5/5 Historian Niall Ferguson recalls his days as the double-bass player in a jazz quartet. (R)
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4/5 Jasper Rees on re-learning the French horn and playing live at the Royal Festival Hall. (R)
3/5 Louise Doughty on how playing the piano later in life presented new challenges. (R)
1/5 Novelist Patrick Gale recalls how he got to grips with the cello as a schoolboy. (R)
4/4 Sunil Khilnani concludes his exploration of Gandhi's early ideas and political life.
3/4 Sunil Khilnani explores the ideas of freedom in Gandhi's first major work, Hind Swaraj.
2/4 Sunil Khilnani explores the ideas of freedom in Gandhi's first major work, Hind Swaraj.
1/4 Sunil Khilnani reveals the driving force behind Gandhi's first major work, Hind Swaraj.
5/5 Writer Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Caravaggio's later life and paintings.
4/5 American author Catherine Puglisi reflects on the renaissance of interest in Caravaggio.
3/5 Prof Ben Quash of King's College, London, explores Caravaggio's religious works.
2/5 Prof Sybille Ebert-Schifferer reflects on the Italian painter Caravaggio.
1/5 Art historian John Gash reflects on the life and work of Milanese painter Caravaggio.
5/5 Celebrated poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch on friendship, ageing and fear of death. (R)
4/5 Baroness Julia Neuberger on how attitudes to death vary across faith and culture. (R)
3/5 Baroness Mary Warnock on what we can learn from the Romantics when it comes to dying well. (R)
2/5 A repeat of an essay on the art of dying by Beryl Bainbridge, who has just died. (R)
1/5 Mary Beard asks what the ancient Romans and Greeks can teach us about the art of dying. (R)
5/5 Writer Frederic Raphael discusses public couples.
4/5 Frederic Raphael discusses marriage and parents throughout history and literature.