Alistair McGowan investigates the enigma of a private man who became a global star.
American satirist Joe Queenan explores shame.
Anne McElvoy explores the eternal struggle: Is a green field better than a human home?
What if the best anecdotes and stories had a programme to themselves?
Fintan O'Toole looks back at the reputations of WB Yeats and Seamus Heaney.
Rory Bremner celebrates the life of cricketer and commentator Richie Benaud.
Reeta Chakrabarti unearths some memorable moments in presidential TV debates.
Whitehall files expose how the BBC and government connived to ban 1965 film The War Game.
Stan Stennett recreates the British variety theatre's heyday.
The story of the UK's first children's charity, the Foundling Hospital.