On Wordsworth's 250th, Jenny Uglow sets the poet in contrast to the economist Adam Smith. Read more
Wordsworth - Poet of the People
On Wordsworth's 250th, Jenny Uglow sets the poet in contrast to the economist Adam Smith.
New Generation Thinkers: Short Feature
New Generation Thinkers test their theories in the real world.
New Generation Thinkers: The Crankiness of CW Daniel
Dr Elsa Richardson explores the impact and legacy of radical publisher CW Daniel.
Musician Paul Purgas investigates the lost history of India’s electronic avant-garde.
Writing Across Distance
Writing Across Distance. New Sunday Feature from BBC Radio 3.
Afterwords: Toni Morrison
Reflections on American writer Toni Morrison in her own words and those of her peers.
Silent Witness - John Cage, Zen and Japan
How American experimental composer John Cage came to write his infamous silent 4’33”.
The Kershaw Tapes - Andy's Kitchen and On the Road in Africa
Andy Kershaw introduces rare recordings from his personal archive.
The Kershaw Tapes - Andy's Kitchen and On the Road in the Americas
New Generation Thinkers: Sloe Time
Nature's barbed wire - and giver of a fruit that creates a delicious warming tipple.
Cave Life For Beginners
Down down, deeper and down - Ben Cottam overnights in a cave in search of inspiration.
New Generation Thinkers: Short Feature - COVID and the Black Death; the imperfect fit
Dr Seb Falk challenges the repeated pandemic comparison of Covid-19 with the Black Death.
Tate Modern - Exploding the Canon
For Director Frances Morris, there is an urgency to make Tate Modern fit for the future.