A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Bob Dickinson visits a new festival of contemporary art in a nuclear bunker in Bosnia.
Richard Coles on the inspiration to artists of darkness and the Northern lights in Norway.
Author Rosie Dastgir explores how home and roots shape an artist's work and creativity.
Will Gompertz examines objects in the Royal Collection that define the British monarchy.
Peter Day salutes the graphic artists whose canvas was Radio Times, 90 years old this week
Guy Garvey on the challenge of turning a collection of songs into a single piece of art.
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff, asks what makes a great foreign minister.
Composer Matthew Herbert takes a critical look at looping and sampling in modern music.
Ben Schott examines the graphic and gastronomic tricks of the menu.
Will Gompertz investigates the artworks kept in our homes.
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Zaiba Malik on the Asian youth movements in the 1970s who fought for justice and equality.
The moving stories of the women who have relationships with gang members.
Will an explosion in financial services aimed at the world's poorest help, or hurt, them?
An insightful, humorous piece of reportage from inside the barber shop.
A year after the fall of President Mubarak of Egypt, what happened to the revolution?
Alvin Hall on the controversial attempts to sell the Detroit Institute of Arts collection.
How a down-at-heel Parisian hotel became the world's avant-garde headquarters.
The story of the many live session recordings The Beatles made for the BBC.
A look at the life and work of Amitabh Bachchan, the biggest star in Bollywood.
Dr Lucie Green reports on plans for a radio telescope the size of a continent.
Sarah Angliss uncovers the fascinating story of how we tried to teach the birds to sing.
Dr Laura Ashe reveals how our ideas of romantic love were born in 12th-century literature.
James Jones explores the moral dimensions of the economic crisis
The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
Exploring the lives of white women married to local Indian men who have made India home.
The story of one of the most controversial documents in US diplomatic history.
How the most gruelling fell race is inspiring a composer to write a new piece of music.
An audio portrait exploring the lives and ideas of CS Lewis and Aldous Huxley.
Paul Sinha finds some British Asians believe caste discrimination is alive and well in UK.
Why many thousands of former British army soldiers have settled in Germany.
His home's Bronze Age legacy and nearby Jodrell Bank inspire author Alan Garner to write.
Julia Blackburn meets writers whose private papers reside in Leeds University Library.
Katie Grant visits a summer camp aimed at mixed-race families.
Steve Richards tells the inside story of Gordon Brown's time as prime minister
Lord Digby Jones explores the relationship between business, government and society.
Film critic Mark Kermode reveals the economic realities behind the film industry.
Dominic Arkwright talks to people who have taken or made life-changing phone calls
Zubeida Malik meets young British Arabs who took part in the Arab uprisings.
Five illustrated talks by different writers exploring the cave as a theme
The crime writer Val McDermid on how boarding school novels inspired her to be a writer.
Following the barristers, clerks and staff of one of London's leading law chambers
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
How chemist Fritz Haber saved billions from starvation - and pioneered gas warfare too.
Li Cunxin, Madame Mao's favourite dancer, tells Darcey Bussell about his amazing journey.
Psychoanalyst Mary Bradbury investigates mental health in the pressured financial sector.
Polly Toynbee explores how possible it is to move up through British society
Four contributors present illustrated essays on the theme of cliffs.
Exploring a key question in the story of action on climate change: what's stopping us?