181 Stephen Frears and Ali Fazal, Pears' Cyclopaedia final edition, Jeff Pope on Cilla2017-09-11 18:57:00
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182 Joanne Froggatt, Darren Aronofsky, 25 years of Classic FM2017-09-08 18:56:00
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183 Marian Keyes, Tim Roth, Joe Lycett2017-09-07 19:18:00
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184 Roddy Doyle, Heroes in TV dramas, Stephen King's IT2017-09-06 19:23:00
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185 Woman's Hour Craft Exhibition, Lloyd Dorfman, Karen McCarthy Woolf, John Ashbery2017-09-05 19:07:00
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186 Suranne Jones returns as Doctor Foster, Lancashire's Fabrications Festival, Josephine Barstow on Sondheim's Follies2017-09-04 18:59:00
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187 Patti Cake$, Lord of the Flies, Nicole Krauss, James Ngcobo2017-09-01 19:08:00
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188 Brian Cox on playing real people, Author Omar Robert Hamilton, Game of Thrones legacy, Venice Film Festival opening2017-08-31 18:58:00
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189 Composer Alma Deutscher, Bake Off's return, Controversial statues, Last Days of June2017-08-30 19:00:00
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190 Stan Laurel novel; Tanika Gupta; film Una; Ed Skrein Walks Away2017-08-29 19:03:00
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191 Bill Nighy, The ever-changing appeal of Hamlet, Photographer Steve McCurry2017-08-28 18:45:00
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192 Ronnie Wood, Shakespeare plays on screen, Taylor Swift's new song, Peter Hoeg2017-08-25 19:07:00
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193 Illness in comedy series, Ned Beauman, Thomas Meehan2017-08-24 19:00:00
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194 Authors' better, but not-so-famous, books; Kathryn Bigelow; Eric Ravilious; a Shakespeare Sonnet in Pidgin2017-08-22 19:12:00
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Authors' better, but not-so-famous, books; Kathryn Bigelow; Eric Ravilious; a Shakespeare Sonnet in Pidgin

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow's new film is set during the five days of unrest that took place in Detroit in 1967. The drama is based on first hand recollections, police records and eye-witness accounts of the race-riots. Bigelow talks to Front Row about why these 50-year-old events feel as contemporary and urgent as ever. 75 years ago the English painter, war artist, designer, book illustrator and wood engraver Eric William Ravilious was killed aged 39 when the aircraft he was in was lost off the coast of Iceland. Many of his works are seen as capturing a sense of Englishness that existed between the wars. He also designed many popular pieces for Wedgwood including a commemorative mug for the abortive Coronation of Edward VIII and the Alphabet Mug of 1937. Art critic Richard Cork explains the significance of his work and the artist design movement he was part of. Famous for the wrong book. It's 170 years since Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre was published, 160 years since Flaubert published Madam Bovary and 50 since Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude but are they their writer's best book? Critics Kevin Jackson and Alex Clark show off their literary knowledge of the famous writers whose "other" books we may have never heard of - and certainly not read - but possibly should have done. The BBC has just opened a service broadcasting to the 75 million people of West Africa who speak Pidgin. Stig Abell talks to one of the reporters, Helen Oyibo, about the language and its literature, and hears Shakespeare's Sonnet 18, 'Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day' translated into Pidgin by Oyibo especially for Front Row. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Julian May.…read more

195 Peter Kosminsky on The State, Ben Whishaw, The secrets of Vermeer's studio2017-08-21 19:03:00
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196 Lucy Porter, Martin Creed, and Soweto Gospel Choir on stage at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-18 18:45:00
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197 Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina2017-08-17 16:56:00
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198 John Eliot Gardiner, Apphia Campbell, The Nature of Forgetting, Reviewing at the Edinburgh Festivals2017-08-16 19:29:00
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199 Shappi Khorsandi and Gillian Clarke on stage in the BBC's Big Blue Tent at the Edinburgh Festival2017-08-14 16:57:00
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200 Joe Orton2017-08-11 19:00:00
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