John Wilson reports on how musicians respond to working in the shadow of past success.
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Mark Lawson talks to leading comedians about their moves beyond stand-up.
Mark Lawson reports on the art of sustaining interest in a long-running TV drama series.
A special edition in tribute to the Nobel prizewinning playwright Harold Pinter.
Mark Lawson meets actress Elaine Stritch, who reflects on a 60-year career. (R)
With Mark Lawson. Julie Walters, Catherine Johnson Phyllida Lloyd talk about Mamma Mia!
With Mark Lawson. Kenneth Branagh reflects on a year of critical acclaim.
With John Wilson. Damon Albarn reveals how he and Graham Coxon decided to reform Blur.
With Kirsty Lang. Adam Smith reflects on those unforgettable bicycle moments on film.
With Kirsty Lang. Including a guided tour from Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park.
With Mark Lawson. Plus John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, creators of the BBC 2 series QI
Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson. Including an interview with Garrison Keillor.
With Mark Lawson. Jeff Park makes his selection of his favourite crime novels of the year.
With John Wilson. Graham Linehan and Chris O'Dowd discuss the latest series The IT Crowd.
With Kirsty Lang, including a review of a new staging of Twelfth Night.
John Wilson considers Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture.
With Mark Lawson, including an interview with the pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
With Mark Lawson, including an interview with David Simon, creator of The Wire.
With Kirsty Lang. Jack Dee talks about the inspiration behind the sitcom Lead Balloon.
With Kirsty Lang. Actress Sophie Okonedo talks about her role in The Secret Life of Bees.
Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson, who meets the singer Maria Friedman.
With Mark Lawson. Sue Townsend talks about the seventh collection of Adrian Mole diaries.
With Mark Lawson. Writer & comedian Alexei Sayle talks about his new novel Mister Roberts.