Philip Dodd and guests ask has culture forgotten the working class?
Colm Toibin, critic Larushka Ivan-Zadeh and Ellen Wettmark join Matthew Sweet.
Humboldt as Ecuadorian explorer, plus the territory between Scotland and England.
Craig Brown, Afua Hirsch, Robert Jobson, Joe Moshenska, AN Wilson, Philip Dodd on royalty
Lucy Porter & Steve Massa on women of the silent era, Vanda Krefft on William Fox's life
Fiona Sampson, Daisy Hay, Christopher Frayling and David H. Guston with Matthew Sweet.
Leïla Slimani, President Macron's champion of French culture and language, is interviewed
A car race around Australia is fictionalised in Peter Carey's latest novel + Ovid's tales
Matthew Sweet with Paul Hartnoll, Tony White, Tessa DeCarlo & Paul Cronin on uprisings.
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough considers airport lounges railway stations and liminal spaces
Amit Chaudhuri, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Daniel Mendelsohn and Emily Wilson join Philip Dodd
Diving as metaphor, occupation and study from Tudor times to the present
Matthew Sweet looks at the career of impresario Philip Astley and 250 years of circus
Roger Scruton, Kevin Davey, Kirsty Gunn & Haroon Mirza on tradition & experiment
Malika Booker, Neil Brand, Katherine Cooper and Jake Arnott join Matthew Sweet.
John Bradshaw, Jessica Pierce, Philip Howell and Laura Purcell with Anne McElvoy.
Philip Dodd and his guests on David Storey's 1960 novel set in the world of rugby league
Catherine Fletcher with Stephen Greenblatt, Islam Issa, Jennifer Evans and Sara Read.
Weathermen member Jonathan Lerner on underground protest & The Disaster Artist reviewed.