Front Row - 26/02/2010

Colin Farrell discusses his latest film Ondine, in which he returns to his native Ireland to play a fisherman who finds a mysterious woman in his net. Front Row has the first play of the new album from Damon Albarn's award-winning electro-pop band Gorillaz. Music journalist Miranda Sawyer reviews. Director Michael Moore is known for his outspoken documentaries on a range of politically controversial subjects, from gun law to health care. Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor of The Financial Times, gives the verdict on his latest: Capitalism: A Love Affair. Waldemar Januszczak reviews a new exhibition at The British Museum which features art from The Kingdom of Ife, a powerful, cosmopolitan city-state in West Africa which flourished as a cultural and economic centre in the 12th-15th centuries AD. Singer Carly Simon has claimed that she has revealed the answer to one of pop's greatest mysteries: the identity of the man about whom she wrote the lyrics: 'you're so vain, you probably think this song is about you'. David Hepworth sheds some light on the conjecture surrounding who the song is about, and investigates whether she really has come clean after all these years.


  • 2010-02-26 19:15:00 - 2010-02-26 19:45:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,