The Gatsby Factor
In anticipation of Baz Luhrmann's adaptation, Sarah Churchwell asks why Fit...
Jemima Khan and the Part-Time Wife
Jemima Khan introduces us to the Muslim marriage scene in the UK and the gr...
Collar the Lot
On location on the Isle of Man and across the UK, Tom Conti tells the story...
BBC Radio 4
In anticipation of Baz Luhrmann's adaptation, Sarah Churchwell asks why Fitzgerald's novel keeps rearing its head.
Jemima Khan introduces us to the Muslim marriage scene in the UK and the growing practice of polygamy
On location on the Isle of Man and across the UK, Tom Conti tells the story of the internment of Italiens (including his father) during the Second World War - and its culmination in the tragic sinking of the cruise liner the Arandora Star.
Roderick Swanston explores musical deletions and revision
In time for the National Gallery?s exhibition of oil sketches by Frederic Church (from Feb 6th 2013), Susan Marling reflects on the huge importance and popularity of 'America's first school of painters'.
The music legend Baaba Maal takes eminent classical cellist Adrian Brendel to the wellspring of Senegalese musical inspiration.
Neil Tennant presents a Christmas celebration of pop's most brilliant, sardonic and pioneering magazine, Smash Hits.
Neil Tennant and friends celebrate pop's most brilliant, sardonic and pioneering magazine, Smash Hits.
Annie Freud investigates the mind and work of William Carlos Williams, founder of a new American poetry for the twentieth century.
50 years after the premier of the epic film Lawrence of Arabia, Allan Little reevaluates the life and legacy of Lawrence of Arabia.
Richard Mabey, acknowledged as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', presents five personal reflections on British trees
Five-part series exploring the history of dance in Britain and why it matters to us
Laurence Llewelyn Bowen's tribute to a seaside town that often gets a bad press but where - for 100 years - there's been a special kind of theatrical, highly creative, sometimes eccentric, very English festival when the lights go on.
The Anglo Saxon poem The Seafarer has endured through more than a thousand years. This programme is a celebration of a work that taps into the minds of an island people to this day. We join Simon Armitage as he sets sail into the seafarer's watery world.
Tristram Hunt on the resonance that Octavia Hill's work has for the present
The Rite of Spring
Timed to commemorate the centenary of the riotous debut of The Rite of Spri...
FOOD: A Scandalous History
Following the recent horse meat scare, Giles Coren finds out that the scand...
Natalie Haynes' Brave New Algo-World
Can comic and critic Natalie Haynes get her head around the mathematics of ...