Arthur Bostrom examines the origins, colourful history and new era of the double entendre.
Arts news, interviews and reviews. John Wilson talks to Motown singer Smokey Robinson.
3/5 Bettany gazes into outer space and invites poet Ben Okri round to her house for supper.
Francine Stock unlocks The Cabinet of Dr Caligari as the horror classic is re-released.
Tom Sutcliffe chairs discussion of the week's culture, including Martin Amis's new novel.
6/6 Jay Rayner asks what compels people to look at horrific things.
Kirsty Lang talks to award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn about his 78th play Roundelay
5/5 Writer Lucy Mangan turns to fairy tales in a search for literary solutions to the economy.
Margaret Atwood discusses her new short story collection Stone Mattress. With Samira Ahmed
Writers Damian Barr, Evie Wyld and Joe Dunthorne discuss the rise of live literary events.
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