621 Artist Richard Long, Stella Duffy chooses her Queer Icon, Daljit Nagra on Liu Xiaobo2017-07-20 18:59:00
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622 Mark Rylance on Dunkirk, Game of Thrones, best summer reads2017-07-19 19:02:00
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623 Jodie Whittaker, Nicola Barker, Jason Bateman - plus Tony Kushner's Queer Icon2017-07-18 18:57:00
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624 Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor, Plywood, Children's Poetry prizewinner2017-07-14 18:57:00
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625 Whales vs dinosaurs in art; A.Dot; Nick Laird; Igor Levit2017-07-13 19:47:00
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626 Alan Carr's Queer Icon, New Tate boss Maria Balshaw, The role of the understudy, The Sunbathers on The Southbank2017-07-12 19:03:00
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627 War for Planet of the Apes, Alan Hollinghurst's Queer Icon, Soul of a Nation exhibition2017-07-11 19:06:00
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628 Shirley MacLaine, Bolshoi Ballet, Paris Lees' Queer Icon, baritone and composer Roderick Williams2017-07-10 18:57:00
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629 Sarah Hall, Antony Sher, Fatherhood, Beethoven's 9th Symphony2017-07-07 19:05:00
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630 Tarell Alvin McCraney's Queer Icon; Romola Garai and Helen Edmundson on Queen Anne; Jamaica's Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison2017-07-06 19:13:00
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631 Christine and the Queens' Queer Icon; Spider-Man: Homecoming; Acting Guilty; Museum of the Year - 5th contender2017-07-05 19:16:00
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632 Sam Taylor-Johnson, Will Young, Stage and screen violence, Museum of the Year finalist2017-07-04 18:52:00
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633 The launch of Queer Icons; Maggi Hambling; Nitin Sawhney; Museum of the Year finalist2017-07-03 19:03:00
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634 Newmarket's Museum of the Year, Committee Musical, Fair Field - Piers Plowman re-imagined, Ebb and Flow2017-06-30 19:05:00
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635 Manchester International Festival, Poet turned novelist Kenneth Steven, Museum of the Year nominee Hepworth Wakefield2017-06-29 19:13:00
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636 V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, Assange documentary Risk, Anthony Cartwright's Brexit novel2017-06-28 19:01:00
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637 Ian Rankin, Photographer Gregory Crewdson, National Rural Touring Awards2017-06-27 18:59:00
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638 Baby Driver, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Scaffold art controversy, Alba Arikha2017-06-26 18:51:00
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639 Khadija Saye remembered, Jon Ronson, Harry Potter 20 years on2017-06-23 19:05:00
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640 Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes on The Ferryman2017-06-22 19:09:00
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Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes on The Ferryman

Playwright Jez Butterworth and director Sam Mendes, two of the biggest names in theatre, discuss The Ferryman, one of the hottest plays of the year. The pair, who had previously worked together on Bond, reveal how a mutual love of football resulted in this latest collaboration. In a Front Row special John Wilson goes behind the scenes at the Gielgud Theatre as the cast and crew prepare to open in London's West End. The play is set in rural Derry in 1981 against the backdrop of the Troubles. The Carney family are preparing for the harvest feast when unwelcome visitors bring news of the discovery of a body forcing patriarch Quinn to confront the IRA past he had tried to escape. Northern Irish actress Laura Donnelly tells John the true story from her family's history that inspired the play and film star Paddy Considine discusses making his stage debut as part of a huge cast including a baby, a real rabbit and a live goose. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Marilyn Rust.…read more