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Front Row

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Lee Hall; Arts Funding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The verdict on the stage musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, plus Lee Hall's Cultural Exchange, and which areas of the arts should receive less public funding? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Hall
Interviewed Guest:
Janet Street-Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Mantle
Interviewed Guest:
Duncan Lamont

Front Row

Jude Law in Henry V; Atiq Rahimi; Politicians and music; 28 Up South Africa

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mark Lawson presents a review of Jude Law in Henry V, an interview with French-Afghan writer Atiq Rahimi, and a report on the benefits and pitfalls of mixing politics with music. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Atiq Rahimi
Producer:
Ellie Bury

Last Word

Elaine Stritch, Nadine Gordimer, Michael Scudamore and Lorin Maazel

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on actress Elaine Stritch, writer Nadine Gordimer, jockey and trainer Michael Scudamore and conductor Lorin Maazel. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Maureen Isaacson
Interviewed Guest:
Professor Dennis Walder
Interviewed Guest:
Cornelius Lysaght
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht

Front Row

Alistair McGowan as Jimmy Savile, Amitav Ghosh, Richard Dadd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Kirsty Lang. Alistair McGowan discusses playing Jimmy Savile, Amitav Ghosh on his novel Flood of Fire, Richard Dadd's exhibition reviewed and trouble at Bayreuth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair McGowan
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Maitland
Interviewed Guest:
Amitav Ghosh
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht

Front Row

Tony Jordan and Ron Howard, plus Kurt Masur remembered

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 with guests Tony Jordan and Ron Howard. Plus Kurt Masur remembered and an alternative image of Christmas. Presented by John Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Ron Howard
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Jordan
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Waldemar Januszczak
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Last Word

Sir Neville Marriner, Father Gabriele Amorth, Beryl Crockford, Professor Louis Herman, Rod Temperton

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on conductor Sir Neville Marriner, exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, rower Beryl Crockford, psychologist Professor Louis Herman and songwriter Rod Temperton. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Steven Isserlis
Interviewed Guest:
John Hooper
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Father Fortea
Interviewed Guest:
Annamarie Phelps
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Dodds
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Pack
Producer:
Neil George

Front Row

James Bolam on Rodney Bewes, Gilbert & George, Marnie the opera

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Actor James Bolam talks about his Likely Lads co-star, Rodney Bewes, who died yesterday. Plus artists Gilbert & George on 50 years of living and working together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
James Bolam
Interviewed Guest:
Gilbert Proesch
Interviewed Guest:
George Passmore
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Coghlan
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Producer:
Julian May

Last Word

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Unity Spencer, Lewis Golden OBE, John Butler, Joy Lofthouse

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Obituary series. Matthew Bannister on singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, businessman Lewis Golden, painter Unity Spencer, piano tuner John Butler and pilot Joy Lofthouse. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Barry Fantoni
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Golden
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
John Spencer
Interviewed Guest:
Antonio Pappano

Front Row

James Norton, Independent Magazines, New Jungle Book Musical

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

James Norton on his role in TV thriller McMafia and two editors discuss the thriving independent magazine scene. Joe Stilgoe, composer of the new Jungle Book musical, performs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
James Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Martin
Interviewed Guest:
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Interviewed Guest:
Norman Lebrecht
Interviewed Guest:
Alexandra Coghlan
Performer:
Joe Stilgoe
Producer:
Julian May