Front Row

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture

Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music


Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie; Arcade Fire; Richard Wilson

June 27th, 2014

Episode 438 of 1302 episodes

Tonight's Front Row considers the big-screen debut of Mrs Brown, Brendan O'Carroll's TV creation. Whilst not receiving critical acclaim, the award-winning programme regularly attracts millions of viewers - so does it work as a film? Also in the programme - Richard Wilson on performing Beckett's monologue, Krapp's Last Tape; Arcade Fire's Will Butler speaks from Glastonbury as the band prepares to go onstage; and Michelle Magorian recalls writing her classic novel, Goodnight Mister Tom. Plus, how artists respond creatively to bridges. Presenter: Matthew D'Ancona Producer: Rebecca Nicholson.