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Toby Jones and Peter Bowker on Capital, Adil Ray on Saeed Jaffrey, Ticket re-selling, Hollywood's mature directors

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson. Actor Toby Jones and screenwriter Peter Bowker discuss new TV drama Capital, and Adil Ray pays tribute to Saeed Jaffrey. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bowker
Interviewed Guest:
Pete Moorey
Interviewed Guest:
Harvey Goldsmith
Interviewed Guest:
Adil Ray
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Smith
Producer:
Elaine Lester

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A Very Murray Christmas, Conductor Xian Zhang, Macbeth at Young Vic, Big Bang show

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. Jason Solomons reviews A Very Murray Christmas, and Xian Zhang talks about becoming guest conductor of BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Xian Zhang
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Cracknell
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Guerin
Producer:
Elaine Lester

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Black Mass, The Homecoming at 50, Peter Bazalgette on arts funding, Paul Ruddock

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michael Carlson reviews Black Mass with Johnny Depp as mobster 'Whitey' Bulger. Pinter's The Homecoming 50 years on. Arts Council England's Peter Bazalgette on government funding. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Carlson
Interviewed Guest:
Jamie Lloyd
Interviewed Guest:
John Simm
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Billington
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bazalgette
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Ruddock
Producer:
Elaine Lester

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Ian McMillan, Black Chronicles, Janet Suzman, TV drama endings

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson talks to poet Ian McMillan about his new collection To Fold the Evening Star. Writer Kay Mellor and critic Boyd Hilton debate TV drama endings - too many loose ends? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ian McMillan
Interviewed Guest:
Kay Mellor
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Renee Mussai
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Suzman
Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Peter Shaffer remembered, Don DeLillo, Anthony Horowitz on New Blood, Beth Orton

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Thea Sharrock and Michael Billington remember playwright Peter Shaffer. Don DeLillo talks to Samira Ahmed about his novel Zero K. Plus Anthony Horowitz on New Blood. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Billington
Interviewed Guest:
Thea Sharrock
Interviewed Guest:
Don DeLillo
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Horowitz
Interviewed Guest:
Beth Orton
Producer:
Elaine Lester

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Mark Billingham, Turner Prize, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot review, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to Mark Billingham about Die of Shame, plus a review of the Turner Prize shortlist, and Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla on the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Billingham
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Farquharson
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Campbell-Johnston
Interviewed Guest:
Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla
Interviewed Guest:
Bridget Kendall
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

A Streetcar Named Desire Review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; Crime Writing; Summer Pop

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Gillian Anderson, reviewed, violinist Daniel Hope and composer Gabriel Prokofiev on their Prom, summer pop and crime reporters turned novelists. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Hope
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriel Prokofiev
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Lippmann
Interviewed Guest:
David Mark
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Remembering Prince, Opera North's Ring Cycle, novelist Georgina Harding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson assesses the legacy of the singer and songwriter Prince with Mica Paris, his biographer Matt Thorne and music journalist Kevin Le Gendre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Mica Paris
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Farnes
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Mantle
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Harding
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Mike Bartlett on Wild, Tale of Tales film review, Georgiana Houghton exhibition review, Suburra director Stefano Sollima

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kristy Lang talks to playwright Mike Bartlett about new play Wild. Plus Tale of Tales film review, Georgiana Houghton exhibition review and Suburra director Stefano Sollima. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Bartlett
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Mullins
Interviewed Guest:
Stefano Sollima
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Hugh Grant, Wellcome Prize winner, Lisa Jen, Pablo Bronstein

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to Hugh Grant about his film Florence Foster Jenkins. Plus the Wellcome Prize winner is announced, folk singer Lisa Jen from 9Bach, and artist Pablo Bronstein. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Grant
Interviewed Guest:
Lisa Jen
Interviewed Guest:
Pablo Bronstein
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Young Chekhov, Robert Seethaler, Mississippi Grind review

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Jonathan Kent and actress Olivia Vinall on the Young Chekhov season, Skins creator Bryan Elsley on new TV writers and novelist Robert Seethaler on A Whole Life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Kent
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Vinall
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Bryan Elsley
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Seethaler
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Damon Albarn, Art Fund Prize shortlist, Sophie Hannah, Proms line-up

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Damon Albarn on his new album Everyday Robots, the Proms line-up revealed, novelist Sophie Hannah, and Art Fund Prize shortlist announced for the Museum of the Year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Deuchar
Interviewed Guest:
Damon Albarn
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Hannah
Interviewed Guest:
Roger Wright
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Irvine Welsh; The Wind Rises review; Rachel De-lahay

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, playwright Rachel De-lahay and a review of Japanese animation film The Wind Rises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Elaine Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Irvine Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel De-lahay
Interviewed Guest:
Robbie Collin
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Gormley
Interviewed Guest:
Rory Sutherland

Front Row

Fading Gigolo, Fatboy Slim, Julian Opie, Cannes festival

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Fatboy Slim discusses his new album Bem Brasil, artist Julian Opie on his Bath show, a review of Fading Gigolo starring John Turturro and Woody Allen, and a report from Cannes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Fatboy Slim undefined
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Julian Opie
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

22 Jump Street; Bernard Haitink; Roisin Murphy; The Roof

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang talks to musician Bernard Haitink at 85, reviews 22 Jump Street, discusses Italian pop with Moloko singer Roisin Murphy and experiences free-running show The Roof. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Elaine Lester
Interviewed Guest:
Catherine Bray
Interviewed Guest:
Bernard Haitink
Interviewed Guest:
David Rosenberg
Interviewed Guest:
Frauke Requardt
Interviewed Guest:
Kynam Moore
Interviewed Guest:
Roisin Murphy

Front Row

Turner Prize, The Crucible, Gabriele Finaldi, Patrick deWitt

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 the Turner Prize exhibition in Glasgow, new director of the National Gallery Gabriele Finaldi, The Crucible and novelist Patrick deWitt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Moira Jeffrey
Interviewed Guest:
Caroline Steinbeis
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Morris
Interviewed Guest:
Gabriele Finaldi
Interviewed Guest:
Patrick deWitt
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Christopher Ricks on TS Eliot, Arthur Miller play premier, Top picks for non-fiction books of 2015

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with John Wilson, including literary critic Christopher Ricks on TS Eliot's annotated poems and a review of the Arthur Miller play No Villain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Ricks
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby
Interviewed Guest:
Max Hastings
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Tarantino on The Hateful Eight, Costa Book Awards category winners, Playwright Zodwa Nyoni

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Samira Ahmed talks to Quentin Tarantino about The Hateful Eight, starring Samuel L Jackson and Kurt Russel, and the Costa Book Awards category winners are announced. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Tarantino
Interviewed Guest:
James Heneage
Interviewed Guest:
Zodwa Nyoni
Producer:
Elaine Lester

The Film Programme

Starred Up; Mica Levi; The future of film; Emergency cinema from Syria

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 Ben Mendelsohn about British prison drama Starred Up. Under the Skin composer Mica Levi on alien sound. And producer Jeremy Thomas on the industry's future. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Mendelsohn
Interviewed Guest:
Mica Levi
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Charif Kiwan
Interviewed Guest:
Orwa Nyrabia
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Carys Bray, The Meddler reviewed, Henry V, Painters' Paintings at National Gallery, Derby Museums acquisitions

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang on The Meddler starring Susan Sarandon. Plus Derby Museums buys Joseph Wright landscapes, Painters' Paintings at the National Gallery and Henry V at Regent's Park. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Butler
Interviewed Guest:
Carys Bray
Interviewed Guest:
William Feaver
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Terry
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Hastie
Producer:
Elaine Lester