A review of Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black, an interview with 'Will' and 'Kate', a new exhibition of Tudor portraits and artefacts, and Alice Oswald on Ted Hughes' animal poems. Show more
Reviewing Halle Berry in sci-fi series Extant, three directors on the value of museums, the influence of A Hard Day's Night and Amanda Levete on the legacy of architect Louis Khan. Show more
With Samuel West on directing After Electra on stage, author AD Miller on his novel The Faithful Couple, Togo Igawa on haiku in springtime and Netflix drama Bloodline reviewed. Show more
Angellica's published a children's cookbook and David says The LP Saved Our Lives.
Looking at Ai Wei Wei at The Royal Academy, Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes Last, the film 99 Homes, the play Fake It 'Til You Make It, and Music for Misfits - the Story of Indie. Show more
Vanessa Feltz and David Hepworth debate books with Harriett Gilbert. All three choose lesser-known books by well-known authors Hilary Mantel, Edith Wharton and Dodie Smith. Show more
Tim Minchin's Groundhog Day, his follow-up to Matilda, Almodovar's Julieta, HBO's The Night Of..., Peter Ho Davies' The Fortunes, It's Me To The World at Modern Art Oxford. Show more
David Hepworth interviews Mick Jagger about his career with The Rolling Stones and his solo work. Includes film clips and videos spanning Jagger's career.
Tom Sutcliffe and guests review neuroscience play Incognito, film Touchy Feely, Ned Beauman's novel Glow, TV series Penny Dreadful, and Andreas Gursky at White Cube Gallery. Show more
Exploring what makes a great pop album, Danny Baker celebrates the golden age of the analogue, vinyl LP with guests Boy George, Grace Dent and David Hepworth. Show more
Matthew Bannister on actor Tony Booth, heiress Lilliane Bettencourt, quizmaster William G Stewart and musician Tom Petty. Show more
Arts news. Mark Lawson speaks to John-Henri Holmberg, editor of a new collection of Swedish crime stories, including new works by Stieg Larsson and his partner Eva Gabrielsson. Show more
Mark Lawson meets actress Saoirse Ronan; Moira Buffini's play about Margaret Thatcher's meetings with the Queen; the exhibition Shunga: Sex and Humour in Japanese Art. Show more
Zoe Wanamaker on her role in Passion Play, writer Arne Dahl on the appeal of Scandi crime, and Suggs from Madness selects a John Betjeman poem for Cultural Exchange. Show more
Matthew Sweet is joined by David Hepworth, Naomi Alderman, Kei Miller and Serena Kutchinsky to debate technology's impact on cultural taste. Are we now bolder or more risk-averse? Show more
Film going in search of what it takes to get a number one hit single, meeting people who have achieved it to uncover how, and the effect reaching the top had on their lives. Show more
David Hepworth introduces part of a live concert by Squeeze from 1982 at the Regal Theatre in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Tamsin Greig reflects on comedy and tragedy; Jonathan Coe on his latest novel, Expo 58; Martin Bailey on his Van Gogh discoveries; and who has released the most albums? Show more