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Noah Baumbach, Playwright Helen Edmundson, Spanish thriller Marshland

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including screenwriter Noah Baumbach on Mistress America, playwright Helen Edmundson on The Heresy of Love and a review of Spanish thriller Marshland. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Noah Baumbach
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Edmundson
Interviewed Guest:
Ryan Gilbey
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bigsby

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Stieg Larsson's former editor, Anthony Caro exhibitions

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Jake Gyllenhaal on his new boxing film Southpaw, plus Stieg Larsson's former editor Eva Gedin, two Anthony Caro exhibitions in Yorkshire and the Children's Poetry Award winner. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jake Gyllenhaal
Interviewed Guest:
Eva Gedin
Interviewed Guest:
Louisa Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Joseph Coelho

Front Row

The Trials of Jimmy Rose, Cerys Matthews and Timberlake Wertenbaker, Zambezi News, Miss Julie

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang speaks to Cerys Matthews and Timberlake Wertenbaker about Our Country's Good and to Zimbabwean comedy duo Zambezi News about their work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Dreda Say Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Timberlake Wertenbaker
Interviewed Guest:
Cerys Matthews
Interviewed Guest:
Jake Kerridge
Interviewed Guest:
Comrade Fatso
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Outspoken
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

Front Row

Man Booker Prize longlist, Death of a Gentleman, Game of Thrones aesthetics

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang discusses the Man Booker Prize longlist with chair of judges Michael Wood. Plus cricket documentary Death of a Gentleman, and the aesthetics TV series Game of Thrones. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Wood
Interviewed Guest:
Kamila Shamsie
Interviewed Guest:
Gemma Jackson
Interviewed Guest:
Michele Clapton
Interviewed Guest:
Leslie Felperin
Producer:
Jack Soper

Front Row

Malorie Blackman, Stonemouth, Louise Welsh, Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Malorie Blackman at the end of her tenure as children's laureate, the TV adaptation of Iain Banks's novel Stonemouth and novelist Louise Welsh. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Malorie Blackman
Interviewed Guest:
Stuart Kelly
Interviewed Guest:
Louise Welsh
Interviewed Guest:
Mahsa Vahdat
Interviewed Guest:
Marjan Vahdat
Performer:
Mahsa Vahdat
Performer:
Marjan Vahdat
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

Front Row

Henry Goodman in Volpone, Dear White People, Peter Gelb, The Demon Barbers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Henry Goodman discusses his role in Ben Jonson's Volpone at the RSC. Satirical film Dear White People is reviewed. Plus New York Met boss Peter Gelb, and the Demon Barbers. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Goodman
Interviewed Guest:
Yomi Adegoke
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Gelb
Interviewed Guest:
The Demon Barbers undefined

Front Row

Slow West, James Horner, Inala Dance, Amber Photography

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Michael Fassbender's new film Slow West, film composer James Horner remembered, Inala dance project and Amber Photography from Newcastle. With Kirsty Lang. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Ella Spira
Interviewed Guest:
Albert Mazibuko
Interviewed Guest:
Pietra Mello-Pittman
Interviewed Guest:
Jacob O'Connell
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Interviewed Guest:
Graeme Rigby
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

David Suchet, Jackson Pollock, Claudia Rankine

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news. Kirsty Lang talks to David Suchet about playing Lady Bracknell on stage in The Importance of Being Earnest. Plus a major Jackson Pollock exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
David Suchet
Interviewed Guest:
Andrea Rose

Front Row

Julie Taymor, The Driver's Seat, Sarah Winman

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, including Sarah Winman on her new novel, the stage adaptation of Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat and Lion King director Julie Taymor. Kirsty Lang presents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Taymor
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Winman
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Eccleston

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

Quote... Unquote

Dan Antopolski, Janet Ellis, Kirsty Lang & John Sergeant

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Nigel Rees's quotations quiz with Dan Antopolski, Janet Ellis, Kirsty Lang and John Sergeant. From October 2016. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Rees
Panellist:
Dan Antopolski
Panellist:
Janet Ellis
Panellist:
Kirsty Lang
Panellist:
John Sergeant
Producer:
Carl Cooper

Front Row

Mark-Anthony Turnage, Clocks exhibition, Colum McCann, Martin Simpson

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including new Mark-Anthony Turnage work, the Science Museum clock exhibition, Colum McCann's short stories and Martin Simpson's song about steel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Interviewed Guest:
George White
Interviewed Guest:
Colum McCann
Interviewed Guest:
Martin Simpson

Front Row

Andrew Scott and Robert Icke, Whitney Houston documentary, Amanda Craig

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Andrew Scott plays Hamlet directed by Robert Icke, we review Whitney: Can I Be Me, about the life of Whitney Houston and author Amanda Craig on her new novel The Lie of the Land. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Scott
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Icke
Interviewed Guest:
Amanda Craig
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Springer
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Boyd
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

Nicholas Hytner, Peep Show, Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize, Waste review

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including director Nicholas Hytner on The Lady in the Van, David Mitchell and Robert Webb on Peep Show and the winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2015. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Hytner
Interviewed Guest:
Sam Marlowe
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Rosen
Interviewed Guest:
David Mitchell
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Webb

Front Row

Queen Anne, John Napier, Google Cultural Institute, Sunset Song

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang. Including Kate Williams reviewing Queen Anne at the RSC, stage designer John Napier, Google Cultural Institute and a review of Sunset Song. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Williams
Interviewed Guest:
John Napier
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah McGill
Interviewed Guest:
Oliver Franklin-Wallis
Interviewed Guest:
Crystal Mahey-Morgan
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Front Row

A Very Murray Christmas, Conductor Xian Zhang, Macbeth at Young Vic, Big Bang show

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang. Jason Solomons reviews A Very Murray Christmas, and Xian Zhang talks about becoming guest conductor of BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Xian Zhang
Interviewed Guest:
Carrie Cracknell
Interviewed Guest:
Lucy Guerin
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Tom Rob Smith, Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors, Kevin Barry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including Tom Rob Smith on his TV thriller London Spy and a look at the Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors exhibition. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Rob Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Barry
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Patience
Interviewed Guest:
Neve McIntosh

Front Row

Elisabeth Frink, Quentin Letts, Lloyd Dorfman

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang on the sculptures of Dame Elisabeth Frink, Ticketmaster's Chris Edmonds on touts, and Quentin Letts talks about his first novel. Plus arts philanthropist Lloyd Dorfman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Annette Ratuszniak
Interviewed Guest:
Lin Jammet
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Edmonds
Interviewed Guest:
Quentin Letts
Interviewed Guest:
Lloyd Dorfman

Front Row

Saoirse Ronan, The Hairy Ape, Ghost Stories and Acoustic Hendrix

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Lang meets Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan, sees Eugene O'Neill's play The Hairy Ape, hears from writers of new ghost stories and discovers acoustic, no-guitar Hendrix songs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Saoirse Ronan
Interviewed Guest:
Susannah Clapp
Interviewed Guest:
Benji Kirkpatrick
Producer:
Julian May

Front Row

Richard Eyre on Ibsen, Ancient Greek drama and PTSD, Vivien Duffield

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news with Kirsty Lang, including Richard Eyre on Ibsen's Little Eyolf, and a look at how ancient Greek drama is being used to help modern war veterans coping with PTSD. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Eyre
Interviewed Guest:
Bryan Doerries
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Isaacs
Interviewed Guest:
Vivien Duffield