Ruby Tandoh on the fascinating, evolving role played by food in art over the centuries.
Comic and broadcaster Ian Stone on the revolution in the way we run children's football.
Ian Stone asks what makes a football fan travel the country to watch their team play.
Paul Jackson reports on TV in China, and the British producers hoping to succeed there.
Alan Leith tells the story of the eccentric recluse who purchased Brownsea Island in 1927.
Bettany Hughes tells the stories of women denied their families by the march of history
Mark Lawson examines how mystery novels reflect a country's history and political system.
Tim Marlow encourages us not to forget the novelist Lawrence Durrell.
Julian Jackson on the issue at the heart of the forthcoming French presidential election.
Investigating the concentration camps set up in France to hold Spanish Civil War refugees.
Adam Rutherford with astronomical insights on literature and art.
Probing interviews with some of the arts and entertainment world's most notable figures.
Germaine Greer presents a profile of eccentric 1970s rock icon Frank Zappa.
Manchester DJ and record collector Andy Votel explores Welsh language pop music.
Tony Phillips recalls a memorable performance by Afro-American contralto Marian Anderson.
Richard Wilson performs at Frinton Summer Theatre, in its 75th anniversary of weekly rep.
The stories of graduates finding work internships far afield in China.
Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of strategic success that made victory possible.
Robert Elms charts the history, ideology and culture of squatting.
Peter White finds out what the blind boarding school he attended is like today
Dr Mark Porter asks if fructose a 'toxic additive' or a healthy fruit sugar.
Seris of documentaries looking towards the world of tomorrow and how we can prepare for it
Gareth Gwynn takes us on a surreal journey into Welsh independence.
Satirist Gareth Gwynn has an identity crisis as he investigates Welsh-language rock.
Stephen Fry investigates the reality of being gay in prison.
Richard Coles asks if gay marriage is the last crusade of the campaign for gay rights.
BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera goes inside Britain's secret listening station.
Lucy Ash sees how young Europeans are facing up to a time of economic and political crisis
Declan Harvey investigates if today's under-30s are a new right-wing political generation.
Fi Glover presents the series that tracks people from two very different generations
Tony Hill looks at the genesis of five inventions that define our world today
Neil MacGregor explores 600 years of Germany's complex and often challenging history.
Tim Marlow talks to celebrated photographer David Bailey about his work
150 years on, James Naughtie examines the relevance of the Gettysburg Address for today.
Archaeologist Christine Finn taps her foot to ancient sounds not heard for millennia.
Richard Hollingham examines British plans for a moon mission.
Ricky Ross discovers how one Scottish company is giving back the freedom of speech.
Will Trevor Cox, a professor of acoustic engineering, be able to give up music for Lent?
In May 2014, a major fire ripped through the Glasgow School of Art. How has it recovered?
Susan Watts investigates the second generation of genetically modified crops.
Tim Gardam investigates faith in modern China
Matthew Taylor discovers what science tells us about our need for religion
Musician Goldie describes his story from a broken home to his success and later struggles.
Horatio Clare walks with former soldiers to see the Welsh mountains through their eyes.
The story of hair as an artefact of remembrance.
Simon Heffer re-evaluates the reign of George V.
Charlie Beckett explores whether news is bad for us and how it could be done differently.
Bill Bailey tells the story of the remarkable electronic instrument.
Frank Cottrell Boyce celebrates one of the great TV families, the Waltons.
Was graffiti the great art of the 70s? Some of New York's pioneers share their stories.