An extended interview with dramatist Lucy Prebble. Read more
An extended interview with dramatist Lucy Prebble
An extended interview with dramatist Lucy Prebble.
Women’s Prize For Fiction - Natalie Haynes; 2020 International Booker Prize winner; Agatha Christie’s lost play, The Lie
Natalie Haynes on A Thousand Ships; International Booker Prize winner reviewed.
Eastenders returns, Composer Errollyn Wallen, Katy Perry profiled, I'm Thinking of Ending Things reviewed
The return of Eastenders & composer Errollyn Wallen on rearranging Jerusalem for the Proms
Luke Jerram, Elena Ferrante's new novel, Bolu Babalola, Britney Spears's conservatorship battle
Luke Jerram on In Memoriam - his artwork to commemorate those lost to the pandemic.
Robert Macfarlane, bestselling author, walker, mountaineer and campaigner, talks to Kirsty Lang
Robert Macfarlane on his books, collaborating with artists and musicians and campaigning.
Ruth Jones, Roger Kneebone, Game Review, The Tempest
Ruth Jones, Roger Kneebone on craft and skills, Game Review, The Tempest.
Bernardine Evaristo shortlisted for Women's Prize, Anoushka Shankar at the Proms, Film Les Misérables reviewed
Bernardine Evaristo, Anoushka Shankar at the Proms, Film Les Misérables reviewed.
The office in culture, Kate Clanchy, publishers' Super Thursday
The history of the office in culture; Kate Clanchy on her book How to Grow Your Own Poem.
Mulan review, Lorna Sage's memoir 20 years on, and must art be political?
Does Disney's live-action remake of Mulan work?
Benjamin Grosvenor performs for Front Row
Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, Venice Film Festival, Understanding artworks.
Andrew O'Hagan, The Singapore Grip, Theatre at the point of no return
Andrew O'Hagan on his novel Mayflies. Plus ITV's new drama The Singapore Grip.
The future of Arts broadcasting, Winner of 2020 Women's Prize For Fiction, Film director Antonio Campos
The future of Arts broadcasting, Women's Prize For Fiction winner, Antonio Campos.
Lang Lang, Diana Rigg remembered, Cinema distribution under Covid-19
Mark Gatiss on Diana Rigg and Lang Lang discusses Bach's Goldberg Variations at the piano.
David Tennant on playing Dennis Nilsen, BBC National Short Story Award shortlist announced, The Painted Bird reviewed
David Tennant on playing infamous serial killer Dennis Nilsen.
Dennis Kelly on The Third Day, Nica Burns, Jan Carson, Sir Terence Conran
Writer Dennis Kelly, and theatre producer Nica Burns.
2020 Booker shortlist, Nicholas Serota, author Sarah Hall
2020 Booker shortlist, Nicholas Serota, BBC National Short Story Award nominee Sarah Hall.
Tricky, Ratched reviewed, live theatre returns to The Playhouse Londonderry, NSSA nominee Jack Houston
Tricky on his new album, Fall to Pieces. Plus live theatre returns to Northern Ireland
Rocks, Phoebe Stuckes, Eley Williams
New film Rocks, Poet Phoebe Stuckes, and the JK Rowling controversy.
Katherine Ryan, Nick Hornby, artist Mark Bradford, TV drama Us reviewed
Katherine Ryan in The Duchess.
ENO drive in opera, ITV drama Honour, Jesse Armstrong, 'Festival of Brexit'
New ITV drama Honour, Jesse Armstrong, Drive in opera, 'Festival of Brexit'.
Skin, The Box in Plymouth, Sean Borodale
Skin from Skunk Anansie on her new memoir.
Mike Bartlett, Miss Juneteenth film, theatres repurposed as courtrooms, Susanna Clarke
Mike Bartlett's Doctor Foster spinoff, Miss Juneteenth, Susanna Clarke's new novel
David McKee - BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, Royal Academy dilemma, Serlina Boyd on Cocoa Girl
David McKee, creator of Elmer and Mr Benn, on his BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award.
