Presented by Anne McElvoy. With Robert Harris on his new novel, and a new King Lear.
BBC Radio 3
In a special edition, Matthew Sweet talks to Danish film director Lars von Trier.
Philip Dodd reviews Green Wave, a documentary on 2009's protests in Iran.
Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers join Rana Mitter to review the arts events of the day.
Philip Dodd and guests ask whether we are witnessing the end of America as a superpower.
Matthew Sweet reviews Mike Leigh's new play at the National Theatre.
Anne McElvoy reviews David Poutney's ENO production of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger
Juliet Gardiner discusses Edward Burne-Jones as his life is re-evaluated in a biography.
Anne McElvoy reviews Stephen Poliakoff's first stage play in over a decade.
Rana Mitter presents a special edition with contributions from New Generation Thinkers.
Matthew Sweet reviews the new film of John Le Carre's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
In an extended interview, Philip Dodd talks to actor and director Kenneth Branagh.