US airline chiefs back cheap-flight pioneer Laker.
Comedian Arthur Smith tells Matthew Parris about the life of Olympic runner Emil Zatopek.
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann's satirical revue closed on 2 May 1959.
Edward Stourton profiles Baroness Trumpington, famous for flicking a V sign in the Lords.
Times journalist Valerie Grove nominates the 'Peanuts' cartoonist Charles M Schulz.
Journalist Valerie Grove chooses Charles M Schulz, creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip.
Alistair Cooke commemorates the life of Charles Schultz, the creator of Charlie Brown.
Democrat Harold Washington is elected Chicago's first black mayor.
David Hockney discusses Painting & Photography as a new exhibition of his work opens.
In defence of Kingsley Amis, whose new novel has caused a storm among feminists.
Eddie Mair and Robert Peston interview Eddie's second surprise guest, Denis Norden.
The story and legacy of the maverick, self taught, legendary chef George Perry-Smith.
Alistair Cooke criticises Bill Clinton’s appearance at Yitzhak Rabin’s memorial service.
Larkin arrives in Belfast to take up his new job as librarian at the University.
Matthew Taylor tells the story of the last eight years in the life of George Price.
Andrew McGibbon talks to Edwin Dawes, biochemist and beloved magician to Philip Larkin.
Paul Gambaccini recalls the first joint stage concert by Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli.
The writer Julie Burchill talks to Matthew Parris about the Hollywood star Ava Gardner.
Sir Kingsley Amis talks to Nigel Forde about his 40 years as a writer.
Musician and poet Anthony Joseph tries to get to the heart of Calypso star Lord Kitchener.
from Front Row 14/06/2010
From The Faces of Maugham 25 Jan 1974
One of the great English poets, famous for his day job as librarian at Hull University.
John Tusa talks to artist Richard Hamilton about his work.
Painter and collage artist Richard Hamilton at the age of 88
Writer Ronald Blythe talks to Mark Cocker about his career and times.
Josie Long presents radio adventures inspired by Kurt Vonnegut.
Alistair Cooke reflects on Sir Alexander Cadogan, Philip Larkin and Mister Rogers.
Lucy Duran explores the archive of pioneering ethnomusicologist Jean Jenkins.
The resignation of Bernard Kalb, a man of principle.