Alan Ayckbourn reflects on a career in which he has written 72 full length plays.
Mark Lawson interviews writer Alan Bennett.
Mark Lawson examines why the works of Shakespeare continue to inspire so many books.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
Michael Berkeley's guest is playwright, screenwriter and author Alan Bennett.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
Professor Judith Buchanan shares her love of silent Shakespeare on early film.
Samira Ahmed explores the life and work of writer Arnold Bennett.
Matthew Sweet looks back at the life and career of playwright Arnold Wesker.
An exploration of playwright Alan Ayckbourn's directing career.
Laurence robes up like Lord Byron, in the costume of an Albanian nobleman.
Ben Elton reveals the personal story behind his new book Two Brothers.
Alan Bennett and musicians young and old consider the orchestral heritage of Yorkshire.
Who owns Shakespeare? Graphic designer Teresa Monachino goes in search of Brand Bard.
Byron writing to his friend Thomas Moore describing is love life and life in Venice
Byron's troubled relationship with his mother
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores Byron's love of costume
presented by Mark Lawson
On music hall, Dennis Potter, and playing a Panto Dame for the first time.
Playwright Michael Symmons Robert explores the dystopic imagination.
John Tusa interviews leading British playwright David Hare.
Front Row’s 2009 interview with David Storey
Author Deborah Moggach talks about the life of Potteries writer Arnold Bennett.
Felicity Evans visits the Forest of Dean, the landscape that author Dennis Potter loved.
Dennis Potter's discusses his early ambitions and how he came to write for television.
Matthew Sweet reassseses the life, work and legacy of playwright Dennis Potter.
Poet John Hegley chooses the author of Lady Chatterley's Lover, DH Lawrence.
Diana Athill talks to John Wilson about the letters of Lord Byron