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.
Matthew Sweet with Francisco Goldman, Valeria Luiselli, Simon Stephens, Christopher Doyle.
Rana Mitter discusses new developments in neuroscience.
Philip Dodd with a special edition devoted to Anthony Trollope's novel The Way We Live Now
Including a new sex survey, a Nick Broomfield documentary and the history of the audiobook
Patricia Duncker talks about George Eliot, and Adrienne Mayor discusses Amazonian women.