American English - not quite the Queen's English.
Pub Landlord Al Murray in conversation with John Wilson at the Edinburgh Festival.
Susie Dent explores Americanisms in British English – should we love not loathe them?
At the Brighton Festival, Michael Rosen and guests debate our linguistic ties with German.
Mexican scholar of children's literature, Evelyn Arizpe, lives and works in Glasgow.
Michael Rosen and Laura Wright find out how much of English comes from French roots.
Michael Rosen looks ahead, with the help of linguists Bas Aarts and Laura Wright.
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright discover how Shakespeare spoke.
Kailash Chand grew up speaking Punjabi but worked as a GP for his whole career in the UK.
Maria Mertzani moved from Greece to study sign language in the UK and now teaches children
Matthew Engel warns of a new threat to the English language from Americanisms.
Alistair Cooke muses on curious linguistic differences between America and England.
Jerome Weidman, America's first 'street-smart novelist' and peculiarities of US English.
The language divide - American or English?
Zareer Masani on why Indians worship English as a goddess who can free them from poverty.
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright guide listeners through the 20 most commonly used words.
Etiquette expert William Hanson updates U and non-U for 2017. But does anyone still care?