Kirsty Lang reports on why true stories currently inspire so many films and TV dramas.
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Mark Lawson talks to actress Brenda Blethyn. Plus Nitin Sawhney and James Taylor.
Mark Lawson reports on the new Lyric Theatre in Belfast and new TV drama The Shadow Line.
Mark Lawson talks to actress Shirley MacLaine. Plus Kenneth Branagh's film Thor reviewed.
John Wilson reports on Andy Warhol's last visit to London in 1986, and its unlikely legacy
Mark Lawson visits the BBC archives to trace dramatic and literary portrayals of Christ.
John Wilson on David Tennant in the TV drama United and Ray Winstone in the film Tracker.
John Wilson talks to singer and songwriter Morrissey.
John Wilson in Iran as the Cyrus Cylinder returns to the UK; musician Robbie Robertson.
Kirsty Lang reviews the remake of the film Arthur, with Helen Mirren and Russell Brand.
With Kirsty Lang, who reviews David Foster Wallace's posthumous novel The Pale King.
Mark Lawson reviews Betty Blue Eyes, the new stage musical based on an Alan Bennett film.
Mark Lawson meets the creators of the play, London Road, about the five murders in Ipswich
Joan Miro on show at Tate Modern and Henning Mankell on writing the last Wallander novel.
Oranges and Sunshine writer Rona Munro, and new western Meek's Cutoff.
TV thriller The Reckoning, and director of Iraq film Son of Babylon.
Mark Lawson interviews film-maker Molly Dineen; Roger Michell discusses one-take films.
With Mark Lawson, including an interview with actress Stephanie Powers.
Bob Marley photos, and Danish documentary Armadillo, following troops in Afghanistan.
David Lodge discusses his new novel about HG Wells; a review of TV drama The Kennedys.
Kirsty Lang meets violinist Leila Josefowicz, and considers the phenomenon of The Killing.