Creativity, performance, debate
Matthew Sweet questions the critic's role while Vid Simoniti looks at algorithms and art.
As part of BBC Lights Up, Olivier Award winner Giles Terera stars in his own debut play.
From Rain Man to Atypical. Matthew Sweet looks at autism on screen and in everyday life.
Plays and poetry that pay tribute to Spike Milligan. Stars Jessica Hynes. Recorded live.
From paintings and folk tales to Brian Cox on the stars and Susan Greaney on Stonehenge.
What is the role of artists in shaping our understanding of history by commemorating war?
Hannah French explores an often hidden disability for many musicians: chronic pain.
Peter Brathwaite takes us into the world of his Rediscovering Black Portraiture project.
Andy Kershaw introduces rare recordings from his personal archive.
The Essay – A fully-accessible animation of Sophie Stone's talk: Five Kinds of Beethoven.
David Baddiel is on a quest to like classical music.
Going in search of the music at the centre of our cosmos: the Harmony of the Spheres.
Samira Ahmed on the women who brought ancient Egypt to Britain’s industrial north.
Journalist Jonathan Coffey opens the secret FBI files on Leonard Bernstein.
Contemporary writers reflect on modern reporting through the work of Martha Gellhorn,
Geoff Sample takes us through the seasons, rediscovering how nature can enrich our lives.
Redstarts and warblers are the stars in the dawn chorus of May.
Fiona Stafford follows John Keats’s epic 1818 walk, which inspired his greatest poetry.
A radiophonic poem following the flow of milk east out of Wales while the land flows west.
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various stars of the silver screen from the 1930s and 1940s.
A five-part series exploring the impact of the global crisis on musicians.
A Japanese true love detective story from film-maker Anastasia Kirillova.
Unfamiliar and often bizarre folk tales from innovative theatre company 1927.