Anne McElvoy discusses Antigone at the Barbican with Oliver Taplin and Roy Williams.
Rana Mitter and guests consider if the democratic system is the best way to rule a country
Presented by Matthew Sweet. Philosopher John Gray discusses illusory ideas of freedom.
Rana Mitter talks to the winner of the biennial David Cohen Prize for Literature.
Philip Dodd discusses the value of the arts and the notion of social identity in Europe.
Anne McElvoy with the 2014 Paul Foot Award winner and Craig Calhoun on valuing the arts.
Rana Mitter explores Buddhism in therapy and politics.
Philip Dodd and guests including Robert Irwin discuss The One Thousand and One Nights.
Will Hutton joins Anne McElvoy for a programme focusing on economics and wealth in Britain
Karim Miske and Aatish Taseer discuss their writing and religion with Philip Dodd.
Matthew Sweet discusses utopian communities and eroticism in British cinema.
With the future of Greece discussed, Sarah Kane's plays and the TV series Indian Summers.
Presented by Philip Dodd. With poet Paul Muldoon and historian Roy Foster in conversation.
Andrew O'Hagan talks to Matthew Sweet about his new novel which looks at memory and war.
Including Joyce Carol Oates's new novel, the film Selma and the play Jefferson's Garden.
With Tom Stoppard's play The Hard Problem, plus musician and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin
Rana Mitter with historians Richard J Evans, Jane Caplan and David Cesarani.
Features the relationship between Disraeli and his wife, plus cities and disaster planning
David Reynolds, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Simon Heffer and David Edgar discuss Churchill.
Debate asking if seeing democracy on screen and stage undermines confidence in politicians
Matthew Sweet discusses the 2015 Oscar nominations and talks to dramatist Russell T Davies
Philip Dodd explores the way we look at art, talking to documentary maker Fred Wiseman.
Anne McElvoy celebrates TS Eliot and discusses the human brain with Allan Ropper.
Anne McElvoy is joined by playwright Mike Bartlett, writer of King Charles III.
Rana Mitter discusses sleep, with neuroscientist Russell Foster and comedian Matt Berry.
Antonia Fraser talks to Matthew Sweet about her Memoir of Growing Up.
Poet, critic and broadcaster Clive James is in conversation with Philip Dodd.
Matthew Sweet and panto with Jeffrey Richards. Bryony Lavery on stage craft. E O Wilson.
Philip Dodd presents. With Slavoj Zizek, City of Angels and debating protest movements.
Film director Wim Wenders and philosopher Mary Zournazi discuss peace with Philip Dodd.