On winning the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Author Iris Murdoch has a complex reputation thanks to her husband's memoirs.
A.S. Byatt talks to Mark Lawson about her own novels.
From Front Row on 7 May 2002
Claire Tomalin talks about the poetry of Thomas Hardy
One of the most successful chemists of the 20th century.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Emma gives a live performance of a poem by the former Scottish Makar, Liz Lochhead
Emma Thompson interviewed by Mark kermode.
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.
Dorothy Hodgkin and her lover wrestle with the internal structure of complex molecules.
In the 1940s, Dorothy made more scientific strides even with a baby.
Dorothy's reputation grew post-war, conquering the structure of penicillin.
Dorothy becomes the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1964.
James considers the provocative feminist and academic.
Germaine Greer makes the case for sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink.
From Front Row
Clare Balding is back with a new series of walks with a literary theme.
Michael Berkeley's guest is primatologist Jane Goodall.
Jane Goodall describes her life with the wild chimpanzees of Gombe.
25 years after Jane Grigson's death, Sheila Dillon and special guests discuss her legacy.
Jane Grigson's work in the Observer and book English Food make up part two of this tribute
Actor Jane Horrocks in conversation with her heroes, brought back to life.
Actor and impressionist Jan Ravens talks to Germaine Greer, about her public image.
Joan Bakewell talks to Kirsty Lang about seeing her affair with Pinter portrayed on stage
Clare Balding continues her exploration of the archives and finds some good walking advice
Clare Balding shares the best moments from her favourite walks.
Clare Balding recalls her favourite walks with a colourful variety of writers and singers.