The author of best-selling children's books Alfie and Dogger on teaching children how to look, the importance of libraries and her love of hats. Show more
Actor Zawe Ashton discusses her fear of getting her period on stage, and Professor Dame Ann Dowling, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, on her love of opera. Show more
Arts news with John Wilson, including children's writer Shirley Hughes, Caryl Churchill's play The Skriker, and Sadie Jones and Deborah Moggach on adapting novels for the screen. Show more
An exciting story read by a special guest. Sally Phillips reads Dogger, by Shirley Hughes.
Shirley Hughes works on the final page of her latest Alfie book, discusses her love of illustrating and tells why, at the age of 89, she has no plans to retire. Show more
Children's author Jacqueline Wilson, looks at attitudes to disability, second-hand bookshops, being active and glamorous over 70 and the enduring appeal of childhood toys. Show more
Kim Cattrall on single life. Michelle Mone: the psychology of weight loss. Jacqueline Wilson gets advice on rocking 70+. Nimko Ali on fertility. Bishop Rachel on transformation. Show more