Bill Paterson marks the 70th anniversary of the Classics Illustrated comic book series.
Tony Lidington traces the role of the clown in British humour.
Rhaglen yn cynnwys darnau o'r archif. Programme featuring archive clip and recordings.
How Western classical music underpinned the golden age of the Hollywood film score.
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
David Schneider looks back at the history of British Jewish comedy.
Mewn cyfres newydd, y bargyfreithiwr Gwion Lewis sy'n rhoi cyfryngau Cymru yn y doc.
Reem Kelani explores the history of the Dance of the Seven Veils.
Dancer, writer and broadcaster Deborah Bull presents a social history of dance in the UK
Kate Mosse celebrates the magical voice of Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
Five Radio 4 presenters return to a place that had special significance for them in 1986
Danny Dorling uses the Domesday Reloaded data to explore how Britain has changed.
The surprising political legacy of the much-loved children's author, Dr Seuss.
Jenny Eclair explores the world of outrageous animated ladies over the years.
Benjamin Zephaniah reassesses dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson's 1978 debut album.
Razia Iqbal in conversation with some of the world's greatest architects.
Peter Fonda presents a profile of American folk rock band The Byrds, who formed in 1964.
Henning Wehn investigates 'Ostrock' - the East German rock and pop music scene.
Lucy Ash profiles five controversial characters from different corners of the continent
Paul Roseby investigates the disasters of British musical theatre
The life and changing times of Woman's Weekly as it celebrates its centenary.
Radio 4's forum for comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations
Radio 4 explores the story of Nigerian musican and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
Murray Lachlan Young and guests to explore sounds and ideas in unexpected ways
Christopher Maltman debates the place of folk song in the classical recital repertoire.
Series looking back at classic live albumss
Mark Lawson examines how mystery novels reflect a country's history and political system.
Series of thought-provoking talks
Adam Rutherford with astronomical insights on literature and art.
Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme.
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language
Tim Marlow talks to celebrated photographer David Bailey about his work
A showcase of up and coming musical talent from around the world
Horatio Clare walks with former soldiers to see the Welsh mountains through their eyes.
Frank Cottrell Boyce celebrates one of the great TV families, the Waltons.
Grayson Perry and his teddy Alan Measles tour Bavaria on a customised motorcycle.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey follows a Birmingham-based ladies barbershop chorus, Second City Sound
Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores how the sounds of our past still influence us today.
Wayne Hemingway celebrates the lives of 1950s designers Robin and Lucienne Day.
John Waite tells the story of The Monkees, the successful 1960s pop group.
Joanna Smith Rakoff explores JD Salinger's relationship with fans who wrote him letters
Jane Smiley goes horse racing in California. Why is it such fertile ground for a novelist?
Geoff Watts explores the science, history and cultural implications of gossip.
Deborah Bull investigates elite child performers in sport and performing the arts
Sarfraz Manzoor meets Dolly Parton to discover her 'Imagination Library'.
Folk singer Martin Carthy examines the rise and fall of Ewan MacColl's Critics Group.
Series of interviews analysing great artists from the perspective of someone who knew them
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