Actress and director Dame Janet Suzman is in extended conversation with Philip Dodd.
3/5 Dominc Dromgoole explores how Shakespeare was shaped by his Stratford upbringing.
Samira Ahmed discusses intellectual copyright and the ownership of street and digital art.
4/5 James Walker, chair of the Nottingham Writers' Studio, discusses writer Alan Sillitoe.
Ian McMillan explores the appeal of 'sentimental' writing today and in the 18th century.
5/5 Writer and performer Katherine Jakeways reflects on her Midlands heritage.
Tom Service talks to conductor David Zinman and reviews Birmingham Opera's Khovanskygate.
Robert Worby presents music from the 2014 Frontiers Festival in Birmingham.
Michael Berkeley's guest is writer and broadcaster Jonathan Meades.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the latest in the world of choral music.