"I'm not totally comfortable being gay, whereas he absolutely loves it"
How this hugely enjoyable writer "homosexualised" the English novel
Andrew Motion talks to James Naughtie about his 10 years as Poet Laureate.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is writer Andrew O’Hagan.
An interview with Jamaican dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson, 2020 PEN Pinter Prize winner.
Crafting the world of a teenage secret agent
A review of The Missing at Glasgow's Tramway Theatre.
Matthew Sweet looks back at the life and career of playwright Arnold Wesker.
interviewed by Mark Lawson on Front Row
Laurie Taylor takes a look at the life and work of one of Britain's broadcasting legends.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss WH Auden's life and his poetry from the 1930s.
Andrew and Fiona share their thoughts on making the programme
Benjamin Zephaniah in conversation with Samira Ahmed.
Male infertility - the male experience. Benjamin Zephaniah talks to Richard Clothier
4 Extra Debut. Wynford Vaughan-Thomas's journey to Berlin aboard an RAF Lancaster Bomber.
Jarvis Cocker uncovers an album made by Sir John Betjeman in 1974.
John Betjeman's skill at performing his own work
George Orwell has been dead for 70 years. What can his ideas tell us about life in 2020?
Blake Morrison reading The Ballad of Shingle Street
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Stephen Evans on Wynford Vaughan-Thomas's 1943 dispatch during a bombing raid on Berlin.
James Naughtie talks to China Mieville about The City and the City
The actor shares his passion for the Cassini mission which studied Saturn and its moons.
The actor recalls reciting Lollingdon Downs for Patrick Moore shortly before his death.
On music hall, Dennis Potter, and playing a Panto Dame for the first time.
Helen Mark discovers the Oxfordshire woodland that once belonged to author CS Lewis.
Matthew Parris talks to the National Trust's Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
Front Row’s 2009 interview with David Storey
Michael Grandage reads his choice for Cultural Exchange, the poem Dear Bryan Wynter.
Felicity Evans visits the Forest of Dean, the landscape that author Dennis Potter loved.