Front Row 20th Anniversary

To mark 20 years of Front Row Kirsty Lang and John Wilson host a celebratory extended edition live from the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House in London.

Liz Carr, Bob Geldof, Lionel Shriver and Testament make their case for what they think is the most significant art work of the last 20 years.

Neil MacGregor, the former director of the British Museum and familiar voice to Radio 4, considers cultural developments and diplomacy since 1998.

There's a live performance from singer-songwriter Rae Morris. She'll join Caleb Femi, the Young People's Laureate for London, and Liv Little, founder and editor-in-chief of gal-dem - a magazine for young women of colour - to consider the scene for young emerging artists and to look ahead to what the next 20 years might bring.

Kate Fox, our poet-in-residence for the day, writes a rapid-response poem.

And Mary Beard pops in to tell us about the new series of Front Row Late which starts later tonight on BBC2.

Presenters: Kirsty Lang and John Wilson
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong and Hannah Robins.

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45 minutes

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Fri 6 Apr 2018 19:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Lang
PresenterJohn Wilson
Interviewed GuestLiz Carr
Interviewed GuestBob Geldof
Interviewed GuestLionel Shriver
Interviewed GuestTestament
Interviewed GuestNeil MacGregor
Interviewed GuestRae Morris
Interviewed GuestCaleb Femi
Interviewed GuestLiv Little
Interviewed GuestMary Beard
PerformerKate Fox
PerformerRae Morris
ProducerRebecca Armstrong
ProducerHannah Robins

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