Vivienne Parry explores the science behind Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories.
A long-running arts review magazine programme which ran from 1973 to 1998.
Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies
Andrew Hussey goes beyond the cliches to discover the true face of 21st-century France
Jann Wenner's seminal 1970 New York interview with John Lennon for Rolling Stone magazine.
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Leading German figures write about the country they know and the way it is perceived
Monthly book review programme.
How France played a pivotal role in the explosion of 70s punk.
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Author J K Rowling and Stephen Fry discuss the Harry Potter book series.
Robert and Isabelle Tombs present the story of the battle between two cities
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
As Private Eye nears 50, Michael Crick traces its ups and downs and assesses its impact.
Grassroots news, views, issues and culture from across the north west community
Gyles Brandreth discovers what it takes to become a national treasure.
Roland Buerk reports on the crisis in Japan's declining traditional kimono industry.
Mark Coles goes in search of the vilified.
How a leading German modern artist's greatest work was rediscovered in a barn in Cumbria.
Gary Kemp marks the 20th anniversary of the death of his guitar hero Mick Ronson.
Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests
Radio 3's flagship classical music magazine programme.
Wolfgang Stoecker is on a mission to explore the meaning of dust.
Sarah Montague presents a series looking at how technology has changed education
John Aiziewood investigates the phenomenon known as 'prog rock'.
Olivia O'Leary follows historian Theodore Zeldin in the quest to reform conversation.
Poet Paul Farley flies over London in a police helicopter and reflects on the city below.
Radio 3’s flagship arts programme until 2013. Over 350 editions available in the archive.
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Historical photographs are rare in China, but now the pictured past is being reclaimed.
Kirsty Lang and Lucy Ash present cultural snapshots off the beaten track in France
One million books given away for free - how did it affect those involved?
Katie Derham delves into the fascinating world of musical life during the Second World War
Penny Marshall examines the effects of the rapid expansion of online porn on UK society.
Series of audio interventions by artists, to mark the launch of the Open arts initiative
Mariella Frostrup with the best in new fiction and non-fiction.
Michael White uncovers the life of the soprano singer Jennifer Vyvyan.
An exclusive interview with Al Pacino about his passion for Oscar Wilde.
Linguist Mark Turin explores the fate of the world's endangered languages
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
John McCarthy explores the life of Arthur Ransome through the boats he once owned.
Tracing the histories of some of the most passionate pieces of music ever written
Pianist and entertainer Rainer Hersch assesses the classic children's musical.
Phil Rickman presents BBC Radio Wales' book programme
Best-selling author Philip Pullman talks to his former schoolteacher Enid Jones.
Adil Ray looks at life through the lens of contemporary photographers
Presented by Tim Marlow. Musicians create a musical rendering of skylines.
Shahidha Bari goes in search of the biggest poetry competition in the Middle East.
Poet Ian McMillan investigates why poets do not seem to like driving.
John Lloyd of the FT on the future of journalism after the phone hacking scandal.
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