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  1. James Lovelock

    Anne McElvoy looks to the future with James Lovelock, Joanna Haigh and George Monbiot.

    First broadcast: 21 Apr 2014

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  2. Lucy Worsley on the Georgians

    Tom Sutcliffe with Lucy Worsley, Paula Byrne, Chris Bryant and Rupert Goold.

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2014

  3. Police drama with playwright Roy Williams

    Tom Sutcliffe with Roy Williams, Sam Bain, Christian Plowman and Jennifer Brown.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2014

  4. AL Kennedy and David Sedaris on matters of the heart

    Tom Sutcliffe with AL Kennedy, Lavinia Greenlaw, David Sedaris and Simon Blackburn.

    First broadcast: 31 Mar 2014

  5. Faisal I of Iraq and the making of the modern Middle East

    Anne McElvoy with Richard Evans, Malu Halasa, Scott Anderson and Ali Allawi.

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2014

  6. Decision-making with Daniel Kahneman and Michael Ignatieff

    Tom Sutcliffe with Daniel Kahneman, Michael Ignatieff, Henry Marsh and Lisa Appignanesi.

    First broadcast: 17 Mar 2014

  7. Andrew Hussey on the legacy of France's Arab Empire

    Tom Sutcliffe with Gabrielle Rifkind, Andrew Hussey and Ziauddin Sardar.

    First broadcast: 10 Mar 2014

  8. The Vikings and Seafaring

    Tom Sutcliffe with Michael Wood, Rose George, David Barrie and Yrsa Sigurdardottir.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2014

  9. Adair Turner on the Politics of Finance

    Tom Sutcliffe with Adair Turner, Charles Calomiris, Harris Irfan and Maggie Gee.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2014

  10. Vanessa Feltz and Susie Orbach on Confession

    Andrew Marr with John Cornwell, Vanessa Feltz, Susie Orbach and Turney Duff.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2014

  11. Irving Finkel on the Ark Tablet

    Tom Sutcliffe with Harry Collins, Irving Finkel, Hattie Naylor and Colin Blakemore.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2014

  12. Spying and Surveillance: The Snowden Files

    Anne McElvoy with Luke Harding, Sir David Omand, Annette Dittert and Alain de Botton.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2014

  13. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Trevor Cox, Waldemar Januszczak and Victoria Williamson.

    First broadcast: 27 Jan 2014

  14. Neuroscience and Free Will

    Tom Sutcliffe with Helen Dunmore, Dick Swaab, Natalie Abrahami and Julian Baggini.

    First broadcast: 20 Jan 2014

  15. Unity and Disunity

    Anne McElvoy talks to Linda Colley, David Pilling, Maria Delgado and David Charter.

    First broadcast: 13 Jan 2014

  16. Michael Gove on teaching history

    Andrew Marr discusses the teaching of history with the Education Minister Michael Gove.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2013

  17. Clive James

    Andrew Marr talks to writer and former television presenter Clive James.

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2013

  18. Josie Rourke on strategy and Coriolanus

    Tom Sutcliffe with Josie Rourke, Dominic Lawson, David Runciman and Lawrence Freedman.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2013

  19. The Building Blocks of Life and Intelligence

    Anne McElvoy talks to Alison Woollard, Kathryn Asbury, Roger Kneebone and Sir Mark Elder.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2013

  20. Landscape and Community

    Bridget Kendall meets Patrick Keiller, Robin Robertson, Victoria Henshaw and Giles Fraser.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2013

  21. Bianca Jagger on human rights

    Tom Sutcliffe talks to Bianca Jagger, Fatima Bhutto, Stephen Hopgood and Howard Brenton.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2013

  22. Gandhi's Early Years

    Bridget Kendall with Ramachandra Guha, David Reynolds, Bronwen Maddox and Phelim McDermott

    First broadcast: 18 Nov 2013

  23. Andrew Marr on poet George Herbert

    Andrew Marr with John Drury, John Tavener and Jeanette Winterson.

    First broadcast: 11 Nov 2013

  24. Fiona Shaw; Simon McBurney; Journeys Into the Unknown

    Stephanie Flanders talks to Jeremy Webb, Carolin Crawford, Fiona Shaw and Simon McBurney.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2013

  25. The Kremlin: A fortress that has shaped a nation

    Anne McElvoy with Catherine Merridale, Simon Thurley, Michael Chaplin and Amit Chaudhuri.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2013

  26. Paul Collier on Immigration Controls

    Stephanie Flanders talks to Paul Collier, Kwasi Kwarteng, Nick Young and Lindsey Hilsum.

    First broadcast: 21 Oct 2013

  27. Grayson Perry on contemporary art

    Tom Sutcliffe talks to Grayson Perry, Penelope Curtis, Philip Davis and Nicholas Lovell.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2013

  28. Victorian Revivalism

    Anne McElvoy talks to Simon Heffer, Sonia Solicari, DJ Taylor and Prof Anthony King.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2013

  29. Greek myth and the Indian epic Ramayana

    Stephanie Flanders with Anne Carson, Daljit Nagra, Richard Eyre and Graham Robb.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2013

  30. Jamal Edwards on 'digital natives'

    Stephanie Flanders talks to Beeban Kidron, Jamal Edwards, Farida Vis and Adrian Hon.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2013

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