Celebrities talk about their life and careers
Gyles Brandreth tells how his ancestor sold a pill and became one of America's richest men
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Biography of one of the most notorious women of the 20th century, read by Juliet Stevenson
Probing interviews with some of the arts and entertainment world's most notable figures.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Frankie Howerd's agent Tessa Le Bar talks to Peter Reed about the comedian's radio career.
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
Phil Cunningham talks to a series of musicians about their lives, careers and influences.
Rufus Hound invites a guest to read extracts from their teenage diaries
Theatre and film director Peter Brook discusses his career highlights and legacy.
Eddie Mair tells the story of the composer Lionel Bart, creator of Oliver!
Alasdair Molloy explores the career of theme music composer Eric Coates.
Julian Joseph traces the lives and careers of black classical musicians in Britain.
Writer Kate Mosse explores the extraordinary life of artist Winifred Gill.
View all (11)