1401 Welcome to New York; DBC Pierre, The Tallis Scholars2014-08-04
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1402 Loudon Wainwright III, Guardians of the Galaxy, Japanese fiction2014-08-01
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1403 Jonny Greenwood, Deon Meyer, Streaming books, Summer films2014-07-31
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1404 Adrian Dunbar, Tasmin Little, Mood Indigo, Katie Paterson2014-07-30
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1405 A Streetcar Named Desire Review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; Crime Writing; Summer Pop2014-07-29
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1406 Gareth Malone and Adrian Sutton, Neil Bartlett, In the Club2014-07-28
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1407 Julian Lloyd Webber; Andrew Graham-Dixon; The Galapagos Affair2014-07-25
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1408 Porgy and Bess; Liverpool giant puppets; Gerald Seymour2014-07-24
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1409 Man Booker Prize, Lee Hall's Shakespeare in Love, Dom Flemons and Martin Simpson2014-07-23
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Man Booker Prize, Lee Hall's Shakespeare in Love, Dom Flemons and Martin Simpson

Chair of the judges A C Grayling and his fellow judge Erica Wagner join John Wilson to discuss the longlist for this years' Man Booker Prize. It's the first time that American novelists have been eligible for this prestigious award, and four of the listed writers are American. Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall talks about creating a stage play out of the Oscar winning film Shakespeare in Love. Hall also reveals that he's been busy reading Elton John's personal diaries in preparation for making a biopic of the singer. Tonight's Front Row features the first joint performance, in the studio, by two leading figures in world music. Dom Flemons - co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops - and Martin Simpson - renowned acoustic and slide guitarist - have been researching and exploring how folk songs travelled back and forth between England and North America, changing shape as they journeyed. They retraced the fieldwork done by folklorist Cecil Sharp, a hundred years ago - and give John a musical demonstration of how an English dancehall ballad became a ragtime blues number. Image: Shakespeare In Love - Company with Tom Bateman as Will. Photo by Johan Persson (c) Disney.…read more

1410 Judith Weir; Eamonn Holmes reviews Believe2014-07-22
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1411 Joe; David Eldridge; Clavichord; Disobedient Objects2014-07-21
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1412 Rebecca Hall, Medea at the National Theatre, Long Yu, Commonwealth Games Festival2014-07-18
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1413 Gilbert and George, Jonathan Harvey, Chichester Festival Theatre2014-07-17
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1414 WWI Galleries at the Imperial War Museum, Linda Grant, John Fay, Grand Central2014-07-16
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1415 Nigel Havers; Malevich at Tate Modern; Michael Rosen; Caine Prize for African Writing2014-07-15
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1416 Nadine Gordimer remembered, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Utopia2014-07-14
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1417 Graham Swift; How To Train Your Dragon; Glasgow Girls2014-07-11
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1418 Peter Greenaway; Longitude; Robert Crawford2014-07-10
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1419 Morrissey's new album reviewed; Gina McKee; Portraits of Virginia Woolf2014-07-09
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1420 Halle Berry in Extant; International Museums; A Hard Day's Night2014-07-08
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