Proms at Alexandra Palace in the newly restored theatre that has been closed 80 years, Joanne Harris and Natalie Haynes on myths as inspiration, and the Venice Film Festival. Show more
Antonia Quirke reviews the latest Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac, Chocolat author Joanne M Harris talks about her first adult fantasy novel and Robert Cohan discusses his career. Show more
Juliet Stevenson, Niamh Cusack and Michelle Terry on playing Rosalind, Timbuktu reviewed by Lindsey Hilsum, the economics of literary festivals and remakes of films from the 1980s. Show more
Local stories. Jamie Coulson meets team who solve crimes decades after they are committed, and author Joanne Harris learns the real story behind the death of Charlotte Bronte. Show more
James Naughtie talks to author Joanne Harris about her new book Different Class, and to James Patterson about his plans to transform people's reading habits.
James Naughtie talks to author Joanne Harris about her new book Different Class.
Mariella Frostrup talks to award-winning Zimbabwean author Petina Gappah about her new novel The Book of Memory, and Michael Foreman tours a new exhibition of his work on Tyneside. Show more
Is going on holiday with another family ever a good idea? The first female Doctor Who and how to cope with the boring bits of married life. Show more
Patti Cake$ reviewed, Nicole Krauss on new novel Forest Dark, James Ngcobo of Johannesburg's Market Theatre on The Suitcase, and is an all-female Lord of the Flies a good idea? Show more
Suzy talks to author Joanne Harris about her new book, Different Class.
Writers Joanne Harris and Jonathan Coe discuss their latest work and film director Luca Guadagnino talks about Call Me by Your Name. Show more
Arts news, interviews and reviews. Writers Ben Okri and Joanne Harris discuss writing to be read aloud. Ken Simons talks about curating his own exhibition for Tate Liverpool. Show more
Author Joanne Harris and Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough discuss the god Loki and the power of Norse mythology. Recorded at the Free Thinking Festival for the Northern Lights season. Show more
Lauren Laverne and guests discuss the origins and pitfalls of female stereotypes. The programme also hears from author Joanne Harris, who has written about myth and fairy tales. Show more
A festive edition of the quiz. Distinguished alumni of the University of Edinburgh take on a team from St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Show more