Hear the world's cities through the ears of blind BBC presenter and traveller, Peter White
Open Country explores the importance of the Kent landscape to Charles Dickens.
Jonathan Freedland compares Nigel Farage with the 18th-century politician John Wilkes.
Hear the world's cities through the ears of BBC Presenter and blind traveller, Peter White
"I'm not totally comfortable being gay, whereas he absolutely loves it"
Nick Higham profiles the News of the World editor, Andy Coulson.
James Silver profiles Andy Coulson, who's resigned as David Cameron's communications chief
James Silver examines the life of Andy Coulson, former editor of the News of the World.
Singer Neil Tennant, who grew up in North Shields, talks to Philip Dodd about his career.
Paul Morley on the unknown Anthony Burgess - his northern roots and his work as a composer
Laurie Taylor takes a look at the life and work of one of Britain's broadcasting legends.
Sir Terry Pratchett on his 50th book.
The veteran comic and sharp comedian meet in the tag talk show.
Brian Sewell reflects on his achievements
Satirist and writer Armando Iannucci chooses novelist Charles Dickens.
Mishal Husain looks at the personality and career of News of the World editor Colin Myler.
Philip Palmer's mostly true story of Daniel Defoe, the great 18th-century writer.
Mark Lawson presents a documentary exploring the far-reaching influence of Daniel Defoe.
The achievements and legacy of the 19th century literary giant Charles Dickens.
Jonathan Dimbleby tells the story of his legendary broadcaster father, Richard Dimbleby.
Don McCullin chooses his old travel companion Norman Lewis for Great Lives.
Mark Lawson returns to Leeds, 25 years on.
The early successes of Charles Dickens. Claire Tomalin's book about the great novelist.
Barry Cryer talks to Mark Thomas.
Charles Dickens is well-received in America. Claire Tomalin's acclaimed biography.
Mark Thomas talks to Alexei Sayle.
A theatrical performance changes the course of Dickens's life.
Richard Coles returns to Finedon 25 years on.
Adulation and farewells for Britain's great novelist. Claire Tomalin's acclaimed biography
Mark Kermode's five greatest movies you won't have seen.