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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Broadcaster Mariella Frostrup and designer Pearl Lowe rummage through antiques shops and uncover Norwegian jewellery, African sculpture and some traditional English furniture. Show more

Open Book

Hector Abad, Horror fiction

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Colombian novelist Hector Abad joins Mariella Frostrup to discuss his family saga The Farm. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Hector Abad
Unknown:
Philip Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Laura Purcell
Interviewed Guest:
Daryll Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Edmondson

Open Book

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Minette Walters, Books in art

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah discusses his debut short story collection Friday Black, and Minette Walters explains why she's abandoned crime fiction in favour of historical novels. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Minette Walters
Interviewed Guest:
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Interviewed Guest:
David Trigg
Interviewed Guest:
Frances Macmillan

Open Book

Fiction following the Armistice; Beowulf reimagined; James Daunt

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Exploring literary responses to the Great War in the immediate aftermath of the Armistice. Also on the programme, Maria Dahvana Headley discusses her feminist retelling of Beowulf Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Maria Dahvana Headley
Interviewed Guest:
Jean Moorcroft Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
James Daunt
Interviewed Guest:
Richard T Kelly

The One Show

19/04/2019

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Alex Jones and Ore Oduba are joined by Mariella Frostrup. The Vamps perform their new single Missing You. Natasha Raskin Sharp meets the dinosaurs drawing crowds in Glasgow. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alex Jones
Presenter:
Ore Oduba
Interviewed Guest:
Mariella Frostrup
Performer:
The Vamps

Open Book

Carolina Setterwall, Re-reading and what it offers, Shadowplay reviewed, Ahmad Danny Ramadan

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Swedish writer Carolina Setterwall discusses her autobiographical debut novel Let's Hope for the Best, and Tim Parks and Belinda Jack discuss the pleasures of re-reading Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Carolina Setterwell
Interviewed Guest:
Belinda Jack
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Parks
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Kemp
Interviewed Guest:
Ahmad Danny Ramadan

Open Book

Kevin Barry on his new novel, and we discuss queer nature writing

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kevin Barry on his new novel Night Boat to Tangier; Philip Hoare and Mike Parker explore queer nature writing. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Kevin Barry
Interviewed Guest:
Mike Parker
Interviewed Guest:
Philip Hoare
Interviewed Guest:
Molly Flatt

The One Show

05/11/2019

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Matt Baker and Michelle Ackerley are joined in the studio by Spice Girl Emma Bunton. Plus Mariella Frostrup celebrates 300 years of the novel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matt Baker
Interviewed Guest:
Emma Bunton
Interviewed Guest:
Mariella Frostrup
Executive Producer:
Michael Armit

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 3 months

Six celebrity artists take on movement with some clucky friends and a global superstar of stage and screen, before we discover which three artists will go through to the final. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Three celebrities compete in the grand final, which features a Strictly twist and a challenge in the Natural History Museum. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Six celebrities tackle the human form as they capture on canvas a nude Keith Allen and their own self-portraits. Our judges and the public pick whose art will hang in the gallery. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 3 months

Six celebrities dabble in digital painting with a vegetable-scape and return to traditional tools to paint a spectacular London skyline. Show more