"I'm not totally comfortable being gay, whereas he absolutely loves it"
How this hugely enjoyable writer "homosexualised" the English novel
Impressionist Alistair McGowan interviews actor Simon Callow in the tag-team talk show.
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
Andrew Haigh talks to Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode about his new film, Lean On Pete.
Lenny Henry unveils the mysterious contents of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules.
David Cannadine on the controversy caused by the unmasking of Anthony Blunt as a spy.
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
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss WH Auden's life and his poetry from the 1930s.
Mark Kermode doesn't review Benjamin, because he's in it.
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Yotam Ottolenghi brings some much-needed passion to the neglected cauliflower.
The comedian and illusionist meet and discuss magic, comedy, art, faith and Hitler.
"White is catching gay life at a key moment when it's developing in very different ways"
Damian Barr reads an extract from Maggie and Me.
David Temple has an imagined conversation with his late brother-in-law Derek Jarman.
Derren Brown gets inside the mind of musical wizard and fellow sceptic Tim Minchin.
The illusionist reveals what inspires his work, and the art he creates in his spare time.
Joan Bakewell is in conversation with theologian and historian Diarmaid MacCulloch.
Joan Bakewell is in conversation with journalist and commentator Douglas Murray.
Paul Gambaccini celebrates a long career with guests including Elton John and Bob Harris
Paul Gambaccini and guests reflect on his forty years in British broadcasting.
Writer Mark Gevisser's letter from South Africa broadcast in the week of the ANC elections
Paul Gambaccini looks back at 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain, with special guests.
Richard Coles returns to Finedon 25 years on.
Paul Gambaccini celebrates a long career with guests including Jude Kelly and Tim Marlow.
Beverly Hills John is his first ever exhibition in London.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Frederick II, king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786.
US writer Garth Greenwell on his debut novel What Belongs to You