Lynne Truss and Philip Ardagh on the enduring appeal of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Poets Jo Shapcott and Sean O'Brien discuss Ezra Pound's poetry collection Cathay.
4/20 Jonathan Bloom explains how Islamic scholars and thinkers became early adopters of paper.
2/20 Professor Robert Gleave discusses Ali ibn Abi Talib and the origins of Shia Islam.
A discussion about the challenges of writing a musical comission.
A discussion on Prokofiev's piano concertos with Petroc Trelawny.
1/20 Professor Hugh Kennedy explains how the Islamic state was established.
A selection of music from Modal Point and poetry from Hong Kong-born writer Sarah Howe.
Oscar-winning composer Steven Price on the inspiration of Holst's The Planets.
Leif Ove Andsnes talks about his complete cycle of Beethoven's piano concertos.