Gabrielle Drake looks at regional theatre through the story of Manchester's Royal Exchange
Tom Dyckhoff explores the way we design and build for animals.
Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Samira Ahmed explores the life and work of writer Arnold Bennett.
Arthur Smith pieces together an unreliable portrait of Arthur Cravan, the Dada James Dean.
Horatio Clare explores the landscapes - real and imagined - of horror writer Arthur Machen
Are ash trees coping with the spread of ash dieback in Britain? Adam Hart investigates.
Monthly documentaries throwing a spotlight on British Asian issues
William Stafford wrote a poem every day. Katrina Porteous explores his life and his work.
The world's stories as told from the point of view of those most affected by them
Rajini Vaidyanathan explores the future of the death penalty in the United States.
Rapping out dreamtime stories: a new outlet for Australian Aboriginal youth.
Amid rehearsals for his 75th play, an analysis of Alan Ayckbourn's talent as a director.
Stephen Evans traces the 800-year history of the boys' choir of St Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Tim Marlow explores Britain's response to Europe's most lavish art movement
Felicity Finch joins conservationist Tim Dixon in search of the very rare Barbestelle bats
Nick Robinson presents a series on the relationship between broadcasters and politicians
Radio 2's Folk Singer of the Year 2014 goes back to her roots, Edale in Derbyshire.
Guy Schalom hunts out the spirit of the new Egypt in the musical roots of the bellydance.
Ben Goldacre explores the idea of evidence-based policy.
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
Innovative and thought-provoking features on a wide variety of subjects
An exciting and revelatory soundscape following life between the tides on a sandy coast.
Mark Stephen charts a job swap between gamekeepers from the Kalahari and the Angus Glens
Laurie Taylor looks back at 50 years of cultural studies
Scientist and broadcaster Prof Trevor Cox explores a new wave of biomimicry.
Brett Westwood explores the UK's natural history societies
Exploring the underground music generated by the 60's Black Power and Black Arts movement
Ismene Brown uncovers the story of Mona Inglesby and International Ballet.
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Paul Bennun explores the world of music composed for video games.
Communism vies with the Catholic church in Italy's postwar comic creation, Don Camillo.
Peter White explores the experience of travel from a blind person's perspective
Peter White explores some of the things that annoy him about blindness
Why are black and Asian people in Britain reluctant to act as blood and organ donors?
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
How Scandinavia became home to a generation of African-American jazz and blues musicians.
Sarfraz Manzoor explores a fascinating period of jazz music history in India.
Jolyon Jenkins returns to Hull to report on an innovative yacht scheme for young NEETs.
Declan Curry visits two companies in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Winifred Robinson tracks researchers on one of the world's largest child health studies.
Thousands of Bradford babies are being followed in the biggest health survey of its kind.
Winifred Robinson follows health research into the lives of thousands of Bradford babies.
Edward Stourton explores the life and history of the Bosphorus
How does the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971, which created Bangladesh, still resonate today?
Melvyn Bragg tells the story of the Nobel-winning physicists William and Lawrence Bragg.
Matthew Taylor explores the coming 'Brain Culture'
Rory Bremner in conversation with his friend and collaborator the late John Fortune.
Razia Iqbal visits the women architects of the Gulf.