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FrontRow:Streetcar Named Desire review; Daniel Hope and Gabriel Prokofiev; crime writing; summer pop 28 JUL 2014

July 29th, 2014

Episode 483 of 1502 episodes

Gillian Anderson stars in a new production of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic Theatre in London. Matt Wolf reviews. Composer Gabriel Prokofiev and violinist Daniel Hope discuss their collaboration for tonight's Prom which features the world premiere of Gabriel's Violin Concerto 1914. Kate Mossman evokes the pop songs that conjure up summer. And the crime reporters who turn to crime novel-writing: Laura Lippman, former crime reporter at the Baltimore Sun and David Mark, former crime reporter at the Yorkshire Evening Post, discuss how their new careers in crime fiction have been influenced by their former trade.

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