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Is Shakespeare Still Funny? - Frontseat this Sat

Friday, 20 April 2007, 12:24 am | Frontseat

Oliver Driver is in Christchurch for the NZ International Jazz & Blues Festival, and discovers a new precinct devoted to art, design & live music ( - Josie McNaught checks out fashion and music inspired by NZ’s burgeoning Asian ... More >>

Frontseat... again!

Monday, 16 April 2007, 11:00 am | Frontseat

Hello, we hope you had lovely weekend. If you happened to miss the most recent episode of Frontseat, the highlights are online here: More >>

Frontseat - Easter revisited

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 1:15 pm | Frontseat

Hello, we hope you had a relaxing Easter break. If you happened to miss the most recent episode of Frontseat, the highlights are online here: More >>

Frontseat - it's on right now!

Monday, 26 March 2007, 5:03 pm | Frontseat

Did you know that TV One's arts programme Frontseat is now online? Watch the highlights of last Saturday morning's episode at your leisure here: More >>

A Good Muesli Recipe - Frontseat this Saturday 8am

Friday, 23 March 2007, 12:54 am | Frontseat

Oliver Driver in Wellington’s Civic Square for both the Capital E National Children’s Festival, and Telecom Prospect 2007 at City Gallery Wellington - Chad Taylor on public transport in central Auckland - Josie McNaught dining out with Those Indian Guys ... More >>

Frontseat, this Saturday 17th March

Friday, 16 March 2007, 11:33 am | Frontseat

THIS SATURDAY FEATURES: - Josie McNaught on the trail of the new generation contemporary Pacific artists - Oliver Driver poking around Auckland Museum’s impressive redevelopment More >>

Frontseat this Saturday 10th March

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 2:46 pm | Frontseat

THIS SATURDAY FEATURES: - Frontseat’s new poll – The Search for NZ’s Greatest Fictional Character - Chad Taylor climbing drainpipes in a quest to find out why anyone would steal NZ art - Josie McNaught hot on the trail of National’s new arts ... More >>

Frontseat this Saturday: Tame Iti is the Tempest

Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 2:58 pm | Frontseat

THIS SATURDAY FEATURES: - Exclusive behind-the-scenes AK07 Auckland Festival highlights - A funny and revealing interview with legendary artist-activist Tame Iti - Sneak previews of the new wave of Kiwi films - Hot tips for sponsors of the arts More >>

The Greatest Line In Kiwi Film

Monday, 20 November 2006, 10:20 am | Frontseat

A line from Bad Taste’s hero, Derek, written and spoken by Peter Jackson, was revealed as The Greatest Line in Kiwi Film on TV One’s flagship arts show Frontseat in its final episode for 2006. More >>

Greatest Line In Kiwi Film And Vive La France

Sunday, 19 November 2006, 1:10 pm | Frontseat

The Greatest Line in Kiwi Film will be revealed on TV One’s flagship arts show Frontseat in its final episode for 2006 on Sunday night 17th November 11.10pm & Saturday 25th 8.00am. More >>

Sigh, Paris! - Frontseat this Sunday

Thursday, 16 November 2006, 3:55 pm | Frontseat

It’s Frontseat’s final episode for the year and it’s a corker! Oliver strolls amongst the sculptures and gardens at the Ellerslie International Flower Show in Manurewa with award-winning designer Xanthe White, while our director John Hagen ... More >>

A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Jazz

Friday, 10 November 2006, 9:45 am | Frontseat

Frontseat, 10.45pm this Sunday 12th November on TV ONE after “Under The Tuscan Sun”. More >>

Frontseat Update

Friday, 3 November 2006, 9:39 am | Frontseat

Frontseat, 10.30pm this Sunday 5th November on TV ONE after “Girl With A Pearl Earring”. More >>

NZ's Greatest Guitar Riffs - Frontseat this Sunday

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 5:10 pm | Frontseat

This week Oliver is at Rannoch House, home of the James Wallace Arts Trust. The 15 year old Wallace Art Awards exhibition is on the road to Pataka Museum in Porirua after its Auckland appearance, and Oliver talks to James Wallace about patronage, ... More >>

Frontseat, 10.40pm this Sunday 22nd October

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 2:56 pm | Frontseat

This week Oliver is at the magnificent Civic Theatre, where New Zealand’s original burlesque star Freda Stark danced her best, and an appropriate venue for the unveiling of the finalists in Frontseat’s Search for the Greatest Line in Kiwi Film. More >>

Frontseat this Sunday

Thursday, 12 October 2006, 2:11 pm | Frontseat

Frontseat, 10.40pm this Sunday 15th October on TV ONE after “Calendar Girls”. Bic Runga - Superstar: the Front Row: Personal Shoppers for Art: the Greatest Line in Kiwi Film More >>

Crying and Misbehaving - Frontseat this Sunday

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 10:45 am | Frontseat


Frontseat, Sunday 24th September on TV ONE

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 5:34 pm | Frontseat

Oliver Driver talks with his old hospital mate, Michael Galvin, about being a nationally-recognised doctor and playwright. Auckland Theatre Company is staging Michael’s new play Ocean Star at the Maidment Theatre. More >>

Frontseat, 10.20pm this Sunday 24 Sep - TV One

Thursday, 21 September 2006, 12:00 am | Frontseat

THE GREAT TORONTO RAMPAGE: Oliver heads up the red carpet at the massive Toronto International Film Festival with a flock of sheep, Jonathan King and Robert Sarkies – the directors of the latest Kiwi feature films, Black Sheep (a horror comedy ... More >>

Attention arts organisations and Frontseat viewers

Friday, 1 September 2006, 11:41 am | Frontseat

TV One arts show Frontseat is back soon for a spring season and we want your story ideas, arts diary submissions and competition entries. More >>





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