Michael Symmons Roberts explores why so many poets choose to become opera librettists.
Chris Ledgard host a discussion on speaking and listening skills and the English GCSE.
Arts news, interviews and reviews with John Wilson.
5/5 Robert McCrum explores the publishing life of Carmen Callil, founder of Virago Press. (R)
Steve Hewlett presents a topical programme about the fast-changing media world.
Arts news, interviews and reviews with Samira Ahmed.
Carrie Gibson argues that we need to rethink our notion of paradise.
Ian McEwan on his new novel The Children Act, and US author Amy Bloom on Lucky Us. (R)
Nicole Kidman talks to Francine Stock about her new thriller Before I Go to Sleep.
Arts news, interviews and reviews.