Louise Fryer investigates the inspiration behind Walton's powerful First Symphony.
Philip Bullock considers sacrificial links between the Rite of Spring and Emily Davison.
Irene Nemirovsky's story of a mother and daughter confronting the vagaries of love.
A documentary contemplating the 'endless days and nights' that affect Finland.
Jonathan Coffey on the story of the cross and how it became the symbol of Christianity.
Fiona Sampson considers the work of the Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz.
The Rev Richard Coles hosts a discussion on how William Byrd survived as a recusant.
Petrarch's account of how he and his brother once set out to climb a mountain in Provence.
Musician David Bramwell explores the art of the clap in creating and teaching music.
Bricklayer's son, ragtime pianist, major philanthropist: the lost story of Walter Harding.