English dramatists and playwrights in all BBC programmes
Alan Ayckbourn reflects on a career in which he has written 72 full length plays.
Mark Lawson interviews writer Alan Bennett.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
Ben Elton reveals the personal story behind his new book Two Brothers.
interview by Mark Lawson
Comedy performer Andi Osho.
presented by Mark Lawson
On music hall, Dennis Potter, and playing a Panto Dame for the first time.
Front Row’s 2009 interview with David Storey
Doris Lessing talks to Mark Lawson about her life and career in this interview from 2001
Playwright, screenwriter, novelist and film-maker
A poem from Ian McMillan's new collection: To Fold The Evening Star
Rapper Tinie Tempah talks to John Wilson about his admiration for author Malorie Blackman.
An exploration of the life and legacy of the playwright Joe Orton.
Lucy Prebble on the Adam Buxton Podcast, TV’s The Leftovers & the band Future Islands
Malorie Blackman on her science fiction book for young adults Chasing the Stars
Front Row's Mark Lawson puts Alan Bennett in the hotseat.
The Fleabag writer and star talks about how she became a Star Wars droid
With Mark Lawson, including playwright Charlotte Keatley.
Reflects on his career as he publishes his new memoir The Blue Touch Paper.
Richard Bean's new play is opening at The Crucible, Sheffield.
A poem taken from Ian McMillan's new collection To Fold The Evening Star
Ian McMillan reads his poem, The Secret Song Of The Tree.
Kirsty talks to the creators and stars of The Solid Life of Sugar Water.