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Saturday Live

Paul Whitehouse

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with comedian Paul Whitehouse, Lady Churchill's secretary Heather White-Smith, polar explorer Ben Saunders and Francis Urquhart's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Whitehouse
Interviewed Guest:
Heather White-Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Saunders
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Ward
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Capability Brown

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Landscape designer Capability Brown worked on 250 sites across England and Wales and left a gardening legacy that continues to shape our response to nature and the countryside. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Peregrine Cavendish
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Davison
Interviewed Guest:
Ceryl Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Pearson
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Cook
Interviewed Guest:
Aliya Denton
Interviewed Guest:
Anisa Haghdadi
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Manners
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Burtt
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

The RSC's Hamlet, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, Batman v Superman, Underworld

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The RSC's Hamlet with Paapa Essiedu reviewed, plus Ed Vaizey on his new Culture White Paper, Zack Snyder on Batman v Superman, and electronic group Underworld, with Samira Ahmed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Vaizey
Interviewed Guest:
Zack Snyder
Interviewed Guest:
Karl Hyde
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Steve Coogan, Leonardo da Vinci, Chinelo Okparanta

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including a review of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, novelist Chinelo Okparanta and Steve Coogan reflecting on Alan Partridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Chinelo Okparanta
Interviewed Guest:
Claudio Giorgione
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Coogan
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Hail, Caesar!, Don Quixote, Thirteen, English Touring Opera

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including a review of the Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar!, David Thelfall and James Fenton on Don Quixote and the creator of BBC Three's Thirteen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
David Threlfall
Interviewed Guest:
James Fenton
Interviewed Guest:
Marnie Dickens
Interviewed Guest:
James Conway
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

The Brontes, Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal, Truth reviewed

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Samira Ahmed, including AS Byatt on the enduring legacy of the Brontes' juvenilia, and Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
AS Byatt
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Burke
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Ballake Sissoko
Interviewed Guest:
Vincent Segal
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Will Smith, Caryl Churchill's new play, Iran tourism, Ringo Starr's birthplace

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Will Smith talks to John Wilson about his new film Concussion, Caryl Churchill's lastest play Escaped Alone, Iran as the next tourist hotspot and Ringo Starr on his birthplace. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Will Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
David Benedict
Interviewed Guest:
Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Ringo Starr
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

The Ones Below, Sonita, Tate funding, Comedy Playhouse, War Horse music

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Ones Below reviewed, Afghan rapper and activist Sonita speaks out, Tate funding post-BP analysed, Comedy Playhouse in context, and the music of War Horse, with Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Sonita Alizadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Interviewed Guest:
Will Gompertz
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Morris
Interviewed Guest:
John Tams
Performer:
Tim van Eyken
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Elton John, Antonia Fraser on George Weidenfeld, Nicholas Searle

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Elton John talks about returning to his rock roots and the joy of the school run, plus an appeal to find missing works of public art and Antonia Fraser on Lord Weidenfeld. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Elton John
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Searle
Interviewed Guest:
Kieron Gillen
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Phil Redmond, Sarah Howe, Akram Khan, Champagne Life

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Brookside creator Phil Redmond tells Samira Ahmed why he's writing crime fiction and poet Sarah Howe reads from her TS Eliot Prize-winning collection. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Redmond
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Howe
Interviewed Guest:
Akram Khan
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Rose
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Vasily Petrenko, The Duke of Burgundy Reviewed, Gurinder Chadha, Lynda Benglis

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Kirsty Lang with conductor Vasily Petrenko, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha and artist Lynda Benglis. Briony Hansen reviews The Duke of Burgundy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Vasily Petrenko
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hansen
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Lynda Benglis
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

Ex Machina, Jamie Lloyd, Max Brooks and Emma Healey

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of Ex Machina, theatre director Jamie Lloyd on The Ruling Class, Max Brooks on his graphic novel The Harlem Hellfighters and Costa First Novel winner Emma Healey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Briony Hanson
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Max Brooks
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Healey
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

03/02/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed with Diane Roberts on Harper Lee's new novel, William Nicholson on his latest book, Australian film The Turning reviewed, artist Marlene Dumas on her show at the Tate. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Roberts
Interviewed Guest:
William Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Fitzgerald
Interviewed Guest:
Marlene Dumas
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Saturday Live

Lynne Truss

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Anita Anand with writer Lynne Truss, poet Luke Wright, actress Tina Malone, extra Jill Goldston, paraglider Guy Anderson, Danielle de Niese's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Anita Anand
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Truss
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Tina Malone
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Jill Goldston
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Harry Stone
Interviewed Guest:
Danielle de Niese
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Saturday Live

Adrian Edmondson

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with comic Ade Edmondson, a man who played basketball for Gaddafi, the world's top matchmaker, and Inheritance Tracks from Razorlight's Johnny Borrell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Edmondson
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Owumi
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Brealey
Interviewed Guest:
Samuel Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Davenport
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Borrell
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Saturday Live

Philosopher Angie Hobbs

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Anita Anand and JP Devlin with philosopher Angie Hobbs, poet Murray Lachlan Young, football coach Paul Watson and the Inheritance Tracks of Boycie from Only Fools and Horses. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anita Anand
Presenter:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Angie Hobbs
Interviewed Guest:
Murray Lachlan Young
Interviewed Guest:
Fynnjan Leach-Verhoeven
Interviewed Guest:
Su Leach-Verhoeven
Interviewed Guest:
Ted Chance
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Watson
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Miller
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Saturday Live

Tyger Drew-Honey

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir with actor Tyger Drew-Honey, maze designer Adrian Fisher, dad and daughter cheerleaders Darren and Amy Peacock, and Coleen Nolan's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Producer:
Dixi Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Tyger Drew-Honey
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Fisher
Interviewed Guest:
Darren Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Peacock
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Hunt
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Hamel
Interviewed Guest:
Sofi von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Melanie von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
August von Trapp
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Coleen Nolan

Saturday Live

Caitlin Moran, Murray Lachlan Young, John McCarthy in Kosovo, Bonnie Tyler's Inheritance Tracks

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with Caitlin Moran, Murray Lachlan Young, a tape of Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison, John McCarthy in Kosovo, and Bonnie Tyler's Inheritance Tracks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sian Williams
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Caitlin Moran
Interviewed Guest:
Murray Lachlan Young
Interviewed Guest:
John McCarthy
Interviewed Guest:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Bonnie Tyler
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Book of the Week

The Reformation

Episode 1: Unfinished Business

Duration: 15 minutes

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

500 years after the Reformation, Diarmaid MacCulloch examines how the announcement of a university seminar in Germany led to the division of Europe. Show more

Book of the Week

The Reformation

Episode 2: Virgin Mary: Mother of God or Whore of Babylon?

Duration: 15 minutes

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

500 years after the Reformation, Diarmaid MacCulloch considers the problem of the Virgin Mary in the Protestant Reformation. Show more