Anne McElvoy presents a first-night review of a new musical adaptation of American Psycho.
4/5 Michael Tanner explores the relationship between Wagner and Friedrich Nietzsche. (R)
Presented by Ian McMillan. With guests including Benjamin Zephaniah and Laura J Martin.
5/5 Professor John Deathridge explores the posthumous reputation of Wagner in the 20th century (R)
In a special edition Tom Service surveys the current state of musical theatre.
Anne McElvoy considers how Germans see their country's cultural role.
Matthew Sweet explores 'slaying the dragon', from Beowulf to Smaug.
1/5 Rupert Goodwins on what going blind suddenly taught him about science, culture and life.
Singer Neil Tennant, who grew up in North Shields, talks to Philip Dodd about his career.
2/5 Writer Rupert Goodwins describes unexpected insights he gained as he lost his sight.