Reem Kelani explores the role of music in the Egyptian revolution of early 2011.
Bluegrass in the Cotswolds at the Sore Fingers Summer School.
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Science broadcaster Professor Trevor Cox explores the science of aural architecture.
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
Sean Street investigates the sound of fear, the noises and music that scare us, and why.
Tim Marlow explores the kinds of sounds and music that influence an artist's art and work.
Trevor Cox investigates the science of sound research
Roger Law, co-creator of Spitting Image, discovers South Africa's satirical puppets.
Matthew Parris presents memorable despatches sent home by British diplomats down the ages
Mark D'Arcy examines the controversial approach of the Commons Speaker John Bercow.
Miranda Sawyer looks at one of music's most distinctive artists Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Chemist Andrea Sella investigates things that go flash in the dark.
Clare Balding charts how sport has shaped the British and how Britain has shaped sport
Ayisha Yahya investigates the cause of the falling water levels in Lake Victoria.
Barry Johnston explores the early career of the legendary commentator Brian Johnston.
Series exploring how stage works have been adapted for the cinema
Tom Robinson explores Jimi Hendrix and the guitarist's political beliefs and outlook.
Ray Brown recalls occasions when big stars played small venues.
Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda every Monday
Chris Bowlby tells the story of the attempt to rescue East Germany's Stasi secret files.
At a time of change and turmoil in the Middle East, what is happening inside Israel?
Claudia Hammond tells the story of mental health care in the UK from the 1950s to today
Can computer games help to solve the problems of the world? Alex Butterworth investigates.
Short stories looking at the lives of those living on the economic margins of society
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.
Peter Hitchens examines whether old stigmas have been replaced by new ones.
The complex history of the Notting Hill Carnival, with writer and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah
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.
Comedy series about a pair of Yorkshire builders, by Dave Sheasby and Ian McMillan
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.
Why are more American veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq dying by suicide than in combat?
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
Radio 4 welcomes Easter Day from St George's College, Weybridge.
Claudia Hammond investigates the science of face recognition.
Penny Marshall asks if new super-sized polyclinics will mean the end of the family GP.
Glaswegian comedian Susan Calman explores issues on which she has strong opinions.
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.
Courtney Pine travels to Ethiopia to uncover one of world music's most remarkable stories.
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.
Terence Blacker explores politically incorrect music over the last century
Artist Tacita Dean travels to Unesco in Paris on a mission to save photochemical film.
Magdi Abdelhadi talks to Egyptians about their hopes and fears for a 'new Egypt'.
Interview series with Fergal Keane in which he talks to individuals who have taken a stand
Familiar pieces of classical music re-examined.
Lyse Doucet asks diplomats and politicians how we should engage with brutal regimes.
Director Mehmet Ergen returns home to lift the curtain on Turkish theatre.
How the iconic Yorkshire pit village of Grimethorpe has adjusted to life after coal.
Jeremy Bowen hears first-hand accounts of the revolution which started in Tunisia
Christine Finn explores how authors' archive is kept, now they write on screens not paper.
Series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music
How Tarzan has enjoyed a hundred years swinging through the jungle of popular culture.
Michael Robinson shows how tax avoidance powers the spread of aggressive global companies.
No longer just for the rich, tutoring is booming in Britain. But is it worth the money?
Assessing 70 years of conflict and consensus since secondary education became free to all.
Tracey Logan explores the world of colour, from biology to fashion
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Do assumptions about teenage pregnancy stand up to scrutiny? Miranda Sawyer investigates.
Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the life of a teetotaller in the UK.
A journey into the triumphs and struggles of the Iranian diaspora in Los Angeles.
Howard Stableford meets the Ten Rare Men, the experts who rule on rare bird sightings.
Fergal Keane uncovers the roots of modern terrorism
William Hartson examines some of the great arguments in the history of science.
Comedy series. Milton is the man who can help anyone anywhere, whether they need it or not
Comedy sketch show, written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Keith Joseph's impact as the trailblazer for Thatcherism is assessed by James Landale.
Ian McMillan goes in search of one of Britain's strangest linguistic features.
Paul Morley on the 7-inch single's grand relative - the 12-inch - and its peak in the 80s.
Quiz show hosted by Steve Punt from UK universities
Tim Robbins, star of The Shawshank Redemption, leads acting classes in LA's Norco Prison.
David Lomax reports on the story of the Kamchatka crabs brought to the Arctic by Stalin.
Richard Dawkins decodes the discoveries and mysteries of the human genome sequence