Alan Bennett and musicians young and old consider the orchestral heritage of Yorkshire.
Brett Westwood explores the UK's natural history societies
Exploring the underground music generated by the 60's Black Power and Black Arts movement
Ismene Brown uncovers the story of Mona Inglesby and International Ballet.
Can Tony Blair's Faith Foundation succeed in promoting religion as a force for progress?
Stories, debate, reviews and guests on Radio Ulster's Irish language magazine show
Dan Rebellato explores the life and work of playwright Sarah Kane.
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Paul Bennun explores the world of music composed for video games.
Communism vies with the Catholic church in Italy's postwar comic creation, Don Camillo.
Peter White explores the experience of travel from a blind person's perspective
Peter White explores some of the things that annoy him about blindness
Why are black and Asian people in Britain reluctant to act as blood and organ donors?
Grace Dent examines the work and life of writer, scholar and critic Lorna Sage.
Glenda Jackson presents a documentary in Paris about influential French writer Emile Zola.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
How Scandinavia became home to a generation of African-American jazz and blues musicians.
Sarfraz Manzoor explores a fascinating period of jazz music history in India.
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Led by James Naughtie, readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
Literary series which ran from 1978-1993, in which writers discuss their work and ideas.
Jolyon Jenkins returns to Hull to report on an innovative yacht scheme for young NEETs.
Declan Curry visits two companies in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Winifred Robinson tracks researchers on one of the world's largest child health studies.
Thousands of Bradford babies are being followed in the biggest health survey of its kind.
Winifred Robinson follows health research into the lives of thousands of Bradford babies.
Edward Stourton explores the life and history of the Bosphorus
How the world is changing America
How does the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971, which created Bangladesh, still resonate today?
Melvyn Bragg tells the story of the Nobel-winning physicists William and Lawrence Bragg.
Matthew Taylor explores the coming 'Brain Culture'
Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given Cuba such a prominent image.
Enda McClafferty live from the north west, with news, sport and weather
Rory Bremner in conversation with his friend and collaborator the late John Fortune.
Series exploring the truth in claims that the UK is experiencing a housing bubble.
Razia Iqbal visits the women architects of the Gulf.
Mukti Jain Campion asks why India's people have virtually no access to medical morphine.
Michael Dobbs explores the political legacy of the Brighton hotel bombing.
Green, gardening and the great outdoors - with tips, advice and local guests.
Mariella Frostrup hosts a debate about parenting with families, experts and policy-makers
Aasmah Mir meets the families in which grandparents are bringing up their grandchildren.
Carrie Gracie looks at the past and future of the relationship between Britain and China.
Admiral Lord West tells the story of the Royal Navy during the 20th century.
Series exploring the stories behind programmes which have become part of TV history
The most recent knowledge of what the land around Britain was like before the Ice Age.
Susan Marling asks why the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineers in Europe.
Professor Iain Stewart visits Britain's leading laboratories
Roland Pease recalls ZETA, a nuclear energy project unveiled in 1958 by British scientists
Three surviving Bevin Boys reflect on the ways the experience changed them forever.
Anne McElvoy on the challenges that have spurred British conservative thinkers into action