With John Wilson. Singer-songwriter Morrissey discusses his new album, Years of Refusal
On his substantial new publication, Collected Poems.
Laurence robes up like Lord Byron, in the costume of an Albanian nobleman.
When a David Bowie tribute act hears his idol has died, a strange week unfolds.
Journalist Jonathan Coffey re-opens the secret FBI files on Leonard Bernstein
On Christmas Day 1989, Leonard Bernstein conducted Beethoven's Choral Symphony.
Acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop remembers her mentor, the great Leonard Bernstein.
interview by Mark Lawson
Novelist and publisher Tariq Goddard meets singer and songwriter Brett Anderson of Suede.
Brian Sewell reflects on his achievements
Byron writing to his friend Thomas Moore describing is love life and life in Venice
Byron's troubled relationship with his mother
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores Byron's love of costume
Theatre director, actress and writer Yvonne Brewster nominates poet Claude McKay.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman with the BBC CO on composing for the cinema.
Matthew Parris talks to Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
James Naughtie considers the influence of the musical innovator and trendsetter.
John Wilson talks to David Bowie in New York. This is an uncut version of the interview.
Colleagues and fellow artists reflect on the life of David Bowie.
David Bowie's extraordinary life and career told in his own words.
Cult leaders David Koresh and Reverend Jim Jones are compared.
Diana Athill talks to John Wilson about the letters of Lord Byron
A strange tale of wealth, wilderness, family intrigue, surrealism and concrete, in Mexico.
Isy Suttie and Arthur Smith are joined by Joe Lycett on stage at the 2014 festival.
Marc Riley delves into the BBC archive to unearth interviews with Frank Zappa and Lou Reed
Musician and presenter Tom Robinson examines what it means to be bisexual in Britain today
Theologian Giles Fraser on Wittgenstein and Blade Runner
Hanif Kureishi nominates his friend David Bowie as his hero.
Robert Worby explores the adventures undertaken by performers tackling John Cage's music.
Samira Ahmed meets British Asian women who, like her, were inspired by David Bowie.