Poetry and performance from Cumbria's Contains Strong Language festival
Poets Kate Clanchy, Jacob Polley and Zosia Wand join Katie Popperwell at the festival.
Michael Kiwanuka, Boys in the Band film, the future for arts freelancers
Mercury Prize winner Michael Kiwanuka, The Boys in the Band film; freelancers in the arts.
Little Mix: The Search, Artemisia Gentileschi, No Masks
The National Gallery's ground-breaking Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition
Miss Virginia, Helen Reddy remembered, Sarah Nicolls, Gary Clarke
Miss Virginia reviewed, and Sarah Nicolls who plays an inside-out vertical grand piano.
An extended interview with Graham Norton
A special half hour Front Row with Graham Norton.
Radha Blank, Chuck D, Dramas The Trial of the Chicago 7 and The Comey Rule reviewed
Radha Blank in The 40 Year Old Version, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Dana Gioia, Friday Reviews
Grace Jones exhibition, Steve McQueen's film Mangrove, A newly rediscovered work by Henry Purcell
Grace Before Jones: Camera, Disco, Studio - a new exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary.
2020 BBC National Short Story Award and the BBC Young Writers' Award
We announce the winners of the National Short Story Award and the Young Writers' Award.
Melanie C, live music industry in crisis, Johnny Nash remembered
We consider the future of music making across the UK amidst musicians' protest.
Skunk Anansie's Skin on her new memoir
Skin, the lead vocalist of British band Skunk Anansie, looks back over her life.
Alex Wheatle, Miranda July, Football club appoints Artistic Director, London Film Festival roundup
Alex Wheatle's new novel, Miranda July film Kajillionaire, London Film Festival roundup.
Museum of the Year recipients. Arts minister Caroline Dinenage on the Cultural Recovery Fund results
As the first of the government grants are awarded we ask if it is going to be enough.
Hugh Laurie on new drama Roadkill, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Arts degrees and Covid
Hugh Laurie on new drama Roadkill, Aberdeen Art Gallery, arts degrees during Covid.
Jodi Picoult, Science Museum, winners and losers of the Cultural Recovery Fund
Jodi Picoult on her novel The Book of Two Ways.
Anais Mitchell on creating her musical, Hadestown
Anais Mitchell on Hadestown; Belfast International Arts Festival; Chris Killip remembered.
Roddy Doyle, Gairloch Museum, Kronos Quartet, Dr Blood's Old Travelling Show
Roddy Doyle on his new novel Love, and The Kronos Quartet celebrate Pete Seeger.
Nicole Kidman, Professional magicians and COVID, Birmingham Royal Ballet
Nicole Kidman's new thriller, Professional magicians and COVID, Birmingham Royal Ballet
Aké Festival special: Tayari Jones, Derek Owusu, Victor Ehikhamenor, Sara-Jayne Makwala King
A collaboration with the Aké Festival: leading black writers and artists in discussion
Francois Ozon's Summer of '85; Acclaimed violinist Tasmin Little; Derry International Choir Festival
Violinist Tasmin Little, Derry International Choir Festival, Review of Summer of '85.
James Graham, Nottingham's Rock City celebrates 40 years, Liam Bailey, Phoebe Boswell
Geeta Pendse presents from Nottingham, with local lad James Graham on his new rom-com.
Frankenstein, William Boyd, Rachel Whiteread, The Sister
Frankenstein: six young artists challenge how today's society creates its own monsters.
Sofia Coppola, Booker Book Group with Diane Cook, Olivier Awards
Sofia Coppola's new film, Diane Cook’s Booker Book Group, Olivier Awards roundup
Elisabeth Moss, Julia Bullock, memorialising loved ones in video games
Elisabeth Moss on playing horror writer Shirley Jackson and directing The Handmaid's Tale
His House director Remi Weekes, Booker Prize Book Group with Tsitsi Dangarembga
Tsitsi Dangarembga discusses her novel This Mournable Body in the Booker Prize Book Group
Dawn French talks about her comedy and novel writing careers
Dawn French discusses her latest novel and reflects on a long and varied comedy career.
