From the Hay Festival with Lee Child, Michael Morpugo, Julia Donaldson and Cerys Matthews.
BBC Radio 4
Jimmy's Hall review and three fictional US TV characters take on the British Royal family.
Maya Angelou remembered; Simon Russell Beale; Maleficent reviewed; the art of MF Husain.
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Kirsty Lang reviews Polanski's Venus in Fur; plus Sikh playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti.
Sir Tim Rice discusses writing lyrics for Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Lion King
Margaret Atwood on her first opera, the Glasgow fire, Neel Mukherjee and TV drama Quirke.
Chrissie Hynde; Mondrian exhibitions in Margate and Liverpool; Miss Saigon reviewed.
Kirsty Lang talks to Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid, starring in play Bakersfield Mist.
Arts news. Fatboy Slim discusses his new album Bem Brasil, and a report from Cannes.
Ceramic artist and author Edmund de Waal shows John Wilson around his London studio.
Actress, writer and comedian Dawn French, Coldplay reviewed, Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell.
Gary Kemp on starring in a Lional Bart musical; Rachel Johnson on EM Delafield's classic.
Penny Dreadful review; actor Oscar Isaac; Goldfrapp's Will Gregory; playwright Nick Payne.
Godzilla reviewed, Ailyn Perez & Stephen Costello in La Traviata, playwright Peter Bowker.
James McAvoy; Gillian Clarke on Dylan Thomas; and Natalie Merchant. With John Wilson.
A report from the Brighton Festival, where Hofesh Shechter is guest artistic director.
Yinka Shonibare, Water Babies, Akhil Sharma, women film directors.
Anthony Gormley and Simon Starling on Henry Moore; Alice Hoffman; Turner Prize shortlist.
Irvine Welsh; The Wind Rises review; Rachel De-lahay.
As celebrated composer Michael Nyman turns 70, Kirsty Lang celebrates his life and work.
Razia Iqbal talks with Fiona Shaw about her role in The Testament of Mary, by Colm Toibin.
Jon Ronson on Frank; composer Julian Anderson discusses Thebans; and the return of 24.