4/4 Hannah explains why Picasso's 1907 masterpiece is so pivotal in art history.
3/4 Hannah shares her affection for and knowledge of David, with all his imperfections.
2/4 Hannah explains what makes van Eyck's painting so important in the art history canon.
1/4 Hannah explains what makes Manet's Olympia a cornerstone of modern art.
Michael Symmons Roberts explores why so many poets choose to become opera librettists.
5/5 Writer Lucy Mangan turns to fairy tales in a search for literary solutions to the economy.
4/5 Lucy looks for economic solutions in Anthony Trollope's The Last Chronicle of Barset.
3/5 Lucy looks for economic solutions in Mark Twain's short story The Million Pound Bank Note.
2/5 Writer Lucy Mangan looks at the economic theories in The Treasure Seekers by E Nesbit.
1/5 Will Lucy find a solution to economic recovery in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?