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Front Row - Monty Python's Eric Idle; pianist Louis Lortie; Bad Lieutenant


Eric Idle discusses the forthcoming tour of the musical Spamalot and his comedic oratorio Not the Messiah, based on Monty Python's Life of Brian. Antonia Quirke reviews Bad Lieutenant, the new film from Werner Herzog, which stars Nicolas Cage. Set in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Bad Lieutenant follows the story of a cocaine-addicted policeman who abuses his status. French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie explains how he prepares to play all 27 of Chopin's Etudes at the Norfolk and Norwich festival.

Broadcasts

  • 2010-05-18 19:15:00 - 2010-05-18 19:45:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,