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Front Row

Aretha Franklin remembered, David Suchet, Laura Mvula and Ben Okri

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul', known for hits like Respect and Natural Woman, has died aged 76. Paul Gambaccini and Kevin Le Gendre assess her life and work. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Participant:
Paul Gambaccini
Participant:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
David Suchet
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Mvula
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Okri
Presenter:
Hilary Dunn

Front Row

Alain de Botton, Son of Saul, Josie Rourke and Nick Payne, Jazz biopics

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alain de Botton on The Course of Love, a review of Holocaust film Son of Saul, playwright Nick Payne and director Josie Rourke on Elegy, and Kevin Le Gendre on the jazz biopic. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Alain de Botton
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Solomons
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Payne
Interviewed Guest:
Josie Rourke
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Producer:
Ellamai Robey

Front Row

Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo on A United Kingdom, Van Gogh controversy, Cape Town City Ballet

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
David Oyelowo
Interviewed Guest:
Rosamund Pike
Interviewed Guest:
Gerard Samuel
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed

Front Row

Remembering Prince, Opera North's Ring Cycle, novelist Georgina Harding

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

John Wilson assesses the legacy of the singer and songwriter Prince with Mica Paris, his biographer Matt Thorne and music journalist Kevin Le Gendre. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Mica Paris
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Farnes
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Mantle
Interviewed Guest:
Georgina Harding
Producer:
Elaine Lester

Front Row

Alistair Beaton, Marcus Harvey, Facing the World, Someone Knows My Name

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Alistair Beaton on Fracked! Or: Please Don't Use The F-Word, his shale-extraction comedy, TV drama Someone Knows My Name, Facing the World, Marcus Harvey's new show Inselaffe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Alistair Beaton
Interviewed Guest:
Moira Jeffrey
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Harvey

Loose Ends

Lee 'Kix' Thompson, Kevin Le Gendre, Yuriko Kotani, The Last Poets, Maya Youssef, YolanDa Brown, Clive Anderson

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Clive Anderson and YolanDa Brown are joined by Lee 'Kix' Thompson, Kevin Le Gendre and Yuriko Kotani for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
YolanDa Brown
Interviewed Guest:
Lee Thompson
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Yuriko Kotani
Performer:
The Last Poets
Performer:
Maya Youssef
Producer:
Tim Bano

Front Row

Jim Broadbent; I Heard It Through the Grapevine; Johana Gustawsson and Matt Johnson

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Sense of an Ending on film - Jim Broadbent and Ritesh Batra on reinterpreting Julian Barnes' novel; is I Heard It Through the Grapevine the greatest love song ever written?i. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jim Broadbent
Interviewed Guest:
Ritesh Batra
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Johana Gustawsson
Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Angie Nehring

Front Row

Damon Albarn and the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, Inspiring impressionism

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Damon Albarn plays with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, Inspiring Impressionism at the Scottish National Gallery, Bethlem Museum of the Mind, and celebrating Ernest Ranglin. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Damon Albarn
Interviewed Guest:
Lynne Ambrosini
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Fowle
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre

Front Row

Jodie Foster, Molly's Game, Christmas film round-up, Hamilton, Imtiaz Dharker

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Jodie Foster on directing Black Mirror, The Hamilton phenomenon, Molly's Game reviewed and films to see this Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Jodie Foster
Interviewed Guest:
Ellen E Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Wolf
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Performer:
Imtiaz Dharker
Producer:
Edwina Pitman

Front Row

Melvyn Bragg, TV arts programmes, '(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay' by Otis Redding, the Fire and Fury

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg on the history of The Southbank Show, the arts on TV; Otis Redding's (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay turns 50, and the Fire and Fury sells out. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Stig Abell
Interviewed Guest:
Melvyn Bragg
Interviewed Guest:
Phil Grabsky
Interviewed Guest:
Julia Raeside
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre
Interviewed Guest:
Cathy Rentzenbrink

Music Matters

Debussy, David Toop and Rhythms of the Heart

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Pelleas et Melisande at Glyndebourne, David Toop on reimagining Japanese Noh theatre, and marking the NHS 70th anniversary with pianist Elaine Chew. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Service
Interviewed Guest:
Stefan Herheim
Interviewed Guest:
Christina Gansch
Interviewed Guest:
John Chest
Interviewed Guest:
David Toop
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Molleson
Interviewed Guest:
Elaine Chew
Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Le Gendre