Jon Stewart charts the increasing interaction between humans and robots
Stuart Maconie on rock musicians who combined symphony and pop music in the 60s and 70s.
There is far more to this simple children's game than meets the eye, says Jolyon Jenkins.
Roger Law explores some unexpected corners of China's rich and varied culture
Roger Law takes a look at the 'fancy': the wonderful world of show rabbits.
Mark Radcliffe recalls the influential life of cult DJ and club promoter Roger Eagle.
Tom Dyckhoff discovers that few things show our social status as clearly as windows.
British musician and poet Akala examines the culture of his Rastafarian heritage
Hardeep Singh Kohli visits Royal Ascot on the 300th anniversary of the racecourse.
Chris Mullin investigates what really happens to our rubbish.
Mark Radcliffe explores the continued success and appeal of the little white bear.
Zareer Masani asks if censorship and religious fanaticism are threatening India's freedom.
Steph McGovern explores one of life's essential ingredients.
Debbie Wiseman delves into the world of the song lyricist with Don Black and Gary Osborne.
Mary Smeeth talks to same-sex parents about the challenges of raising their children.
An early sampler, this 1960s musical invention's fans include Paul McCartney.
How does training at Sandhurst Academy bolster militarised monarchies of the Arab world?
Alastair Sooke interviews artist Sarah Lucas as she prepares for the Venice Biennale.
Sasha Tsaliuk fights for his Moscow A Capella Jewish choir in a rapidly changing Russia.
Egyptian writer Tarek Osman examines the history of this desert kingdom.
Examining the world of nature and the challenges of wildlife conservation
Dr Adam Rutherford investigates topical science stories
Stephen Webster examines the way scientists work and asks why we should believe them
New series looking at amazing events and characters from science history.
Ehsan Masood explores whether science is becoming politicised on controversial issues.
Dr Ben Goldacre explores what happens when science takes the long view.
Adam Rutherford talks to the scientific advisors behind some well-known films and TV shows
Ehsan Masood examines how science could help prevent future banking crises.
Amundsen may have beaten Scott to the South Pole but Science was the real winner.
Gilleasbuig MacDonald with a snapshot of events from World War I
Series examining the role of state secrecy in Britain
Stella Rimington uncovers startling new evidence about the executed British heroine.
How the oldest people on the planet are helping scientists to unlock the secrets of ageing
Behind the scenes of the security operation at the Olympic Games.
Will Self goes on the trail of Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell
Will Self embarks on a 50-kilometre walking tour of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
Ian Marchant explores the rise of self-service. Who benefits - consumers or big business?
Seth Lakeman attends the Newport Folk Festival to explore its history and influence.
A history of science in Britain from the Restoration to the present day
Peter White meets some of the youngsters who played a key role in the 2012 Olympics.
Adam Rutherford explores the deep history of sex
Leabhraichean-là Murdie MhicÌomhair agus Mhurchaidh Mhoirich bhon Chiad Chogadh.
Professor Julian Swann marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Louis XIV of France.
Neil MacGregor uncovers the stories twenty objects tell us about Shakespeare's world.
Series exploring the complex interface between a growing human population and wildlife
David Goldblatt discovers how one snowless Yorkshire city turned out Olympic skiers.
DJ Annie Nightingale looks at how Northern Soul music has become popular in Japan.
A showcase for delightful and adventurous short documentaries from the UK and abroad
Peter Curran on Northern Ireland's burgeoning film industry.
Examining government plans to tackle the activities of non-violent extremists.