Sam Smith, Turner's Modern World, Cold War Steve, US elections on film
Sam Smith's new album Love Goes, Cold War Steve, American elections on film, JWM Turner.
Cellist Steven Isserlis plays, the lockdown's impact on the arts and Booker shortlisted Avni Doshi
Cellist Steven Isserlis plays, arts in the new lockdown, Booker shortlisted Avni Doshi.
Kristin Scott Thomas talks about playing Mrs Danvers in Rebecca
Dame Kristin Scott Thomas discusses the fine details of screen acting with Tom Sutcliffe.
Alice Oswald's Weather Anthology, What a Carve Up!, Memoir writing
Poet Alice Oswald discusses Gigantic Cinema: A Weather Anthology, and writing memoirs.
Could being visually impaired enhance an artist’s work?
Documentary The Disordered Eye and Booker Book Club with Maaza Mengiste.
Dame Judi Dench and Wendy Craig remember Geoffrey Palmer; Ruth Wilson; Graeae; Kylie and Little Mix albums; Ted Hughes's Crow
Ruth Wilson in His Dark Materials; Dame Judie Dench remembers Geoffrey Palmer
The Voices of the Women in Classical Myths in 15 Heroines; Front Row's Book Group with Booker Nominee Douglas Stuart
Women in classical myths speak in 15 Heroines; Front Row's Book Club with Douglas Stuart
Abel Selaocoe, Billie Holiday, Edoardo Ponti on Sophia Loren
South African cellist and singer Abel Selaocoe's classical, African and contemporary music
Tana French, Mary Wollstonecraft statue, Industry, Ralph McTell's The Unknown Warrior
Tana French on her new novel; Ralph McTell's musical tribute to The Unknown Soldier.
Booker Prize Book Group, Julian Lloyd Webber on Malcolm Arnold, Nick Park's lockdown discovery
Booker Prize Book Group, Julian Lloyd Webber on Malcolm Arnold, Nick Park's lockdown life.
Steve McQueen, The Simpsons, Brutal North, Jenny Sturgeon
Steve McQueen on his Small Axe films and the enduring popularity of The Simpsons.
Fela Kuti documentary; writing and reading trauma; The Queen's Gambit review
Fela Kuti documentary maker, Biyi Bandele; books dealing with trauma; The Queen's Gambit
Patrick, Colm Tóibín on James Joyce, Amy Macdonald, Christopher Reid
Belgian film Patrick, Colm Tóibín on James Joyce's The House Of The Dead.
Gillian Anderson, South Georgia artist commission, the role of literary prizes
Gillian Anderson on portraying Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of The Crown.
The 2020 Booker Prize Ceremony
A Front Row special live from the Roundhouse, London
Tim Minchin, Jan Morris remembered, new gaming consoles, Nicholas Pinnock
Tim Minchin on his debut solo album Apart Together, and new gaming consoles.
Booker Prize winner Douglas Stuart on Shuggie Bain
Booker prize winner Douglas Stuart on his novel Shuggie Bain.
Simon Russell Beale; Costa Book Awards shortlists; Guy Garvey
Simon Russell Beale on Scrooge; Costa Book Awards shortlists announced; Guy Garvey.
Playwright Roy Williams, Poet Fred D'Aguiar, Defending Digga D documentary
Roy Williams' new drama Death of England, poems from Fred D'Aguiar, Defending Digga D doc.
Hollywood star Amy Adams, Corrie at 60 and Musician Jake Blount
Hollywood actress Amy Adams on her new movie, Hillbilly Elegy.
Mandolin player Avi Avital, Marina Abramović, Possessor reviewed
Avi Avital on the wonders of the mandolin and its repertoire.