Melvyn Bragg examines why the public is fascinated with the private lives of individuals.
Brian Cox and casting director Leo Davis talk about the challenges of playing real people
Neil MacGregor on how the Grimms and painter Caspar David Friedrich shaped German identity
Writer Iain Sinclair meets artist Keggie Carew to talk about her book Dadland.
Charles Foster explores the bloody tension at the heart of his favourite nature writing.
Marina Warner looks at the world of contemporary storytelling.
Nick Baker on the ghost writers helping ordinary people tell their stories for posterity.
Monty Don presents the first of two special programmes recorded at the Hay Festival.
Anna Derrig asks who has the right to tell someone else's story.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm.