Celebrating the written word
Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani's magical mystery tour through the world of maths
With Rebecca Mead, Fiona Shaw, Philip Davis, Dafydd Daniel and Peggy Reynolds.
Elizabeth Day talks to Ben Lerner about his novel The Topeka School
Natalie Haynes and Hetta Howes join Rana Mitter to share new perspectives on Troy.
Julie Walters narrates the extraordinary story of author Sue Townsend.
Nemone Metaxas and Raymond Antrobus talk favourite books with presenter Harriett Gilbert.
Philip Dodd finds out about the Turner Contemporary’s impact. Plus writer Maggie Gee.
Hidden messages, secret loves and journeys of discovery in poetry, prose and music.
Daljit Nagra chooses the very best programmes from the BBC's poetry archive.
Mark D'Arcy talks to former supreme court justice Jonathan Sumption about his new book.
Radio 3's weekly exploration of language and literature
New research taking love stories out of the vaults and into the gay bar.
Shahidha Bari looks at news past and present from hangings to updating TV news bulletins.
The Romany writer and broadcaster Damian Le Bas and author Amy Liptrot choose a good read.
Le Gateau Chocolat, Lucy McCormick and Gaylene Gould with Matthew Sweet at the Barbican.
Kathy O'Shaughnessy on her novel about George Eliot and Literary Magazines discussed
Everything you need to know about this year's story-writing competition for kids.
Judges for the competition are announced as submissions open.
The author of the Sandman comics shares the sci-fi novels that inspired him.
The actor compiled a list of his favourite comics during the recording of Anansi Boys.
Test your knowledge of the world of Harry Potter with our ultimate quiz.
Quiz time: Test your Austen knowledge to see if you qualify.