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Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bernardine Evaristo travels to New York to trace the steps that Amiri Baraka took towards establishing the black arts movement. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Patricia St Hilaire
Interviewed Guest:
Paulette Randall
Interviewed Guest:
Hazel Carey
Interviewed Guest:
Angelina Fiordellisi
Interviewed Guest:
Jerry Gafio Watts
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Bernardine travels to Newark, the city where Amiri Baraka spent much of his life, and talks to poets Sonia Sanchez and Nikki Giovanni - two luminaries of the black arts movement. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Komozi Woodward
Interviewed Guest:
Sonia Sanchez
Interviewed Guest:
Nikki Giovanni
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Paulette Randall
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia St Hilaire
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

National Theatres, Mark Morris, It Must Schwing!

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

The leaders of the UK's four national theatres discuss the place of their companies in the UK’s civic and cultural life. Plus a chat with choreographer Mark Morris. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Rufus Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Arwel Gruffydd
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Wylie
Interviewed Guest:
Kully Thiarai
Interviewed Guest:
Matthew Halsall

Front Row

Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Novelist Philippa Gregory reviews Gentleman Jack. Plus the question of correcting the contemporary art canon, and #BeMoreMartyn - the verbatim play inspired by Martyn Hett. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Gregory
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Douglas
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Legg
Interviewed Guest:
James Harper
Interviewed Guest:
Lyn Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Lee
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Derek Jacobi; Naomi Watts on Diana; Orphan Black

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Derek Jacobi reflects on his life and career, Naomi Watts discusses playing Princess Diana on film, and the verdict on the TV drama Orphan Black, which focuses on human cloning. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Jacobi
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Watts
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Rufus Norris; David Jason; Jeremy Deller

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Mark Lawson, including an interview with actor David Jason as he publishes a memoir, and a visit to artist Jeremy Deller's new exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
David Jason
Interviewed Guest:
Rufus Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Deller
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Victoria Wood, Neon Artwork, Sam Smith, Moonfleet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson is joined by writer and comedian Victoria Wood for a special edition of the live daily arts programme, featuring the switch-on of this year's Front Row neon artwork. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Wood
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Coronation Street set; Chapman brothers; Jeune et Jolie

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson tours the new set of Coronation Street with Tony Warren, interviews the Chapman brothers about their new show Come and See, and reviews the film Jeune et Jolie. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Warren
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Nicholls
Interviewed Guest:
Jake Chapman
Interviewed Guest:
Dinos Chapman
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Sir Derek Jacobi

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

In conversation with Mark Lawson, Sir Derek Jacobi looks back over a career that has spanned half a century. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Jacobi
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Joe Orton

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

An exploration of the life and legacy of the playwright Joe Orton whose plays, Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot, and What The Butler Saw, challenged British theatre in the 1960s. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Leonie Orton
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Norman
Interviewed Guest:
Jenna Forbes
Interviewed Guest:
John Lahr
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Hancock
Interviewed Guest:
Nikolai Foster
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Maxine Peake and Sarah Frankcom, Mike Bullen on Cold Feet, Neon art, Star Trek at 50

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Maxine Peake and Sarah Frankcom on their approach to A Streetcar Named Desire, Mike Bullen on reviving Cold Feet, neon art at the Grundy Art Gallery, Star Trek at 50. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Frankcom
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Parry
Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Toulmin
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Bullen
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Newman

Front Row

A Front Row special from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

A Front Row special from Hull with playwright James Phillips, poets Imtiaz Dharker and Louise Wallwein and a discussion of lessons learned from Hull's year as City of Culture. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
James Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Wallwein
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Lee
Interviewed Guest:
Sharon Darley
Interviewed Guest:
Dean Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Foster
Interviewed Guest:
Imtiaz Dharker
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Playing Linda Loman, Informer, Geology-inspired art, Ciarán Hodgers

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Maureen Beattie and Marion Bailey discuss playing Linda Loman, AA Dhand reviews Informer, Artist Dan Holdsworth and Cherie Frederico on art inspired by geology, and Ciarán Hodgers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Beattie
Interviewed Guest:
Marion Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
A A Dhand
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Holdsworth
Interviewed Guest:
Cherie Frederico
Interviewed Guest:
Ciarán Hodgers

Front Row

Nick Park on his Thrill-o-Matic; Othello; Cultural Exchange - Mohsin Hamid

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A ride on Nick Park's latest creation the Thrill-o-Matic, Cultural Exchange with Mohsin Hamid, and a review of the National Theatre's new Othello production. With Mark Lawson. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ekene Akalawu
Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Park

Front Row

Reopening of The Whitworth with Cornelia Parker, Richard Wilson, Daniel Evans, Barrie Rutter, Maria Balshaw

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A special edition of Front Row from the reopened Whitworth Art Gallery, with Cornelia Parker, Richard Wilson, Daniel Evans, Barrie Rutter, Maria Balshaw and the Halle Youth Choir. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Cornelia Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Barrie Rutter
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Balshaw
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Damon Albarn on going solo; Maxine Peake; Jonathan Yeo; Suranne Jones; Kiran Leonard

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

John Wilson presents live from the BBC6Music Festival in Manchester, talking to Damon Albarn about going solo, Maxine Peake about Silk and Hamlet, and Suranne Jones about Orlando. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Damon Albarn
Interviewed Guest:
Maxine Peake
Interviewed Guest:
Suranne Jones
Performer:
Kiran Leonard
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Sgt. Pepper at 50; Jimmy McGovern; RIBA North

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sgt. Pepper at 50: Heading For Home arts festival; Jimmy McGovern on his new drama about a maverick priest; RIBA North, the new national architectural centre in Liverpool. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Doran
Interviewed Guest:
Meow Meow
Interviewed Guest:
Keith Saha
Interviewed Guest:
Jimmy McGovern
Interviewed Guest:
Suzy Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Joseph Sharples
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Steven Moffat at the Hay Festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Award-winning writer Stephen Moffat discusses a career that has seen him helm two of the BBC's biggest shows - Dr Who and Sherlock. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Moffat
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Making Culture At Home

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A look at how arts organisations in Dundee, Wakefield, Chester, and Sunderland have sought to make themselves open and relevant to their local communities. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Denis Harkins
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Cassie
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Nurick
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Saunders
Interviewed Guest:
Cameron Price
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Ross Tolland
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Walton
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clifton
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Green
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Horsman
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Front Row

Jeremy Deller - the journey to the Venice Biennale

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson charts the progress of artist Jeremy Deller, as he creates works for the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale - from first thoughts to the grand unveiling in Venice. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Deller