Sheila Dillon and Tim Hayward on the legacy of Elizabeth David, 100 years after her birth.
James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
A look back at radio comedy in the late 1990s, with Paul Schlesinger and Meera Syal.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
Alice Oswald, Radio 4's Poet in Residence discusses her collection Falling Awake
On winning the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Michael Berkeley's guest is writer AL Kennedy.
Novelist Andrea Levy goes back to her adult education writing class with John Wilson.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
Antonia Fraser chooses J.M.W Turner's The Fighting Temeraire
Author Iris Murdoch has a complex reputation thanks to her husband's memoirs.
How has Val Wilmer become a world figure in the documentation of Black music and culture?
A.S. Byatt talks to Mark Lawson about her own novels.
From Front Row on 7 May 2002
Andrea Levy on her new book The Long Song.
Anne McElvoy traces the influence of Beatrice and Sidney Webb on British socialism.
Fiona Reynolds, former director of the National Trust, chooses writer Beatrix Potter.
Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of the National Trust, nominates Beatrix Potter.
Dan Rebellato explores the life and work of playwright Sarah Kane.
Grace Dent examines the work and life of writer, scholar and critic Lorna Sage.
Lenny Henry focuses on how Caribbean migration has been reflected on stage and screen.
Michael Berkeley's guest is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
St Ives - where Virginia Woolf scrambled over the cliffs, inspired by the waves.
The romantic fiction writer talks about her career and strongly held beliefs.
Dame Judi Dench interviewed by Simon Mayo.
Clare Balding explores the Cornish countryside which inspired Daphne Du Maurier's novels.
Datshiane Navanayagam talks to Val McDermid about her unexpected educational journey.
David Schneider talks to journalist and writer Jenny Diski about how to face up to death.
Chef and novelist Prue Leith chooses cookery writer Elizabeth David.
James Naughtie on the food writer who brought European cuisine to British tables.
Discussing her life and work, the author explains why her novels are hard to write.