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Front Row

Literary Norwich

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

In June the National Centre for Writing will open in Norwich which was England's first UNESCO City of Literature. Kirsty Lang takes a literary tour of the city. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Gribble
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Perry
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Imogen Hermes Gowar
Interviewed Guest:
Gboyega Abayomi-Odubanjo

Front Row

Westminster Abbey, The culture of the countryside, Gillian Allnutt

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Dyckhoff assesses the £23m Weston Tower and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey. Plus the appeal of the countryside to writers and poet Gillian Allnutt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Dyckhoff
Interviewed Guest:
Barney Norris
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Allnutt

Front Row

Sarah Hall, Antony Sher, Fatherhood, Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sarah Hall on new short story collection Madame Fox, Sir Antony Sher on his Queer Icon, contemporary depictions of fatherhood, and Beethoven's 9th at G20. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Josh Appignanesi
Interviewed Guest:
Jeremy Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Service
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Front Row

Anne-Marie Duff, Women's Prize for Fiction, RA Summer Exhibition, Sarah Hall

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Anne-Marie Duff on O'Neill's play Strange Interlude, the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, and Sarah Hall on Blade Runner. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Duff
Interviewed Guest:
Eva Jiricna
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Ackroyd
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall

Start the Week

The Amazons

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tom Sutcliffe discusses wilderness and freedom with Sarah Hall, Adrienne Mayor and John Gray. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Adrienne Mayor
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
John Gray
Producer:
Katy Hickman

A Good Read

Sarah Hall and Owen Jones

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A children's book featuring nuclear war, a killer on the run in Dorset, and a brilliant evocation of flight. Owen Jones and Sarah Hall share favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Owen Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall

Open Book

Year of the Women Writers

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Books and literary news. Ellah Allfrey, Sally Gardner, Sarah Hall and Lennie Goodings discuss with Mariella Frostrup why 2013 has been the 'Year of the Women Writers'. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ellah Allfrey
Interviewed Guest:
Sally Gardner
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
James Runcie
Interviewed Guest:
Lennie Goodings
Producer:
Andrea Kidd

Open Book

Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs on Sex and Death, A guide to Hans Fallada, Mark Billingham on Dashiell Hammett, Riad Sattouf

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

News and features from the world of books, presented by Mariella Frostrup. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Hobbs
Interviewed Guest:
Riad Sattouf

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