Series examining contemporary history
Anna Scott-Brown hears tales of loss and hope, turned to poetry by Michael Symmons Roberts
Adam Rutherford asks how talking, travelling and technology affect human genetic evolution
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Edward Stourton chairs a debate on issues surrounding human dignity.
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
The weekly discussion show from the Business Daily team
Call Rony and Neil with your gardening questions.
Your chance to quiz one of Greater Manchester's movers and shakers.
Comedian and musician Rich Morton explores the laid-back world of lounge music.
Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.
Peter White with news and information for blind and partially sighted people.
Research is giving new insights into the relationship between mind and body.
Claudia Hammond investigates inflammation
Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice
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.
Winifred Robinson follows the fortunes of violent and damaged youngsters
A panel of experts explore the workings of clinical ethics committees
Simon Jack tells the surprising story of the US Federal Reserve.
Is the IMF up to the job of fixing the global economy? Stephanie Flanders reports.
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.
Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world
Punchdrunk, YouMeBumBumTrain, and other immersive theatre companies under the microscope.
Stories about the lives of everyday people
Are close ties to industry distorting priorities of scientific research in universities?
James Aldred encounters one of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the harpy eagle.
Professional tree climber James Aldred climbs one of Britain's tallest trees.
Peter White visits Dublin on the day the city pays tribute to Joyce's great novel Ulysses.
What does the response to last year's tsunami and meltdown tell us about modern Japan?
Chandy Nath visits India to explore the extraordinary Jatropha plant.
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.
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