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.
Paul Gambaccini traces the history of the Oscars and tells the story behind winning films
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.
Lenny Henry unveils the mysterious contents of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules.
Gabrielle Drake looks at regional theatre through the story of Manchester's Royal Exchange
Tom Dyckhoff explores the way we design and build for animals.
Michael Rosen commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day and looks at how we choose to remember.
Miles Warde explores the life of American photographer Ansel Adams on tape.
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
Charities and voluntary organisations ask for donations or people to help in their work
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
AL Kennedy relates what befell her whilst finishing her latest novel in the USA
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.
Samira Ahmed explores the life and work of writer Arnold Bennett.
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.
Bobby Friction goes back to Delhi 30 years after the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
A panel of new Britons discuss what it is like to make a home in a new land.
Radio 4 documentary.
Rajini Vaidyanathan explores the future of the death penalty in the United States.
Lenny Henry profiles Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American playwright August Wilson.
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
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
BBC Radio Scotland broadcasts from Pacific Quay, Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead.
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
Music, culture and life.
Explaining the stories the world is sharing
Hear BBC WM's documentaries covering different people, groups, events and more.
BCFM bring you the best of Bristol's community radio.
Lisa Dwan takes a trilogy of Samuel Beckett plays to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Series exploring gender dysphoria. Narrated by Adjoa Andoh.
Grant Gordon explores the rich history of magic on radio.
Dermot O'Leary presents the story behind the Christmas classic Fairytale of New York.
Rebecca Lloyd-Evans visits Beirut's house of memory.
Programme that talks to artists, scientists and thinkers about what they believe and why
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