Greg Proops looks back at the life of Bob Hope, whose career spanned the 20th century.
Actor Alison Steadman in conversation with her heroes – brought back to life.
A special extended interview with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber as he turns 70.
Michael Goldfarb profiles composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Mark Coles profiles the Queen of Soul.
A look at the remarkable life and music of Aretha Franklin who has died aged 76.
Talking to Mark Lawson on Front Row on 19 February 2007
Ben Brantley of the New York Times describes how the city informed Arthur Miller's work.
Christopher Bigsby traces the life and work of Arthur Miller, mostly in Miller's own words
On Christmas Day 1989, Leonard Bernstein conducted Beethoven's Choral Symphony.
Acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop remembers her mentor, the great Leonard Bernstein.
Bette Davis speaking to Jenni Murray in 1987.
Tracy-Ann Oberman champions the life of one of the silver screen's most enduring icons.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan.
A cast of musicians, writers and poets reflect as Bob Dylan turns 70.
Memories of the night when Bob Dylan dropped into a pub in London to sing his songs.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman with the BBC CO on composing for the cinema.
Dolly Parton talks to Damian Barr
Damian Barr talks to Dolly Parton about how she writes her songs.
Dustin Hoffman talks to Simon about his directorial debut Quartet.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
The entrepreneur Ivan Massow nominates 'the first lady of song', Ella Fitzgerald.
Ivan Massow nominates the great jazz singer, with expert advice from Cleo Laine.
Mara Carlyle on Ella Fitzgerald's vocal magnificence, marking 100 years since her birth.
Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s life.
Sheila Dillon with an exclusive food interview with former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney.
Broadcaster and DJ Colin Murray chooses Frank Sinatra.
Dr Michael O'Donnell discusses celebrated singer, actor and choreographer Fred Astaire.
Remembering the man who 'could dance a little'.