181 Decline and Fall; Adrian Mole turns 50; Hollie McNish2017-03-31 19:18:00
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182 Hari Kunzru, Mica Levi, Patrick Marber, Turner Prize2017-03-30 18:45:00
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183 42nd Street director, Anish Kapoor, Ted Hughes poetry prize, Humber Bridge sounds2017-03-29 18:58:00
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184 Sir Nicholas Serota, Glen Matlock, Pina Bausch's Rite of Spring2017-03-28 19:07:00
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185 Anthony Head, Tamburlaine, Ai Weiwei, Line of Duty2017-03-27 19:00:00
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186 Jake Gyllenhaal, Pauline Black, Christopher Wheeldon and the business of musicals2017-03-24 20:46:00
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187 23/03/20172017-03-23 19:54:00
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188 Paula Rego, Danny Huston, Ghetto Film School2017-03-22 19:56:00
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189 Soaps and social issues, Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzalez, Colin Dexter remembered2017-03-21 20:01:00
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Soaps and social issues, Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzalez, Colin Dexter remembered

As Coronation Street develops a controversial story-line about a 36 year old man grooming a teenager, we discuss soaps and their depiction of social issues with Coronation Street's Series Producer Kate Oates, Editor of The Archers Huw Kennair-Jones, and former BBC Drama Controller John Yorke. Ian Rankin and Lewis star Kevin Whately discuss the life and work of Inspector Morse creator Colin Dexter, whose death was announced today. For Jarvis Cocker's first album in eight years he's teamed up with pianist Chilly Gonzalez to conjure up the ghosts of the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood. At the piano they imagine what has gone on behind closed doors in Room 29. Presenter: Samira Ahmed Producer: Edwina Pitman.…read more

190 Chuck Berry remembered, The Lost City of Z, Howard Hodgkin portraits, Poem for the Spring equinox2017-03-20 20:17:00
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191 Derek Walcott, Costume Designer Jenny Beavan, Playlists2017-03-17 20:16:00
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192 Get Out, Lost Without Words, Compton Verney, Music Streaming2017-03-16 19:59:00
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193 Beauty and the Beast, Dave Spikey, Big Bang Theory prequel, Josef Locke2017-03-15 20:10:00
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194 Saxophonist John Harle, The Salesman reviewed, Singer-songwriter ESKA2017-03-14 20:27:00
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195 Professor Brian Cox, Sarah Dunant on Michelangelo, My Country, The UK charts2017-03-13 20:35:00
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196 Paul Weller, Duncan Macmillan on City of Glass, Catfight, My Feral Heart2017-03-10 19:51:00
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197 Howard Hodgkin remembered; Imogen Cooper; Edward Albee2017-03-09 20:21:00
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198 Roger McGough and Brian Patten on 50 years of The Mersey Sound, Lizzie Nunnery, Andrew McMillan2017-03-08 21:07:00
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199 Judith Kerr on The Cat in the Hat; Wolfgang Tillmans; Snow in Midsummer2017-03-07 19:57:00
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200 Sean Foley directs The Miser, Kate Whitley sets Malala's speech to music, Sonia Friedman and David Babani2017-03-06 19:54:00
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