Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Paddy O'Connell asks his guests if they would retaliate in the event of a nuclear attack.
Leading German figures write about the country they know and the way it is perceived
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Five writers reflect on the recent momentous events in the Middle East and North Africa.
A story of Austrian siblings told in their wartime letters to and from the Russian front.
Master gemstone cutters reveal how they let the light out of stones, and what this means.
How France played a pivotal role in the explosion of 70s punk.
Trevor Cox explores how our voice and our hearing develop and change through our lives.
Farming community news, issues and prices. Also the five-day weather forecast.
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
Charles Moore reflects on the process of writing Lady Thatcher's authorised biography.
Robert and Isabelle Tombs present the story of the battle between two cities
Kate Cook explore what hope there is for a cure for her chronic tinnitus.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
As Private Eye nears 50, Michael Crick traces its ups and downs and assesses its impact.
Simon Townley tells the story of the great Victorian Organ Builder 'Father' Henry Willis.
Journalist Marverine Cole looks at the increase in female gambling in the UK.
Sean Street tells the story of the German wildlife sound recordist Ludwig Koch.
Grassroots news, views, issues and culture from across the north west community
Natural history series presented by Richard Mabey
Jonathan Freedland reassesses Machiavelli and finds the inspiration for modern republics.
Ken Arnold explores how three European countries variously tell the history of madness.
Gyles Brandreth discovers what it takes to become a national treasure.
Series exploring ordinary people's links with the past
Steve Richards presents a three-part series examining the news
Paul Morley charts a history of popular music through recording studios
The blog of the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai voiced by British girls her age.
Malmesbury in Wiltshire aims to establish itself as the country's 'Philosophy Town'.
Fergal Keane takes a journey through the private notebooks and letters of Nelson Mandela.
Golwg ymchwiliadol ar newyddion y dydd. Investigative news reports
Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy finds his favourite forms in some highly unlikely places.
Peter Riddell explores the background to the many extraordinary moments of her premiership
Philip Sweeney on music, crime and culture in Marseille, 2013 European City of Culture.
Roland Buerk reports on the crisis in Japan's declining traditional kimono industry.
Gareth Mitchell sits in for Quentin Cooper finding out what's new in the world of science.
Britain's Muslim-Jewish couples share their remarkable stories with Zubeida Malik.
High-profile figures, in conversation with John Wilson, replay their own sound archive
Mark Coles goes in search of the vilified.
Mel Giedroyc takes a British family back 2,000 years to live in a Danish Iron Age village.
How a leading German modern artist's greatest work was rediscovered in a barn in Cumbria.
Gordon Corera looks inside Britain's Secret Intelligence Service
Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests
Series exploring the development of the science of psychology during the 20th century
Claudia Hammond slays common myths about the brain and its workings.
Alison NicAnnain a' toirt cunntas air an eòlas a th'aice fhèin air eilean a sinn-seanar.
Nick Robinson reflects on the reporting of the MPs' expenses scandal and its repercussions
Bracing walks in the beautiful Scottish Highlands and islands
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