From the Ballrooms of Romance to Tin Pan Alley
Gerry Anderson explores the success of Irish pop bands.
Radio 6 Music
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
The story of the record label.
Series of essays exploring Chinese history through the life stories of key personalities.
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds.
Political Thinkers and the Drink Question
Mark Whitaker traces the history of the politics of alcohol
Radio 4 Extra
An investigation into the death of Benazir Bhutto, former prime minister of Pakistan.
A look back at Victoria Wood's stand-up and songs with her own archives and tapes.
Simon Schama considers Israel's troubled life, its achievements and possible future.
Defusing Nuclear Bombs: The Goldsboro 'Broken Arrow'
History as told by the people who were there
Why did the Soviet Union produce a detailed map of the Lancashire resort?
Stuart Maconie's profile of one of the most important British groups of the 1990s.
Part 1 - Glen Campbell, Fifth Dimension, The Supremes
Johnnie Walker talks to music legends about their long and fascinating careers
Seachdain sa Chogadh
Na bha tachairt sa Chiad Chogadh gach seachdain bho chionn ceud bliadhna.
Radio nan Gàidheal
Dirty Sanchez's Matthew Pritchard meets barbers trying to prevent suicide among men.
Mairead NicFhionghain 2/2
Còmhraidhean le daoine mum beatha gu ruige seo. Conversations on life stories
Bob Harris celebrates 40 years of Whistle Test with live music and star interviews
Series examining the big ideas that are set to transform the way society functions
Musical, artistic or literary personalities share which pieces thrill them, and why.
The World’s Marriage Story
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
Manchester Mercury, 17 August 1819
James Naughtie finds the heartbeat of history in small ads of old UK newspapers.
Barry Manilow looks at the lives and works of composers of the Great American Songbook
The moment Israel declared its independence, recalled by the last two surviving witnesses.
Geoffrey Wheeler visits vaudeville houses in Britain
New Strings Attached
Documentary series meeting the people who make musical instruments.
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