Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
The biography of America's great playwright by the acclaimed theatre critic, John Lahr.
Echoes of Williams's troubled childhood find their way into his first Broadway success.
Soviets choose 72-year-old Chernenko as their new leader.
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
Cerys Matthews celebrates the life of gospel singer Mahalia ('Halie') Jackson.
The biography of America's great playwright by the acclaimed theatre critic, John Lahr
Fiona Sampson considers the work of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
Lavinia Greenlaw meets Bishop's cousin
Elizabeth Bishop's House
Obituary for former vice president Hubert Humphrey.
Stirling Moss nominates the great racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio.
Kim Henry Veltman joins director Jonathan Miller to discuss the Canadian writer on media.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from director Adrian Brown.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan, from actor Sir Donald Sinden.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan, from Oscar-winning writer Ronald Harwood.
Reflections on playwright Terence Rattigan, from theatre director Thea Sharrock.
Michael Dobbs looks back at the life of Cambridge spy Guy Burgess.
Exploring the poetic sound world of postwar radio documentary pioneer Denis Mitchell.
Matthew Parris talks to Prof Edith Hall about the life and work of Lucille Ball.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan for great life status.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan, with assistance from Edmund Morris.
Remembering Roy Rogers and some other great cinema cowboys Wayne, Cooper, Hart and Canutt.
Did EF Schumacher's landmark book Small is Beautiful inspire David Cameron's big idea?
Is there any such thing as 'today's news'?
Stand-up comedian Rich Hall discusses the life of playwright Tennessee Williams.