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Posts tagged ‘Front Row’

FR: Abram Games exhibition

yesterday evening (thursday 18th), 7.26-7.35pm, on bbc radio 4 

front row (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“The influential graphic designer Abram Games, who created the Festival of Britain 1951 poster and the BBC’s first television logo, first came to prominence as the ‘Official War Poster Artist’ during the Second World War. Over 100 of the posters he created while employed by the War Office are on display at a new exhibition at the National Army Museum in London. Curator • Emma Mawdsley discusses the significance of the artist and his work.”

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FR: Amos Oz

friday 28th december, 7.15-7.21pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) leads with …

“Journalist and novelist Jonathan Freedland remembers the Israeli author Amos Oz who died today.”

including interview with …
• journalist and broadcaster jonathan freedland
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FR: The tattoist of Auschwitz

yesterday evening (friday 19th), 7.17-7.28pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the author Heather Morris talks about her novel, based on the true story of Lale Sokolov, who tattooed numbers on prisoners’ wrists at Auschwitz/Birkenau and tattooed and fell in love with a young Jewish woman who survived and became his wife.”

including interview with …
• author heather morris
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PM/FR: Denis Norden dies

this evening (wednesday 19th), 5.48-5.57pm, and 7.32-7.37pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by jonny dymond) and front row (presented by samira ahmed) include …

”With the passing of the writer and broadcaster Denis Norden, goes a slice of our popular entertainment heritage.”

including interview with …
dick fiddy of the bfi archive
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FR: Dorothy Bohm

wednesday 4th may 2016, 7.36-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) concludes with …

“91-year-old photographer Dorothy Bohm looks back over her 75-year career at her latest exhibition, Sixties London.
Born in East Prussia before being sent by her father to England to escape the threat of Nazism, she then became co-founder of the Photographer’s Gallery and worked alongside some of the greats, from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Bill Brandt and Don McCullin.”

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FR: Philip Roth dies

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) is entirely devoted to …

“The American writer Philip Roth, whose death at the age of 85 was announced today, is remembered by • Ian McEwan, • his biographer Claudia Roth Pierpont, and • American novelist Amy Bloom.
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Bernstein 100

this evening (friday 30th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
leonard bernstein: a centenary celebration (presented by john wilson) (in the front row series)

John Wilson is joined by his son, • Alexander Bernstein, who remembers his father composing at home, and who attended many of his Young People’s Concerts; by • his friend and biographer, Humphrey Burton, who discusses Bernstein’s multiple talents as a conductor, composer and educator; and by • his pupil, the conductor Marin Alsop, who was inspired by Bernstein to take up the baton. ”
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