Documentary exploring the life and work of the late writer and art critic John Berger.
In-depth profile of the chameleon-like singer-songwriter Elvis Costello.
Mark Kermode gives his take on the best and worst of the week's film and DVD releases.
How the modern shape of the musical was established through a series of pioneering works.
Clips from the BBC archive giving an overview of David Bowie's career from 1964 to 2016.
West End performer and choreographer Steve Elias is on a mission to get Barnsley dancing.
Celebrating the early on-screen appearances of some of Britain's greatest actors.
A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by Richard Harris.
An intimate portrait of the last five years of David Bowie's life.
Sylvia Syms examines the world of the big screen's smallest stars - the child actors.
Antonia Quirke runs through the New Year releases.
1983, and there are signs that the show is going through something of a mid-life crisis.
A retrospective of television appearances made by Jack Lemmon.
A look back at the life of Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins.
Celebrating the life's work of ballet legend Sir Peter Wright as he turns 90.
Rebecca Jones talks to writer James Patterson.
A look at British sitcom and the social and political context from which the best grew.
The early work of Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg and Helen Mirren.
A look back at the life and work of Alan Rickman, one of Britain's best-loved actors.
Fighter pilot, inventor, spy - the life of Roald Dahl is often stranger than fiction.
Highlights of the Belfast Tattoo, including the grand finale of the Massed Pipe and Drums.
James Naughtie talks to author Joanne Harris about her new book Different Class.
Film celebrating the Everly Brothers, arguably the world's greatest ever harmony duo.
Jim Naughtie talks to Alexander McCall Smith about his latest novel Precious and Grace.
Behind the scenes at the Royal Ballet during the busiest and most magical time of the year
Jim Naughtie talks to Barbara Taylor Bradford, one of Britain's best selling writers.
A real-time journey across the wilderness of the Arctic on a traditional reindeer sleigh.
Film critic Mark Kermode takes a look back at the big releases of the year.
A celebration of the ballet dancer who grew up in public and conquered TV on the way.
While the Habsburgs headed for extinction, Vienna blossomed.
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with John Bew about his book Citizen Clem.
A unique celebration of the Queen's ninety years, featuring personal cine films.
A backstage pass to Danielle de Niese's preparations for her role in The Barber of Seville
Vienna marked Europe's front line in the defence of Christendom and the Catholic Church.
Mark Kermode joins Gavin Esler for a rundown of the final films coming out in 2016.
Alastair Sooke celebrates the protean genius of artist Robert Rauschenberg.