Rich Morton gathers comedians' tales of their all-time nightmare stand-up shows.
Nick Clarke's widow Barbara Want investigates how we as a society deal with bereavement.
Entertainer Bernie Clifton explores the impact of Austrian tenor Richard Tauber.
On its 50th anniversary, global figures read Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
Who wrote 'Clare Middleton I Love You Will You Marry Me' on a Sheffield bridge? Did she?
Series of interviews analysing great artists from the perspective of someone who knew them
The long-running, self-styled antidote to panel games
Martha Lane Fox tells the story of the early women pioneers of British computing.
Danny Shaw tells the story of Sir Ian Blair's tenure as Metropolitan Police Commissioner
Dr Kate O'Brien explores Ibiza's subtle influence over British youth culture and nightlife
Jim Carey celebrates the ice cream van with enthusiasts Francis Rossi and Johnny Vegas.
Haunted by the sinking of RMS Titanic, this is the story of an iceberg journeying south.
Edward Stourton chairs a discussion series in which guests set out their strong views
How common is simultaneous discovery in science and is it a case of convergent evolution?
Bettany Hughes reveals the history of civilisation's most influential ideas.
From west Africa to south Wales - a portrait of dancer and choreographer Idrissa Camara.
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the technology of brain scanning.
Dr Mark Lythgoe tells the untold story of medical imaging
Residents of Birmingham discuss the impact of mass migration on community life in Britain.
Alvin Hall revisits the insights and observations of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson retraces Benjamin Britten's composing walks.
Series about the world of work from vast corporations to modest volunteers
Professor Matthew Flinders challenges political cynicism
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the psychology of climate change - why aren't we more worried?
Mark Vernon examines how desire for certainty has affected people's ability to doubt
Dr Brian Cox explores the consequences of physics' annus mirabilis - 1905.
Mike Phillips investigates the coming of age of black British crime fiction.
Godzilla was a response to atomic war. Japanese artists now respond to the tsunami of 2011
Sir Ken Robinson, creativity guru, is in Derry-Londonderry, the first UK City of Culture.
Series examining contemporary history
Adam Rutherford asks how talking, travelling and technology affect human genetic evolution
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Edward Stourton chairs a debate on issues surrounding human dignity.
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Presenter Matthew Oates follows in the footsteps of the writer Edward Thomas
Matthew Oates presents a series about naturalists and their pursuits
The hunt for the truth about the most influential and enigmatic of graphic designers.
Laura Barton tracks down the legendary lost figure of British folk music, Nic Jones.
Ian Peacock sets out to achieve the seemingly impossible, to be original.
Mukul Devichand seeks to see Britain through the eyes of those who have recently arrived
Comedian and musician Rich Morton explores the laid-back world of lounge music.
Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.
Peter White with news and information for blind and partially sighted people.
Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince
Research is giving new insights into the relationship between mind and body.
Claudia Hammond investigates inflammation
The Rev Richard Coles picks from this year's crop of Saturday Live's Inheritance Tracks.
Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, bringing clarity to conflicting advice
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
Agnes Poirier explores the role of the body which protects the French language.
Former City analyst Geraint Anderson examines the story behind bankers' bonuses.
Claudia Hammond investigates how neursocience is heading for the classroom.
Winifred Robinson follows the fortunes of violent and damaged youngsters
A panel of experts explore the workings of clinical ethics committees
Simon Jack tells the surprising story of the US Federal Reserve.
Is the IMF up to the job of fixing the global economy? Stephanie Flanders reports.
Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software.
Adam Rutherford charts the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the people trying to get rich online without actually working.
Miranda Sawyer on the impact of cheap European train travel on generations of Britons
Series taking listeners down to the deepest parts of the ocean.
An exploration of the strange (and strangely familiar) sound world of 'Library Music'.
Misha Glenny presents a history of Brazil
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
iPM is the news programme that starts with its listeners
John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran
Iraqi interpreters were offered a new life in the UK for their help. What did they get?
Ruth McDonald investigates the crisis in the Irish Catholic church.
Can an NHS ethics code for medics, managers and public relations staff ever work?
Surgery is a craft and historically has not been subject to scientific scrutiny until now.
Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world
A rare visit to Palmerston, the South Pacific island, where all are descended from one man
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
Policeman turned stand-up comedian Alfie Moore tells tales from the coppering front line
Punchdrunk, YouMeBumBumTrain, and other immersive theatre companies under the microscope.
Stories about the lives of everyday people
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Are close ties to industry distorting priorities of scientific research in universities?