41 The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims2020-06-12 19:10:00
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42 Simon Bird, Whiteness, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh2020-06-11 21:45:00
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43 Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical2020-06-10 19:05:00
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44 Spike Lee; Hope Mirrlees' Paris - A Poem; and are we being more creative in lockdown?2020-06-09 19:06:00
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45 Michaela Coel, The Comedy Women in Print Prize, Bristol's Colston statue2020-06-08 19:05:00
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46 Víkingur Ólafsson, David Greig, El Presidente, Inclusive publishing2020-06-05 19:07:00
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47 Andrew Patterson, Writing about Race, Mark Damazer Chair of Booker Prize Foundation2020-06-04 19:08:00
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Andrew Patterson, Writing about Race, Mark Damazer Chair of Booker Prize Foundation

Director Andrew Patterson joins us to talk about new movie The Vast of Night, the story of a small New Mexico town disturbed by lights in the sky and unidentified radio signals which is a loving homage to the sci-fi TV of the 1950s. The low budget, high concept film, which is Patterson’s directorial debut, is available on Amazon Prime. Writers Timberlake Wertenbaker and Winsome Pinnock talk about how white and black writers engage with race, and the importance and responsibility of white writers to talk about race and racism. Mark Damazer is the newly announced Chair of the Booker Prize Foundation which oversees the management of the Booker Prize and the International Booker Prize, for fiction in translation. After the Booker judges’ controversial decision in 2019 to split the main award between two authors, Bernadine Evaristo and Margaret Atwood, he joins us to talk about the Foundation’s plans for the year ahead. It’s the 31st anniversary today of the massacre of thousands of protestors in Tiananmen Square. Writers, musicians and writers, such as Bei Dao, Duo Duo and singer Cui Jian, were involved in the movement for Democracy in China, and Front Row briefly reflects on their role. Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe Producer: Julian May Studio Manager: Tim Heffer…read more

48 David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Staged, Ethiopian poetry, Talking About Race2020-06-03 19:07:00
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49 Carrie Mae Weems, Liz Lochhead, How will museums reflect the pandemic2020-06-02 18:56:00
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50 Sitting in Limbo, Joanna Briscoe, Christo, The Uncertain Kingdom2020-06-01 19:06:00
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51 Indira Varma, Víkingur Ólafsson, Snowpiercer and The Lockdown Plays reviewed, DJ Mr Switch, Tom Morris2020-05-29 19:08:00
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52 Can arts venues survive social distancing?2020-05-28 18:50:00
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53 John Grisham, re-opening of museums and galleries, the best of theatre online2020-05-27 19:01:00
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54 Tracee Ellis Ross, Walter Iuzzolino, Southbank Centre2020-05-26 18:52:00
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55 Kirsty Lang talks to American writer AM Homes2020-05-25 18:50:00
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56 The County & Little Fires Everywhere; The Archers; Víkingur Ólafsson; poetry to console2020-05-22 19:30:00
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57 Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, Rubaiyat Hossain, Abigail Pogson, Martin Green2020-05-21 19:11:00
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58 Simon Schama on Rembrandt's The Night Watch, can the performing arts survive coronavirus?2020-05-20 18:56:00
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59 Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner2020-05-19 19:02:00
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60 Tom Sutcliffe talks to playwright and poet Inua Ellams2020-05-19 10:04:00
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