James Naughtie talks to crime writer Michael Dibdin in front of a group of readers.
John Irving author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The Cider House Rules.
Doris Lessing talks about her long and extraordinarily varied writing career.
Melvyn Bragg examines the life of glittering Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe.
James Naughtie talks to Dr Oliver Sacks about The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the return of classical pagan thought in the Renaissance.
James Naughtie is joined by Sue Townsend to discuss her comic creation Adrian Mole.
5/5 In his final lecture, Lord Broers explores the responsibilities of the technologist.
Andrea Levy joins readers to discuss her novel Small Island.
4/5 Lord Broers explores the origins and impact of nanotechnology.
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