David Grossman investigates the ways that savers, investors and consumers pay for the City
Football daft Peter White follows referee Howard Webb as he works with troubled teenagers.
Ian Hargreaves explores the fading visions of legendary Fleet Street editor Hugh Cudlipp.
Matthew Taylor tells the story of the last eight years in the life of George Price.
Vicki Butler-Henderson recalls James Hunt's epic on-track battle with Niki Lauda in 1976.
Simon Townley tells the story of the theft of the skull of composer Joseph Haydn.
Dr Kevin Fong looks at the birth of modern plastic surgery during World War II.
Paul Evans navigates a sea of stories to a phantom island where fact and fiction coexist.
Rich Morton gathers comedians' tales of their all-time nightmare stand-up shows.
Entertainer Bernie Clifton explores the impact of Austrian tenor Richard Tauber.
On its 50th anniversary, global figures read Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
Dr Kate O'Brien explores Ibiza's subtle influence over British youth culture and nightlife
From west Africa to south Wales - a portrait of dancer and choreographer Idrissa Camara.
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the technology of brain scanning.
Dr Mark Lythgoe tells the untold story of medical imaging
Residents of Birmingham discuss the impact of mass migration on community life in Britain.
Alvin Hall revisits the insights and observations of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson retraces Benjamin Britten's composing walks.
Professor Matthew Flinders challenges political cynicism
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the psychology of climate change - why aren't we more worried?
Mark Vernon examines how desire for certainty has affected people's ability to doubt
Mike Phillips investigates the coming of age of black British crime fiction.
Godzilla was a response to atomic war. Japanese artists now respond to the tsunami of 2011
Sir Ken Robinson, creativity guru, is in Derry-Londonderry, the first UK City of Culture.
Adam Rutherford asks how talking, travelling and technology affect human genetic evolution
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Presenter Matthew Oates follows in the footsteps of the writer Edward Thomas
Matthew Oates presents a series about naturalists and their pursuits
The hunt for the truth about the most influential and enigmatic of graphic designers.
Laura Barton tracks down the legendary lost figure of British folk music, Nic Jones.
Ian Peacock sets out to achieve the seemingly impossible, to be original.
Mukul Devichand seeks to see Britain through the eyes of those who have recently arrived
Comedian and musician Rich Morton explores the laid-back world of lounge music.
Research is giving new insights into the relationship between mind and body.
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
Agnes Poirier explores the role of the body which protects the French language.
Former City analyst Geraint Anderson examines the story behind bankers' bonuses.
Claudia Hammond investigates how neursocience is heading for the classroom.
Simon Jack tells the surprising story of the US Federal Reserve.
A series of programmes focusing on the Paralympic Games.
Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software.
Adam Rutherford charts the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence
Miranda Sawyer on the impact of cheap European train travel on generations of Britons
Series taking listeners down to the deepest parts of the ocean.
An exploration of the strange (and strangely familiar) sound world of 'Library Music'.
John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran
Ruth McDonald investigates the crisis in the Irish Catholic church.
Can an NHS ethics code for medics, managers and public relations staff ever work?
Surgery is a craft and historically has not been subject to scientific scrutiny until now.
Punchdrunk, YouMeBumBumTrain, and other immersive theatre companies under the microscope.