5/5 Rudrangshu Mukherjee reflects on the linguistic shadow Samuel Johnson casts over India.
BBC Radio 3
1/5 Meena Baktash on Kabul's beauty, vibrant culture and inspiring people.
BBC World Service
4/5 Lexicographer Pam Peters discusses Samuel Johnson's impact on language in the New World.
The story of SB, who had his sight restored after over 50 years of blindness.
BBC Radio 4
3/5 Freya Johnston reflects on how Johnson's direct approach to language lives on even today.
Tom Robinson explores Jimi Hendrix and the guitarist's political beliefs and outlook.
2/5 Writer David Crystal wonders what Samuel Johnson's reaction would be to the internet.
1/2 Magdi Abdelhadi investigates Egypt's oldest Islamist organisation, the Muslim Brotherhood.
1,400 years after the Quran was revealed,why has its oral tradition remained so powerful?
Sweden gets tough on Iraqi asylum seekers