Series of arts programmes
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Actor Margot Leicester on her experiences working in the rehearsal room with Miller.
Richard Eyre on conversations with Arthur Miller and directing The Crucible on Broadway.
Michael Goldfarb recalls the politics of 1960s America.
The books and films that inspired a generation of American rebels of the late 1960s.
Michael Goldfarb recalls growing up in 1950s and 60s America, in an era of full employment
Tue 6 Oct 2015
Michael Goldfarb discusses the migration in the 1950s of many Americans to the suburbs.
Mon 5 Oct 2015
Michael Goldfarb recalls being a child in 1950s New York.
Fri 2 Oct 2015
Ian Sansom on the most 'average' place in the UK and what is 'Middle England'.
Wed 30 Sep 2015
The changing concept of the average working week in an age of zero hours contracts.
Tue 29 Sep 2015
Ian Sansom discusses the scientific measurement of the average man and woman's dimensions.
Mon 28 Sep 2015
Novelist and critic Ian Sansom focuses on why 'average' has become a byword for mediocrity
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Journalist Naomi Alderman discusses the incredible labyrinth that is the intestines.
Fri 17 Oct 2014
Novelist and journalist Ned Beauman confronts the idea that the appendix is redundant.
Wed 15 Oct 2014
Poet Daljit Nagra describes how the lungs are an exchange system, similar to poetry.
Tue 14 Oct 2014
Writer Christina Patterson discusses the skin and her own experience of living with acne.
Mon 13 Oct 2014
Playwright Mark Ravenhill presents a reflection on the gall bladder.
Fri 18 Sep 2015
Exploring the Delhi Book, an album containing paintings of 19th-century Delhi.
Thu 17 Sep 2015
William Dalrymple discusses a painting by Nainsukh celebrating a leisurely horse ride.
Wed 16 Sep 2015
William Dalrymple examines a 17th-century miniature portrait of the Sultan of Bijapur.
Tue 15 Sep 2015
William Dalrymple celebrates a remarkable 7th-century rock carving near the Bay of Bengal.
Mon 14 Sep 2015
A mural from the Ajanta caves showing the king of Varanasi on a hunting expedition.
Fri 3 Jul 2015
Exploring why WWI is almost forgotten in Tanzania despite the casualties it suffered.
Thu 2 Jul 2015
Shashi Tharoor explores Indian remembrances of the World War One.
Wed 1 Jul 2015
Lina Attel explores how Jordanian national culture has survived since World War One.
Tue 30 Jun 2015
David Frum explains how World War One still defines American foreign policy.
Mon 29 Jun 2015
Wesley Enoch explores the powerful mythology of the Anzacs in Australia.
Fri 26 Jun 2015
Sasha Dugdale explores the impact of World War I on the great Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.
Thu 25 Jun 2015
Richard Cork discusses Pablo Picasso's designs for the Ballets Russes production Parade.
Wed 24 Jun 2015
How Virginia Woolf and her great novel Mrs Dalloway were shaped by the 1914-18 conflict.
Tue 23 Jun 2015
Comedian Arthur Smith presents a dadaesque account of Tristan Tzara's Dada Manifesto.
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