Peter Nichols and Christopher Matthew discuss Daphne du Maurier and Tessa Hadley.
Crime writer Val McDermid on how boarding school novels inspired her to be a writer.
1/30 Claire visits Rugby School, which can claim to be the birthplace of the modern Olympics.
Linda Lear's biography reveals the family history and early years of Beatrix Potter.
2/6 James Walton on literary correctness with team captains John Walsh and Sebastian Faulks.
The story of the Nigerian musician and political revolutionary.
2/30 Unlike the French, was it our bonding love of cricket that prevented a revolution?
How Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born. Read by Lindsay Duncan.
Michael Aspel talks to Jeremy Nicholas about the music that moves him.