How far can or should we pursue solitude?
BBC World Service
4/5 Mark Stephen hears about customs and superstitions surrounding death in the north east.
BBC Radio Scotland
Andrew Dilnot looks into education data, finding a story of a sudden spread of privilege.
BBC Radio 4
11/30 Britain's first foundling hospital met great acclaim, but some children were neglected.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
1/20 Professor Hugh Kennedy explains how the Islamic state was established.
BBC Radio 3
Tuesday 26 November 2013