Stanley Tucci imagines the history of modern California as a Hollywood screenplay
Master of obsession, suspense and terror, Alfred Hitchcock.
Anthony Horowitz champions the life of Alfred Hitchcock.
Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo focus on the films of Alfred Hitchcock
Matthew Sweet meets Michael Chaplin, who reveals new facts about his father Charlie.
Matthew Sweet explores Chaplin's vast archive of unfinished scripts, letters and cuttings.
A profile of Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Matthew Sweet tracks a Native American movie-maker from California to the London of 1914.
Mark Kermode & Simon Mayo talk to Peter Bogdanovich about his new film, The Great Buster.
Historian and writer Sir Simon Schama converses with his heroes brought back to life.
Matthew Sweet explores Charlie Chaplin's career as composer.
Steve Punt probes the unsolved murder of Hollywood director William Desmond Taylor in 1922
Historian Philip Bullock explores the staging of Die Walkure at the Bolshoi in 1940.