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Jonathan Bate talks about The Unauthorised Life, his biography of Ted Hughes.
John Wilson hosts the BBC National Short Story Award live from the BBC Radio Theatre.
A look back at the life of author Henning Mankell, who has died. John Wilson presents.
Terry Gilliam discusses his life as a film director, screenwriter, Python and animator.
Robert Zemeckis' new film The Walk is reviewed. Plus Simon Armitage on The Odyssey.
Wed 30 Sep 2015
A tour of the Turner Prize exhibition opening in Glasgow. Samira Ahmed presents.
Tue 29 Sep 2015
Margaret Atwood discusses her new novel The Heart Goes Last. Kirsty Lang presents.
Mon 28 Sep 2015
Samira Ahmed reviews the new Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.
Fri 25 Sep 2015
Ridley Scott on The Martian, ENO's Mark Wigglesworth, and ceramics in Stoke.
Thu 24 Sep 2015
Sir Roger Moore talks to Kirsty Lang about his long career on stage and in TV and film.
Wed 23 Sep 2015
Kirsty Lang reviews the British Museum's Celts exhibition.
Tue 22 Sep 2015
Including a review of the James Dean biopic Life. John Wilson presents.
Mon 21 Sep 2015
George Osborne discusses his plans to take British culture to China. Samira Ahmed presents
Fri 18 Sep 2015
The end of Downton Abbey, musician and composer Karl Jenkins, armour on stage at the RSC.
Thu 17 Sep 2015
David Morrissey in Martin McDonagh's new play Hangmen. John Wilson presents.
Wed 16 Sep 2015
A look at the launch of the tenth BBC National Short Story Award. John Wilson presents.
Tue 15 Sep 2015
Samira Ahmed reviews the play Photograph 51, starring Nicole Kidman.
Mon 14 Sep 2015
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei discusses his new solo exhibition. With John Wilson.
Fri 11 Sep 2015
Guitarist Keith Richards and photographer Don McCullin talk to John Wilson.
Thu 10 Sep 2015
Kirsty Lang meets up with Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour and his wife, Polly Samson.
Wed 9 Sep 2015
Samira Ahmed talks to Salman Rushdie about his new novel. Plus Cyndi Lauper on Kinky Boots
Tue 8 Sep 2015
Woody Allen's Irrational Man reviewed. John Wilson presents.
Mon 7 Sep 2015
Anthony Horowitz talks to Kirsty Lang about his new Bond novel Trigger Mortis.
Fri 4 Sep 2015
Tom Hardy talks to Kirsty Lang about playing both Kray Twins in the new film Legend.
Thu 3 Sep 2015
Jed Mercurio talks to Samira Ahmed about his adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover.
Wed 2 Sep 2015
Playwright David Hare, Meryl Streep's new film Ricki and the Flash, Max Richter.
Tue 1 Sep 2015
Kirsty Lang discusses the elusive literary phenomenon Elena Ferrante.
Mon 31 Aug 2015
Concert pianist James Rhodes talks to John Wilson.
Fri 28 Aug 2015
Hanya Yanagihara discusses her new novel A Little Life. Samira Ahmed presents.
Thu 27 Aug 2015
Kirsty Lang speaks to Cerys Matthews and Timberlake Wertenbaker about Our Country's Good.
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