1 Dev Patel on David Copperfield, Front Row's Risk Season, bestselling author Kimberley Chambers2020-01-20 20:04:00
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2 Playwright Lucy Kirkwood, Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life, Sam Lee and Bernard Butler2020-01-17 20:08:00
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3 Charlize Theron on Bombshell, The Outsider reviewed, Ayeesha Menon, Independent Venue Week2020-01-16 20:03:00
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4 Fire in Australian art and culture, writer Ben Richards and The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel2020-01-15 20:10:00
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5 Michael B Jordan & Jamie Foxx, Spotlight directory, TS Eliot Prize winner Roger Robinson2020-01-15 17:12:00
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6 2020 Oscar Nominations2020-01-13 20:06:00
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7 Jonathan Coe, Johnny Flynn on Magnitsky the Musical, Selena Gomez album reviewed2020-01-10 19:55:00
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8 Laurie Nunn on Sex Education, Mary Jean Chan, Podcast news2020-01-09 19:53:00
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Laurie Nunn on Sex Education, Mary Jean Chan, Podcast news

A teenage sex therapist on a high school campus is the premise of the hit Netflix series Sex Education. Starring Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson, its first season attracted 40m viewers in the first weeks of streaming and it’s back for a second series. Writer and creator Laurie Nunn discusses balancing serious sexual content with humour, why it’s hard to pin down the location and era of the series, and the debt it owes to the American high school movies of the '80s and '90s. All this week Front Row is talking to the winners of the different categories of the Costa Book Awards. Tonight Samira hears from the poetry winner, Mary Jean Chan. Chan was a competitive fencer, representing Hong Kong, and her first collection takes its title, Flèche, from an offensive technique in the sport, but it also suggests the vulnerability of the body. At the end of last year came news that podcasts will now be eligible for the Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting. What does this mean about the status and quality of podcasts and what are the trends in their consumption, whether streamed or downloaded via Apple, Spotify, BBC Sounds and others? Podcaster and critic Caroline Crampton joins us to discuss this along with Kate Hutchison, co-fouder of Lasso Audio, a new podcast talent agency based in New York. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

9 Freddie Fox, Costa Children's Prize winner Jasbinder Bilan, theatre ticket pricing2020-01-08 20:06:00
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10 BAFTAs so white, Adam Sandler, Costa First Novel winner Sara Collins, Fidelio reinvented2020-01-07 19:54:00
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11 Sam Mendes on WWI movie 1917, Costa Book Awards 2019 winners2020-01-06 20:00:00
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12 Hugh Grant and Matthew McConaughey, Daisy Coulam, Bill Bryson2020-01-03 20:01:00
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13 Jojo Rabbit reviewed, Alex Michaelides, protecting artworks from light damage2020-01-02 19:53:00
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14 Beethoven at 2502020-01-01 19:15:00
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15 Cultural Quiz of 20192019-12-31 20:13:00
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16 A decade of TV, Ballet podcast Tom and Ty Talk, Long Day's Journey into Night reviewed, Neil Innes2019-12-30 20:01:00
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17 Art and Churches2019-12-27 19:45:00
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18 Candice Carty-Williams in conversation with Bernardine Evaristo2019-12-26 19:47:00
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19 Motown legends Brian and Eddie Holland2019-12-25 19:45:00
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20 Screenwriter Amanda Coe, Bad films we love, Diana Evans2019-12-24 19:57:00
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