Philip Dodd and guests explore Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. (R)
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Matthew Sweet talks to the comedian Ken Dodd about his eight decades as an entertainer. (R)
Philip Dodd talks to TV producer and writer Phil Redmond. Plus the new film The Master.
Presented by Anne McElvoy. With Thomas Keneally, a Barbara Hepworth show and David Byrne.
In a special edition, Samira Ahmed examines how myth influenced Wagner.
Jo Nesbo discusses his novel The Bat; Howard Brenton on his play featuring Cromwell.
Matthew Sweet is joined by film historian David Thomson.
Anne McElvoy maps the intellectual development which informed Richard Wagner's work.
Philip Dodd on 1922, Hollywood Costume, The End of Men, and climate change.
Arts and cultural discussion with Matthew Sweet includes a new biography of John Keats.
Samira Ahmed talks to sculptor Anish Kapoor. Plus Samuel Beckett's All that Fall reviewed.
Kofi Annan talks to Philip Dodd about diplomacy, his father and the future of the UN.
Matthew Sweet with an International Review edition, discussing the arts around the world.
Presented by Anne McElvoy. With novelist Paul Auster and potter/writer Edmund de Waal.
Anne McElvoy presents a review of Howard Barker's play Scenes from an Execution.
Poet and musician Don Paterson talks to Philip Dodd as his selected poems are published.
Rana Mitter is joined by writer and editor Anne Applebaum.
Eric Hobsbawm remembered, The idea of governing the world and Victorian madness.