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Front Row

David Edgar, Women's non-fiction writing, Art in the aftermath of World War One

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Playwright David Edgar at 70, Art in the wake of World War One, Viv Albertine and women's non-fiction writing, plus the British Soap Awards. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Edgar
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Albertine
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Chambers
Interviewed Guest:
Rachel Smyth
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Bullimore

Start the Week

Inventing the Self: Fact and Fiction

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr discusses truth, lies and the self with Robert Lepage, Rebecca Stott, Miranda Doyle, Andrew O'Hagan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Lepage
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Miranda Doyle
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew O'Hagan
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Saturday Review

Tartuffe, L'Amant Double, William Trevor, Animals and Us, Get Shorty on TV

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tartuffe at Theatre Royal Haymarket, Francois Ozon's L'amant Double, William Trevor's Last Stories, Animals and Us at Turner Contemporary in Margate and Get Shorty on TV. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Frayling
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Tiffany Jenkins
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Taxi Tehran, The Dresser, Cumberland Gallery, Slade House, Moderate Soprano

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The week's cultural highlights, including Jafar Panahi's film Taxi Tehran, The Dresser on BBC TV, Hampton Court's Cumberland Gallery and David Mitchell's Slade House. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Deborah Bull
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Arditti
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Lionel Shriver, Everybody Wants Some!!, Green Room, The Complete Deaths, Gillian Wearing

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lionel Shriver's The Mandibles, Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!, horror film Green Room, Spy Monkey's The Complete Deaths, and Gillian Wearing's A Room With Your Views. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Damian Barr
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Saturday Review

Ishiguro, Man and Superman, It Follows, Matt Lucas - Pompidou, Sculpture Victorious

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kazuo Ishiguro's novel The Buried Giant, Man and Superman at the National, horror film It Follows, Matt Lucas' wordless TV series Pompidou and Sculpture Victorious at Tate Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Natalie Haynes
Interviewed Guest:
Jim White
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Producer:
Oliver Jones

Open Book

Anita Shreve, Rebecca Mead

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Anita Shreve discusses her latest novel The Lives of Stella Bain, and a look at the enduring appeal of George Eliot's Middlemarch with writers Rebecca Mead and Rebecca Stott. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anita Shreve
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Mead
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Freudenheim
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Open Book

SJ Watson on his new novel Second Life

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

News and features from the world of books, presented by Mariella Frostrup. SJ Watson, best-selling author of Before I Go to Sleep, discusses his new novel Second Life. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
SJ Watson
Interviewed Guest:
Ann Morgan
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott

Front Row

Michelle Terry, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Stott, Hostiles

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Michelle Terry on taking the helm at Shakespeare's Globe; Rebecca Stott discusses her Costa-winning memoir; Jez Butterworth on his TV drama Britannia; Hostiles reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Terry
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Jez Butterworth
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

Woman's Hour

Dolly Parton - feminist icon? And poet Hollie McNish's Letter to an Unknown Soldier

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Why everyone loves Dolly Parton. A celebration of Ann Radcliffe's Gothic fiction. Combating loneliness. And poet Hollie McNish shares her contribution to a new WW1 memorial. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Pullinger
Interviewed Guest:
Hollie McNish
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Morales
Interviewed Guest:
Krissi Murison
Interviewed Guest:
Angela Wright
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Stott
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Ferguson
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Robbins

Front Row

Literary Norwich

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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