Series exploring dialect poetry in different parts of England.
A guide to advertising stunts and gimmicks. Written and presented by Steve Punt.
Radio 4 Extra
Myfanwy Alexander a Geraint Lovgreen
Catrin Beard and guests discuss their favourite books.
Darren Gibson explores the life and works of 19th-century writer WG Lyttle.
Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Hannah Gadsby presents a series of comedy lectures about four masterpieces.
Doddy discusses his comedy craft with Michael Billington.
How did toy theatres begin? Simon Callow explores the world of cardboard make-believe.
Kenneth Williams talks to Ned Sherrin about directing Loot, a play written by Joe Orton.
Series looking at what happens when art breaks free from the gallery.
Art so small you have to avoid inhaling it. Dr Lance Dann explores miniature art.
Surf and Furze
Laura Barton takes a close listen to music found in different landscapes around Britain.
Cathy FitzGerald presents creative writing lessons, aided by the ghosts of writers past.
Lesson Eighteen: Writer’s Block
Lessons in creative writing from a ghostly array of novelists, poets and playwrights.
The Martian Overthrow
Francis Spufford follows the impact of HG Wells's all-conquering Martian tripods.
Series that explores the Mars of imagination, science and history.
The Work Words Do
Elisha Efua Bartels talks to a new generation of writers coming out of the Caribbean.
Kevin Le Gendre explores the spread of jazz into popular UK culture.
Terry Riley: In C
Ivan Hewett examines five chords to test the idea that harmony is a reflection of history.
Playwright John Godber takes a drive around Hull to explore the city's culture.
Academic Corin Throsby explores the rich cultural life of her native Australia.
Series that raises the curtain on the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Laura Barton walks the length of Sunset Boulevard in 24 hours, from city to coast.
How Richard Burton Got His Voice
Antonia Quirke uses her knowledge and contacts to reveal secrets of the movie industry.
Thabiso Mohare explores the musical life of Soweto, South Africa's most famous township.
Nick Berkeley shows how song lyrics help us articulate and negotiate aspects of our lives.
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