Lisa Dwan takes a trilogy of Samuel Beckett plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Robert McCrum explores Samuel Beckett’s literary career through rare recordings.
Stephen Johnson explores three of Luciano Berio's virtuosic and experimental Sequenzas.
Cerys Matthews unlocks her uncle's rare recordings of Dylan Thomas's friends and family.
Sean Street celebrates the centenary of one of the most innovative radio producers.
Composer Debbie Wiseman meets film director Peter Kosminsky.
Welsh poet Owen Sheers chooses Dylan Thomas for Great Lives.
BBC archive from 1948
Writer Rachel Trezise tells the story of Dylan Thomas's broadcasting life.
Exploring why Antony Hopkins's radio series Talking About Music was so fondly remembered.
How Antony Hopkins's radio show Talking About Music encouraged appreciation of Mozart.
Stephen Johnson on Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Tippett.
Stephen Johnson explores how Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about music influenced him.
Poet Paul Muldoon recalls a fellow Belfast wordsmith who innovated radio production.
James Naughtie talks to Jeanette Winterson about Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is film director Ken Loach.
Tom Service is joined by celebrated film director Ken Loach and composer George Fenton.
Lisa Dwan, renowned performer of works by Samuel Beckett, on Beckett, Dante and exile.
In an extended interview, Mark Lawson talks to novelist Muriel Spark.
John Tusa interviews writer Muriel Spark about her long career.
first broadcast in 1960
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the playwright and novelist, author of Waiting for Godot
Business guru Sir Gerry Robinson chooses playwright Samuel Beckett.
Michael Berkeley's guest is film-maker Beeban Kidron, who selects her favourite music.
Michael Berkeley talks to playwright and director Stephen Poliakoff.
John Cooper Clarke looks back at the life of broadcaster and folk singer Ewan MacColl.
John Tusa talks to playwright Tom Stoppard about his life and work.
Jeanette Winterson on her new memoir.