Kirsty Young's castaway is chef Antonio Carluccio.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Metaphysical poets, including John Donne and Andrew Marvell.
Laurie Taylor discusses the nature of trust in modern society with theorist Marek Kohn.
Andrew Marr's guests are Fareed Zakaria, Martin Pugh and Stephen Armstrong.
Kirsty Young's castaway is cartoonist Posy Simmonds.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Arab conquests which helped communicate Islam to the world.
Laurie Taylor debates the rituals and micro-dynamics of violence.
Guests include Will Alsop, Kenan Malik, Ian Kershaw and Eva Figes.
Kirsty Young invites pioneering surgeon Ara Darzi to choose eight records.
Kirsty Young invites novelist Peter Carey to choose eight records.