Clarke Peters continues his compelling history of Black music in Europe.
How are the world’s musicians, sound artists and poets responding to the loss of species?
Michael Berkeley's guests is dancer and choreographer Akram Khan.
Financial guru Alvin Hall returns to his Florida hometown.
Discussing America's continuing issues with race & whether he's left Easy Rawlins behind.
Andrew Motion talks to James Naughtie about his 10 years as Poet Laureate.
An interview with Jamaican dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson, 2020 PEN Pinter Prize winner.
On his substantial new publication, Collected Poems.
Andrew and Fiona share their thoughts on making the programme
How this Ugandan politician negotiated for peace with the brutal warlord Joseph Kony.
The wild freedom of Cajun music lured today's migrant to Louisiana.
"Go beyond words." On set with the multi-award-winning cinematographer
Sound recordist Chris Watson tells Michael Berkeley about his musical passions.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is actor Clarke Peters.
Martin Plaut profiles Nelson Mandela’s former number two, Cyril Ramaphosa.
Becky Milligan looks at the life of South Africa's new president.
Musician David Byrne on his asperger’s and the Britain’s Got Talent Winner Susan Boyle.
Michael Berkeley's guest is the artistic director of the Young Vic, David Lan.
The theatre producer and writer David Lan meets the composer Nico Muhly.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is American war correspondent and writer David Rieff.
The story of American designer Pattie Moore, who dared to do things differently.
Did Douglas Adams predict the future in the year 2000? Mitch Benn finds out.
Kirsty Lang talks to Dominic West and Clarke Peters about performing Othello in Sheffield.
John Lloyd uncovers the private papers of the late Douglas Adams.
Jim Naughtie profiles the campaigner and mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.
Jon Canter shared a flat with Douglas Adams while the latter struggled for success.
Douglas Adams on his approach to creation, and how that would play out if he painted.
Douglas Adams on Monty Python, imagination and storytelling.
Douglas Adams on how Winnie the Pooh influenced his writing style.