Elinor Goodman asks if Prince Charles's campaigning will bring a new style of monarchy.
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
Prof Robert Winston looks at music with a scientist's eye
Stephanie Flanders sets out on the search for growth in Britain's economy
As more of us work in open plan spaces, Claudia Hammond goes in search of the ideal office
Jonathan Glancey investigates Paris's secret underground maze of tunnels.
Rory Cellan-Jones traces its roots
Rev Richard Coles returns to his childhood musical hero, with some unexpected twists.
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
Gyles Brandreth investigates the mystery of the missing teddy bears, the first ever made.
The search for an elusive watery wonder in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's civil war.
In a series mixing science with art, myth and poetry, Paul Farley explores sleep
Materials scientist Mark Miodownik asks whether we could live without cash.
Sean Rocks discovers how soul music and blues first gained an audience in 1960s Ireland.
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
Matthew Parris presents memorable despatches sent home by British diplomats down the ages
Mark D'Arcy examines the controversial approach of the Commons Speaker John Bercow.
Chris Bowlby tells the story of the attempt to rescue East Germany's Stasi secret files.
At a time of change and turmoil in the Middle East, what is happening inside Israel?
What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?
Are today's 18-25s the "Never Had It" generation? #neverhadit.
Sound recordist Chris Watson captures 24 hours in the life of Newcastle Central Station.
Lucy Mangan explores our obsession with pens, paper and the paraphernalia of office life.
Michael Blastland lays out the history of economic ideas
Naftali Brawer delves into the ancient texts of the Talmud
Comedian Danny Robins explores the global Swedish cultural explosion conquering the world.
Do assumptions about teenage pregnancy stand up to scrutiny? Miranda Sawyer investigates.
Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the life of a teetotaller in the UK.
Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Phil Manzanera and Cliff Richard on Hank Marvin.
Robin Aitken examines the relationship between the Conservative Party and the police.
Simon Preston visits a UK town and, with a local chef, creates a new signature dish
Peter Curran visits members of the many and varied disciplines of science
Series following a new approach tried as an alternative to custody for child offenders
Exploring the different attitudes and definitions of mental health and mental wellbeing
Dr Geoff Bunn features comic book heroes and science in his history of the lie detector.
Dominic Arkwright charts the life of Thomas Middleton, the bad boy of Renaissance drama.
Mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing, and his role in the invention of the computer.
Nick Barraclough explores what makes a great lead guitar player.
Pink Floyd members explore the tragic mental breakdown of former front man Syd Barrett.
Horatio Clare joins the Paris River Police, the Brigade Fluviale, on patrol on the Seine
Historian Jon Lawrence of Cambridge University asks what has happened to the working class
As Britain's last glass eye maker retires, Jolyon Jenkins explores the world of false eyes
Alistair McGowan tells the story of the love letters that composer Erik Satie never sent.
Melvyn Bragg explores the idea and evolution of culture
Ian Hislop celebrates the sharp barbs of Alexander Pope and the 18th-century satirists.
Richard Coles on the various ways that the voice of God is depicted, and what this reveals
Intimate portrait of the musician Robert Wyatt in his own words.
James Naughtie hosts discussion about Scotland's future, from the Edinburgh Festival.