Anne McElvoy traces how the threat of Free Trade stung a placid aristocrat into action.
Sue MacGregor reunites five women who ruled the world of pop in the 1960s.
Crafting the world of a teenage secret agent
Benjamin Disraeli, who turned his skills as a novelist to politics.
Kenneth Clarke chooses the Victorian politician, Benjamin Disraeli.
David Cannadine explores how Disraeli merged fact and fiction in his life and work.
Mark Kermode doesn't review Benjamin, because he's in it.
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David Schneider talks to journalist and writer Jenny Diski about how to face up to death.
Composer Debbie Wiseman meets film director Peter Kosminsky.
Eddie Mair and Robert Peston interview Eddie's second surprise guest, Denis Norden.
Emma Barnett discovers whether you can be a feminist if you are an orthodox Jew.
Series in which public figures choose others to interview. Jo Brand talks to Barry Cryer.
Barry Cryer talks to Mark Thomas.
Can computer games be called art?
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
James considers one of modern Britain's most influential dramatists, Harold Pinter.
The comedy actress and her writing partner (who is also her elder brother) meet.
The deadpan funny man and the 'Little Britain' star in the tag talk show.
Joan Bakewell talks to Kirsty Young about her affair and long friendship with Pinter
The feisty comedienne and veteran comic in the tag talk show.
John Harris of the Guardian talks to autism specialist Professor Simon Baron-Cohen.
Michael Berkeley's guest is bestselling children's author Judith Kerr.
The 'Little Britain' star and the up front comedian in the tag talk show.
How a bitter dispute over Israel's future in 1967 split a country and divided a family.
David Baddiel is on a quest to like classical music.
Neil Gaiman talks about Likely Stories, the new Sky Arts adaptations of his short stories
What are the bestselling author's top sci-fi stories?