Ian McMillan discovers how Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant became a Thanksgiving anthem.
A look back at the 20th century through the eyes of broadcaster Alistair Cooke.
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind
Series exploring how doctors decide what is normal and what is not
When are mentally ill patients really free to make decisions about their treatment?
Sathnam Sanghera asks if being tone-deaf is a medical matter or simply a lack of training.
Can we use the Amazon for the wealth of resources it contains, but still keep it alive?
Series charting the history of America, written and presented by David Reynolds
An insider's guide to the stories and people shaping the USA today
Robert Peston lifts the lid on the multi-million pound football management industry
Calum Angus MacKay's series on homebuilding and renovation
Letter for those at an early stage in learning Gaelic.
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Psychotherapist and author Susie Orbach investigates the mind of the child sex abuser.
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad
Former soldiers turn to Shakespeare to fight stress and take Henry V to the London stage.
Franny Armstrong looks at the explosive impact of Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring.
A collection of anecdotes from 1977 by some ordinary people who met the Queen.
Mountaineer Andy Cave joins the team working on the Thirlmere Aqueduct.
Gabrielle Drake looks at regional theatre through the story of Manchester's Royal Exchange
Looking at the ups and downs of 21st Century family life
Listeners respond to the issues raised in the preceding edition of Any Questions?
Topical discussion posing questions to a panel of political and media personalities
Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Is prolonged sitting bad for us? Chris Bowlby gets up from his desk to find out.
Richard Miron presents a profile of the former Israeli prime minister.
Grammy Award winning film maker Don Letts explores the life of reggae singer Peter Tosh.
Arthur Smith pieces together an unreliable portrait of Arthur Cravan, the Dada James Dean.
Horatio Clare explores the landscapes - real and imagined - of horror writer Arthur Machen
Are ash trees coping with the spread of ash dieback in Britain? Adam Hart investigates.
Monthly documentaries throwing a spotlight on British Asian issues
William Stafford wrote a poem every day. Katrina Porteous explores his life and his work.
Johnnie Walker presents portraits of famous figures in music, drawn from the BBC archives
Rapping out dreamtime stories: a new outlet for Australian Aboriginal youth.
Amid rehearsals for his 75th play, an analysis of Alan Ayckbourn's talent as a director.
Stephen Evans traces the 800-year history of the boys' choir of St Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Artists, DJs, and collectors describe their passion for vinyl records.
Film programme featuring interviews with on and off screen stars
Tim Marlow explores Britain's response to Europe's most lavish art movement
Felicity Finch joins conservationist Tim Dixon in search of the very rare Barbestelle bats
Nick Robinson presents a series on the relationship between broadcasters and politicians
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BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead.
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