Brian Wilson looks at the life of Sir Fitzroy Maclean, Churchill's man in the East.
Bruce Forsyth and Paul Jackson visit the London Palladium which opened on Boxing Day 1910.
Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens debate whether religion is a force for good.
Anne McElvoy assesses the influence of the political father.
Colin Shindler looks back at what's been won and lost when sport hits the big screen.
Archive on Four explores the hugely popular World War Two radio broadcasts of JB Priestley
Iain Sinclair finds out why the weather forecast has always been a national obsession.
An acoustic journey by train across Mexico is recreated using archive recordings.
In anticipation of his own Hamlet in 2011, Michael Sheen explores every actor's dream role
Eric Robson re-evaluates the often misunderstood fell walker Alfred Wainwright.
Whatever happened to The Battleaxe? Theatre director Jude Kelly rallies to her defence.
David Davis explores the history of a crucial political group: the working-class Tories.
Simon Fanshawe traces the progress of gay comedy from the margins to the mainstream.
Brian Cox presents an archive tribute to the genius of physicist Richard Feynman.
An appraisal of Barbara Castle in the centenary of her birth.
Felicity Finch on the end of 170 years of steelmaking on Teesside.
Glenn Mitchell examines exclusive and lesser-known recordings of Peter Sellers.
Professor Steven Fielding looks at how New Labour has been dramatised on stage and screen.
For Radio 4's London Season, writer Ian Marchant explores the daily rail commute.
Kirsten Lass remembers the events of summer 2005, as part of Radio 4's London Season.
Gary Younge explores how boxers have shaped attitudes to black men over the past 100 years
Rory Bremner laments the loss of big personalities and characters in British politics.
Julian Jackson on the enigmatic General de Gaulle and his fraught relations with Britain.
Joan Bakewell examines the influence of Mary Whitehouse.
David Goldblatt relives 60 years of hope and hurt in England's World Cup history.
Martin Wainwright explores the hugely popular WWII radio broadcasts of JB Priestley.
What's life like in an orchestra pit? Sarah Lenton investigates the Covent Garden archive.
Archive on Four on the evolution of satire in Britain presented by Roger Law.
Jon Culshaw uncovers an audio archive of long-lost early Morecambe and Wise material.