Prof Steve Jones takes a sceptical look at the new science of evolutionary psychology
The week's events in Ambridge
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Richard Miron presents a profile of the former Israeli prime minister.
Grammy Award winning film maker Don Letts explores the life of reggae singer Peter Tosh.
A group of eclectic characters find themselves and each other in 1970's San Francisco
The life of Louis Armstrong as told through his archive of tape recordings.
Samira Ahmed explores the life and work of writer Arnold Bennett.
Bob Dickinson visits a new festival of contemporary art in a nuclear bunker in Bosnia.
Richard Coles on the inspiration to artists of darkness and the Northern lights in Norway.
Author Rosie Dastgir explores how home and roots shape an artist's work and creativity.
Will Gompertz examines objects in the Royal Collection that define the British monarchy.
Peter Day salutes the graphic artists whose canvas was Radio Times, 90 years old this week
Guy Garvey on the challenge of turning a collection of songs into a single piece of art.
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff, asks what makes a great foreign minister.
Will Gompertz investigates the artworks kept in our homes.
Author Patrick Leigh Fermor on walking through Europe in the 1930s.
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Arthur Smith pieces together an unreliable portrait of Arthur Cravan, the Dada James Dean.
Horatio Clare explores the landscapes - real and imagined - of horror writer Arthur Machen
Are ash trees coping with the spread of ash dieback in Britain? Adam Hart investigates.
Zaiba Malik on the Asian youth movements in the 1970s who fought for justice and equality.
William Stafford wrote a poem every day. Katrina Porteous explores his life and his work.
Rajini Vaidyanathan explores the future of the death penalty in the United States.
Rapping out dreamtime stories: a new outlet for Australian Aboriginal youth.
Amid rehearsals for his 75th play, an analysis of Alan Ayckbourn's talent as a director.
Pam Ayres presents a series packed with poetry, anecdotes and sketches
Winifred Robinson follows misbehaving children and the work being done to help them.
Stephen Evans traces the 800-year history of the boys' choir of St Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Film programme featuring interviews with on and off screen stars
Comedy by Kay Stonham that follows three women as they adjust to life after cancer.
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
Comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon, set in the 1950s in a Donegal town
Will an explosion in financial services aimed at the world's poorest help, or hurt, them?
An insightful, humorous piece of reportage from inside the barber shop.
Tim Marlow explores Britain's response to Europe's most lavish art movement
Felicity Finch joins conservationist Tim Dixon in search of the very rare Barbestelle bats
A year after the fall of President Mubarak of Egypt, what happened to the revolution?
Nick Robinson presents a series on the relationship between broadcasters and politicians
Adam Rutherford goes inside science to explore the research that is transforming our world
How a down-at-heel Parisian hotel became the world's avant-garde headquarters.
Comedy by Christopher Douglas and Nicola Sanderson
Comedy. Ian Leslie uncovers the first literary attempts of the world's best-known writers
Radio 2's Folk Singer of the Year 2014 goes back to her roots, Edale in Derbyshire.
The sound of church bells ringing on Sunday from around the country
Guy Schalom hunts out the spirit of the new Egypt in the musical roots of the bellydance.
Ben Goldacre explores the idea of evidence-based policy.
Jarvis Cocker uncovers an album made by Sir John Betjeman in 1974.
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
An exciting and revelatory soundscape following life between the tides on a sandy coast.
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
Journalist Sarfraz Manzoor visits India to meet a new generation of musicians and singers.
Eddie Mair examines how the hacking scandal will affect the shape of power in Britain.
Series looking at politics beyond and outside the Westminster parliament
A look at the life and work of Amitabh Bachchan, the biggest star in Bollywood.
Adam Hart-Davis follows the construction of the Large Hadron Collider atom smasher at CERN
Simon Singh examines the significance of subatomic particles
Quentin Cooper explores the history of CERN, the European particle physics laboratory
Mark Stephen charts a job swap between gamekeepers from the Kalahari and the Angus Glens
Dr Lucie Green reports on plans for a radio telescope the size of a continent.
Rick Wakeman explores the life and music of the so-called Fifth Beatle.
Laurie Taylor looks back at 50 years of cultural studies
Scientist and broadcaster Prof Trevor Cox explores a new wave of biomimicry.
Sarah Angliss uncovers the fascinating story of how we tried to teach the birds to sing.
James Jones explores the moral dimensions of the economic crisis
The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
Brett Westwood explores the UK's natural history societies
Exploring the underground music generated by the 60's Black Power and Black Arts movement
Ismene Brown uncovers the story of Mona Inglesby and International Ballet.
Can Tony Blair's Faith Foundation succeed in promoting religion as a force for progress?
Christine Finn visits the house that was the poet Wilfred Owen's final refuge in France.
Comedy Victorian adventures by Mark Evans
Paul Bennun explores the world of music composed for video games.
Communism vies with the Catholic church in Italy's postwar comic creation, Don Camillo.
Peter White explores the experience of travel from a blind person's perspective
Peter White explores some of the things that annoy him about blindness
Exploring the lives of white women married to local Indian men who have made India home.
Why are black and Asian people in Britain reluctant to act as blood and organ donors?
The story of one of the most controversial documents in US diplomatic history.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
How Scandinavia became home to a generation of African-American jazz and blues musicians.
How the most gruelling fell race is inspiring a composer to write a new piece of music.
Sarfraz Manzoor explores a fascinating period of jazz music history in India.
Zareer Masani on the new love for, and controversy over, Western classical music in India.
Lucy Fleming embarks upon a quest to discover more about her mysterious uncle Ian.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Led by James Naughtie, readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels
Literary series which ran from 1978-1993, in which writers discuss their work and ideas.
Jolyon Jenkins returns to Hull to report on an innovative yacht scheme for young NEETs.
Declan Curry visits two companies in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Winifred Robinson tracks researchers on one of the world's largest child health studies.
Thousands of Bradford babies are being followed in the biggest health survey of its kind.
Winifred Robinson follows health research into the lives of thousands of Bradford babies.