Key films, books, TV, plays, art: 1001 Nights – 2001 A Space Odyssey, Jane Austen - Jaws
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Shahidha Bari leads a discussion of Nigerian-born novelist Buchi Emecheta (1944-2017).
A Landmark edition in which Philip Dodd and guests examine The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Philip Dodd chairs a debate about arts broadcasting past and present.
Amit Chaudhuri, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Daniel Mendelsohn and Emily Wilson join Philip Dodd.
Philip Dodd and his guests on David Storey's 1960 novel set in the world of rugby league.
Michael Nyman, Alexei Popogrebsky, Ian Christie and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh on Dziga Vertov.
Matthew Sweet explores memory and Marnie, of Graham's novel and Hitchcock's film fame.
Michael Symmons Roberts, Helen Mort and Stewart Mottram join Matthew Sweet in Hull.
Matthew Sweet and guests debate the contemporary relevance of ideas of poet Matthew Arnold
John Carey, Mandy Green, Islam Issa and Joe Moshenska discuss Milton's Paradise Lost.
Poets Mark Doty and Andrew McMillan and Professor Sarah Churchwell on Walt Whitman's poem.
Philip Dodd and guests explore the continuing relevance of Machiavelli's The Prince.
Philip Dodd and guests discuss the satire and contemporary relevance of writer Karl Kraus.
Rana Mitter presents a special programme exploring Walter Scott's novel Waverley.
Kevin Brownlow talks to Matthew Sweet about documenting and restoring silent film classics
Philip Dodd explores the writing and legacy of Angela Carter.
A special discussion recorded at the BFI to mark the re-release of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Iain Sinclair, Emma Jenkins, Paul Hills and Iain Bell discuss the writing of David Jones.
Sam West, Carol Rutter and Michael Dobson join Matthew Sweet to discuss The Winter's Tale.
Matthew Sweet and guests discuss Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film Stalker.
Anne McElvoy chairs a debate on realism and utopianism in politics and history.
Matthew Sweet, Will Self, Fiona Shaw and Merlin Holland discuss The Picture of Dorian Gray
Philip Dodd explores the writing of Lorraine Hansberry and its continuing resonance.
Matthew Sweet discusses the film Jaws with writer Will Self and shark expert Gareth Fraser
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