Novels adapted into operas in all BBC programmes
Melvyn Bragg considers the importance of the 17th century Spanish novel Don Quixote.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Pushkin's masterpiece, Eugene Onegin, a novel in verse.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Trial, by Franz Kafka.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the 1857 trial of Gustave Flaubert's novel, Madame Bovary
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the most popular idea sent in by listeners.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Voltaire's satirical novel Candide, published in 1759.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Emily Bronte's only novel, Wuthering Heights.