Lisa Dwan takes a trilogy of Samuel Beckett plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Robert McCrum explores Samuel Beckett’s literary career through rare recordings.
Grace Dent examines the work and life of writer, scholar and critic Lorna Sage.
Bridget Kendall talks to Archbishop Rowan Williams about his fascination with Dostoyevsky.
Soviets choose 72-year-old Chernenko as their new leader.
Acclaimed critic Sir Christopher Ricks discusses his passion for T. S. Eliot.
Literary critic Christopher Ricks on the annotated poems of T. S. Eliot.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Dostoevsky's novel. The hero thinks he's above the law....
Lenny Henry stars in a musical fantasy about TS Eliot's 1964 dinner with Groucho Marx.
Lisa Dwan, renowned performer of works by Samuel Beckett, on Beckett, Dante and exile.
Alistair Cooke remembers meeting Ronald Colman and Katherine Hepburn.
How the tenacious lawyer Senator Sam Ervin of North Carolina challenged Nixon.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the playwright and novelist, author of Waiting for Godot
Business guru Sir Gerry Robinson chooses playwright Samuel Beckett.
In praise of Sam Ervin, the Southern senator who chaired the Watergate hearings.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the enduring appeal of TS Eliot's religious poetry.