Frances Spalding and Alexandra Harris discuss Myfanwy Piper's libretti for Britten.
Director Penny Woolcock talks to Samira Ahmed about working in opera and film.
Doctor Who with Dominic Sandbrook and Ray Monk. The Gettysburg Address. William Tillyer.
Tom Service pays tribute to composer Sir John Tavener with a recently-held interview.
Who has the right to depict the experiences of the powerless? Rana Mitter chairs a debate.
1/5 Naomi Alderman on how existentialism affects the novels and computer games she creates.
10/10 Christopher Harding explores religion and counselling in Japan and the UK.
Authors Patrick Ness and Professor Charles Fernyhough discuss children's imaginations.
Fiona Reynolds and Simon Thurley discuss planning and power pressures on rural areas.
8/10 Gregory Tate asks what controls humans: rational thought or unconscious emotion.