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Faulks on Fiction

Episode 2: The Lover

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Series on the brilliance of the British novel. Sebastian Faulks looks at how literary lovers, from Mr Darcy to Nick Guest, have taught us the truth about love. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Helen Fielding
Participant:
Helen Fielding
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
Alain de Botton
Participant:
Alain de Botton
Participant:
Simon Schama
Participant:
Simon Schama
Participant:
Alan Hollinghurst
Participant:
Rowan Pelling
Participant:
Alan Hollinghurst
Director:
David Vincent
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville-West
Director:
David Vincent
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville-West
Participant:
Blake Morrison
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Participant:
Blake Morrison

The Review Show

01/07/2011

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Martha Kearney is joined by guests including John Carey and Kate Mosse to discuss books by Alan Hollinghurst and Mervin Peake. Plus an interview with Philip Roth in Connecticut. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
John Carey
Participant:
Kate Mosse
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst

University Challenge

Christmas 2011

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series of matches featuring teams of well-known graduates. Magdalen College, Oxford takes on University College London for a place in the semi-finals. With Jeremy Paxman. Show more

Front Row

War for Planet of the Apes, Alan Hollinghurst's Queer Icon, Soul of a Nation exhibition

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

War for Planet of the Apes reviewed; Alan Hollinghurst chooses his Queer Icon; Soul of a Nation at Tate Modern. Plus we celebrate the return of the cassette. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kate Muir
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Wardle
Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Producer:
Dymphna Flynn

Free Thinking

Alan Hollinghurst

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Alan Hollinghurst talks to Anne McElvoy and a Proms Extra audience about his new novel The Sparsholt Affair, which traces changing attitudes to sexuality across generations. Show more

Open Book

Alan Hollinghurst

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Alan Hollinghurst talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel, The Sparsholt Affair. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst
Interviewed Guest:
Denise Mina
Interviewed Guest:
Max Porter
Interviewed Guest:
Jami Attenberg

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A celebration of the LGBTQ community's contribution to the arts in Britain. Featuring interviews with leading figures from right across the arts in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Napier-Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Maggi Hambling
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Sleep
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Grimshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Savage
Interviewed Guest:
Russell T Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Waters
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Cumming
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Holly Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Interviewed Guest:
Isaac Julien
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Goodyear
Interviewed Guest:
Asifa Lahore
Interviewed Guest:
Will Young
Interviewed Guest:
David Hockney
Interviewed Guest:
Sandi Toksvig
Director:
James House
Executive Producer:
Neil Crombie
Executive Producer:
Joe Evans
Production Company:
Swan Films