Adeel Akhtar on his new BBC1 series Back to Life
Adeel Akhtar, Artist Doris Hatt, Joe Orton
The Cranberries, The Art Fund Museum of the Year shortlist, Cultural Repatriation
The Cranberries on finishing their final album after the death of singer Dolores O’Riordan
The Avengers phenomenon, Linda Grant, Adapting Ibsen for today
Avengers: Endgame, and Linda Grant on her new novel A Stranger City
Les Murray remembered, Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli on stage
Women's Prize For Fiction shortlist, Kubrick exhibition, Captain Corelli play, Les Murray.
John Singleton remembered, Afghanistan's music scene, Tolkien reviewed, the effect of music on the brain
We assess the work of Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton and review Tolkien biopic
Leonardo da Vinci 500th Anniversary, Salvator Mundi
The art and legacy of Leonardo da Vinci, on the eve of the 500th anniversary of his death
Small Island, Chernobyl, Poet Laureate, Obamas
The National Theatre's adaptation of Andrea Levy's Small Island reviewed.
Rokia Traoré, Bill Buford on Granta, artworks in political posters
Malian singer Rokia Traoré on guest directing this year’s Brighton Festival.
Architect Sir David Adjaye in Venice
Sir David Adjaye discusses his approach to architecture, including his new Ghana Pavilion
Film director Amma Asante, Joe Boyd on Aretha Franklin, Ireland's Abbey Theatre
Amma Asante, TV drama Years and Years reviewed, Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace concert
Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing
Songwriter Guy Chambers explains how to write a hit.
Mark Haddon, Jimmie Durham controversy, Anglo-Saxon burial, Michelle Terry
Mark Haddon on The Porpoise, his new novel based on Shakespeare's Pericles
Edmund de Waal and other news from the Venice Biennale, Elizabeth Macneal
Edmund de Waal at the Venice Biennale and debut novelist Elizabeth Macneal.
Keanu Reeves, Doris Day remembered, art as an aphrodisiac
Keanu Reeves on reprising his action role in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.
Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - band, AI: More than Human - exhibition, Medusa - ballet
Fun Lovin' Crime Writers - a band of famous detective story authors perform live
Gentleman Jack, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn, Futbolka
Gentleman Jack review, correcting the contemporary art canon, #BeMoreMartyn and Futbolka.
Stephen Graham, new Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, ENO's Dido
Stephen Graham discusses working with Shane Meadows on TV drama The Virtues
Cannes, David Chipperfield on I.M. Pei, Denise Mina, Sean Edwards
Report from the Cannes Film Festival, including Elton John biopic Rocketman
Dexter Fletcher on Rocket Man, Jessica Andrews, Artists as activists, Folio Prize winner
Rocket Man, Jessica Andrews' novel Saltwater, artists as activists, Folio Prize winner.
Stephen Poliakoff, News from Cannes Film Festival, Selina Thompson
Stephen Poliakoff, Cannes Film Festival update, playwright Selina Thompson
Frank Skinner, George the Poet, TV affecting social change
Frank Skinner discusses his new comedy tour Showbiz.
Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet, Little Steven, Judith Kerr
John visits rehearsals for Matthew Bourne's new dance work, Romeo and Juliet
Anish Kapoor, Beanie Feldstein, Vampire Weekend
Anish Kapoor on a rare exhibition of his paintings, and Booksmart's Beanie Feldstein.
Drag Becomes Her, The moon in the arts, Restoration tragedy at the RSC
BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon, how the moon has inspired artists, RSC's Venice Preserved
Lenny Henry, Posy Simmonds, When They See Us
Lenny Henry on his latest stage role in King Hedley II, and graphic artist Posy Simmonds
David Tennant and Michael Sheen, Scottish Smallpiper Brìghde Chaimbeul, Youth Music Projects
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
Aladdin composer Alan Menken, Amitav Ghosh, Georgia boycott
Alan Menken on creating the music for Disney's Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and Pocahontas
Elizabeth Gilbert, BTS and K-pop, Natalia Goncharova
Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, on new novel City of Girls.
Okwui Okpokwasili, Literary events at non-literary festivals, Tiananmen Square, Apple moves to streaming
Literary events at festivals Okwui Okpokwasili, Tiananmen Square, Apple moves to streaming
Emma Thompson, Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction, Anthony McCarten, D-Day weather play
Emma Thompson on her first stand-up comedy show and her new film Late Night
Matt Berry, Claire McGlasson, National Trust acquires view that inspired Turner, Vasily Grossman’s Stalingrad
Comedian Matt Berry on his new TV shows What We Do in the Shadows and Year of the Rabbit
Julianne Moore, Big Little Lies, Tales of the City, Dr John
Julianne Moore on her new film Gloria Bell
Gwendoline Christie, Get Up, Stand Up Now, Young Poets Laureate
Game of Thrones's Gwendoline Christie on her new stage role in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Ai Weiwei, Yacht Rock
Ai Weiwei discusses his career as an artist and activist
Bill Nighy, unreliable narrators in video games, how to watch ballet
Bill Nighy on his latest film Sometimes Always Never.
Rob Lowe, Russian Protest Art, Keith Haring
Rob Lowe, former Brat Pack star, on his role as a chief constable in Boston, Lincolnshire
Tracy K Smith; New albums from Madonna, Springsteen and Avicii; Tory leadership and the arts
Tracy K Smith, US Poet Laureate
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
The Virtually Melodic Cave
Between the Ears: The Virtually Melodic Cave
The programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience.
We explore the importance and significance of black fatherhood.
BD, Zonker and Duke: an insight into the cartoon creations of Gary Trudeau.