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The Film Programme

Shane Carruth, Gravity, film schools

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to director Shane Carruth about his new film Upstream Colour, and to Nik Powell and Asif Kapadia about films schools' relationship to the film industry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Shane Carruth
Interviewed Guest:
Nik Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Asif Kapadia
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

The Film Programme

Spring Breakers; Bird's Eye View film festival

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Latest film news. Francine Stock talks to Harmony Korine about his new and most commercial film to date, Spring Breakers, starring James Franco, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens. Show more

The Film Programme

Harvey Weinstein; Xmas gifts from the film world; Alfonso Cuaron on Gravity

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to film producer and co-founder of Miramax, Harvey Weinstein. Plus a pick of Christmas gifts from the film world, and Alfonso Cuaron on the 3D wonder Gravity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Harvey Weinstein
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Alfonso Cuaron
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Open Book

Anita Shreve, Rebecca Mead

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Anita Shreve discusses her latest novel The Lives of Stella Bain, and a look at the enduring appeal of George Eliot's Middlemarch with writers Rebecca Mead and Rebecca Stott. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anita Shreve
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Mead
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Freudenheim
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

The Film Programme

Michael Douglas on Liberace, Audrey Tautou on Therese Desqueyroux

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michael Douglas talks to Francine Stock about playing Liberace in Behind the Candelabra. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Douglas
Interviewed Guest:
Audrey Tautou
Interviewed Guest:
Moira Buffini
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Moggach
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Calhoun
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Open Book

Literary Landscapes - The Lake District with Sarah Hall

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sarah Hall takes Mariella Frostrup around the Lake District landscape that has inspired and informed her novels. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Open Book

Literary Landscapes - Cornwall with Patrick Gale

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Patrick Gale takes Mariella Frostrup around the Cornish landscape that has inspired and informed his novels. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Gale
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Saturday Review

Mr Holmes, The Household Spirit, Fighting History, The Brink, The Mother... With the Hat

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of the week's cultural highlights, including Ian McKellan taking on the legendary role of Sherlock Holmes, as a 93-year-old, in Mr Holmes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Jamila Gavin
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Open Book

Author Louise Erdrich; plus the winner of the Independent Bookshop award

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mariella Frostrup talks to Native American writer Louise Erdrich about her National Book Award-winning novel The Round House, and looks at the work and life of F Scott Fitzgerald. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Louise Erdrich
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Margaret Daniel
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Saturday Review

Mother, Smile, Kathe Kollwitz, Prism, Title sequences

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Darren Aronofsky's new film Mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, Roddy Doyle's Smile, Kathe Kollwitz at the Ikon, Prism and the art of the opening title sequence. Show more

Saturday Review

Listeners and reviewers choose the best of the arts from 2017 from across the genres

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe is joined by Kerry Shale, Tiffany Jenkins and Shahidha Bari as well as listeners around the country who choose the best of the arts from 2017 from across the genres. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Shale
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Saturday Review

Highlights of 2016

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A look at the highlights of 2016 according to our panel and listeners. Tom Sutcliffe is joined by Kerry Shale, Sarah Crompton, Sarfraz Manzoor and listeners from around the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Producer:
Hilary Dunn
Interviewed Guest:
Kerry Shale
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Crompton
Interviewed Guest:
Sarfraz Manzoor

Saturday Review

Collateral, Loveless, Gundog, Catapult, T-Shirt: Cult-Culture-Subversion

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

David Hare's Collateral, a BBC and Netflix co-production starring Carey Mulligan and Billie Piper and Russian director Andrey Zyagintsev's Loveless, which probes modern Russia. Show more

Saturday Review

Free State of Jones, Abstract Expressionism, Transit, Crisis in Six Scenes, Villette

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey, Woody Allen's first TV series Crisis in Six Scenes, Rachel Cusk's novel Transit, Abstract Expressionism and Villette. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Katie Puckrik
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Francis Spufford
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Aretha Franklin remembered, David Suchet, Laura Mvula and Ben Okri

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', known for hits like Respect and Natural Woman, has died aged 76. Paul Gambaccini and Kevin Le Gendre assess her life and work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Participant:
Paul Gambaccini
Participant:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
David Suchet
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Okri
Presenter:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud, Isaac Julien, Lawrence Osborne, Nikesh Shukla, Sarah Shaffi

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Henry Goodman as Lucien Freud in Looking at Lucien, Nikesh Shukla and Sarah Shaffi on YA BAME writers, Lawrence Osborne's Beautiful Animals and Isaac Julien's queer icon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Hilary Dunn
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Nikesh Shukla
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Shaffi
Interviewed Guest:
Lawrence Osborne
Interviewed Guest:
Isaac Julien

Front Row

Janelle Monáe's PYNK, Young People's Laureate for London, A Clockwork Orange score, Oldest bridge in the world

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

As Janelle Monáe's video for PYNK drops, we consider game-changing music videos, and the new Young People's Laureate for London, Momtaza Mehri, talks to her predecessor Caleb Femi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Barnes
Interviewed Guest:
Momtaza Mehri
Interviewed Guest:
Caleb Femi
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Malone
Interviewed Guest:
Sebastien Rey
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Neil Gaiman's How To Talk To Girls At Parties and rewatching old films in the #MeToo era

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. Author Neil Gaiman on the film version of his story How To Talk To Girls At Parties. Plus, how easy is it to watch old movies with our children? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Gaiman
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Novelist Philip Roth remembered

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

American novelist Philip Roth, author of American Pastoral and Portnoy's Complaint, is remembered by his biographer Claudia Pierpont, American novelist Amy Bloom and Ian McEwan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McEwan
Interviewed Guest:
Claudia Pierpont
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Bloom
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

On the eve of his 70th birthday, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber talks to Kirsty Lang about transforming musical theatre with hits such as Cats and Phantom of the Opera. Show more