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
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.
Cerddoriaeth a sgwrs gyda Dewi Llwyd. Music and chat with Dewi Llwyd
Aleks Krotoski explores living in a digital world
For Stalin, privacy was key. So how would he feel about his secrets being revealed?
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
Nikki Fox investigates the treatment of disabled people in British prisons.
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.
Deborah Meaden uncovers the business secrets of booming Milton Keynes.
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.
Shark biologist Gareth Fraser explores Jaws, 40 years after Peter Benchley created it.
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.
Poet Lemn Sissay tells the story of Cab Calloway and his Hepster's Dictionary of jive talk
The surprising political legacy of the much-loved children's author, Dr Seuss.
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.
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Following a Swansea amateur drama group as they prepare a play about Dylan Thomas
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head
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.
Join Ed Doolan on BBC WM.
Andrea Catherwood examines the movement for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
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.
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