3/5 Crime novelist Brian McGilloway explores how a city can shape a writer.
Samira Ahmed and guests discuss Joan Littlewood's musical Oh What a Lovely War.
2/5 Composer Neil Cowley revisits his year as musician-in-residence for Derry-Londonderry.
Philip Dodd's guests historian include Catherine Merridale.
1/5 Journalist Susan McKay returns to her native Derry to ask what is a 'City of Culture'?
Matthew Sweet on the new Paul Greengrass film, Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks.
Matthew Sweet discusses the ways we can think about our close association with primates
Dayanita Singh, Social Media, Verdi and Shakespeare. Cultural debate with Philip Dodd.
Anne McElvoy discusses the Donmar Warehouse's new production of Roots.
Tom Service discusses Verdi's reputation and influence since his death in 1901.