Comedy and tragedy jostle up against each other in this adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s first work for adults.
The 1,100 pages of Hilary Mantel’s novel and its sequel Bring up the Bodies are adapted for television with Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell.
Alan Yentob talks to Colm Tóibín about his family, Catholicism and controversy.
Why did Germaine Greer, Clive James, Barry Humphries, and Robert Hughes leave Australia in the Sixties?
Gabriel Byrne plays Banville’s crime-solving pathologist, a heavy drinker with plenty to drink about.
Alan Yentob interviews Philip Roth, who "just wants to chatter away.”
Tom Hollander stars as Dylan Thomas in a new TV drama about his final days.