Dr Laura Ashe reveals how our ideas of romantic love were born in 12th-century literature.
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Chris Ledgard explores the impact of the telephone.
2/4 Stephen Fry finds the business of capital letters and proper nouns punishingly hard.
Kirsty Lang reviews a series of Edinburgh Festival plays about the Scottish Referendum.
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Razia Iqbal and her guests discuss the cultural highlights of the week.
1/3 Stephen Fry examines how 'wrong' English can become right English.
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Damian Barr talks to actor Ben Whishaw about his new film Lilting.
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