A look back at radio comedy in the late 1970s, with John Lloyd and Graeme Garden.
A look back at radio comedy in the late 1980s, with Hugh Dennis and Jim Eldridge.
Mark Lawson examines why the works of Shakespeare continue to inspire so many books.
Professor Judith Buchanan shares her love of silent Shakespeare on early film.
Who owns Shakespeare? Graphic designer Teresa Monachino goes in search of Brand Bard.
Rory Bremner in conversation with his friend and collaborator the late John Fortune.
The comedian and illusionist meet and discuss magic, comedy, art, faith and Hitler.
The comedian and the presenter get chatting in the tag talk show.
Radio 4 Extra’s Comedy Club brings you the best of this year’s Machynlleth Comedy Festival
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
Helen Castor on why the action in Shakespeare's history plays takes place in the Midlands.
Reflections on the modern pioneers of the environmental movement.
David Grossman of Newsnight profiles the political blogger Guido Fawkes.
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright discover how Shakespeare spoke.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the impact of Shakespeare's approach to history (programme 1 of 2)
Melvyn Bragg discusses the impact of Shakespeare's approach to history (programme 2 of 2).
Isy Suttie chooses Yorkshire-born singer songwriter Jake Thackray
The two comedians get chatting in the tag-team talk show.
Actor and comedian Jack Whitehall in conversation with his heroes – brought back to life.
Reflections on the modern pioneers of the environmental movement. Today - James Lovelock.
Michael Berkeley's guest is comedy writer and performer John Finnemore.
Dominic Lawson talks to writer and former alcoholic John Healy.
The comic poet and comedian get chatting in the tag talk show.
Two NGAs ask: is it wrong to have children? Do terrorists have a problem with Shakespeare?
The comedian and comic poet get chatting in the tag talk show.
James Silver looks at the life and career of soap opera king Phil Redmond.
Tilly Blyth on a new awareness of a fragile Earth in the mystical drama Edge of Darkness
The comedy actress and her Thick of It co-star meet in the tag-team talk show.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the enduring popular and academic appeal of Shakespeare.
Melvyn Bragg and guests consider the enigma of the life of William Shakespeare