Arthur C Clarke talks to Nigel Acheson at his home in Sri Lanka, in his seventieth year.
Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke talks about his admiration for Stapledon
Rory Bremner in conversation with his friend and collaborator the late John Fortune.
The Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks reveals the pivotal role of music in his life.
Dannie Abse reads his poem Case History for Front Row
Dannie Abse reads Dafydd and the Brecon Deacon's Wife (Storm) for Front Row
Interview originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row, 3 July 2007.
Peter Hennessy invites David Owen to reflect on his life and times.
The third man behind the unravelling of DNA's double helix Maurice Wilkins.
A profile of Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, head of a major new enquiry into abuse allegations.
George Benjamin discusses his works, Dance Figures and Sudden Time.
Stephen Johnson explores Harrison Birtwistle's Cortege and Secret Theatre.
John Tusa talks to composer Harrison Birtwistle about his work.
Harrison Birtwistle introduces The Moth Requiem (extract)
A profile of Lady Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, the first woman Justice of the Court of Appeal.
Jeff Randall tells the story of Lakshmi Mittal, the richest man in the country.
Michael Berkeley's guest is scientist Lewis Wolpert, who selects his favourite music.
Clive Anderson's guests pay tribute to the late Lord Bingham.
Lady Antonia Fraser pays tribute to her mentor, Lord Weidenfeld.
The work and legacy of the often overlooked 19th century scientist James Clerk Maxwell.
Will Self expresses deep concerns about the nature and value of scientific progress.
Will Self is at Glenlair, James Clerk Maxwell's country estate.
Will Self visits Jodrell Bank in a bid to understand the application of Maxwell's work.
Will Self's trip starts promisingly with a chance encounter with physicist Sir Peter Higgs
Will Self concludes his 600-mile road trip on the trail of physicist James Clerk Maxwell.
Samira Ahmed profiles the physicist Peter Higgs, the man behind the "God Particle".
Lord Harries of Pentregarth talks to Joan Bakewell about his faith.
Global communication using the new satellite technology.
Mark Coles profiles Sir Christopher Geidt, private secretary to the Queen.