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Tony Lidington traces the role of the clown in British humour.
Reem Kelani explores the history of the Dance of the Seven Veils.
Jenny Eclair explores the world of outrageous animated ladies over the years.
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Paul Roseby investigates the disasters of British musical theatre
Alexander Walker discovers why Humphrey Bogart is a classic movie hero.
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language
Kit Hesketh-Harvey follows a Birmingham-based ladies barbershop chorus, Second City Sound
Deborah Bull investigates elite child performers in sport and performing the arts
Film-maker Alex Cox assesses the life of Citizen Kane creator, Orson Welles.
Writer Julian Barnes reflects on his early encounters with art in Paris.
The story of a Chinese artist who settled in a remote village near Hadrian's Wall.
David Thomson takes a personal journey through how cinema has changed us
The remarkable story of pioneering BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Delia Derbyshire.
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of Penguin books, founded by his father-in-law Allen Lane
Paul Mason explores the image of the working class that has been created by writers
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The Happening, that essential feature of 60s bohemia, is back. Far out, or too late?
Richard Coles tells the extraordinary story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Stefan Gates on the story behind the cover of Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy album.
Bob Dickinson talks to performance artists who have used their own bodies for art.
Alan Dein uncovers the history of the Keskidee, the first black arts centre in Britain.
Matthew Sweet reveals the untold story of film critic Harold McCarthy.
The radio panel game of literary correctness
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