Esio Trot on TV, author Robert Olen Butler, Richard Thompson and family.
Double Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz discusses his new film, Big Eyes.
Ridley Scott's Exodus, serial podcast, The Shoemaker's Holiday and Quvenzhane Wallis.
Willy Russell's Front Row neon artwork, Kon-Tiki review, and dementia-friendly theatre.
Paul McCartney, framing An Allegory of Prudence, Ian McDiarmid on The Merchant of Venice.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Trevor Nunn on Cats; Churchill's art; Jeff Kinney; dolls' houses.
Marco Polo, behind the scenes at Nutcracker, Manakamana, WWI's Christmas truce in art.
With TV's Christopher Jefferies drama, pantomime, the Burrell Collection and ghostwriting.
Sarah Waters, racial diversity in the arts, Mike Scott and museums on film.
Jim Broadbent, young adult fiction, the Elgin Marbles, Tena Stivicic, and comedy DVDs.
Composer Harrison Birtwistle at 80; The Grandmaster; Christmas boxsets; Wonder Woman.
Peter Jackson on The Hobbit, Philip Pullman on William Blake, and memoirs of the year.
Albums of the year, Jeremy Deller, Assassins, historic photographs at the Science Museum.
Kirsty Lang reviews the film St Vincent, which stars Bill Murray as a reluctant babysitter
Annie Lennox, James Franco on Fat Squirrels, Philippe Sands, and how to win an Oscar.
PD James remembered; William Hill Sports Book of the Year; Maggi Hambling.
Actor Idris Elba on his new album, painter Howard Hodgkin, and V&A's Italian Courts reopen
Barry Manilow; Diana Souhami; War photography exhibition; Jewish comedy.
Jude Law on his new film Black Sea, DJ David Guetta and Post Pop at the Saatchi Gallery.
Kirsty Lang talks to puppet-maker Peter Firmin, creator of Bagpuss and The Clangers.
Musician Dr John on his tribute to Louis Armstrong and John Adams on his new opera.
Hugh Bonneville on Paddington; Mary J Blige's new album; Remember Me reviewed.
Costa Book Awards shortlist announced; Meera Syal; The Hunger Games; Peter Bazalgette.
The Homesman reviewed; Dave Grohl on Foo Fighters' new album; Blanche McIntyre on Accolade
The Drop, Jan Garbarek, Quentin Blake, Assaf Gavron.
Richard Ford, William Orbit, Kate Hewitt and Dylan Thomas's notebook.
Aaron Sorkin, Leighton House, Goldsmiths Prize, Dreda Say Mitchell.
Chadwick Boseman on playing James Brown in biopic Get On Up. Plus sculptor Allen Jones.
Bryan Ferry, The Fall reviewed, revolutionary theatre, Peder Balke at the National Gallery
Benedict Cumberbatch talks to John Wilson about his role in The Imitation Game.