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Front Row

Wild, TS Eliot poetry prize, Oppenheimer at the RSC and Barbara Hannigan

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang presents a review of Wild, the announcement of the TS Eliot poetry prize winner, Oppenheimer at the Royal Shakespeare Company and soprano Barbara Hannigan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny McCartney
Interviewed Guest:
Angus Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Morton-Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Barbara Hannigan
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Sampson
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

Bjork's New Album, Samantha Shannon and the Head of Disney Animation

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang with Walt Disney Animation chief Andrew Millstein, novelist Samantha Shannon, a review of Bjork's new album Vulnicura and Costa Poetry Prize Winner Jonathan Edwards. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Dibben
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Millstein
Interviewed Guest:
Samantha Shannon
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Edwards

Front Row

Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany, Imogen Cooper, Kate Saunders, Fortitude

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany on new film Mortdecai; pianist Imogen Cooper; Kate Saunders discusses her Costa Children's Book award-winner; Fortitude starring Sofie Gråbøl reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Johnny Depp
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Bettany
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Harper
Interviewed Guest:
Imogen Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Saunders

Front Row

Leviathan, Amelia Bullmore, Waterloo at Windsor, Son of a Gun

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang on a Battle of Waterloo exhibition at Windsor Castle, actress Amelia Bullmore and Leviathan, the Russian film which has been lauded abroad but damned at home. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Aleksandr Rodnyansky
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Amelia Bullmore

Front Row

Timberlake Wertenbaker, Jupiter Ascending Reviewed, Reading Europe: France

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Timberlake Wertenbaker on her new play Jefferson's Garden, a review of Jupiter Ascending and which novels best reflect present-day France. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Presenter:
Damian Barr
Producer:
Sarah Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Timberlake Wertenbaker
Interviewed Guest:
Sophia McDougall
Interviewed Guest:
Sylvain Bourmeau
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Wootton

Front Row

Alfred Molina, Rona Munro, Bookshops Turned Publishers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alfred Molina on Love is Strange, booksellers becoming independent publishers, playwright Rona Munro, and New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley talks about Brits on Broadway. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Alfred Molina
Interviewed Guest:
Rona Munro
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Layte
Interviewed Guest:
Nic Bottomley
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Brantley

Front Row

John Singer Sargent, Daniel Handler, Reading France, Filming by Candlelight

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

With Kirsty Lang. AN Wilson reviews an exhibition of John Singer Sargent's work, Daniel Handler discusses his novel We Are Pirates, and the challenges of filming by candlelight. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Reporter:
AN Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Handler
Interviewed Guest:
Gavin Finney
Interviewed Guest:
Farah Karim-Cooper
Reporter:
Damian Barr

Front Row

50 Shades of Grey; Bob Odenkirk; Fireworks

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang meets Bob Odenkirk, star of Breaking Bad spin-off series Better Call Saul. Plus a review of the film 50 Shades of Grey and a discussion on Palestinian play Fireworks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Bob Odenkirk
Interviewed Guest:
Rowan Pelling
Interviewed Guest:
Dalia Tala
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Twyman

Front Row

Juliette Binoche, Poldark, Thomas Heatherwick

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 Juliette Binoche as she stars in a new stage adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone, and architect Thomas Heatherwick discusses his revolutionary designs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Juliette Binoche
Interviewed Guest:
Thomas Heatherwick
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Dunant
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Bradley

Front Row

Harper Lee remembered, The Night Manager, Simon Armitage, Zelda

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. Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, is remembered by Elaine Showalter and Christopher Bigsby. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Elaine Showalter
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby
Interviewed Guest:
Susanne Bier
Interviewed Guest:
David Farr
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Hunter
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Armitage
Interviewed Guest:
Naomi Alderman
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Front Row

Grimsby, Dominic Dromgoole, Poems that Make Grown Women Cry

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 Sacha Baron Cohen's new film Grimsby reviewed and Shakespeare's Globe's outgoing artistic director Dominic Dromgoole. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Dominic Dromgoole
Interviewed Guest:
Anthony Holden
Interviewed Guest:
Joan Bakewell
Interviewed Guest:
Elif Shafak
Interviewed Guest:
Mick Herron

Front Row

The Maids, Tim Parks, Shetland weaving

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 actresses Uzo Aduba, Laura Carmichael and Zawe Ashton, who are starring in Jean Genet's play The Maids. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Uzo Aduba
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Carmichael
Interviewed Guest:
Zawe Ashton
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Parks

Front Row

Hail, Caesar!, Don Quixote, Thirteen, English Touring Opera

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 a review of the Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar!, David Thelfall and James Fenton on Don Quixote and the creator of BBC Three's Thirteen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
David Threlfall
Interviewed Guest:
James Fenton
Interviewed Guest:
Marnie Dickens
Interviewed Guest:
James Conway
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

The Ones Below, Sonita, Tate funding, Comedy Playhouse, War Horse music

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Ones Below reviewed, Afghan rapper and activist Sonita speaks out, Tate funding post-BP analysed, Comedy Playhouse in context, and the music of War Horse, with Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Sonita Alizadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Interviewed Guest:
Will Gompertz
Interviewed Guest:
Boyd Hilton
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Morris
Interviewed Guest:
John Tams
Performer:
Tim van Eyken
Producer:
Dixi Stewart

Front Row

The Painkiller, Follow the Money, Maylis de Kerangal, The Gloaming

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including the Painkiller, starring Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon, Danish crime drama Follow the Money and author Maylis de Kerangal on her novel Mend the Living. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Foley
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Graham
Interviewed Guest:
The Gloaming

Front Row

The A Word, Neil LaBute, Remembering Barry Hines, Ottessa Moshfegh

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 Peter Bowker, writer of The A Word, Neil LaBute on Reasons to Be Happy and Ian McMillian remembering Barry Hines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Bowker
Interviewed Guest:
Neil LaBute
Interviewed Guest:
Ian McMillan
Interviewed Guest:
Ottessa Moshfegh

Drama

This Is Not a Banksy

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Alan Harris. Sam's life is turned upside down when his girlfriend discovers a Banksy on his bottom. Starring Elis James and Kimberley Nixon. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

Front Row

Judi Dench Launches Shakespeare's People

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Front Row asks actors, writers and directors to give their personal take on a favourite Shakespeare character. Dame Judi Dench chooses Lady Macbeth to launch Shakespeare's People. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Judi Dench
Interviewed Guest:
Yael Farber
Interviewed Guest:
Vinay Patel
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Mort

Front Row

David Tennant, Eddie the Eagle, Alison Brackenbury, Jeff Nichols, Evelyn Glennie

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 Jeff Nichols about his new film Midnight Special, hears David Tennant's thoughts about Hamlet and sees Eddie the Eagle's exploits brought to the screen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
David Tennant
Interviewed Guest:
Jeff Nichols
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Brackenbury
Interviewed Guest:
Evelyn Glennie
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Malorie Blackman, Bastille Day, Sam Gold, Simon Russell Beale

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Malorie Blackman on her novel Chasing the Stars, Idris Elba in Bastille Day, Simon Russell Beale on Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Sam Gold on National Theatre's The Flick. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn
Interviewed Guest:
Malorie Blackman
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Gold
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Russell Beale