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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 FM

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

Saturday Review

Whitney documentary, AM Homes, The Jungle, The Horniman Museum, Picnic at Hanging Rock

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Whitney documentary by Kevin MacDonald, AM Homes's Days of Awe, The Jungle at London's Playhouse Theatre, The Horniman Museum's World Gallery, and Picnic at Hanging Rock on BBC TV. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Billingham
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Jones
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Front Row

Alison Balsom, To Walk Invisible, Beautiful books, Flying on stage

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Trumpeter Alison Balsom; review of Sally Wainwright's Brontë TV drama To Walk Invisible; pick of beautiful books for Christmas; behind-the-scenes at the aerial action at Peter Pan. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alison Balsom
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Danuta Kean
Presenter:
John Wilson

Saturday Review

Coco, Tim Pears, All's Well That Ends Well, Hauser and Wirth Somerset, The Bastard of Istanbul

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Pixar's latest film Coco ,Tim Pears' novel The Wanderers, All's Well That Ends Well at London's Globe Theatre, Hauser & Wirth Somerset and The Bastard of Istanbul on Radio 4. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Holland
Interviewed Guest:
Stephanie Merritt
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Free Thinking

Victorian Bodies, Citizens of Everywhere

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Rana Mitter talks about Victorian bodies with Kathryn Hughes and explores the Citizens of Everywhere arts project with poet and New Generation Thinker Sandeep Parmar. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Stanley Price
Interviewed Guest:
Sandeep Parmar
Interviewed Guest:
Lauren Elkin
Interviewed Guest:
James Rivington

Woman's Hour

Workplace dress codes, Gina Miller, Artist Gee Vaucher

Duration: 54 minutes

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

Available for over a year

A new report by on workplace dress codes. Plus Jenni Murray talks to Gina Miller about the Brexit decision and artist Gee Vaucher on a major retrospective of her work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Gina Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Thorp
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes

Woman's Hour

Amber Riley, Mary Berry, 1967 Abortion Act

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Amber Riley on Dreamgirls. Mary Berry with her chocolate reflection cake. The 1967 Abortion Act: Diane Munday and Dilys Cossey on their campaign for safe and accessible abortions. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Gina Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Amber Riley
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Lipstadt
Interviewed Guest:
Dilys Cossey
Interviewed Guest:
Diane Munday
Interviewed Guest:
Mary Berry
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Fiorella Nash
Presenter:
Jane Garvey

Saturday Review

RSC's Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra, The Eyes of my Mother, David Vann, BBC's Decline and Fall

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The RSC's Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra, American indie film The Eyes of my Mother, David Vann's Bright Air Black, and the BBC's Waugh adaptation Decline and Fall. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Jones
Producer:
Oliver Jones

In Our Time

Middlemarch

Duration: 52 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Eliot's Study of Provincial Life, set before the Reform Act 1832 in a small, fictional town in the Midlands surrounded by farmland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Bowen

Saturday Review

Uncle Vanya, Triple 9, The Night Manager, Mend the Living, Delacroix

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The week's cultural highlights, including Uncle Vanya at London's Almeida Theatre, heist movie Triple 9, BBC TV's The Night Manager and award-winning French novel Mend the Living. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Gillian Slovo
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Cowley
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Front Row

Morrissey's new album reviewed; Gina McKee; Portraits of Virginia Woolf

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Gina McKee on Richard III, portraits of Virginia Woolf, French artist Daniel Buren and Morrissey's new album. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Gina McKee
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Mossman
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Buren
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Saturday Review

My Night With Reg, Wakolda, Home Front, Kevin Eldon, The Art and Science of Exploration

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kevin Elyot's My Night With Reg revived, Argentine film Wakolda, Radio 4's Home Front, Kevin Eldon's book My Prefect Cousin, and The Art and Science of Exploration in Greenwich. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Razia Iqbal
Interviewed Guest:
Jake Arnott
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Woolf
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Free Thinking

Landmark: Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Philip Dodd presents a special edition devoted to Anthony Trollope's novel The Way We Live Now. With Jerry White, Simon Heffer, Kathryn Hughes and Jonathan Myerson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest:
Jerry White
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Heffer
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Myerson
Producer:
Zahid Warley

Saturday Review

Hamlet, Sensorium, 45 Years, Les Murray, Ascent of Woman

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet, Sensorium at Tate Britain, Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years, Australian poet Les Murray's new collection, BBC TV's Ascent of Woman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Tracy Chevalier
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Rawsthorn
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Front Row

Line of Duty; Tom Rob Smith; Oh, What a Lovely War!

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 revival of the 1963 stage classic Oh, What a Lovely War!; Tom Rob Smith on his novel The Farm; a review of the second series of Line of Duty; Chinese censorship. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Rob Smith
Interviewed Guest:
MJ Hyland
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Fenby
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Robson
Interviewed Guest:
Qiu Xiaolong
Interviewed Guest:
AS Byatt

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

Jed Mercurio's Critical, Iain Banks's Poetry, James Bay, Sculpture Victorious

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jed Mercurio's new medical drama Critical, the poetry of Iain Banks, winner of this year's Critics' Choice award at the Brits James Bay and Sculpture Victorious at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Fong
Interviewed Guest:
Ken MacLeod
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
James Bay

Saturday Review

Upstream Colour; The Story of the Jews on BBC 2; new Margaret Atwood book Maddaddam

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Simon Schama explores The Story of the Jews; can anyone explain the plot of new film Upstream Colour?; new book Maddaddam by Margaret Atwood; reviewers' choices at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
John Mullen
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Sandbrook

Saturday Review

Ghostbusters, Unreachable, Kei Miller, Liverpool Biennial, Secret Agent

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The remaking of Ghostbusters has four women taking the leading roles and it has caused consternation among devotees of the original film. Plus Matt Smith in new play Unreachable. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sarah Crompton
Producer:
Oliver Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes
Interviewed Guest:
Giles Fraser

Front Row

Peter Jackson; Philip Pullman on William Blake; Memoirs of the Year

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Peter Jackson on his final instalment of The Hobbit, Philip Pullman on William Blake at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Kathryn Hughes picks her biographies and memoirs of the year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Philippa Boyens
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Pullman
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Hughes