Back up to: 2008
Lavinia Greenlaw and Paul Murdin discuss how writers respond to astronomical ideas.
Poet Jean Sprackland and novelist Julie Myserson discuss writing about the sea.
Robert Chandler and Zinovy Zinik discuss the power and myth of Russian fairytales.
Susan Hitch and Bridget Kendall discuss Russian literature and current affairs.
Ian MacMillan and guests discuss literature inspired by birds.
Ian McMillan and his guests explore the way classical music is portrayed in fiction.
Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson read from their work and discuss storytelling.
Matthew Sweet goes on urban safari with travel writers Iain Sinclair and Robert Macfarlane
Matthew Sweet discusses the portrayal of Victorian entertainment in fiction and on screen.
Susan Hitch discusses nature, wilderness and gardens in poetry.
Ian McMillan and Christopher Ricks discuss the life and poetry of AE Housman.
Matthew Sweet revisists the cultural events of 1958, the year Vaughan Williams died.
Ian McMillan and his orchestra explore the connections between folk music and storytelling
An illustrated discussion about English Romantic poetry, from Wordsworth to Hardy.