When a man tells you he knows the exact truth about anything, you may safely infer he is an inexact man - Bertrand Russell
The Dickens Collection: An Audible Exclusive Series
Under attack on all fronts, Britain’s broadcaster needs to focus on what it does best
Exploring Eugène Delacroix's artistic legacy at the National Gallery's major new exhibition
Once again we are considering a war in a far-flung country which we know little about, says Jeremy Paxman
Paxman investigates the hidden meanings behind some of Goya's most enduring portraits
British artists sent to the Front during the First World War captured its brutal horrors like nothing else, but no one more so than C.R.W. Nevinson, argues Jeremy Paxman
One of TV’s most feared interviewers on Britain’s general election, John Singer Sargent and the poetry of Clive James
A theatre production about Macbeth will see Jeremy Paxman take to the stage with TV actor Christopher Eccleston
Rembrandt's innovative, kinetic final years of artistic greatness are explored in the National Gallery's autumn blockbuster
Had the ghastly Lord Elgin not plundered his works of art, they could have ended up in the footings of some Athens kebab stand
Jack Cornwell's name may not be familiar today. But in 1916, this boy sailor was awarded a posthumous VC – and his death was mourned by a nation desperate for heroes. Jeremy Paxman reports
The RA's summer show is the world's biggest open exhibition. But what if anything does it tell us about art in modern Britain?
It's become fashionable to sneer at the moral certainties and gothic curlicues of the Victorians and under normal circumstances I would be first in line to join in
Victorian paintings have long been derided by the art world as sentimental rubbish, but what do they tell us about the world the artists inhabited?
When was the last time you visited your local art gallery?