Front Row (radio)


Front Row (radio)

"Front Row" is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The BBC describes the programme as a "live magazine programme on the world of arts, literature, film, media and music." It is broadcast each week day between 7.15 and 7.45 and has a [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow/ weekly podcast] of highlights available for download. Shows usually include a mix of interviews, reviews, previews, discussions, reports and columns. Some episodes however, particularly on bank holidays, include a single interview with prominent figures in the arts or a half hour long feature on a single subject.

It developed out of Radio 4's previous daily arts programme "Kaleidoscope" which ran from 1973-1998.

The programme's presenters include Mark Lawson, John Wilson and Kirsty Lang. Former presenters include Francine Stock.

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow/ BBC Radio 4 website, with link to listen to all episodes from the last week and to selected archive clips]


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