Martha Kearney and guests reveal the truth behind previously secret government files
Fionola Meredith goes in search of medieval scholar, author and poet Helen Waddell.
Mark Lawson and his guests discuss the powerful influence of James Joyce's Ulysses.
Jonathan Glancey looks at the great building projects of Britain that never made it
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Roger Harrabin investigates whether the arguments over climate change can ever be won
An evocation of the musical film of Jacques Demy, director of Les Parapluies de Cherbourg.
A dramatic eyewitness account of the events in Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
Horatio Clare joins the Paris River Police, the Brigade Fluviale, on patrol on the Seine
How traumatic experiences in childhood contribute to poor health and shorter lives.
Vivienne Parry on why it takes 17 years for medical discoveries to come into wide use.
Historian Jon Lawrence of Cambridge University asks what has happened to the working class
Adam Hart reveals how humanity is altering the evolutionary paths of other creatures.
Series exploring and analysing the legal issues of the day
As Britain's last glass eye maker retires, Jolyon Jenkins explores the world of false eyes
Science writer Philip Ball explores the invisible - a space where magic and science meet.
Alistair McGowan tells the story of the love letters that composer Erik Satie never sent.
Screenwriter Jeremy Dyson praises the supernatural stories of Robert Aickman.
Grace Dent presents a series documenting the untold dramas of 21st-century Britain.
Kit Hesketh Harvey visits the Nailympics to understand the growing mania for manicures.
What happens to the medicines we take after they leave our body? Andrea Sella finds out.
Writer China Mieville talks to American science fiction writer Ursula Le Guin.
Naomi Alderman talks to novelist Ursula Le Guin and hears from fans including Neil Gaiman.