Tears, nudity, alcohol, and what to do with your eyes: a masterclass from Sir Michael.
Neve McIntosh prepares to go on stage
Ben Kingsley talks to Joan Bakewell about the beliefs that underpin his life and work.
Brian Cox and casting director Leo Davis talk about the challenges of playing real people
The pair tackle some lines of David Mamet's play Glengarry Glen Ross.
Lenny Henry on how to get more young working-class and BAME actors into the industry.
The actor Clive Owen on playing a succession of dark complex characters.
Early in his career, he saw himself playing brutal roles in films like Scum.
Denzel Washington speaks to Front Row about playing an alcoholic pilot in Flight.
Christopher Matthew and Martin Jarvis recall the days of Fleet St, Dr Who and Just William
Actor Julian Rhind-Tutt shares his approach to playing "the bad guy".
Judi Dench speaks to Mark Lawson about preparing for sombre scenes.
Actor and writer Maxine Peake meets musician and performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti.
Melissa McCarthy discusses how a rural upbringing influenced her acting.
Film critic Antonia Quirke investigates the evolution of acting.
Martin Jarvis and Christopher Matthew head to the 1960s and their first forays into work.
Shahidha Bari traces the changing portrayal of emotions on the stage.
Josie Long presents stories of those who have pretended to be someone they're not.
Documentary looking at an unusual aspect of medical training.
Before she was honoured at the Oscars, Viola Davis discusses the importance of awards