Ian McMillan and guests explore writing about insects. Read more
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
Radio 3's weekly exploration of language and literature
Are the arts saving Margate?
Philip Dodd finds out about the Turner Contemporary’s impact. Plus writer Maggie Gee.
Legacies of 1619
To mark 400 years since the arrival of African slaves in America, writers reflect.
Coco sits in for Mobeen and discusses exes
Coco Khan is in for Mobeen and looking at break-ups and exes.
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.