A look back at radio comedy in the late 1990s, with Paul Schlesinger and Meera Syal.
Master of obsession, suspense and terror, Alfred Hitchcock.
Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Benedict Cumberbatch interviewed by Simon Mayo
One feisty funny man grills another in the tag talk show.
Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.
Christopher Nolan interviewed by Simon Mayo.
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.
Simon and Mark speak to director Danny Boyle about his latest film Trance.
David Morrissey joins Simon and Mark live in the studio to talk about his new film Welcome to the Punch.
Dexter Fletcher interviewed by Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode.
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo focus on the films of Alfred Hitchcock
Matthew Sweet meets Michael Chaplin, who reveals new facts about his father Charlie.
Matthew Sweet explores Chaplin's vast archive of unfinished scripts, letters and cuttings.
A profile of Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Mark Lawson focuses on Alfred Hitchcock's complex working relationship with women.
How did Simon Cowell get his X factor?
Hugh Grant stops by the studio to talk to Simon and Mark about his new film The Rewrite.
Chris Bowlby profiles actor Idris Elba, who plays Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom.
Idris Elba interviewed by James King.
Russell Brand talks about the ideology behind his new tour, The Messiah Complex.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Mark Lawson talks to writer JK Rowling.
JK Rowling talks to Mark Lawson about her new novel. Hear the full interview at 7.15pm.
Joan Bakewell is joined by writer, actor and director Julian Fellowes.
Film-maker Stephen Frears champions his mentor, Karel Reisz.
Author J K Rowling and Stephen Fry discuss the Harry Potter book series.
Mark Gatiss speaks to Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo.