Julian Fellowes presides as Sue Perkins and David Aaronovitch take on Gillian Reynolds and Robin Ince in a panel game dedicated to eradicating poor punctuation.
Presented by Matthew Sweet. With chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov discussing his book about Vladimir Putin and Stuart Maconie reviewing an exhibition about Salford Lads' Club. Show more
Writer and broadcaster Bidisha, radio reviewer Gillian Reynolds and presenter Harriett Gilbert choose favourite books including Wide Sargasso Sea and John Le Carre's first novel. Show more
Matthew Bannister on conservationist Luc Hoffmann, BBC announcer Sylvia Peters, stuntman Joe Powell, Archers editor William Smethurst, rock manager Sandy Pearlman. Show more
Matthew Bannister on comedy writer Carla Lane, ICI chairman Sir Denys Henderson, Victorian buildings conservationist Jane Fawcett, Archers actor Alan Devereux. Show more
Obituaries. Matthew Bannister remembers actor Bob Hoskins, Burmese journalist and activist U Win Tin, BBC executive Ian McIntyre and Royal Ballet School principal Gailene Stock. Show more
An interview with bestselling writer Dan Brown, reflecting on Wagner as he turns 200, remembering Morecambe and Wise writer Eddie Braben, and Mary Beard's Cultural Exchange. Show more