Has the drug Ecstasy bred a generation of depressed and forgetful forty-somethings?
Sir Tim Rice explores the lasting appeal of British magazine Eagle and its hero Dan Dare.
Comedy drama series by Will Adamsdale and Stewart Wright
Ceramicist Lars Tharp explores our relationship with the funeral urn.
6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny meets the scientists investigating why songs get stuck in our head
Jesus Christ is risen today.
Canon Anthony Hawley, Treasurer of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, leads a meditation.
Miriam O'Reilly reports on the growing numbers of Polish Catholic priests in the UK.
Ian McMillan goes in search of how to write a memoir and exactly where to start.
Gary Younge tells the story of Ebony, the magazine that redefined African-American life.
Commentary from both semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank 40.
Coverage of the Clydesdale Bank 40 Final.
Schoolchildren in Fife are learning Latin for the first time. Natalie Haynes investigates.
Paul Farley presents a series showcasing the best of the latest poetry
Meet Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, fare-dodger and master of the abusive e-mail
Eddie Mair returns to his native Scotland to explore his deep affection for country music.
Comedy series following the lives of the staff of Edge Falls Retail Village
Series of three ghost stories from leading Scottish writers, set in Edinburgh
Andrea Catherwood examines the movement for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
Three debates marking the most dramatic reforms in education in decades
Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education.
Peter and Dan Snow follow in the footsteps of the chivalric hero of the 100 Years' War
David Stenhouse looks back at the achievements of the late Scottish poet Edwin Morgan.
Manfred Mann singer Paul Jones looks at the musical history of The Eel Pie Island Hotel.
Lynne Truss celebrates the centenary of comic genius Betty MacDonald.
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.
With exclusive access to an election count, Shaun Ley hears stories from election agents
Presented by James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
Coverage of the local election results across the UK.
James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn present coverage of the local election results.
James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn present continuing coverage of the local election results
Comprehensive coverage of the council and mayoral election results.
Presented by Jim Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn in London and Jonny Dymond in Brussels.
Satirical comedy. Old hacks meet new media in the newspaper industry
The story of the world's first broadcasting organisation - in 1890s Budapest.
Poet and broadcaster Paul Farley's re-envisages Michael Drayton's Poly-Olbion.
Peter Curran takes a bold 4,500 mile trans-European journey in an electric car
Phil Gates discusses the rollercoaster of emotions evoked by the seasons
Series examining great scientific breakthroughs that have changed police work forever
Matthew King recalls the birth of Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius in 1900.
Humourous stories by Barry pain
Witty and acutely observed stories of ordinary life
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
Fantasy-based sitcom set on Lower Earth
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
Programme investigating the phenomenon of the Elvis Presley brand
Comic poet Elvis McGonagall tries to change his view of life.
Mark D'Arcy investigates the controversy over experiments using human embryos.
Highlights of a debate about embryology and the right to life.
Five pithy stories from the acclaimed US writer, Jennifer Egan
Val McDermid charts the recent rise of crime fiction on both sides of the Irish border.
Kate Adie presents a DEC Appeal for the crisis in East Africa.
Damian Reece examines the takeover of the EMI music label by a private equity firm in 2007
Music icon EMI has been battling huge debts. The Telegraph's Damian Reece investigates.
Three stories that trace Glasgow's connections to empire and the products of slavery.
Professor David Livingstone argues for a revision of how we view the climate
Nigeria at 50 - two men tell the story of the end of Empire and the colonial handover.
Mark Radcliffe on Ena Sharples and the actress who played her, Violet Carson.
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey explores the development of the musical encore.
Liz Kershaw presents a profile of Barbara Cartland.
Geoff Watts asks why the source of new medical drugs is drying up.
Simon Fanshawe explores how life's familiar sounds have changed with the times.
Ruth McDonald explores the world of intelligence services' informers in Northern Ireland
Miriam O'Reilly explores alternative energy technologies in the West Country
Series in which families from the US and UK swap lifestyles to compare their energy use
Peter Curran tells the story of the Enfield 8000, Britain's pioneering electric car
Ruth Padel presents a four-part series exploring Elgar's Enigma Variations
Jim Naughtie commentates, as Justin Welby is enthroned as the 105th Archbishop.
Top business people discuss the effect that their traumatic childhood had on them.
With Ritula Shah. Drama: The Walnut Bureau.
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the science of erasing memories.
The late Eric Sykes, in conversation with Paul Jackson, recalls his early years in radio.
Henning Wehn investigates 'Ostrock' - the East German rock and pop music scene.
Supermodel Erin O'Connor opens the doors to the dynamic and controversial world of fashion
Louis de Bernieres uncovers the greatest submarine escape story of World War II.
When CND clashed with the US Navy at the Holy Loch the result was...music.
Gavin Esler on the legacy of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, architect of the Holocaust.
Kate Russell meets the computer gamers turning their bedroom hobby into a career
Essex born and bred, writer Ian Sansom goes back to the county that made him who he is.
Peter France narrates an extraordinary story of life on the Wash as the tides change
Actor and writer John Sessions goes in search of his poetic hero Alexander Pope.
Connie St Louis investigates ethnic marketing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Zoologist Dr George McGavin looks at the odd, often amusing, names given to insects.
Should Britain stay in the European Union? Former diplomat Sir Stephen Wall puts the case.
Series exploring spectacular years in the history of science
Allan Little looks at the changing dynamic of the European Union, as power heads east.
Coverage of the European 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
Lucy Ash profiles Europeans whose lives reflect the crisis in the European economy