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Jonathan Coe

Watch | 2020 | 64 min - Mr Wilder & Me

Michael Morpurgo

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - new novella The Puffin Keeper

Christopher Lloyd

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia

Patience Agbabi

Watch | 2020 | 30 min - Children's event, The Infinite

Pragya Agarwal

Watch | 2020 | 30 min - Children's event, Wish We Knew What to Say.

Jacqueline Wilson

Watch | 2020 | 45 min - filmed at home in Sussex

Smriti Prasadam-Halls

Watch | 2020 | 30 min - Children's event full of farmyard fun

The Laurel Prize

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - Simon Armitage introduces new poetry prize

New Statesman Year in Review 2020

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - From Covid-19 to the Black Lives Matter protests

Jeremiah Emmanuel

Watch | 2020 | 45 min - Published by #MerkyBooks

Jonathon Porritt, Dieter Helm & Caroline Lucas

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - Will Covid reverse the climate catastrophe? 

Dickens on Slavery

Watch | 2020 | 75 min - a powerful film, Dickens on slavery

Maggi Hambling

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - a film shot at her studio in Suffolk

Jonathan Bate

Watch | 2020 | 45 min - 250th Anniversary of William Wordsworth's birth

David Mitchell & James O’Brien

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - Dishonesty is the Second-Best Policy with James O’Brien

Craig Brown

Watch | 2020 | 45 min - 1, 2, 3, 4: The Beatles in Time

Baillie Gifford Prize Shortlist

Watch | 2020 | 75 min -an event with the six shortlisted writers

Attica Locke, James Naughtie & Sarah Churchwell

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - reflecting on the US election result

The Goldsmiths Prize

Watch | 2020 | 60 min - Winner M. John Harrison talks to Chris Power

James Rebanks & Rory Stewart

Watch | 2020 | 45 min -the Herdwick Shepherd, English Pastoral

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