What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?
Are today's 18-25s the "Never Had It" generation? #neverhadit.
Sound recordist Chris Watson captures 24 hours in the life of Newcastle Central Station.
Lucy Mangan explores our obsession with pens, paper and the paraphernalia of office life.
Stephanie Flanders presents a series on the economics of our times
Paul Jackson and a team of scriptwriters assess the legacy of Steptoe and Son, 50 years on
Newspaper columnist Steve Richards goes on stage with 'pro-politics comedy'.
In the latest of his assignments for Radio 4, Steve Carver learns to be a chimney sweep.
The complex history of the Notting Hill Carnival, with writer and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah
Three stories produced in collaboration with the Australia New Zealand Literature Festival
Rosie Millard meets middle-income people for whom the Recession has meant tough choices.
Documentaries exploring the political and social landscape of Northern Ireland.
Michael Blastland lays out the history of economic ideas
Naftali Brawer delves into the ancient texts of the Talmud
Jackie Clune dated women for 12 years until she married a man. She explores this subject.
Five eminent scientists discuss controversial areas of science with members of the public
Bruce Forsyth talks revealingly to Paul Morley about his life and career.
Mark Burman strips away the layers of Stuart Freeborn's remarkable life in movie make-up.
John Waite follows those student protesters most likely to be affected by funding changes.
The NHS is paying people to be healthy. But does it really work? Claudia Hammond reports.
Late-night discussion show.
What really happens in intergovernmental summits? Jonathan Powell investigates.
Frauke Jensen reports on a research project set up to count Namibia's cheetah population.
A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week
Radio 4's Sunday morning service
Claudia Hammond investigates the science of face recognition.
Penny Marshall asks if new super-sized polyclinics will mean the end of the family GP.
Stuart Maconie looks at four final albums by major artists and tells their stories
Comedian Danny Robins explores the global Swedish cultural explosion conquering the world.
Chocolate, swimming and sport: life working at the Cadbury factory in Bournville.
Sue Broom explores new scientific research on female promiscuity across the animal kingdom
Edi Stark looks at the burgeoning field of epigenetics
The 1939 radio adaptation of T H White's novel, with music composed by Benjamin Britten
Islington-born Sylvie Simmons talks to Nick Barraclough about her life as a rock writer.