Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
With dungeons and ghosts, Rory McGrath explores the first gothic castle in English fiction
Screenwriter Alan Plater's tongue-in-cheek memories of the projects that were never made.
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Anna Chen sets out to uncover the early history of the Chinese who came to Britain
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Matthew Parris presents the biographical series
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
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.
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
The eyes are the windows of the soul, but what happens when they see us from the outside?
Emrys Evans recalls the 1939 evacuation of the National Gallery's entire art collection.
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Greg Proops celebrates Jack Kerouac's novel with a jazz-infused drive through America.
Jarvis Cocker remembers John Peel a decade after his death, and speaks to his wife Sheila.
Series looking at people who were pioneers in their field.
Roger Law explores the Chinese fake art industry.
Philippa Budgen trawls through the academic bookshelves and discovers unusual stories.
Nicholas Parsons asks why memory gets worse as we age, meeting experts and performers.
Children's writer Anne Fine investigates the complex life of Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Russell Davies follows the musical clues through the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Musical, artistic or literary personalities share which pieces thrill them, and why.
Phill Jupitus investigates the social importance of 2 Tone music in Britain.
John Rawling relives great sporting moments
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