Patricia Duncker on the dangerous and seductive ways opera can overwhelm the senses.
Stories That Sing
Patricia Duncker: How I Fell in Love with Opera
Actor David Threlfall ponders his ambivalent responses to opera.
Rachel Cooke examines the trappings that surround opera-going.
The journey of an awkward teenager in Kentucky towards opera and literature.
British-Vietnamese playwright Tuyen Do, Cindy Sherman exhibition, Michael Jackson 10 years on, Queer Books - the 80s
British-Vietnamese playwright Tuyen Do, Cindy Sherman, Michael Jackson, Queer Books - 80s.
Jane Goodall, Elif Shafak
Matthew Sweet talks to two campaigning women: a writer from Turkey and an animal expert.
Sexuality and Stereotypes
How true is my sexuality to the stereotype?
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.
Poet Lemn Sissay explores the life of activist, musician and writer Gil Scott-Heron.