Alfre Woodard, film Come As You Are and Ellie Goulding album Brightest Blue reviewed, Richard Herring
American actress Alfre Woodard on her powerful lead performance as a death row prison warden in Clemency, written and directed by Chinoye Chukwu, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
The government has announced that live performance will be possible again in indoor venues from August. The London Symphony Orchestra has already experimented with socially distanced live performance and their managing director, Kathryn McDowell, joins Front Row to talk about the possibilities and limitations.
Our Friday Review this week covers new independent film Come As You are about three disabled men who embark on a road trip in a quest to lose their virginity, plus Ellie Goulding's new album, The Brightest Blue, her first since 2015. And in the light of the announcement that facemasks will be mandatory in shops from the 24th of July, our reviewers Mik Scarlett and Amber Butchart will be discussing the fashion world's reactions to COVID 19.
Comedian, writer and podcaster Richard Herring on his new family comedy Radio 4 series Relativity, based on his own family life. Plus we hear about his prolific podcasting keeping him busy in lockdown, and on the plight facing stand up comedy in the pandemic
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Sarah Johnson
Studio manager: Emma Harth
Production Co-ordinator: Caitlin Benedict…read more