Was Marx right? asks Terry Eagleton and the pleasure of the poetic puzzle.
BBC Radio 3
Matthew Sweet discuss lesser-known British film-makers of the 1960s.
Anne McElvoy talks to Leila Ahmed about the resurgence of the veil.
Rana Mitter in an extended interview with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
Anne McElvoy talks to Evelyn Juers about her biography of Thomas and Heinrich Mann.
Matthew Sweet discusses Martin Scorsese's documentary film director Elia Kazan.
Anne McElvoy discovers the curious world of immersive theatre.
Presented by Rana Mitter. With artist Peter Blake on the museum dedicated to him.
Matthew Sweet and guests discuss the film of Scott's expedition, The Great White Silence.
Philip Dodd talks to Vidal Sassoon about his life and work.
Anne McElvoy discusses the case of the artist Ai Weiwei, currently in prison in China.
Matthew Sweet talks to Diana Athill about her short stories. Plus Tony Benn on Winstanley.
Rana Mitter presents the arts and ideas programme, featuring novelist John Boyne.
Philip Dodd and guests discuss a new biography of controversial American icon Malcolm X.
Presented by Matthew Sweet. With a festival celebrating Cold War European spy films.
Matthew Sweet with a review of Shadow Line and talking to documentary maker Molly Dineen.
Anne McElvoy and guests discuss whether Osama Bin Laden is more powerful dead than alive.