friday evenings on BBC Two.

BBC Arts Digital

Arts logo red

The best of British culture live and on demand.