The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
The acclaimed writer and the influential musician in the tag talk show.
The impressionist and the spin doctor in the tag-team talk show.
Actor Alison Steadman in conversation with her heroes – brought back to life.
Michael Berkeley's guest is former SAS sergeant Andy McNab.
Novelist Anna Hope discusses her book The Ballroom
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Crafting the world of a teenage secret agent
Arthur C Clarke talks to Nigel Acheson at his home in Sri Lanka, in his seventieth year.
Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke talks about his admiration for Stapledon
A.S. Byatt talks to Mark Lawson about her own novels.
From Front Row on 7 May 2002
Ben Elton reveals the personal story behind his new book Two Brothers.
Michael Berkeley talks to the popular historical fiction writer Bernard Cornwell.
Blake Morrison reading The Ballad of Shingle Street
Michael Berkeley's guest is novelist Charlotte Mendelson, who selects her favourite music.
John Wilson talks to Mark Billingham.
David Nicholls talks to James Naughtie about his enormously successful novel One Day.
David Schneider talks to journalist and writer Jenny Diski about how to face up to death.
David Walliams talks to Michael Rosen about writing children's books.
Did Douglas Adams predict the future in the year 2000? Mitch Benn finds out.
John Lloyd uncovers the private papers of the late Douglas Adams.