Maureen Freely retraces a 1985 journey made by Arthur Miller and Harold Pinter.
Maxine Peake explores the challenges of playing factual characters.
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Using archive material, Matthew Parris finds out what Margaret Thatcher was like as a boss
Cerys Matthews tells the story behind the greatest try ever scored.
Stephen Fry on the mysterious life of the much-loved comedy great Margaret Rutherford.
Oliver Burkeman uses the archive to explore the controversial subject of idleness.
Anne Karpf explores the way women have shaped the sound of British radio.
Reeta Chakrabarti unearths some memorable moments in presidential TV debates.
Mark Steel's review of reporters' journeys round Britain, starting with William Cobbett.
Melvyn Bragg reassesses the life of Richard Burton through his private diaries.