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A season discovering where artists find inspiration and helping listeners get creative.
We interview all five authors
Why do so many cult cartoon characters watch other programmes on TV?
Will your favourite show survive the jump to a new medium?
A look at the remarkable life and music of Aretha Franklin who has died aged 76.
Author VS Naipaul looks back on his career. He talks about how he first started writing.
A new Seamus Heaney exhibition and anthology of poems selected by his family.
Which book, band and TV show does the author love right now?
The comedian shares his tale of sneaking into the movie studio at the age of fifteen.
Discover more about the victorious museum, Tate St Ives, winner of the £100,000 prize.
In Pride month, listen to LGBTQ artists championing their favourite queer works of art
Join Mary Beard and guests for live and late debate on Friday evenings on BBC Two.
The best of British culture live and on demand.
The legendary actor admits he believed he would be killed fighting in the Korean War.
Screenwriter and author Anthony Horowitz on how the River Thames has inspired his work.
The poet takes us on one of the early morning city walks she goes on to find inspiration.
The award-winning classical musician reveals the people and places that inspire her.
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