The story of how a sideshow doctor changed medical history and saved premature babies.
BBC Radio 4
Robert Prys Jones explains why Allan Octavian Hume is his Natural History Hero.
Michael Symmons Roberts on the life and legacy of visionary philanthropist Thomas Horsfall
Palaeontologist Tori Herridge explains why Dorothea Bate is her Natural History Hero.
Ben Brantley of the New York Times describes how the city informed Arthur Miller's work.
BBC Radio 3
Grey-haired Professor Mary Beard investigates why fewer people are now 'glad to be grey'.
Andrew Parker explains why Antoni van Leeuwenhoek is his Natural History Hero.
1/2 Mark Lawson on how the story of Rudolf Kastner has been retold outside Israel.
The story of how easy credit changed British society forever.
A meditation on loss, with real and imagined stories bound by sound and silence.