Sam Lee marks the 90th anniversary of cellist Beatrice Harrison's duet with a nightingale.
The story of the glamorous woman who invented broadcast evangelism.
Dr John Wright records his work in setting up an Ebola centre to serve Moyamba junction.
Paul Mason visits Manila to assess the benefits of life in the world's poorest slums.
Kate Williams explores the history and development of the modern winning smile.
Amber Marks explores the science of olfactory detection.
Cathy FitzGerald tries to rescue the Wicked Queen from the mirror's spell.
The exorcism business is booming - Jolyon Jenkins asks if and why demonism is on the rise.
How the power of the news media is used as a global government tool for influence
Astronomer Lucie Green looks at the dangers a solar superstorm could pose to us on Earth.
Santanu Das tells the story of the Indian soldiers who served the Empire in WWI.
Richard Langham Smith on the songs Debussy wrote for his muse Madame Vasnier.
Reem Kelani explores the role of music in the Egyptian revolution of early 2011.
Bluegrass in the Cotswolds at the Sore Fingers Summer School.
Science broadcaster Professor Trevor Cox explores the science of aural architecture.
Tim Marlow explores the kinds of sounds and music that influence an artist's art and work.
Exploring the links between classic albums and the cities in which they were created.
Sound designer Glenn Freemantle, who worked on Gravity, commemorates the first spacewalk.
Roger Law, co-creator of Spitting Image, discovers South Africa's satirical puppets.
Mitch Benn investigates the history of slap bass and even tries to learn the technique.
Ute Lemper explores the political and musical legacy of Mack the Knife composer Kurt Weill
Miranda Sawyer looks at one of music's most distinctive artists Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Historian Michael Scott takes a global view of familiar historical dates.
Claudia Hammond investigates sporting concussions and asks how safe our sports are.
Chemist Andrea Sella investigates things that go flash in the dark.
Clare Balding charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport
Ayisha Yahya investigates the cause of the falling water levels in Lake Victoria.
Tom Robinson explores Jimi Hendrix and the guitarist's political beliefs and outlook.
Grace Dent explores the modern idea of grace.
Can computer games help to solve the problems of the world? Alex Butterworth investigates.
Paul Jackson and a team of scriptwriters assess the legacy of Steptoe and Son, 50 years on
Newspaper columnist Steve Richards goes on stage with 'pro-politics comedy'.
In the latest of his assignments for Radio 4, Steve Carver learns to be a chimney sweep.
Alan Hall explores the complementary skills of daydreaming and concentration.
Allan Little returns to Sarajevo to explore the role of the arts in restoring the city.
Paul Jones presents a series profiling rock 'n' roll and R'n'B star Antoine 'Fats' Domino.
The complex history of the Notting Hill Carnival, with writer and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah
Rosie Millard meets middle-income people for whom the Recession has meant tough choices.
Radio Ulster brings together radio documentaries from UK and Irish broadcasters
Mark Burman strips away the layers of Stuart Freeborn's remarkable life in movie make-up.
Young British women students dating rich older men via websites. Who is exploiting who?
What really happens in intergovernmental summits? Jonathan Powell investigates.
Frauke Jensen reports on a research project set up to count Namibia's cheetah population.
Claudia Hammond investigates the science of face recognition.
Joan Bakewell asks what she might expect, and how she should prepare, if she had dementia.
Stuart Maconie looks at four final albums by major artists and tells their stories
Chocolate, swimming and sport: life working at the Cadbury factory in Bournville.
Sue Broom explores new scientific research on female promiscuity across the animal kingdom
Islington-born Sylvie Simmons talks to Nick Barraclough about her life as a rock writer.
Terence Blacker explores politically incorrect music over the last century