Michael Goldfarb remembers the mise-en-scène filmwork of Derek Jarman.
The Ghost of the Time
Michael Goldfarb remembers the mise-en-scène films about Vietnam and Woodstock.
The Women in the Cutting Room... and Elsewhere
Michael Goldfarb remembers the mise-en-scène filmwork of female editors and directors.
Under the Influence
Jon Boden on the influence of apocalyptic science-fiction on him as a folk singer.
New Generation Thinkers
Philip Roscoe asks whether our expectations of the lone entrepreneur are unrealistic.
Emma Rice reveals the influences that stamp her work as a theatre director.
Parallels and Paradoxes
Shahidha Bari examines the ideas behind the founding of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.
Shobana Jeyasingh on how different dance traditions inform her choreography.
Light in the Dark
Alexandra Harris explores the history of artificial light through literary sources.
Photographer and artist Tom Hunter on the impact that Vermeer has had on his work.
Looking beyond the Dead
Zoe Norridge ask why photos of Africa fix perceptions of the continent at its worst times.
Indian-born choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh reflects on the influences shaping her dances.
The Canon of Comics
Jon Adams compares the work of modern comic book enthusiasts to ancient biblical scholars.
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
Jo Durrant’s Beautiful Universe 25/08/2019
Jo brings you of a fusion of Arts and Science.
Ethics of taking Good from Evil
The ethics of today's surgeons using a Nazi guide to human anatomy.
What are young people writing and reading?
A special edition of Open Book from the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
A special edition of Open Book recorded at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.