How surfing is shaping Ireland's coastal communities, north and south of the border.
A unique poetry event by Andrew Motion to mark Remembrance Day 2014.
Charles Wheeler presents personal interpretations about the end of the Second World War.
Five programmes exploring the ways in which people reveal their true selves to the world.
Debbie Wiseman tells the fascinating story of the composer of Captain Noah and Rumpole.
How Western classical music underpinned the golden age of the Hollywood film score.
Highlights from the party conferences
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
Sally Marlow investigates the addictive nature of overeating and how we should treat it.
Winifred Robinson investigates changes to border controls in the wake of election results.
Sue MacGregor interviews broadcaster and foreign correspondent Alistair Cooke.
BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts
Can we maintain the NHS much as we know it or do we need to envisage really big changes?
Programme serving everyone living in the countryside, and tackling issues affecting them
Catherine Bott on software that corrects out of tune singing but is also a creative tool.
Ian Peacock unravels the myth, science and psychology behind creativity.
Quirky sound composition inspired by the songs of crickets.
Campaigners from both sides of the referendum debate review the big issues.
Series focusing on foreign affairs issues
On the ground reporting from around the world
Poet Paul Farley takes a walk across the dangerous sands of Morecambe Bay.
Jake Wallis Simons explores the murky and controversial world of private investigators.
Calum MacNeil and Donald MacLean invite you to travel with them throughout Barra
Cuba is one of the world's least connected countries, but that is about to change.
David Schneider looks back at the history of British Jewish comedy.
Maria Margaronis explores the divided history of Cyprus, as a new settlement awaits.
Paddy O'Connell meets D-Day veterans and asks 'what is remembrance?'.
Lina Sinjab presents a personal account of how the Syrian war has changed her home city.
Dylan Iorwerth yn gofyn y cwestiynau mawr ac yn mynd dan wyneb bynciau'r dydd.
Playwright Michael Symmons Robert explores the dystopic imagination.
Did Darwin change your mind? Hear the story and have your say with our latest radio play.
Can you apply Darwin's theory of natural selection to music and create the perfect song?
Timandra Harkness explores the benefits and challenges from huge amounts of recorded data.
Emily Buchanan meets parents who adopted children from overseas orphanages.
An exclusive Radio 4 interview with David Attenborough about his life in wildlife sound.
Steve Richards explores David Cameron's vision for the state and society
Allan Little profiles the great philosopher David Hume who was born 300 years ago.
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the birthday of the British playwright and author
Roger Bolton reassesses one of the world's great archaeological discoveries
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
BBC Radio 4 pays tribute to scientist Professor Stephen Hawking
Deasbad Nàiseanta nan Sgoiltean BT Alba 2014 beò a Pàrlamaid na h-Alba.
Rod Liddle examines our differing responses to related animal species
Dancer, writer and broadcaster Deborah Bull presents a social history of dance in the UK
Lenny Henry presents a DEC appeal on behalf of those affected by the Ebola virus.
Tagradh às leth Comataidh nan Suidheachaidhean Èiginneach, mu choinneamh staing Ebola.
A look at how controversial decisions are reached behind closed doors in Whitehall
John Simpson returns to Kurdistan, 25 years after a devastating chemical weapons attack.
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