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 from 3pm.
Beti George yn sgwrsio gyda phobl diddorol. Interviews with interesting people.
John Wilson tells the story of American 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
Meeting the sons and daughters of comedians
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
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
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.
The story of the Catholic priest behind the most important scientific theory of our time.
From reporter to preacher, the road to the ministry with Alasdair MacAulay
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
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.
Tom Robinson tells the story of record producer and sonic innovator Joe Meek.
Nick Clarke's widow Barbara Want investigates how we as a society deal with bereavement.
Presenter Matthew Oates follows in the footsteps of the writer Edward Thomas
Popular comedians share memories of their careers in showbusiness
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
Straeon hwn a'r llall a rhoi'r byd yn ei le yng nghwmni John Hardy.
Sarfraz Manzoor explores Johnny Cash's interest in Scotland after tracing his Fife roots.
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
Alison NicAnnain a' toirt cunntas air an eòlas a th'aice fhèin air eilean a sinn-seanar.
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.
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