Rajini Vaidyanathan explores the current bitter controversy over voting rights in the US.
The Daughters of the American Revolution at 125 and still flying the flag for the USA.
Series charting the history of America, written and presented by David Reynolds
Robert Peston lifts the lid on the multi-million pound football management industry
Each year disadvantaged pupils get the opportunity to enter the hallowed corridors of Eton
Professor Judith Buchanan shares her love of silent Shakespeare on early film.
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.
Photographer Andrew Heptinstall's quest to represent sound within a photograph.
Can a long-lost design classic be rediscovered at the bottom of the Thames?
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Psychotherapist and author Susie Orbach investigates the mind of the child sex abuser.
Bettany Hughes follows the Egnatian Way, the ancient Roman road to Istanbul.
Former soldiers turn to Shakespeare to fight stress and take Henry V to the London stage.
Franny Armstrong looks at the explosive impact of Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring.
Mountaineer Andy Cave joins the team working on the Thirlmere Aqueduct.
Lenny Henry unveils the mysterious contents of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules.
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.
Michael Rosen commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day and looks at how we choose to remember.
Sara Parker visits Antony Gormley's installation on Crosby beach on its tenth anniversary.
Miles Warde explores the life of American photographer Ansel Adams on tape.
Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
Saxophonist Archie Shepp on life as a black American in Paris.
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Helena Kennedy QC explores the philosophical and historical foundations of human rights.
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
Miranda Sawyer explores the London Film-makers' Co-op and its refreshing approach to film.
Series exploring how technology is changing the arts.
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.
Bobby Friction goes back to Delhi 30 years after the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
The world's stories as told from the point of view of those most affected by them
A panel of new Britons discuss what it is like to make a home in a new land.
Radio 4 documentary.
The Rolling Stones guitarist talks about his incredible life and times.
Rajini Vaidyanathan explores the future of the death penalty in the United States.
Lenny Henry profiles Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American playwright August Wilson.
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.
Military historian Hew Strachan on 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown.
Stephen Evans traces the 800-year history of the boys' choir of St Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Meteorologist Peter Gibbs returns to Antarctica, where he spent two years in the 1980s.
Tim Marlow explores Britain's response to Europe's most lavish art movement
Ethan, a 10-year-old blind boy and gifted musician, learns echolocation from Daniel Kish.
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
Star England and Australian cricketers remember travelling by ship to play Ashes Tests.