With Tracy K Smith, Terrance Hayes and Sarah Churchwell. Read more
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
To the Circus
The Verb goes to the circus.
With Frank Skinner, Zaffar Kunial, Rob Drummond and Joseph Bond.
Ian McMillan celebrates nonsense writing with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
The World of Poetry Publishing
With Michael Schmidt, Peter Sansom, Nell Nelson and Malachi McIntosh
Puns and Wordplay
Ian McMillan and his guests explore the power of puns and wordplay
With Kelcey Wilson-Lee, Will Harris, Kate Fox and Toby Litt.
Native American Writing
Acclaimed poet Layli Long Soldier joins Ian McMillan to explore her poetry.
With Eimear McBride, Andy Miller and Roger Luckhurst
The Language of Leaving
Ian McMillan explores the language of leaving.
Poetry and philosophy
Ian McMillan's guests are Raymond Antrobus and Helen Mort.
With William Gibson, Don Paterson and Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún and Caro C
With Maaza Mengiste, Ekow Eshun, Jennifer Makumbi and Ellah Wakatama.
Boo Hewerdine and Kate Fox on how friendships change in difficult times.
Ian McMillan is joined by guests including Alan Titchmarsh and Patience Agbabi.
Looking into the mirror with Rebecca Solnit and Ira Lightman.
Woods, Weeds and Wildflowers: Nature Poetry
With Alice Oswald and Fiona Sampson
With Sam Lee, Jen Hadfield and Richard Smyth.
Virtual Hay Festival
With Kapka Kassabova, James Shapiro and Inua Ellams
With Kate Clanchy, Rob Drummond and Julie Hesmondhalgh
Writers of the Caribbean diaspora
Roger Robinson, Malika Booker, Jacob Sam-La Rose and Ingrid Persaud.