The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
The light bulb and the first moving pictures appeared.
Greg Proops looks back at the life of Bob Hope, whose career spanned the 20th century.
Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.
Paul Morley on the unknown Anthony Burgess - his northern roots and his work as a composer
Edward Stourton profiles Baroness Trumpington, famous for flicking a V sign in the Lords.
When a David Bowie tribute act hears his idol has died, a strange week unfolds.
Ian Blatchford and Tilly Blyth on freezing time in a speeding up world.
Simon talks to Carey about her role as Bathsheba Everdene in Far From the Madding Crowd.
Actress Carey Mulligan discusses her West End debut in David Hare's 1995 drama Skylight.
Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to David Morrissey about his new film, Triple 9.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to Simon Mayo about his villainous new role in The Lion King.
Jonathan Maitland profiles the star of The King's Speech, actor & campaigner, Colin Firth.
Early in his career, he saw himself playing brutal roles in films like Scum.
Profile of one of Britain's leading actors, Daniel Day-Lewis.
Mark Lawson interviews Daniel Radcliffe, who now stars in the film The Woman in Black.
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.