Lindsay Chapman goes to Leeds to explores the role of women, both on and off stage.
Psychologist Gustav Kuhn uses magic to show just how limited our conscious experience is.
26-year-old writer, actor and poet Ben Norris talks about his creative process.
Mat Fraser meets the former showgirls coming out of retirement and getting back on stage.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and special guests explore the science of magic.
Philip Ball examines the curious relationship between science, stage magic and cinema.
James MacMillan plays a lowland skyline, Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis one in the highlands.
Damian Lewis stars in the West End revival of Mamet's American Buffalo.
The deaths of 9 tourists in 1992 lead Florida to suspend tourism advertising.
Mark Lawson talks to best-selling American novelist Elmore Leonard.
Two female composers reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
Will Trevor Cox, a professor of acoustic engineering, be able to give up music for Lent?
Three TV writers discuss the emotional challenges of wrapping up a hit series.
Will teenagers Mohammed and Jess both get into the National Youth Theatre?
Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat. As women they cannot perform in Iran where they are from.
Musician and composer Kerry Andrew travels to meet the novelist Sarah Hall.
Lemn Sissay and his Northern Irish pen-pal talk Halloween, Harry Potter and being on stage
Emily Maitlis considers the history of women and public speaking.
Pioneering artist Laurie Anderson traces the roots of contemporary performance art.
Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe introduces a fresh take on magic.
The poet Ross Sutherland takes a visceral look at the art of professional wrestling.
Sarfraz Manzoor charts the history of Asian theatre in Britain.
Are the skills you need for stand-up comedy the same as those you need for sport? Really?
Magician Jolyon Jenkins investigates the links between numbers and illusion.
Actor and writer Maxine Peake meets musician and performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti.
Courtney Pine and composer Anna Meredith play the skyline at the Millennium Bridge.
Martha Lane Fox explores how increasing internet speed is changing the way music is made.
How is modern music changing striptease? Burlesque stars reveal their soundtrack secrets.
What's it like to make your art in the moment?
Mark Lawson talks to screenwriter Paula Milne about the secrets of good television drama