Sue MacGregor reunites five women who ruled the world of pop in the 1960s.
Farrah Jarral examines how the end of empire brought a dramatic change of mindset.
Antonia Fraser chooses J.M.W Turner's The Fighting Temeraire
Matthew Sweet looks back at the life and career of playwright Arnold Wesker.
The actress tells Anthony Clare about the profound impact Samuel Beckett had on her life.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman with the BBC CO on composing for the cinema.
Writer and comedian David Baddiel explores the life of novelist John Updike.
A profile of the Indian business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani.
Two female composers reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
James Rhodes goes in hunt of his boyhood hero, Candian pianist Glenn Gould.
Clare Balding is back with a new series of walks with a literary theme.
John Tusa, talks to the painter Howard Hodgkin about his work.
Andrew McGibbon talks to Manuel Cuevas, who created Johnny Cash's black suits.
Sarfraz Manzoor explores Johnny Cash's interest in Scotland after tracing his Fife roots.
Singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams describes how Sylvia Plath inspired an entire album.
Senator Kennedy bows out of next presidential election.
Profiles of people making headlines. Mark Coles profiles Labour politician Lord Dubs.
Nigel Lawson reflects on a high profile political life and keeping feelings private.
Bob Harris interviews Loretta Lynn, one of the most influential artists in country music.
Lucy Kellaway explores the complexities of having considerable personal wealth.
John Tusa talks to director Milos Forman about his work.
Kate Humble discusses the South African singer and anti-apartheid activist, Miriam Makeba.
Artist Molly Parkin revisits her paper round route with actor Bob Kingdom.
Muhammad Ali on Dick Cavett show September 1978. Rising popularity of Edward Kennedy.
Peter Hennessy invites Nigel Lawson to reflect on his life and times.
Michael Berkeley's guest is actress Phyllida Law.
Artist Isaac Julien has an imagined chat with former collaborator Professor Stuart Hall.
James Naughtie on the industrialist credited with turning around Rolls Royce's fortunes.
Peter Hennessy asks Roy Hattersley to reflect on his life and times.
Samira Ahmed meets actor Murray Melvin, best known for his role in A Taste of Honey.
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