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  1. Goodbye from Hay

    A bumper end to the Bank Holiday with Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry

    What a closing session that was, we had an hour of chat about myths, readings from Stephen Fry, Neil Gaiman - and his wife Amanda Palmer, all illustrated live by the fantastic artistic talents of Chris Riddell. The session will be available soon on BBC iPlayer and on this website.

    Thanks for watching our live coverage over the last three days from Hay's 30th anniversary edition. There is plenty more to come from Hay, so look out for highlights here in the coming days and over next weekend.

    The Hay Festival
    Image caption: The Hay Festival
  2. We are live now...

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    Stephen Fry and Neil Gaiman are on stage to celebrate the tales and myths of Northern and Mediterranean Europe. And Chris Riddell is drawing live alongside!

  3. Tony Robinson: 'I though the Blackadder script was rubbish'

    Speaking at Hay last night, the actor talked about his initial impression of the Blackadder pilot and how went on to change his life.... and on being about 12th choice for the role.

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    Video caption: The actor's first impression of the Blackadder pilot and how went on to change his life.
  4. Good afternoon on Bank Holiday Monday

    We're at The Hay Festival again today - the main event is a sold-out session featuring Stephen Fry and Neil Gaiman. Myth Makers is a celebration of the tales and myths of Northern and Mediterranean Europe - that ask, brutally and beautifully, what it means to be human. Tune in to watch what will be a fantastic hour from 5.30pm BST.

    Gaiman’s newly published Norse Mythology reaches back to the source stories that have inspired Tolkien, the Marvel comics and Game of Thrones. And Fry's forthcoming Mythos reimagines versions of the Greek myths.

    Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry
    Image caption: Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry
    Quote Message: The gods, monsters, heroes, titans, nymphs, demons and mortals that populate this matchless world. from Stephen Fry
    Stephen Fry
  5. Another fine day at Hay!

    We're signing off on our live coverage for today, but we'll be back tomorrow afternoon with Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry talking Norse and Greek mythology. What better way to round off a Bank Holiday weekend?

    In the meantime, here's a taste of the sun-kissed Hay site earlier today...

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    Festivalgoer at Hay
    Festivalgoers at Hay
    Festivalgoer at Hay
    Festivalgoers at Hay
    Hay Festival site
  6. Rethinking the internet

    Here's Stephen Fry talking about the lecture he gave last night for Hay's Reformations series. You can watch the full talk in the carousel above.

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  7. Bookclub with Hari Kunzru

    James Naughtie hosted a recording of the latest edition of BBC Radio 4's Bookclub in the BBC Tent earlier today. Hari Kunzru discussed his 2011 novel Gods Without Men in front of the Hay audience.

    It will be broadcast on Radio 4 at 16:00 next Sunday.

    James Naughtie and Hari Kunzru
  8. Live now: Tracey Emin

    Tracey Emin

    Tracey Emin’s art is one of disclosure, using her life events as inspiration for works ranging from painting, drawing, video and installation, to photography, needlework and sculpture. She talks to the editor of GQ magazine, Dylan Jones.

  9. "Prepare for the internet of the future, or face the worst of science fiction's predictions"

    Here's how our colleagues at BBC News reported on Stephen Fry's thought-provoking lecture, which took place last night. You can watch the entire talk right here.

  10. Is Trainspotting the best book of the past 30 years?

    Reviewer Daniel Jacobson thinks so. There's still time to submit your own review of your favourite book published since 1987, as part of the #Hay30Books campaign. Just use our interactive page.

    Book montage
  11. Live now: Garry Kasparov

    Garry Kasparov

    Twenty years ago, in May 1997, the world watched as Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player in the world, was defeated for the first time by the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue. He talks to Hay Festival President Stephen Fry about a watershed moment in the history of technology: machine intelligence had arrived at the point where it could best human intellect.

  12. What did Jane Austen really look like?

    Lucy Worsley

    At her sold-out Hay talk last night, historian Lucy Worsley explained that the literary legend bore little resemblance to her image on the new £10 note...

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    Video caption: The literary legend bore little resemblance to her image on the new £10 note.
  13. Ed's embarrassing Strictly faux pas

    The former MP, speaking at Hay yesterday, told how he made a hilariously rude mistake while filming Strictly Come Dancing.

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    Video caption: Ed makes a hilariously rude mistake while filming Strictly Come Dancing.
  14. Hay in a Day: Saturday

    A host of Hay speakers and visitors answered the question: which fictional character would you like to be Prime Minister?

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  15. Broadcasting House in the BBC Tent

    BBC Radio 4's Sunday morning magazine programme came live from the BBC Tent at Hay this morning. Host Paddy O'Connell was joined by guests including John Sergeant. Listen back on the carousel above.

    Broadcasting House
    Broadcasting House
    John Sergeant