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Front Row

The Front Row Cultural quiz

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Front Row tests knowledge of 2016's cultural events. With quiz master John Wilson are Boyd Hilton, Ekow Eshun, Charlotte Higgins and Rhianna Dhillon. Show more

A Timewatch Guide

Series 1

Episode 3: Roman Britain

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Using years of BBC history archive film, Dr Alice Roberts explores how our views and understanding of Roman Britain have changed and evolved over the decades. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Participant:
Charlotte Higgins
Participant:
Neil Faulkner
Participant:
Adrian Goldsworthy
Participant:
Jo Quinn
Executive Producer:
John Farren
Associate Producer:
Susannah Zeff
Series Producer:
James Gray
Director:
James Gray
Production Company:
360 Production

Free Thinking

France and Algeria, Birds, Augustus

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Anne McElvoy discusses the relationship between France and its former colonies. Plus research about bird mating systems and the lessons to be learned from Roman emperor Augustus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest:
David Bellos
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Hussey
Interviewed Guest:
Karima Laachir
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Birkhead
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Higgins
Producer:
Zahid Warley

Music Matters

Sir Andras Schiff, BCMG at 30, Tom Phillips, Netia Jones, This is Rattle

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Tom Service talks to pianist Andras Schiff, discovers the British artist Tom Phillip's multimedia opera Irma, and celebrates 30 years of the BCMG with a trip down the canals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Service
Interviewed Guest:
Andras Schiff
Interviewed Guest:
Stephan Meier
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Phillips
Interviewed Guest:
Netia Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Higgins
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Morrison
Producer:
Hannah Thorne

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

Book of the Week

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Charlotte Higgins reflects on the significance of mazes and labyrinths in art and mythology, in literature and in life. Show more

University Challenge

Christmas 2014

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Series featuring distinguished graduates. Dan Starkey and Tom James from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, face Charlotte Higgins and Alan Beith from Balliol College, Oxford. Show more