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A special episode of listeners' stories plus the #DesertIslandDiscsChallenge.
Emma gives a live performance of a poem by the former Scottish Makar, Liz Lochhead
Authors Nikita Lalwani and Owen Sheers have some advice for budding writers.
Molly O'Cathain is using her parents as props to reproduce famous images at home.
A new series focuses on the Scot who was the first man to earn a wage from football.
What did Dame Judi reveal in her Front Row interview?
An exploration of risk in the arts.
The top 10 riskiest works of the 21st Century.
The biggest risks taken by artists and arts practitioners.
The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather takes home prize.
Listen to our podcast special with the legendary film director.
How Anita Lasker-Wallfisch survived the Holocaust by playing the cello
The Clash members Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and 'Topper' Headon reflect on their career
Kojo Samuel – the man behind Stormzy's Glastonbury headline set – explains.
Experts select the best LGBT literature from the five decades since the Stonewall riots.
LGBTQ guests champion queer artworks which are special to them.
What did the natural history broadcaster tell Stig Abell?
On the occasion of her 80th birthday, the Australian intellectual spoke to Samira Ahmed.
A season discovering where artists find inspiration and helping listeners get creative.
The best of British culture live and on demand.
Join Mary Beard and guests for live and late debate on Friday evenings on BBC Two.
The author of graphic novel Dragman shares his top three tips for budding cartoonists.
A director of BBC One's major new drama on his experiences as a black filmmaker.