The inside story of the men and women who worked on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos.
Exclusive performances, backstage gossip, gig news, interviews and session archives
BBC Radio 2
Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following Britain's lost rail empire.
Coverage of the Reading and Leeds Festivals
A showcase of British life in the 20th century told via film archive and viewers' memories
John Nettles follows people trying to save endangered orangutans on Jersey and Sumatra.
How the ideas that shaped Margaret More's education changed the cultural life of England.
Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional view of art's most important epoch.
AN Wilson reveals the life and work of poet and broadcaster Sir John Betjeman.
Writer and critic AN Wilson revisits the life and work of poet Philip Larkin.
How the edges between performance poetry and popular music have become blurred.
Rich Hall searches for the real American Indian, away from stereotypes of film and books.
Comedian Rich Hall goes to the Lone Star state in search of the real Texas.
A countdown of the ten songs which have earned the most money of all time.
Series tracing the history of American rock 'n' roll music from the 1950s onwards.
Including Stay with Me, Sailing, You're in My Heart and Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
A bespoke selection of hits from Rod Stewart's back catalogue spanning his career.
The tale of five lads from Edinburgh who turned the whole world tartan.
How our views and understanding of Roman Britain have changed and evolved over time.
The secret underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world.
Dan Snow uses the latest technology to reveal the secrets of the Roman Empire.
Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore looks at the history of Rome.
Andrew Graham-Dixon considers the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. (2003)
A journey of discovery around Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel, as featured in the Da Vinci Code.
Roy Lichtenstein revolutionised art with his cartoon images of American culture. (2004)
Roy Orbison performs his greatest hits, with guests including Bruce Springsteen.
Biography of rock balladeer Roy Orbison told through his own voice.
Series of lectures presenting scientific subjects to a general audience
Series focusing on Tsar Nicholas II's daughters, combining interviews and archive footage.