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Lenny Henry, Al Pacino in Danny Collins, Eileen Cooper, Library thefts

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lenny Henry discusses becoming a writer, Antonia Quirke reviews Al Pacino in Danny Collins, Eileen Cooper on her new exhibition at the Royal Academy, and thefts from UK libraries. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Henry
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Eileen Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Marinello
Producer:
Julian May

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Newmarket's Museum of the Year, Committee Musical, Fair Field - Piers Plowman re-imagined, Ebb and Flow

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A musical made from evidence to a parliamentary committee about Kids Company; Fair Field - the re-imagining of Piers Plowman; a museum of horseracing; and immersive music in Hull. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Deering
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Chivers
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Singh
Producer:
Julian May

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Christine and the Queens' Queer Icon; Spider-Man: Homecoming; Acting Guilty; Museum of the Year - 5th contender

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Christine & the Queens chooses her queer icon, a new Spider-Man film is reviewed, Michael Simkins on acting guilty, and the last of the museums shortlisted for Museum of the Year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Christine and the Queens
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomon
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Simkins

Front Row

Michael Sheen, Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's favourite novel and review of television series Ackley Bridge

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michael Sheen on his new film and his career, school TV drama Ackley Bridge, Robert Plant, Led Zep vocalist, sings the praises of his favourite novel, and its author, Kent Nerburn. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Michael Sheen
Interviewed Guest:
Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Plant
Interviewed Guest:
Kent Nerburn
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Saoirse Ronan, The Hairy Ape, Ghost Stories and Acoustic Hendrix

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang meets Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan, sees Eugene O'Neill's play The Hairy Ape, hears from writers of new ghost stories and discovers acoustic, no-guitar Hendrix songs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Saoirse Ronan
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Benji Kirkpatrick
Producer:
Julian May

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Film-maker Alex Gibney, soul singer Ray BLK, author Brian Conaghan and Ben Wardle on yet more TV talent shows

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alex Gibney on his cyber-warfare documentary, Zero Days; the Sound of 2017, Soul singer Ray BLK; Costa Children's Book Award winner, Brian Conaghan; Ben Wardle on TV talent shows. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Ray BLK
Interviewed Guest:
Brian Conaghan
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Wardle

Front Row

Zaha Hadid's new gallery at The Science Museum, Oscar-winning film editor Anne V Coates, Office Christmas Party - the film

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Zaha Hadid's early drawings and the new gallery she designed for The Science Museum, 90-year-old Oscar-winning film editor Anne V Coates, and topical film Office Christmas Party. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Anne Coates

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Jude Law, Paul Nash, The National Centre for the Written Word, New, but always old, ballet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jude Law and director Paolo Sorrentino on The Young Pope, the new Paul Nash retrospective at Tate Britain, The National Centre for the Written Word opens in South Shields. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jude Law
Interviewed Guest:
Paolo Sorrentino
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Chambers
Interviewed Guest:
Dave McKean
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Luke Jennings
Interviewed Guest:
David Nixon
Producer:
Julian May

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Director Stephen Daldry on The Crown, Novelist Linda Grant, Nocturnal Animals, Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Stephen Daldry talks to Clemency Burton-Hill about The Crown, Linda Grant on her new novel, film Nocturnal Animals reviewed, and Francesca Simon reads The Scarlet Letter. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Daldry
Interviewed Guest:
Francesca Simon
Interviewed Guest:
Linda Grant
Producer:
Julian May

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Musician Kathryn Tickell, Writer David Almond, Live Theatre

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Musician Kathryn Tickell, writer David Almond and Jim Beirne of Live Theatre - which also runs a pub and restaurants - explore how art is regenerating the north east of England. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Tickell
Interviewed Guest:
John Mowbray
Interviewed Guest:
David Almond
Interviewed Guest:
Shelagh Stephenson
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Bierne
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

J K Rowling's Fantastic Beasts, Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, French film Divines, Chris Riddell on school libraries

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The filmmakers behind JK Rowling's screenwriting debut discuss Fantastic Beasts, Sex Pistol Steve Jones looks back on his life and award-winning French film Divines reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Heyman
Interviewed Guest:
David Yates
Interviewed Guest:
Ginette Vincendeau
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Riddell
Reader:
Ted Hughes
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Hacksaw Ridge, film; Jamie, new musical; author Vic James; the allure of Napoleon; some Robert Burns

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A war film with a pacifist hero, a musical about a boy who wants to be a drag queen, an exhibition about the fascination with Napoleon, an online hit novel and a bit of Burns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Gillespie Sells
Interviewed Guest:
Tom MacRae
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria James
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Stammers
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Leader
Interviewed Guest:
Jackie Kay
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Sherlock, Albums of the Year, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Mousehole's Christmas Lights

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Martin Freeman and Mark Gatiss on the new Sherlock; best albums of the year; classic children's book We're Going on a Bear Hunt becomes a film; Mousehole's Christmas lights. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Freeman
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Gatiss
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Shaw
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Harrison
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Bird
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Guy Ritchie on King Arthur, Redwater and television spin-offs, our fascination with true crime dramas, From Shore to Shore

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Guy Ritchie on his King Arthur film; Rebecca Nicholson on TV spin-offs as Kat and Alfie from Eastenders go to Ireland; a play based on the untold stories of Chinese communities. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Louis Wise
Interviewed Guest:
Guy Ritchie
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Mimi Webster
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Tina the Musical, Nicola Walker, Venue Accessibility, Cherry Blossom Poetry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of the Tina Turner musical, Nicola Walker on playing a divorce lawyer in new TV drama series The Split, and the accessibility of venues for people with disabilities. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Walker
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Griffin
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Howle
Interviewed Guest:
Mik Scarlet
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Rodin, Curtis Sittenfeld, Mark Simpson's cello concerto, Korean television drama

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The new Rodin show at the British Museum reveals how he was influenced by the Elgin Marbles. Plus Mark Sampson's new cello concerto live and Curtis Sittenfeld's short stories. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Celeste Farge
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Simpson
Interviewed Guest:
Leonard Elschenbroich
Interviewed Guest:
Curtis Sittenfeld
Interviewed Guest:
Momtaza Mehri
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Plan B on his new album, Women in Chinese art, plus art reproduced on household items.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Plan B discusses Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose, his new album, the ways women have been portayed in Chinese art, plus from Picasso to Grayson Perry - art on household items. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Plan B
Interviewed Guest:
Corrine Julius
Interviewed Guest:
Jo Prosser
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Wang Di
Interviewed Guest:
Shelagh Vainker

Front Row

Hamlet and As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe, Mysterious Marginalia, Morris Dance Music

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Reviews of Hamlet and As You Like It, the first productions under Michelle Terry's new regime at Shakespeare Globe and mysterious marks in books and the significance of marginalia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Maltby
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Sherman
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Grainger
Interviewed Guest:
Will Pound
Performer:
Will Pound
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Orlando Bloom, Grief as muse, Antony Gormley, Novello Award-winning rapper Dave.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Orlando Bloom on playing a cop with a sideline - assassination, comedy inspired by grief, Antony Gormley's new show and rappers winning prizes - for their poetry or their politics? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Orlando Bloom
Interviewed Guest:
Cariad Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
Kim Sherwood
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Cork
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Carey Mulligan, Spoiler Alert!, Mosaic and the Death of the Lead Guitar

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Carey Mulligan on her one woman show. Spoilers, and how to avoid them. Steven Soderbergh's TV drama Mosaic reviewed. And are the days of the lead guitar numbered? Show more