Geoff Watts finds out how deep brain stimulation is treating Parkinson's and depression.
Edward Stourton tries to make sense of the past decade
Michael Portillo examines the development of democracy over 2,500 years
Marie-Louise Muir joins a play as it travels from Londonderry to the Bosnian city Mostar.
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Jolyon Jenkins investigates why healthy people go online pretending to be terminally ill.
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Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world
How the Natural History Museum packed its collections off to country houses during WWII.
Peter White presents a history of disability in the 18th and 19th centuries
Discovery explores today's most significant scientific discoveries.
Jonathan Bate explores how Elizabethan culture has shaped our image of England.
Kate Mosse celebrates the magical voice of Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Emma Barnett asks what rights we have to our online life and if deleting is desirable.
James Reason explores how patient safety can be improved by doctors admitting mistakes
Historical investigation programme, taking a document as a starting point
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
Could an independent Scotland align itself with the Nordic Pact? Allan Little investigates
Geoff Watts explores the value of public engagement in research
Martin Reeve follows the fortunes of street theatre in Britain over the last 40 years.
Ahead of Dolly's forthcoming album and world tour, Paul Sexton meets her in Nashville.
Five Radio 4 presenters return to a place that had special significance for them in 1986
Danny Dorling uses the Domesday Reloaded data to explore how Britain has changed.
Alan Dein takes nocturnal excursions via Facebook and Skype, discovering real-life dramas
Talking about London's diverse communities and the issues affecting them.
Gardening roadshow with self confessed gardening novice, Dave Andrews.
Benjamin Zephaniah reassesses dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson's 1978 debut album.
Razia Iqbal in conversation with some of the world's greatest architects.
How the pilotless drone aircraft is controversially transforming air warfare.
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head
Ministers Duncan McLaren and Sigrid Marten explore the places and people of WW1.
Gary Younge tells the story of Ebony, the magazine that redefined African-American life.
Schoolchildren in Fife are learning Latin for the first time. Natalie Haynes investigates.
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Shaimaa Khalil travels across Egypt, hearing the voices of her fellow countrymen.
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
Coverage of the 2010 general and local elections
Chemical elements: where do we get them and how do they fit into our economy?
Dr Justin Champion examines the life and times of Elizabeth I's more unusual subjects.
Cleveland Watkiss and Dame Cleo marvel at Ella Fitzgerald's Mac the Knife and give it a go
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the science of erasing memories.
Henning Wehn investigates 'Ostrock' - the East German rock and pop music scene.
Essex born and bred, writer Ian Sansom goes back to the county that made him who he is.
Connie St Louis investigates ethnic marketing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
Allan Little looks at key moments and issues that brought the EU to the current crisis
Lucy Ash profiles five controversial characters from different corners of the continent
Chris Bowlby looks at how the far right is influencing mainstream European politics
Former federal chairman Alan Greenspan in conversation with Evan Davis.
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