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Front Row

National Poetry Competition, Dead Sheep, Code of a Killer, Attica Locke

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Roger McGough on the National Poetry Competition, Jonathan Maitland on his play Dead Sheep, Attica Locke on her new book set in Pleasantville and a review of Code of a Killer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Roger McGough
Interviewed Guest:
Mark Billingham
Interviewed Guest:
Attica Locke
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Maitland
Interviewed Guest:
Steve Nallon
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

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

Start the Week

Microbes, Genes and Human Endeavour

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Cultural discussion programme. Andrew Marr on microbes, genes and success with Ed Yong, Adam Rutherford, Jonathan Maitland and Felicity Aston. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Marr
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Yong
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Rutherford
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Maitland
Interviewed Guest:
Felicity Aston
Producer:
Katy Hickman

Front Row

Hamlet - the opera, Novelist Laura Barnett with singer Kathryn Williams, Political docudramas, Blue plaques for music

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Brett Dean on Hamlet - the opera; Laura Barnett's novel about a songwriter - with songs by Karthryn Williams, the pleasures and pitfalls of dramas based on recent political events. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Brett Dean
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Barnett
Interviewed Guest:
Kathryn Williams
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Cockerell
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Maitland
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Julian May