A look through the BBC archives to show how bards turned into broadcasters, featuring some of the most beloved poets Britain has produced.
Michael Palin travels to north Wales to interview legendary travel writer Jan Morris.
Julie Walters meets Willy Russell to find out how he became such a successful playwright.
David Baddiel introduces the six novels on the 2016 Man Booker Prize shortlist.
Magazine arts show. The Turner Prize is probably the most prestigious contemporary art prize in the world. It puts art in the headlines - though not always for the right reasons. In this programme, critic and broadcaster Waldemar Januszczak looks back over three decades of critical acclaim, public outcry and artistic controversy, hearing from the winners, nominees and judges to find out what the history of the prize can tell us about our relationship to the relevance and purpose of contemporary art.
If there were an olympic league table for design, Britain would be right at the top. Since the Second World War, British designers have revolutionised our homes, our workplaces, our roads and our public institutions. In November 2016, the Design Museum opens its new ú83m home in Kensington. To mark this great moment for British design, BBC Arts profiles ten great living British designers. Arts reporter Brenda Emmanus meets and profiles our 'Top 10', to find out what inspires them to make such phenomenal objects and to explore how designers have responded to society's evolving tastes.
A look at why Lear resonates so deeply with contemporary audiences.