Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
Vivienne Parry explores the deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature.
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
Satirical comedy starring Stephen Fry and John Bird
Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair
Adam Thorpe's play about Thomas Hardy's strained marriage with his second wife Florence.
Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
Comedy series starring Tim Firth, Tim de Jongh, Michael Rutger and William Vandyck
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Pam Ayres presents a series packed with poetry, anecdotes and sketches