BBC Programme Updike, John (writer)
Archive on 4 - From Midpoint to Endpoint - Talking With John Updike
Mark Lawson traces the career of late US novelist and poet John Updike.
Book at Bedtime - Capturing America - The Astronomer
By John Updike. Walter is not looking forward to the arrival of his dinner guest.
Capturing America: Mark Lawson's History of Modern American Literature - Fighters and Writers
How a group of young writers returning from WWII turned the US into a literary superpower.
Capturing America: Mark Lawson's History of Modern American Literature - Landscapes, Interiors, Underworlds
Writers have captured the texture of everyday life in America's different regions.
Capturing America: Mark Lawson's History of Modern American Literature - Making Sex Safe
How a historically Puritan country was challenged by novels exploring sexual expression.
Capturing America: Mark Lawson's History of Modern American Literature - The Celebrity Tour
Mark Lawson reflects on literary celebrity.
Front Row - 05/05/2009
Lord Puttnam announces the shortlist for the Art Fund Prize for best museum or gallery.
Front Row - 09/12/2008
With Mark Lawson, including an interview with the pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
Front Row - 18/03/2002
John Updike speaking on his 70th birthday.
Front Row - John Updike
Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson who meets American writer John Updike.
Front Row - The Joneses; Shelagh Stephenson; Mark Twain
With Mark Lawson, including a review of the film The Joneses, starring Demi Moore.
Poetry Please - 14/02/2010
Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems for Valentine's Day.
Saturday Review - 08/08/2009
Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the cultural highlights of the week.
Today - 13/05/2009
Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day; Yesterday in Parliament.