Ian Sansom attempts to resurrect the spirit of poet Vladimir Mayakovsky
New Generation Thinkers: Edmund Richardson and Sarah Jackson
SUNDAY FEATURE THE 40 DAYS OF MUSA DAGH
Franz Werfel's 1933 novel The 40 Days of Musa Dagh was written as remembrance & warning.
The Radio 3 Documentary: Radio Controlled
Robert Worby on how post-war German radio was conscripted to fight the cultural cold war.
Literary Pursuits - Jekyll and Hyde
Sarah Dillon discovers the story behind the writing of R.L. Stevenson's horror classic
Sunday Feature - Concerto: The One and the Many
Simon Russell Beale explores the dynamics between soloist and orchestra in the concerto.
Sunday Feature - Blind, Black and Blue
Why were so many of the early blues musicians in America's Deep South blind?
Too Many Artists
Paul Morley asks "Can there be too many artists in the world?"
Exit Burbage - The Man Who Created Hamlet
Without Richard Burbage, there would be no Shakespeare. Yet he's virtually unknown - why?
Sunday Feature: Supernatural Japan
An alternative look at modern Japan's uneasy relationship with ghosts and ghost stories.
Japan's Never-Ending War
Rana Mitter visits Tokyo to explore how Japan remembers World War Two today through film.
Rana Mitter visits Tokyo to explore how Japan remembers World War Two through movies.
Oh Dr Kinsey Look What You've Done to Me
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Japan's Never Ending War
David Attenborough - World Music Collector
David Attenborough recalls collecting music from around the world, and listens once again
The Summer Forest
Once upon a time, Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough woke up in the summer forest.
Binary and Beyond Part 1
Might explorations of gender in great art of the past help illuminate today's issues?
Binary and Beyond: part two
Emma Smith on how coverage of gender in the arts might help us understand today's debate
Tony Harrison's Prague Spring
How one of Britain's best known poets experienced the drama of the 1960s Prague Spring.
In Search of Yves Klein
Liliane Lijn explores the work of postwar French artist Yves Klein.
I Know an Island - RM Lockley
Jon Gower uncovers the work of the pioneering naturalist RM Lockley.
v. is for Tony
To mark Tony Harrison's 80th birthday, Paul Farley profiles the unique poet. (R)
Adam Smith traces the birth and afterlife of Hemingway's explosive short story.
Catherine Fletcher explores Monterverdi's pioneering use of female roles and performers
Ken Campbell As Never Heard Before
Actors Jim Broadbent, Toby Jones and Sylvester McCoy join David Bramwell to celebrate Ken
Sunday Feature: A Life in Study: Robert Lowell
Colm Toibin profiles the turbulent and brilliant life of American poet Robert Lowell.
A Portrait of Parry
Simon Heffer argues for a new understanding of Sir Hubert Parry
Forests of The Imagination
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough searches the Autumn forest, looking for stories.
Author Carlo Gebler on the role of prison arts in punishment and rehabilitation
Sunday Feature: New Generation Thinkers Hetta Howes and Eleanor Lybeck
Two Features by R3 New Generation Thinkers Hetta Howes and Eleanor Lybeck.
Sunday Feature: New Generation Thinkers
Two features by R3 New Generation Thinkers. Dr Simon Beard and Dr Islam Issa
Amazing travels of the first Englishman in India & a hunt for a lost poetic masterpiece.
Harlem on Fire
Afua Hirsch goes on the search of a long-lost masterpiece from the Harlem Renaissance
Sunday Feature: Into the Forest - The Pine Tree
The magical story of the tree that sits at the heart of Christmas day - the Pine tree.
Literary Pursuits: Victor Hugo's Les Miserables
Sarah Dillon explores the stories behind how great works of literature were written.
A History of the Tongue
A succulent & mouth watering portrait of one of the least talked about organs of the body.
An exploration of the rich and surprising history of jazz in Japan.
The Deluxe Edition
Dr Seán Williams takes a first class trip through the enduring contradictions of luxury.
Sally Marlow uncovers the creative legacy of residents at the Institute for Advanced Study
John Ashbery - Portrait in a Convex Mirror
Colm Toibin presents an intimate portrait of the American poet John Ashbery
Wild swimming enthusiast Alice Roberts examines the legacy of Waterlog by Roger Deakin.
Alexander Korda: Producer, Director, Exile, Spy
Matthew Sweet unearths the film-maker Alexander Korda's wartime role as a British agent.
Robinson Crusoe Road-Trip
300 years since Robinson Crusoe was published, Emma Smith traces it across the centuries
Literary Pursuits: Lord of the Flies
Golding's classic novel was saved from being rejected by Faber by the luckiest chance.
A Unicorn Quest
Hetta Howes sets off to find the unicorn of myth in 21st century Britain.
Sir Isaac Newton and the Philosopher's Stone
Dafydd Mills Daniel investigates Isaac Newton's more obscure studies in Alchemy.
Another Giant Leap
Dr Stuart Clark argues that the future of the universe depends on us leaving Earth.
Cold War in Full Swing - Louis Armstrong in the GDR
Kevin Le Gendre discovers how Louis Armstrong came to play jazz in communist East Germany
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Book Parts and Difficulty
Matthew Sweet looks at frontispieces, titles and marginalia, and hard texts.
The Ghost of the Time
Michael Goldfarb remembers the mise-en-scène films about Vietnam and Woodstock.
Young, Desi and Into Politics
How can you find your political voice?
With Geoff Lloyd
Geoff Lloyd sits in with late night discussion on the issues that matter to you.