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Bolshoi Scandals - we hear the latest.
Steve Earle Special
The American singer-songwriter talks to Mark Coles about his new album The Low Highway.
Philip Roth Unmasked
Pulitzer Prize winning American writer Philip Roth is the subject of a new TV documentary
The death of Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe, the acclaimed Nigerian novelist and poet has died.
BBC World Service's What If Competition winners
We announce the winners of the BBC World Service's What If competition.
Austerity Opera: Nostra Culpa
How a Twitter feud became an opera.
A Tribute to Chinua Achebe
The Strand celebrates one of the world's great writers - the late Chinua Achebe.
Samira Ahmed talks to Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid.
Interview with film director Danny Boyle
Harriett Gilbert talks to the director of Shallow Grave and 2008’s Slumdog Millionaire.
Roger McGough is joined by Manchester poet Mike Garry
Four Seasons: Autumn Poems old and new read by actors and poets to mark the turning year.
The best of BBC Radio this week with broadcaster Sheila McClennon.
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
What Does It Mean To Be Black?
How do we define blackness in the UK?