Anne McElvoy on Mrs Thatcher's father and the transformation of conservatism.
How can government get better at experimenting and learning from when things go wrong?
Actress and comedian Diona Doherty proposes that bridesmaids should be seen AND heard.
Could a more relaxed policy on immigration help the developing world more than state aid?
How DNA sequencing provided the evidence that humans and Neanderthals interbred.
Adam Rutherford on the DNA revolution in our understanding of human evolution.
The poets on sex, masculinity... and urination.
Farrah Jarral concludes her series on anthropology by looking to the future.
Farrah Jarral explores the impact of anthropologists, and their research, on policy.
Farrah Jarral looks at the complex relationship between anthropologists and war.
Farrah Jarral explains her passion for anthropology and explores its birth as a discipline
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the link between archaeology and imperialism.
Discussion on the impact of archaeological discoveries on religious belief.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Ross Noble to ask whether humans are truly unique.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince celebrate Christmas with Mark Gatiss and Steve Jones.
Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel asks if a citizen of the world is a citizen of nowhere.
Is our obsession with class a sign of a sense of fairness, or a prejudice to be fought?
Gerald Scarfe introduces the radio, recycled. The subject is class.
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues for a world free of racial fixations.
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues against a mythical and romantic view of nationhood
Melvyn Bragg considers the importance of culture to the discipline of anthropology.
Professor Alice Roberts asks if archaeology can help us understand climate change.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests ask whether science needs war to drive it.
What might Donald Trump mean for Brexit? Chris Morris investigates a new global universe.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Laura Barton examines the place of school and background in determining confidence.
Professor PM Medawar considers the future of human evolution.
Financial journalist Gillian Tett describes how she predicted the financial crisis in 2008
Kathy Willis examines the importance of green landscapes, parks and gardens.
Alistair Cooke recalls when the private life of a politician was a taboo topic.
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