The Rev Richard Coles picks from this year's crop of Saturday Live's Inheritance Tracks.
Experts analyse a pressing question from the news
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the people trying to get rich online without actually working.
The world’s leading thinkers, politicians and cultural figures interviewed by the BBC
Misha Glenny presents a history of Brazil
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
Matthew Sweet explores why society is still so reluctant to talk about ageing.
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
A rare visit to Palmerston, the South Pacific island, where all are descended from one man
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Scientists analyse a small jawbone found in Kent's Cavern in Torquay over 80 years ago.
John Tusa discusses the creative process with major practitioners in the arts.
Steve Jones asks if people can be 'born bad"'- as was said of the infamous Jukes family.
Stephen Evans examines how soldiers are taught to kill and asks what it does to them.
Alasdair Molloy explores the career of theme music composer Eric Coates.
Peter Hennessy asks public figures how further devolution might change the UK constitution
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits.
Celebrating the sheer joy of all things foodie in and around Scotland. Yum!
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
An evocative sound portrait of Britain's largest lake, home to wildlife and myth.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
An investigation into why the MOD still uses a drug that can cause serious side effects.
Hardeep Singh Kohli finds out if Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains should go back to India.
Documentary exploring the increasing popularity of coffee shops as places to work from.
John Tusa explores the state of leadership in large UK organisations today.
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Aasmah Mir on the outspoken head teacher who caused a national controversy.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Robert McCrum journeys into his own brain to understand more about stroke.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
Whatever happened to the dream of living under the sea? Helen Scales investigates.
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
300 years of a Stradivarius through the hands of geniuses, dictators, refugees and thieves
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing
Series about people whose professional lives revolve around listening.
Chris Mason brings together listeners' contributions on election issues that concern them.
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.
Natural history programme
Why were tens of thousands of people lobotomised in the 1940s and 50s in the UK and US?
The sounds of the historic and influential city, through its music, life, noise and people
Historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank goes off the beaten track in London
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Every year more people try to swim the English Channel. Jolyon Jenkins joins the dreamers.
Edward Stourton retraces the route of Mao's Long March, to mark its 80th anniversary
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