John Lloyd of the FT on the future of journalism after the phone hacking scandal.
Professor Lucas performs a 'consented' post mortem, defending its contribution to medicine
Aasmah Mir looks at how postcode profiling affects our lives
Ira Lightman asks if Ezra Pound and other poets may shed light on the financial crisis.
William Crawley looks at the life of former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.
Michael Robinson investigates the continuing costs of the PPI mis-selling scandal.
Women talk about how they cope with life on the outside when men go to prison.
Steve Hewlett presents a new series about how technology is reshaping notions of privacy
Anthropologist David Graeber explores the ways debt has shaped society over 5,000 years.
Dotun Adebayo explores the rise of Prosperity Gospel in Britain's churches.
Steve Punt turns private investigator, examining little mysteries that amuse and beguile
As she approaches her 80th year, Penelope Simpson decides to paint her own coffin.
Susan Calman finds out why our feline overlords rule cyberspace.
After Pussy Riot, Lucy Ash explores the power of the Orthodox Church in Putin's Russia.
Jim Al-Khalili and guests work out how science might solve society's problems.
Adrian Goldberg tries to work out what the Black Country is - and where it is.
Giles Fraser explores the personal moral response to inequality.
Katharine Whitehorn, 84, tackles the twentysomethings facing tough life choices.
Peter Day visits Washington DC to see whether the regulators will licence an HIV-Aids drug
Nick Barraclough delves into the world of backing vocalists.
Lenny Henry presents a series tracing a century of black British theatre and screen
Composer Adam Gorb goes on a journey to listen to the lost music of concentration camps.
Jolyon Jenkins reports on Spiral Tribe, the 90s free party sound system, still raving.
John Waite asks why one of the world's most successful publishers has hit hard times.
Michael Morpurgo on the changing experience of learning to read over the last 70 years
Five European writers explore how issues in their societies are reflected by novelists.
Mukti Jain Campion discovers the long and surprising history of the swastika.
Writers and musicians offer guides to cities with which we think we are already familiar.
Winifred Robinson returns to the Bulger family, 20 years after the murder of their son.
Irma Kurtz travels to Monet's Giverny garden to hear how losing his sight changed his work
Danny Kruger investigates why some US conservatives want to get people out of jail.
Martin Wainwright looks at our national night time obsession - with the beauty of moths.
Roland Pease examines how an increasing number of antibiotics are failing.
How stimulating the brain could be used to treat severe and enduring anorexia nervosa.
The BBC Philharmonic returns to Japan for an emotional tour for the first time since 2011.
Martin Bell returns 20 years on to the Siege of Vukovar in Croatia.
Dr Aarathi Prasad on how new research into fertility may help stave off the menopause.
Laura Barton tells the true story behind By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.
Paul Mason takes a fresh look at the man whose music has always gripped him
Dr Kevin Fong evaluates the realities of travelling by bike on UK roads.
Miles Warde presents the untold story of roads and the people who live on them
Robert Peston explores what happens when family and business mix.
Errol Flynn's final year, which he spent in Cuba around the time of the revolution.
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
Artist Roger Law explores the culture of South Korea.
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.