January 6th, 2015
Episode 710 of 1502 episodes
John Wilson talks to Richard Linklater, who directed the film Boyhood over twelve years, so that his actors, including Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke, aged appropriately. Pianist Garrick Ohlsson celebrates the music of Alexander Scriabin, the Russian composer who believed his music would change the world. Nicholas Cullinan, today announced as the new director of the National Portrait Gallery. And a poem for January, written specially for Front Row by Alison Brackenbury.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.