An extended conversation with poet Don Paterson. Read more
An extended conversation with poet Don Paterson.
The Subjunctive Verb
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Ian McMillan and guests celebrate writer, artist and critic John Ruskin.
Dave Haslam, Geraldine Quigley, Rachael Young and Chris Green.
Between Two Countries
Ian McMillan spends time with Patrick McGuinness, Kate Fox, Basia Howard and Nick Makoha.
How to write out sexism
The Verb on sexism and language with Ann Oakley, Siri Hustvedt, Salena Godden, Ingrid Plum
With Richard Scott, Fiona Benson, Jack Bernhardt and Jenny Lewis
Writing the Gap
Radio 3's weekly exploration of language and literature
Insects and Language
Ian McMillan and guests explore writing about insects.
Speaking of Violence
With Mark Haddon, Kate Fox and Rachael Allen.
Along The River
With Alan Hollinghurst, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Jude Rogers and MacGillivray
With Tracy K Smith, Terrance Hayes and Sarah Churchwell.
The Hay Festival
Ian McMillan is joined by John Lanchester, Hannah Sullivan, Rachel Parris and Nina Stibbe
Live from The Aldeburgh Festival with Lavinia Greenlaw, Fiona Sampson and Mark Padmore.
The Common or Vulgar Verb
with Philip Gross, Jacqueline Saphra, Cathy Rentzenbrink and Heather Phillipson.
The Sound of Translation
With Rowan Williams, Adam Thirlwell and Adania Shibli.
The Moon Verb
With Ocean Vuong, Kate Fox, Rob Drummond, Ira Lightman and Mary Jean Chan.
Ian McMillan and guests, including novelist Jill Dawson on molluscs, slime and writing.
The Verb on Deep Time
Ian McMillan on the writing of deep time - with poets Kathleen Jamie and Denise Riley.
The language and literature of loneliness with Kate Carr and DJ Taylor.
Novels that Shaped Our Language
With Tim Minchin, Elif Shafak, Geoff Dyer and Kit de Waal
German poetry after the Berlin Wall
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.
Celebrating the power of words - from rescued love letters, to old age poetry writing.
Emma Banks (talent agent at CAA)
Invaluable insight from one of the bosses at an agency that looks after huge artists.
Helen Cammock meets Suhayla El Bushra
The artist Helen Cammock meets the playwright Suhayla El-Bushra.
Judging people with tattoos
Do you judge people with visible tattoos?