BBC Programme Johnson, Samuel (writer)
Afternoon Reading - The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany - Episode 1
Featuring Samuel Johnson's best-known work, A Dictionary of the English Language.
Afternoon Reading - The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany - Episode 2
Two contrasting essays from The Idler series, published weekly in the Universal Chronicle.
Afternoon Reading - The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Johnson's Miscellany - Episode 3
Samuel Johnson's Preface to the Plays of William Shakespeare.
Any Questions? - The A-Z of Dr Johnson Special
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion in Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Classic Serial - The A-Z of Dr Johnson - Boswell's Life of Johnson - Episode 1
Young Boswell comes to London to seek out his hero.
Classic Serial - The A-Z of Dr Johnson - Boswell's Life of Johnson - Episode 2
Johnson meets Hester Thrale, who becomes his devoted friend and confidante.
Front Row - 02/03/2009
With Mark Lawson. Giles Waterfield discusses Constable's lesser-known work.
Front Row - 11/03/2009
Mark Lawson with a report on how comedy shows make the move from radio to television.
Great Lives - Series 19 - Samuel Johnson
Boris Johnson nominates Samuel Johnson, writer of the great dictionary.
In Our Time - Johnson
The life and work of Samuel Johnson, a giant of 18th century literature.
In Our Time - The Grand Tour
The origins and cultural impact of 18th century tourism.
Saturday Play - Dr Johnson's Dictionary of Crime: A for Assassin
By David Ashton. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell tackle the London underworld of 1781.
The A-Z of Dr Johnson: Words, Words, Words
Sue Perkins explores the house of Dr Johnson, author of the great English dictionary.