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.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
Michael Berkeley's guest is playwright, screenwriter and author Alan Bennett.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
Director and actor Alice Lowe meets singer and actor Toyah Willcox.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the history of friendship over the centuries.
Author Iris Murdoch has a complex reputation thanks to her husband's memoirs.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aphra Behn (1640-1689): playwright, poet, spy.
Samira Ahmed explores the life and work of writer Arnold Bennett.
An exploration of playwright Alan Ayckbourn's directing career.
Laurence robes up like Lord Byron, in the costume of an Albanian nobleman.
Ben Elton reveals the personal story behind his new book Two Brothers.
interview by Mark Lawson
Alan Bennett and musicians young and old consider the orchestral heritage of Yorkshire.
Dan Rebellato explores the life and work of playwright Sarah Kane.
Byron writing to his friend Thomas Moore describing is love life and life in Venice
Byron's troubled relationship with his mother
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores Byron's love of costume
Comedy performer Andi Osho.
presented by Mark Lawson
On music hall, Dennis Potter, and playing a Panto Dame for the first time.
John Tusa interviews leading British playwright David Hare.
Front Row’s 2009 interview with David Storey
Author Deborah Moggach talks about the life of Potteries writer Arnold Bennett.
Felicity Evans visits the Forest of Dean, the landscape that author Dennis Potter loved.
Dennis Potter's discusses his early ambitions and how he came to write for television.
Matthew Sweet reassseses the life, work and legacy of playwright Dennis Potter.