Mark Lawson interviews writer Alan Bennett.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
A fragmentary look at the writer Susan Sontag through her own words and those of her peers
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
Michael Berkeley's guest is playwright, screenwriter and author Alan Bennett.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
Edith Bowman chats to Angelina Jolie about her new film Maleficent.
Ariel Levy discusses her role as writer under a new president who distrusts the media.
On his substantial new publication, Collected Poems.
Laurence robes up like Lord Byron, in the costume of an Albanian nobleman.
Bernardine Evaristo is the first black British woman to win the Booker Prize.
Bernardine Evaristo discusses her Booker Prize-winner Girl, Woman, Other with listeners.
interview by Mark Lawson
Alan Bennett and musicians young and old consider the orchestral heritage of Yorkshire.
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
Michael Berkeley's guest is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the poems of Catullus from the late Roman Republic
Theatre director, actress and writer Yvonne Brewster nominates poet Claude McKay.
St Ives - where Virginia Woolf scrambled over the cliffs, inspired by the waves.
Mary Portas: On Style - the new Radio 4 series where style meets substance.
Matthew Parris talks to Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
Diana Athill talks to John Wilson about the letters of Lord Byron
Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette speak to Simon Mayo.
Poets Carol Ann Duffy, Liz Lochhead, Gillian Clarke and Eavan Boland update a 1992 debate.
Theologian Giles Fraser on Wittgenstein and Blade Runner
Alexandra Harris and Chris Stewart scramble past lemon trees in Virginia Woolf's footsteps
Jarvis Cocker celebrates the life and work of literary wunderkind Carson McCullers.