Mary Beard and her guests discuss the long-term effects of Covid-19 on the future of performance, and ask what culture might mean to us all as the world eases out of lockdown. Show more
The actor, playwright and director Kwame Kwei-Armah joins Kirsty Young to choose his Desert Island discs. Show more
By Kwame Kwei-Armah. The Year of Obama should be a time for Kwaku's black policy think-tank to flourish, but his latest misjudged proposal is about to explode. Show more
Round-table arts discussion series. Presenter Kwame Kwei Armah is joined by comedian Natalie Haynes, actor David Schneider and politician Michael Gove. Show more
Round table arts and culture discussion programme with Kwame Kwei-Armah.
Drama inspired by the life of Walter Tull, who became the first black professional footballer and then the first black commissioned officer to lead British troops during WWI. Show more
Kwame Kwei-Armah and guests review the week's cultural highs and lows.
Family adventure about a pride of lions, mixing wildlife footage with an all star cast of actors' voices and special effects. The story of lion cub growing up in the Serengeti.
Pam Rhodes talks to the singer Lemar about his recent trip to Ethiopia with Christian Aid. Gee Walker speaks of the hope that has come out of the racist murder of her son Anthony. Show more
Playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah, with readers Don Warrington and Jaye Griffiths, presents his favourite pieces of writing and song lyrics to an audience at the BBC Radio Theatre. Show more
David Olusoga explores the incredible journey of the African novel – how a fearless collection of writers created books that were to define the image of Africa in the world. Show more
Mary Beard hosts interviews from her studio at home. Mary and guests discuss the long-term effects of Covid-19 on our culture. Featuring appearances from Emma Thompson and Greg Wise. Show more
Anne McElvoy, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Edith Hall and Peter Frankopan explore the idea of success in drama, literature and history and how that translates to the contemporary world. Show more
Philip Dodd explores the writing of Lorraine Hansberry and its continuing resonance with directors Yael Farber, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Dawn Walton. Show more
Director Kwame Kwei-Armah discusses the play One Night in Miami, poet and rapper Kate Tempest on writing Let Them Eat Chaos, and Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy. Show more
Teenager Michaela Williams has always considered herself black but looks white. Now, the Windrush scandal has brought the question of her heritage and belonging into sharp relief. Show more
As the only white person in her husband’s large family, Samantha Williams has had to counter racial assumptions from both his family and her own. Show more
In 1981, as Yvonne prepares to demonstrate for the young black victims of the New Cross fire, she finds herself giving expression to a deeper, personal loss for the first time. Show more
Cyrus Williams believes he’s found the love of his life in a young nurse, Eunice Daley. A chance meeting was all it took for him to want to spend the rest of his life with her. Show more
Armando Iannucci's new film The Death of Stalin, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Elinor Cook on Ibsen's The Lady From the Sea, controversial form 696 for venues and Sean Hughes remembered. Show more