Our pick of treasures from the BBC archive
Brian Duffy: An influential photographer with an eye for style.
Poet John Keats died on 23 February in 1821. Here, Sir Ian McKellen performs his poetry.
Angela Carter discusses her work with former Python, Terry Jones, on Paperbacks, 1981.
Born on 8 February 1932, John Williams, the renowned film score composer, is 85 years old.
A young Christian Bale discusses acting in Steven Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun in 1987.
On the 155th anniversary of Edith Wharton's birth in 1862, we revisit The House of Mirth.
With T2 Trainspotting arriving in cinemas, a nostalgic trip back to the 1996 premiere
A young, pre-Hollywood Jim Carrey impersonates Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn.
Joan Baez performs a stunning version of Will Ye Go Lassie, Go in Edinburgh, 1965.
Patti Smith was was born on this day in 1946. Hear her talk about why she loves New York.
Dame Rebecca West's revealing anecdotes from a colourful career in literature.
A clip from Callow's short film Oscar and Me from 1995.
Helen Fielding and Claire Tomalin discuss Jane Austen’s skill for writing love stories.
A meeting with Joseph Goebbels would lead to the director's escape from Germany.
The story of a cairn in the Scottish Borders in memory of blues legend Robert Johnson.
Jeff Buckley performs the powerful title track to his album Grace on The Late Show (1995).
Mike D's VW medallion would become part of hip hop folklore.
The author dicusses the painting that is integral to her 2013 novel of the same name.
Meet Blue Peter's 1965 firework-inspired Guy which is set to make "quite a bang!”
Jane Campion explains the unique look and ideas behind the Palme d'Or winning film.
The celebrated author reveals Jeeves and Wooster were among his favourite creations.
Stephen Smith tells the story of an Art Noveau classic depicting Sarah Bernhardt.
Tom Brook reports from New York on the film's success, and interviews Tom Cruise.
Deborah Kerr, who would have been 95 today, on landing her role opposite Burt Lancaster.