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Screenwriter Alan Plater's tongue-in-cheek memories of the projects that were never made.
Writer and humorist Miles Kington examines the structure of comedy.
Quentin Blake looks at one of the most influential cartoon strips of the 20th century.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
Emrys Evans recalls the 1939 evacuation of the National Gallery's entire art collection.
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Greg Proops celebrates Jack Kerouac's novel with a jazz-infused drive through America.
Roger Law explores the Chinese fake art industry.
Russell Davies follows the musical clues through the Sherlock Holmes stories.
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