Alan Ayckbourn reflects on a career in which he has written 72 full length plays.
Mark Lawson interviews writer Alan Bennett.
Mark Lawson in conversation with Alan Bennett in a special edition of Front Row.
Lenny Henry on the blossoming of new black British theatrical voices with roots in Africa.
Michael Frayn reflects on his childhood and his career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
Michael Berkeley's guest is playwright, screenwriter and author Alan Bennett.
The writer Alan Bennett talks about his life and his new book Untold Stories.
"Even if I stabbed Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I'd still be a teddy bear," says Bennett
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.
Andrew Scott speaks to Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode.
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
An exploration of playwright Alan Ayckbourn's directing career.
Helen Lewis discovers why Ivo van Hove is the world's most in-demand theatre director.
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Benedict Cumberbatch interviewed by Simon Mayo
Alan Bennett and musicians young and old consider the orchestral heritage of Yorkshire.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to David Morrissey about his new film, Triple 9.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to Simon Mayo about his villainous new role in The Lion King.
The comedian and illusionist meet and discuss magic, comedy, art, faith and Hitler.
The world-famous shoe designer with the Oscar-nominated actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas
presented by Mark Lawson
Choreographer Crystal Pite makes Flight Pattern, her profound dance for the Royal Ballet.
For Radio 4's Character Invasion five British actors speak about playing iconic roles.
Simon Mayo talks to Dame Helen Mirren about her new film, The Good Liar
Dame Judi Dench interviewed by Simon Mayo.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is actor and director Daniel Evans.
Danny DeVito reveals what partner in crime Richard
Griffiths does when the curtain falls.