Matthew Sweet and guests talk about the doctors in the 17th and the 21st centuries.
With Booker Prize-winning writer Julian Barnes and Pakistani novelist Bapsi Sidhwa.
Philip Dodd reports on the first night of Carol Ann Duffy's new adaptation of Everyman.
Alberto Manguel talks to Matthew Sweet about curiosity and a lifetime of reading.
Lenny Henry talks to Matthew Sweet in front of an audience at Birmingham Rep.
Anne McElvoy hears how a mid-1970s play might cast light on today's political landscape.
Philip Dodd asks what we understand Shakespeare to mean around the world.
Including Caryl Phillips, Shakespearean actors, South African protests and Ah, Wilderness!
Anne McElvoy and guests discuss Gunter Grass's 1959 novel The Tin Drum.
Frances Fyfield, Richard Bessel, Peter Stanford and Mayura Deshpande join Philip Dodd.