Looking at the ups and downs of 21st Century family life
Grammy Award winning film maker Don Letts explores the life of reggae singer Peter Tosh.
Programme that talks to artists, scientists and thinkers about what they believe and why
Ben brings you surprising stories from Leicestershire and Rutland with the news after 3pm
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
Series following the youngsters who went to Singapore in support of London's Olympic bid
Carrie Gracie presents a series exploring ten great lives from Chinese history
Two-part series looking at the fringes where suburbia meets the countryside
BBC Radio 4 pays tribute to scientist Professor Stephen Hawking
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
Alan Dein takes nocturnal excursions via Facebook and Skype, discovering real-life dramas
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
Autobiography by a Tory grandee. Read by Oliver Ford Davies
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
Germaine Greer presents a profile of eccentric 1970s rock icon Frank Zappa.
Simon Heffer re-evaluates the reign of George V.
Matthew Parris presents the biographical series
Hardeep Singh Kohli travels the UK cooking Sunday lunch for people with remarkable stories
Hardtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
Wayne Hemingway celebrates the lives of 1950s designers Robin and Lucienne Day.
John Waite tells the story of The Monkees, the successful 1960s pop group.
Nick Clarke's widow Barbara Want investigates how we as a society deal with bereavement.
Series of interviews analysing great artists from the perspective of someone who knew them
Presenter Matthew Oates follows in the footsteps of the writer Edward Thomas
Stories about the lives of everyday people
Finance guru Alvin Hall charts the rise of rap music entrepreneur Jay-Z.
Life in the Bailiwick. What Guernsey is up to and and who's doing it.
Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading talks to leading guitarists about their music
Sarfraz Manzoor explores Johnny Cash's interest in Scotland after tracing his Fife roots.
Jon Ronson and guests examine a series of diverse stories and subjects
Former chancellor Ken Clarke profiles great jazz musicians of the 20th century
Mike Wooldridge presents some personal memories of Nelson Mandela.
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
Anna Pavord explores the life and legacy of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus.
Pianist Lucy Parham explores the composer's web of romantic relationships.
Documentary series telling original stories about real lives in Britain today
Simon Townley tells the story of the great Victorian Organ Builder 'Father' Henry Willis.
Sean Street tells the story of the German wildlife sound recordist Ludwig Koch.
Series exploring ordinary people's links with the past
Fergal Keane takes a journey through the private notebooks and letters of Nelson Mandela.
Peter Riddell explores the background to the many extraordinary moments of her premiership
High-profile figures, in conversation with John Wilson, replay their own sound archive
Portraits of people who relocated to other lands, influenced by music
A series of interviews offering an intimate view of a city people have made their home.
Rufus Hound invites a guest to read extracts from their teenage diaries
An indepth look at the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela
Peter White talks to disabled people who have achieved outstanding success in their field
The life of Johnny Morris, told by his friend and former co-presenter Terry Nutkins.
Kwame Anthony Appiah investigates president-elect Obama's academic career.
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