Will Abberley explores the evolution of language and what we learn from science fiction. Read more
Speech Before Words
Will Abberley explores the evolution of language and what we learn from science fiction.
A Theatre of Their Own
Naomi Paxton on the movement for a women's theatre from the 1890s to the start of WWI.
Shakespeare and India
Preti Taneja explores the politics of language and its impact on Indian literature.
The Spin Doctors of 19th-Century America
Joanna Cohen compares 19th-century attitudes to American politicians with those of today.
Antarctica: Testing Ground for the Human Species
Rana Mitter considers the lure of Antarctica for our imaginations and for explorers.
Knowing Your Characters: David Greig and Siobhan Redmond in Conversation
Siobhan Redmond and David Greig discuss drama and how much one has to know about a play.
Happy Talk: Beatrix Campbell, Vincent Deary and Paul Dolan
Rana Mitter and a panel consider 'how much self-knowledge do we need to be happy?'.
The Cost of Free Information
Rana Mitter hosts a debate asking if the internet can make knowledge open to all.
Fear or Wonder: Everything Under the Moon
Have science fiction and space travel changed people's relationship with the world?
The Farewell, Quichotte, Antony Gormley, Reasons to Stay Alive, Nomad: In The Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Lulu Wang's Oscar-tipped film The Farewell reviewed
American rapper Common
Rapper Common explains how his acting career helped him to express his vulnerable side
Ben Affleck Interview Special: Movies That Made Me
Actor, Writer and Director Ben Affleck talks about his very best films.
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
Jo Durrant's Beautiful Universe 22/09/2019
Jo brings you of a fusion of Arts and Science.