Simon O'Brien goes on the trail of some of our best-loved children's authors and discovers the stunning north west landscape that inspired their tales of adventure.
Could Birmingham really have been the inspiration for Middle Earth? Qasa Alom sets out to find out.
BBC Radio 1 DJ Alice Levine revisits books by working-class rebels - Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole and Sons and Lovers. Show more
Craig Henderson celebrates the remarkable Sussex landscapes that have inspired generations of writers. With contributions from Kate Mosse and Jane Rusbridge. Show more
Why the Sussex town of Rye inspired authors old and new.
Chris Packham tells the story behind five classic books set on the dramatic and beautiful Cornish coast. Show more
Martha Kearney investigates why the East Anglian landscape has caught the imagination of so many authors, among them PD James and Nicci French. Show more
John Wedgwood Clarke follows in the footsteps of Bram Stoker, the Brontes and Philip Larkin to see how they were inspired by the Yorkshire coast. Show more
Suggs explores the novels that have been written through the eyes of newcomers as they make London their home. Show more
Chris Donald explores books that capture the spirit of the north east and asks why so few local writers are championed by London-based publishers. Show more
On the trail of some of the region's best-loved children's authors, Simon O'Brien discovers the north west landscape that inspired their tales of adventure. Show more
Book lover and Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney is joined by authors Philippa Gregory and Melvin Burgess to explore how the city of Bristol has inspired their fiction. Show more