1/5 Jenny Uglow explores the British tendency to escape from problems into the garden.
BBC Radio 3
10/10 Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock on how Chocky by John Wyndham inspired her.
9/10 Journalist Julian Pettifer on how Rachel Carson's The Silent Spring inspired him.
8/10 Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner on Amos Oz's book In the Land of Israel.
7/10 Poet Musa Okwonga on how Shakespeare's Othello mirrored his experience of isolation.
6/10 Ed Smith explains how Simon Gray's The Smoking Diaries liberated him as a wordsmith.
5/5 Ruth Padel explores how our attitudes to the fox have been changed and developed. (R)
4/5 Writer Ruth Padel considers our attitudes to butterflies in the British landscape. (R)
3/5 Ruth Padel on our feelings for badgers - from literary figure of wisdom to TB carrier. (R)
2/5 Poet Ruth Padel explores our relationship through the centuries with the robin. (R)
1/5 Ruth Padel explores how history and literature have shaped British reactions to the deer. (R)
5/5 Journalist Andrew Brown examines our insatiable appetite for celebrity confession.
4/5 Dr Iain Lauchlan explores the Moscow show trials. Were they an atheist inquisition?
3/5 Isobel Gowdie skilfully elaborated her witch confession. Dr Emma Wilby examines why.
2/5 Confession spans the spiritual and legal. Prof John Arnold explores the Inquisition.
1/5 Dr Kathryn Tempest examines the roots of one of history's most powerful legal concepts.
5/5 Actor Juliet Stevenson on why a creative life often means a life in want of sleep.
4/5 Poet Michael Symmons Roberts examines why he has been so fascinated by insomnia.
3/5 Author AL Kennedy explores why she has always found the nights too thrilling to sleep.
2/5 Literary critic and author John Sutherland explores the history of insomnia in literature.
1/5 Author Margaret Drabble explores how insomnia has become something of an old friend.