2/2 Andy Peebles presents a profile of the American writers and producers.
BBC Radio 6 Music
David Quantick takes a look at the workings of the singles industry.
Was the Renaissance really a renaissance? Was Donatello's David just political posturing?
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Santa Bárbara Bendita - the song that helps Spain's miners face the uncertain times ahead
BBC World Service
3/3 How smart women, gay men and false gods laid the cornerstones of Western civilisation.
The crisis following the withdrawl of most circulating banknotes in Myanmar in 1987
4/4 Amanda Vickery tells the stories of three criminals who were transported.
BBC Radio 4
Poet and playwright Al Letson recalls the life of Tupac Shakur.
4/5 Life is tough not only for the penguins, but also for the team filming their lives.
Iomradh air Achd Dìon na Rìoghachd agus am brosnachadh air daoine a dhol dhan chogadh.
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
4/4 Amanda Vickery tells the stories of three criminals who were transported. (R)
Andy Peebles presents a profile of producer Mickie Most.
David Quantick concludes with a look at the iconic status of the single.
Friday 5 September 2014