Philip Roscoe asks whether our expectations of the lone entrepreneur are unrealistic.
New Generation Thinkers
Parallels and Paradoxes
Shahidha Bari examines the ideas behind the founding of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.
Light in the Dark
Alexandra Harris explores the history of artificial light through literary sources.
Looking beyond the Dead
Zoe Norridge ask why photos of Africa fix perceptions of the continent at its worst times.
The Canon of Comics
Jon Adams compares the work of modern comic book enthusiasts to ancient biblical scholars.
Under the Influence
Emma Rice reveals the influences that stamp her work as a theatre director.
Shobana Jeyasingh on how different dance traditions inform her choreography.
Photographer and artist Tom Hunter on the impact that Vermeer has had on his work.
Indian-born choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh reflects on the influences shaping her dances.
Time for Verse - Spike Milligan
Archive radio poetry
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
Alexander Korda: Producer, Director, Exile, Spy
Matthew Sweet unearths the film-maker Alexander Korda's wartime role as a British agent.
Diabetes and Me
What does it mean to be a young person and live with diabetes?
Andrew Marr with Joshua Mezrich, Angela Saini, Caroline Criado Perez and Richard Ashcroft.