Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction judge Aminatta Forna announces the shortlist. Plus, poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko remembered and Slovakian violinists Vladimir and Anton.
The writer Viv Groskop reflects on the life of the Soviet-era poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for his epic work Babi Yar, who died at the weekend aged 84.
The shortlist for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction is announced live by judge and novelist Aminatta Forna, who discusses the novels that made it though from the longlist of 16.
Pulitzer Prize nominee Rajiv Joseph discusses the European premiere of his award-winning play Guards at the Taj. Taking as its starting point the legends surrounding the building of the Taj Mahal, Joseph's play examines the human price paid throughout history for the whims of those in power.
The duelling Slovakian violinists, brothers Vladimir and Anton Jablokov, who have performed on the Last Night of the Proms, bring their instruments to the Front Row studio, and discuss the influence of their Russian grandfather on their choice of the music they perform.
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Producer Jerome Weatherald.
Baileys Prize shortlist
Anton and Vladimir Jablokov
Yevgeny Yevtushenko RIP
Vladimir and AntonDuelling violinists
Vladimir and Anton's cd Live is out now
Role Contributor Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald Interviewed Guest Viv Groskop Interviewed Guest Aminatta Forna Interviewed Guest Rajiv Joseph Interviewed Guest Vladimir Jablokov Interviewed Guest Anton Jablokov