Zadie Smith talks dance, depicting teenage friends and US/UK differences with Philip Dodd
Zoe Norridge describes translating the testimony of a Rwandan survivor
Michael Rosen and Martin Puchner talk to Matthew Sweet about a lost language of the road
From a gratitude train to the sinister broadcasts to US soldiers. Matthew Sweet presents.
Ali Smith, Jay Bernard and James Graham at the British Library with Matthew Sweet
Deborah Levy, Adam Phillips & Amia Srinivasan join Matthew Sweet at the British Library.
Biographers of Tom Stoppard, Sylvia Pankhurst and a little known SS soldier compare notes
Juiet Gardner talks to Woody Allen about his latest comedy Midnight in Paris.
Novelists Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Layla AlAmmar & historians Jennifer Aston + Jessica Malay
Deborah Frances-White host of The Guilty Feminist pod, Natalie Haynes, Michèle Roberts
Kiley Reid on her new novel and Helen Lewis on 'difficult' women
Rana Mitter and the six shortlisted historians with an audience at the British Academy
Ben Okri, Louisa Egbunike & Oladipo Agboluaje discuss the Nigerian author's life and work
Conjuring fear, discussed by historians and by novelists Jenni Fagan and Salena Godden
From paintings and folk tales to Brian Cox on the stars & Susan Greaney on Stonehenge.
Colin Grant Hannah Lowe and Jay Bernard discuss writing about Windrush with Shahidha Bari
South African artist William Kentridge and novelist William Boyd talk to Philip Dodd
Gillian Clarke. Sabrina Mahfouz and Michael Symmons Roberts respond to the war poet.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches this year's BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival...
From Elizabethan Anne Dowriche, Victorian Anne Bronte to why women say they read now.
From Bambi and Titanic to EastEnders - Matthew Sweet asks what makes us cry and why?
Research on reporting hangings, assassinations & propaganda from the Being Human Festival
Ben Anderson looks at fights over land rights, access to nature & care of the environment
Is public silence still the best way to honour our war dead?
Lisa Mullen looks at the contribution of Orwell's wife Eileen to his writing.
Dafydd Mills Daniel looks at links between the UN, Richard III and Disney's Jiminy Cricket
Matthew Sweet and guests reflect on the experimental art of Nam June Paik and John Giorno
Shakespeare from 1916 Egypt to Arabic pop songs.
Matthew Sweet meets the TV writers of The Likely Lads, Porridge and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
Deborah Levy and Laurence Scott talk to Shahidha Bari about the English novelist's work.