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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

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Atlantis; Michael Morpurgo; Hannah Arendt; BBC National Short Story Award

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A review of the new family drama Atlantis, an interview with Michael Morpurgo on the eve of his 70th birthday, and Lavinia Greenlaw on her BBC Short Story Award contender. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Morpurgo
Interviewed Guest:
Lavinia Greenlaw
Producer:
Ellie Bury

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Austenland, Stephen Poliakoff, Hannah Kent, Elmgreen and Dragset

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 writer Stephen Poliakoff, who looks back at his very first TV drama Hitting Town, and Viv Groskop reviews new romantic comedy Austenland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Poliakoff
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Kent
Interviewed Guest:
Hugh Pearman

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Penelope Lively; Julian Fellowes' Romeo and Juliet; Paddy McAloon

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Penelope Lively on her memoir; Julian Fellowes' version of Romeo and Juliet; a review of The Tunnel, adapted from TV drama The Bridge; Prefab Sprout songwriter Paddy McAloon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Dickson
Interviewed Guest:
Penelope Lively
Interviewed Guest:
Paddy McAloon
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Producer:
Ellie Bury

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Earth, Wind and Fire; From Here to Eternity, Chinese paintings; Sir Anthony Caro

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Earth, Wind and Fire on their new album, a review of From Here to Eternity the musical, sculptor Sir Anthony Caro remembered, and an exhibition of Chinese paintings reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Verdine White
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Bailey
Interviewed Guest:
Ralph Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Maggi Hambling
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Marlow

Front Row

25/10/2013

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 an interview with writer Elizabeth Gilbert, James Corden as Paul Potts in One Chance, and Robert Webb and Tamzin Outhwaite in Raving. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Gilbert
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Thornton

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Tinie Tempah; Carlos Acosta; Gloria

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang meets British rapper Tinie Tempah. Ballet star Carlos Acosta talks about his novel. Rosie Boycott reviews the film Gloria. Matthew Sweet reassesses Dennis Wheatley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tinie Tempah
Interviewed Guest:
Carlos Acosta

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Lenny Henry on Nelson Mandela; Lesley Manville; Beauty and the Beast

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. Lenny Henry pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; Lesley Manville on Mike Leigh; Mat Fraser discusses Beauty and the Beast; Fill the Void reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Lenny Henry
Interviewed Guest:
Mat Fraser
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Muz
Interviewed Guest:
Lesley Manville

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Derren Brown; Eimear McBride; MJ Delaney

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Derren Brown teaches senior citizens how to steal art; author Eimear McBride on her experimental novel; MJ Delaney on her first film; Metro Manila, award-winning film in Tagalog. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Derren Brown
Interviewed Guest:
MJ Delaney
Interviewed Guest:
Eimear McBride

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Adam Price; Jason Manford; Collider exhibition

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Kirsty Lang interviews Adam Price, creator of the Danish drama Borgen. Plus comedian Jason Manford and a first look at the Science Museum's Collider exhibition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Price
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Manford

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Morecambe and Wise, Kate Tempest, Poets' Corner, the return of Blofeld

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. Morecambe and Wise remembered, performance poet and rapper Kate Tempest, the CS Lewis memorial in Poets' Corner, and the return of Blofeld. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Ashpitel
Interviewed Guest:
Jonty Stephens
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Tempest
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Armstrong
Interviewed Guest:
Dr John Hall

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Julie Andrews; All Is Lost; Michael Palin; protecting art during war

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 Julie Andrews, Michael Palin discusses the artist Andrew Wyeth, plus a review of Robert Redford in All Is Lost, and efforts to preserve art during conflict. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Andrews
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Palin
Interviewed Guest:
Hugo Clarke
Interviewed Guest:
John Curtis
Interviewed Guest:
Lamia al-Gailani
Producer:
Ellie Bury

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Eddie Izzard, Wilko Johnson and novelist Benjamin Markovits

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Eddie Izzard reveals why he is reading all of Dickens' novels aloud and Wilko Johnson talks about his first album since his recovery from cancer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Wilko Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Benjamin Markovits
Producer:
Julian May

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Snatches, Carnegie Prize Winner, Best New Video Games, Glasgow School of Art fire

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Director Vicky Featherstone and writer Theresa Ikoko on Snatches, eight monologues celebrating the lives of women over 100 years. Plus Carnegie Prize winner Geraldine McCaughrean. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Julian May
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Featherstone
Interviewed Guest:
Theresa Ikoko
Interviewed Guest:
Geraldine McCaughrean
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart Robertson
Interviewed Guest:
Keza MacDonald

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

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Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor, Plywood, Children's Poetry prizewinner

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor's Queer Icon, the virtues of Plywood, and Kate Wakeling, winner of the CLiPPA Children's Poetry prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Sofia Coppola
Interviewed Guest:
Neil MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Corrine Julius
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Wakeling
Producer:
Harry Parker

Front Row

Jane Campion and Alice Englert, Chris Smith's Queer Icon, Lucy Kirkwood, Love Island

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jane Campion and Alice Englert on the new series of Top of the Lake, Chris Smith's Queer Icon Maurice by EM Forster, Lucy Kirkwood on her new play Mosquitoes, Love Island. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Harry Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Jane Campion
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Englert
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Kirkwood

Front Row

Baby Driver, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Scaffold art controversy, Alba Arikha

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Edgar Wright on directing Baby Driver, Julie Hesmondhalgh discusses her current cultural passions, and Alba Arikha performs a French chanson in the studio. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Edgar Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
Interviewed Guest:
Alba Arikha

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Hull City of Culture 2017, Emma Donoghue, Ira Sachs, a poem for autumn, K J Orr

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Hull's City of Culture 2017 programme details; Emma Donoghue on her new novel The Wonder; a poem for autumn from Zaffar Kunial; Ira Sachs on Little Men; K J Orr NSSA short story. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Green
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Donoghue
Interviewed Guest:
Zaffar Kunial
Interviewed Guest:
Ira Sachs
Interviewed Guest:
KJ Orr

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Deepwater Horizon, Crisis in Six Scenes, Melvyn Tan, Maria Semple

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg's new film explores the tragedy of the Deepwater Horizon accident; Woody Allen's first TV series; pianist Melvyn Tan; author Maria Semple. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Wahlberg
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Berg
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Cooke
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Tan
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Semple