Mark Lawson chats to PD James about crime writing and her novel 'Death in Holy Orders'.
Playwright Sir Tom on his early childhood, his career and his writing style.
The famous comic actor on his time in Monty Python and analysing what makes a joke funny.
The actor and comedian talks to Mark Lawson about his on-screen rivalry with Steve Coogan.
American composer Stephen Schwartz reveals the secrets behind writing a hit musical.
Actress America Ferrera on starring in a musical and creating the look for TV's Ugly Betty
The venerable entertainer on singing with Nat King Cole and reinventing yourself.
The author reflects on writing a new adventure for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.
The comic and dramatic actor on the comedy greats and why some shows will always be funny.
The entertainer reflects on his West End debut and dealing with jokes about his singing.
Actor James Corden chats about the inspiration behind 'Gavin and Stacey'.
The actor speaks on finding a way to play one of the great stage roles, King Lear.
Actor Rowan Atkinson talks about playing a spy for laughs and using your face for comedy.
The actor and comedian reveals the secrets behind Alan Partridge's new writing career.
Theatre producer Sir Cameron reflects on his career and the future of the musical.
Poet Pam Ayres talks about her career, being pigeonholed, and her first book of memoirs.
The famed fantasy writer reflects on his writing career and living with Alzheimer's.
Mark Lawson in conversation with the actor on Shakespeare and directing himself on film.
Dame Judi Dench: The Oscar- and Tony-winning actress reveals the demands of acting.
Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis reveals his musical heroes, and his love of teaching music.
Lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman explain how they write songs for Barbra Streisand.
Yes Minister writer Jonathan Lynn explains the hidden rules of comedy.
Actor Andy Serkis reveals how he plays apes on screen, using motion capture technology.
Producer Sonia Friedman on picking winners, surviving losers and surprise hit shows.
Writer and illustrator Anthony Browne on his career and time as Children's Laureate.
The former Doctor and companion reunite as Shakespeare's Beatrice and Benedick.
Crime writer Elmore Leonard talks about his career and his 10 rules for writing fiction.
Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang, who wants to inspire children to love playing the piano
Miriam Margolyes talks to Mark Lawson about her acting career.
The actor talks about the pressures of fame and finding fulfilment in ensemble acting.