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Elton John, Antonia Fraser on George Weidenfeld, Nicholas Searle

January 20th, 2016

Episode 1090 of 1305 episodes

Elton John tells John Wilson about returning to his rock roots and the joy of the school run. Front Row launches an appeal to track down lost public art works. Lady Antonia Fraser pays tribute to her mentor, Lord Weidenfeld, who's died at the age of 96. Nicholas Searle discusses his debut novel, The Good Liar, a story of a conman in his 80s who hopes to pull off one last job when he meets a woman through a dating website. Comic book writer Kieron Gillen gives his take on Sky One's new superhero drama Lucky Man, based on an idea by Stan Lee and starring James Nesbitt. Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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