Benjamin Zephaniah in conversation with Samira Ahmed. Read more
Benjamin Zephaniah in conversation with Samira Ahmed.
White Lines, Víkingur Ólafsson, How to write a play, Eliza Hittman
Netflix drama White Lines, and pianist Víkingur Ólafsson live from Reykjavík
Tom Sutcliffe talks to playwright and poet Inua Ellams
Inua Ellams, writer of hit play Barber Shop Chronicles, on his life and work.
Stephen La Rivière, Nancy Kerr, Silas Marner
Nebula-75 creator Stephen La Rivière, and singer Nancy Kerr.
Simon Schama on Rembrandt's The Night Watch, can the performing arts survive coronavirus?
We take a close look at the masterpiece as a hyper-resolution photograph of it goes online
Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, Rubaiyat Hossain, Abigail Pogson, Martin Green
Unprecedented - new plays respond to the pandemic, Rubaiyat Hossain on her new film.
The County & Little Fires Everywhere; The Archers; Víkingur Ólafsson; poetry to console
Little Fires Everywhere and The County reviewed. The Archers and Coronavirus
Kirsty Lang talks to American writer AM Homes
AM Homes, writer of darkly comic fiction, talks about her novels, short stories and memoir
Tracee Ellis Ross, Walter Iuzzolino, Southbank Centre
Tracee Ellis Ross on The High Note, and Walter Iuzzolino on Walter Presents.
John Grisham, re-opening of museums and galleries, the best of theatre online
Bestselling author John Grisham on his latest novel.
Can arts venues survive social distancing?
Will the finances ever stack up and what is lost when there's no crowd?
Indira Varma, Víkingur Ólafsson, Snowpiercer and The Lockdown Plays reviewed, DJ Mr Switch, Tom Morris
Indira Varma on A Room of One's Own.
Sitting in Limbo, Joanna Briscoe, Christo, The Uncertain Kingdom
TV drama about the Windrush scandal reviewed and Joanna Briscoe on her new novel Seduction
Carrie Mae Weems, Liz Lochhead, How will museums reflect the pandemic
Carrie Mae Weems on the role art can play in the current crisis in the US
David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Staged, Ethiopian poetry, Talking About Race
Staged, starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, and an anthology of Ethiopian poetry.
Andrew Patterson, Writing about Race, Mark Damazer Chair of Booker Prize Foundation
Andrew Patterson on The Vast of Night, an homage to 50s sci-fi TV.
Víkingur Ólafsson, David Greig, El Presidente, Inclusive publishing
Víkingur Ólafsson performs Bach. Plus David Greig's new play.
Michaela Coel, The Comedy Women in Print Prize, Bristol's Colston statue
Actor and writer Michaela Coel on I May Destroy You, and Bristol's Colston statue.
Spike Lee; Hope Mirrlees' Paris - A Poem; and are we being more creative in lockdown?
Spike Lee on Da 5 Bloods, his film about African American veterans returning to Vietnam.
Robert Lindsay, Tony Hall, How to make a new musical
Robert Lindsay on his first acting job 50 years ago. Plus BBC DG Tony Hall.
Simon Bird, Whiteness, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh
Simon Bird on Days of the Bagnold Summer, Whiteness discussed, Ruth Patterson, Tony Walsh
The Salisbury Poisonings, Víkingur Ólafsson, Walter Scott Prize, Pilgrims
TV drama The Salisbury Poisonings, and Víkingur Ólafsson's final performance for Front Row
Tracey Emin, Alison Brackenbury, Book Covers
Tracey Emin on the artworks she has produced during lockdown.
Jean Toomer's Cane adapted, Bloomsday, Alison Brackenbury, Museums in lockdown
Judd Apatow, Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for children's literature, job losses in theatre, Alison Brackenbury
Judd Apatow on The King of Staten Island, and the Carnegie and Greenaway winners announced
Vera Lynn remembered, guitarist Sean Shibe, PlacePrints audio plays reviewed, Poetry from Alison Brackenbury
Tributes to Dame Vera Lynn, guitarist Sean Shibe and PlacePrints audio plays reviewed.
Rebel Wilson, Ian Holm remembered, Bob Dylan, The Luminaries
Rebel Wilson on her TV series Last One Laughing, and actor Sir Ian Holm remembered.
Talking Heads, Jarvis Cocker, Thomas Clay
We review the remake of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads and consider the art of the monologue
Rethink The Arts
Rethinking the arts for a post Covid-19 world.
Griselda Pollock, the first art historian to win the prestigious Holberg Prize.
Crisis in theatre, Stuart Evers new novel, Eurovision the film, Bristol’s Colston statue
Theatre Royal Plymouth in crisis, Stuart Evers novel, Eurovision the film, Colston statue.