The broadcaster talks getting more dogs, October 1988, and the B-word.
The children’s author talks Victorian fairy hoaxes, a world without emails, and books about the NHS.
The broadcaster talks growing up in a northern market town, the previous government’s lies, and Keir Hardie.
The crime novelist on Joe 90, Muriel Spark and the late Labour leader.
The poet and novelist talks enjoying getting lost, the art of living, and Mandela, Obama and Lincoln.
The writer talks Mad Men, Heather Ann Thompson’s Blood in the Water, and Harriet the Spy.
The Russian-American author on Lenin, BoJack Horseman and dreams of herding sheep.
The actor talks a universal wage, Starbucks’s croissants, and Roy Rogers.
The author on Beyoncé, Stephen King and irritating waxing adverts.
The entrepreneur talks debating Michael Gove, staying in the EU, and Margaret Thatcher.
The author talks Alcibiadesk, his portraits, and lifelong advice from his grandad.