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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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Charlotte Salomon

this evening (monday 5th), 7.35-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) concludes with …

“Artist Charlotte Salomon died aged 26 in Auschwitz, leaving behind an impressive autobiographical series of over 700 paintings called Life? or Theatre?: A Song-play.
Ahead of events on Salomon at Jewish Book Week, • Griselda Pollock and • Waldemar Januszczak discuss her life and work.” (more…)

Daniel Liebeskind

yesterday evening (wednesday 9th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
daniel liebeskind, (interviewed by john wilson) (in the front row series)

“In this extended interview, Daniel Libeskind gives John Wilson insights into his design process and the sometimes surprising artistic inspirations behind his buildings.
An international figure in architecture, Daniel Libeskind is renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings.

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Frontrow: Denial

yesterday evening (friday 27th), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by john wilson) leads with…

“Playwright • David Hare discusses his screenplay for the film Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, about Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt‘s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving.”

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Frontrow: Judith Kerr

last friday evening (8th july), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“Author and illustrator Judith Kerr, who escaped Hitler’s Germany as a child and went on to write more than 30 children’s books, has received a lifetime achievement award from the reading charity BookTrust.
The creator of the Mog the Cat and The Tiger Who Came to Tea talks about what keeps her drawing and writing at the age of 93.”

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