Includes the film Behind the Candelabra, art historian TJ Clark and historian Fern Riddell Read more
Behind the Candelabra, TJ Clark, Fern Riddell
Includes the film Behind the Candelabra, art historian TJ Clark and historian Fern Riddell
China Growth, Free Speech in India, Disability and the Arts
With Rana Mitter. Including discussions about China and India.
Bill Viola, The Iraq War, A Satire of the Three Estates, Jules Evans
Presented by Philip Dodd. With Bill Viola, A Satire of the Three Estatess and Norma Percy.
Chagall Reviewed, The End of Affluence, Cornelia Parker, Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough
Presented by Anne McElvoy. Including a review of an exhibition devoted to Marc Chagall.
Slade School artists, Turkey, Kierkegaard, Sarah Dillon
Philip Dodd and guests on the Slade School artists. Plus Turkey and Kierkergaard.
The Amen Corner, Conspiracies and Democracy, John Gallagher, Rachel Kushner
With Matthew Sweet. Including a review of James's Baldwin's drama The Amen Corner.
Much Ado About Nothing, Sweet Bird of Youth, Education
Samira Ahmed talks to Joss Whedon about his film version of Much Ado About Nothing.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Check Your Privilege, Visions of the Universe
Anne McElvoy talks to Neil Gaiman. Plus Visions of the Universe and debating 'privilege'.
Conor McPherson, 700th anniversary of Boccaccio, David Kynaston, Chris Harding
Matthew Sweet and David Kynaston discuss Britain in the late 1950s.
Memory, The Wasp Factory, New Generation Thinker Rebecca Steinfeld
Presented by Philip Dodd. Memory Palace at the V&A, and Iain Banks's The Wasp Factory.
David Edgar, Foghorn Requiem, Population, Adam Broomberg
Anne McElvoy presents arts and cultural debate.
Gloriana, Porn, Lowry, New Generation Thinker Sarah Peverley
Philip Dodd reviews Britten's Gloriana, talks to TJ Clark about Lowry and discusses porn.
Melanie Phillips, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Jonathan Dee
With Matthew Sweet. Including Melanie Phillips on her autobiography Guardian Angel.
Claire Messud, Progress, Phil Spector, Joshua Oppenheimer
Anne McElvoy interviews Claire Messud and reviews a biopic with Al Pacino as Phil Spector.
Vali Nasr, Alfred Russel Wallace, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Mount Fuji
Rana Mitter debates a book on US foreign policy; Alfred Russel Wallace; the Art of Sudan.
Mexico Art Revolution, Ben Wheatley, Dystopia
Ben Wheatley talks to Matthew Sweet about his new film A Field in England.
Jane Campion, Clive James
Arts and cultural debate with Matthew Sweet.
Egypt's democracy, Diana Quick, Laura Knight, Technology & Cities
Tom Holland on Egypt, Diana Quick on her career, Laura Knight, Richard Sennett on cities.
Boris Johnson, The Masque of Anarchy, John Gallagher, Happy Holidays?
Anne McElvoy talks to Boris Johnson at the Chalke Valley History festival.
Francis Bacon and Henry Moore, women on stage, Wilkie Collins, Artificial Intelligence
Francis Bacon and Henry Moore, women on stage, Wilkie Collins, Artificial Intelligence.
Rana Mitter - Jhumpa Lahiri
Rana Mitter is joined by novelist Jhumpa Lahiri.
Richard Dawkins, Tacita Dean, The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas
Philip Dodd talks to biologist Richard Dawkins and artist Tacita Dean. Plus theatre review
John le Carré
John le Carre talks to Anne McElvoy to mark 50 years of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.
Simon Schama, Beeban Kidron, End of Human Rights
Philip Dodd talks to Simon Schama about his History of the Jews. Plus Beeban Kidron.
Anne McElvoy is joined by celebrated Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood.
Australian Art at the RA, Rory Kinnear
Samira Ahmed on a new exhibition of Australian art at the Royal Academy in London.
Sound of Cinema: Landmarks - The Innocents
Matthew Sweet and guests discuss the celebrated horror film The Innocents.
Loyalty, Herodotus, Shunga, Martin Parr
Philip Dodd discusses loyalty in public life and talks to Tom Holland about Herodotus.
Zaha Hadid, French Cinema Music, Cynicism
Including architect Zaha Hadid, French cinema music and a debate on cynicism.
The Ugly Renaissance, Cate Blanchett, Mira Schendel, Maxim Leo
With Cate Blanchett, the art of Mira Schendel, Maxim Leo and debating the Renaissance.
Clash of Civilizations, Simon Heffer, George Grosz
Philip Dodd discusses the Clash of Civilizations, George Grosz and talks to Simon Heffer.