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Front Row

Germaine Greer, Anthony Browne, Beryl Bainbridge reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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When Beryl Bainbridge died in July 2010, she left a novel almost completed. The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress draws on a trip she made to America in 1968, the year when Robert Kennedy was assassinated. Sarah Churchwell reviews.

Germaine Greer discusses the selection of artwork in Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas which is part of the British Museum's Australian Season. Curator Stephen Coppel responds to her views.

Anthony Browne's role as Children's Laureate comes to an end next month. He discusses the importance of drawing, and reflects on the autobiography through pictures which he has co-written with his son, which is called Playing the Shape Game.

The Hangover Part II is a sequel to the successful film starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, which saw them lose the groom and acquire a tiger on a stag night in Las Vegas. This time they travel to Thailand. Matt Thorne reviews.

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