Has Jimmy Savile's charity work been morally contaminated by revelations of child abuse?
Peter Hennessy invites Chris Patten to reflect on his life and times.
How this hugely enjoyable writer "homosexualised" the English novel
Singer Alfie Boe is brutally honest about his dislike of the most esteemed opera houses.
Master of obsession, suspense and terror, Alfred Hitchcock.
An Audience with Jimmy Savile is at the Park Theatre in London until 11 July 2015.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why Americans seem to trust Tony Blair.
The former MP opens up about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard.
John Wilson takes a look at two of the most powerful players in British television.
Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
Antonia Fraser chooses J.M.W Turner's The Fighting Temeraire
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on his passion for Aubrey Beardsley. Matthew Parris presents.
Peter Hennessy asks a senior politician to reflect on their life and times.
The Snowman author Raymond Briggs chooses JB Morton, aka Beachcomber.
Cherie Blair tells the story behind that photo of her on the morning of Labour's 1997 win.
Engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Mishal Husain looks at the personality and career of News of the World editor Colin Myler.
Playwright Michael Symmons Robert explores the dystopic imagination.
Danny DeVito reveals what partner in crime Richard
Griffiths does when the curtain falls.
Alistair McGowan investigates the enigma of a private man who became a global star.
The Genius comic asks the popular stand-up about the merits of outdoor toilets.
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo focus on the films of Alfred Hitchcock
How geneticist Turi King identified the 500 yr old skeleton of Richard III.
Eamon Duffy on the 'magnificently tranquil meditation' of William Byrd
Writer, broadcaster and charity founder Marjorie Wallace chooses composer Edward Elgar.
Fiona Clampin tells the story of two Birmingham professors of music: Elgar and Bantock.
Robert Walker and David Owen Norris on composing a Piano Concerto from sketches by Elgar.
Pascale Harter profiles singer Engelbert Humperdinck.
Helen Castor on why the action in Shakespeare's history plays takes place in the Midlands.
Frank Cottrell-Boyce on Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins.