Robert Orchard traces the Welsh roots of those who brought down Margaret Thatcher.
Engaging news, sport and conversation
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad
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
Nick Robinson presents a series on the relationship between broadcasters and politicians
BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead.
Series looking at politics beyond and outside the Westminster parliament
Exploring the underground music generated by the 60's Black Power and Black Arts movement
Can Tony Blair's Faith Foundation succeed in promoting religion as a force for progress?
How the world is changing America
Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given Cuba such a prominent image.
Michael Dobbs explores the political legacy of the Brighton hotel bombing.
Vincent Duggleby answers listeners' calls on how the Budget will affect them.
Money Box and You and Yours join forces to analyse the Budget.
The Money Box team answer your personal finance questions arising from the Budget.
Giles Edwards follows the work of people implementing the government's flagship policy
Is Britain wasting billions through bad defence procurement? Francis Tusa investigates.
Hugo Rifkind presents a quirky take on the twists and turns of the election campaign
Nick Robinson explores democracy, questioning senior politicians, activists and the public
David Cowling examines the role of opinion polling in British politics
Michael Portillo weighs up the costs and benefits of global capitalism
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead
Dylan Iorwerth yn mynd dan wyneb bynciau'r dydd. Dylan Iorwerth addresses current issues.
Steve Richards explores David Cameron's vision for the state and society
Elinor Goodman investigates how government ministers take decisions in the 21st century.
A look at how controversial decisions are reached behind closed doors in Whitehall
Michael Portillo examines the development of democracy over 2,500 years
Shaimaa Khalil travels across Egypt, hearing the voices of her fellow countrymen.
Coverage of the 2010 general and local elections
The stories behind iconic photographs from British general elections.
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
Nelli Bird with reports and discussion on the issues that matter in Wales.
Aasmah Mir asks if Scottish society has been split in two by the independence referendum.
Radio 4 explores the story of Nigerian musican and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
David Goldblatt tells the turbulent story of FIFA, international football's governing body
Carolyn Quinn looks at the psychology of leadership
Julian Jackson on the issue at the heart of the forthcoming French presidential election.
News from around the UK with Gabby Logan. Including sport, politics, and money news
BBC Radio Leeds hosts a general election debate ahead of the big day.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire hosts a general election debate, discussing the key topics.
BBC Radio London hosts a General Election debate.
BBC Radio Shropshire brings you the key debates ahead of this year's general election.
Lucy Ash sees how young Europeans are facing up to a time of economic and political crisis
Hardtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
Eddie Mair chairs a debate on the progress of the conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Nick Fraser considers the role of intellectuals in relation to world events and conflicts