Novelist Naomi Booth is drawn to the fiery energy of Allendale’s New Year festivities.
Weird England: Hunting the Earl
Poet Elizabeth-Jane Burnett sets out to Hunt the Earl of Rone in Devon,
Weird England: Bonfire
Writer David Barnes is immersed in history and myth at Lewes Bonfire.
Writer Laura Joyce follows Jack Valentine down the streets of Norwich.
Poet Lila Matsumoto visits Abbots Bromley in Staffordshire and the ancient Horn Dance.
Martin Carver on the inhabitant of the magnificent Sutton Hoo ship burial
Historian Tony Morris explores the life of Cuthbert, the popular saint of the Northeast/
Eadfrith the Scribe
Richard Gameson explores the literary, historical and artistic legacy of scribes..
The Beowulf Bard
The late Seamus Heaney's exploration of the great bard of the Anglo-Saxon epic, Beowulf.
Bede, the Father of English History
Scholar of the Anglo Saxons Lilian Groves explores the life and times of St Bede.
Alfred the Great
Michael Wood discusses Alfred the Great, King of Wessex and king of the Anglo-Saxons.
The Smith - Gold and Black
Leslie Webster on the life of the smith and his ambivalent status in Anglo-Saxon society.
Aethelred the Unready
Simon Keynes discusses the life of the Anglo-Saxon monarch Aethelred.
Edward the Confessor
Stephen Baxter creates a portrait of Anglo-Saxon king Edward the Confessor.
Clive Anderson discusses the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, Harold Godwinson.
An Ode to John Keats
Alice Oswald on Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn.
John Keats' stunningly fertile year - 1819 - celebrated by five leading contemporary poets
Sean O'Brien on Ode on Melancholy
John Keats' stunningly fertile year - 1819 - celebrated by five top contemporary poets.
Frances Leviston on Ode to Autumn
John Keats' stunningly fertile year - 1819 - celebrated by five top contemporary poets
Sasha Dugdale on Ode to a Nightingale
John Keats' stunningly fertile year - 1819 - celebrated by five contemporary poets
Paul Batchelor on Ode to Psyche
Andrew Martin's five essays that muse on the county of his birth and upbringing
Andrew Martin's five essays that muse on the county of his birth and upbringing.
Voices On, Voices Off
Voices, Voices, Everywhere
AL Kennedy on the power of voice.
Not Killing Conversation
Writer and broadcaster AL Kennedy on voice, and the importance of being heard.
Words, Words, Words
Writer and broadcaster AL Kennedy continues her exploration of voice.
Your Master's Voice
Writer and broadcaster AL Kennedy explores voice.
Make Some Noise
Writer AL Kennedy continues her exploration of voice.
Five Screen Gods
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various stars of the silver screen, from the 1930s and 1940s.
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various stars of the silver screen, from the 1930s and 40s
Sarah Churchwell celebrates various stars of the silver screen from the 1930s and 1940s
Forgotten Feminist Futures
Three Hundred Years Hence
Comedian and author Viv Groskop explores five forgotten feminist futures.
Mizora: A Prophecy
The Female Man
Woman on the Edge of Time
Mabinogi - Episode 1
First of a new fantasy series, based on the iconic work of medieval Welsh mythology.
Mabinogi - Episode 2
Second of a new fantasy series, based on the iconic work of medieval Welsh mythology.
Mabinogi - Episode 3
Third of a new fantasy series, based on the iconic work of medieval Welsh mythology.
Mabinogi - Episode 4
Fourth of a new fantasy series, based on the iconic work of medieval Welsh mythology.
Should the BBC have called the Christchurch shooting a 'terror attack'?
Roger Bolton on coverage of the Christchurch attacks, cuts to Late Junction and Brexit.
Ali reports from New Zealand and reviews Us, the new film by Jordan Peele.
Writers Robert McCrum and Laura Thompson join poet Martin Newell to talk about healing.
Actor Richard Mylan explores how the arts can benefit people on the autistic spectrum.
Michael Bradley's Friday night round-up of the best local art and culture.