David Grossman tells ten stories which help explain the world of contemporary capitalism.
Documentary strand looking at contemporary art movements across the globe.
The Battle of Algiers
History as told by the people who were there
Comedians travel back to their home countries to see how universal comedy is
Radio 4 Extra
Aditya Chakrabortty chairs a debate between four economists who predicted the 2008 crisis.
The Teenage Brain
A big idea that shapes how we understand our place in the world - from the idea’s creator.
Mark Radcliffe presents profiles of the comedians who have made us laugh over the years
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
Johnny Flynn travels to Colombia
Gemma Cairney takes British artists for musical collaborations in different countries.
Intrigue: The Ratline
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds.
Paralympics - Gaming the System?
Award-winning current affairs documentary series
Episode 6: Blood Lines
The story of two rough sleepers on the streets of east London.
Professor John Oxford on how Scotland was affected by the flu pandemic of 1918.
Gilleasbuig MacDonald speaks to some of those involved in the game of shinty today
Radio nan Gàidheal
Verity Sharp connects musical stories along latitudinal lines around the globe.
Tom Gregory - The 11-Year-Old who Swam the Channel
The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history
Musicians take the listener on a personal tour of a city they love.
Paul Merton looks back at the origins and impact of jazz club Ronnie Scott's.
In Their Element
Explorations in the world of science.
The story of knife crime, told in verse by the weapon itself.
Seachdainean sa Chogadh
Na bha tachairt sa Chiad Chogadh gach seachdain bho chionn ceud bliadhna
Alexander Armstrong examines the impact and popularity of special agent Dick Barton.
The Nature of Creativity
Exploring music, history, science, philosophy, film, visual arts and literature.
Sunday Feature - The Nature of Creativity
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
How Victorian seamstress-turned-murderess Maria Manning mesmerised a nation.
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