1/3 Will Self asks some of Britain's key opinion-makers about the nature of our existence.
Sian Williams explores the science of resilience and takes lessons in bouncing back.
2/2 Jackie Kay premieres a new poem inspired by Manchester's Moss Side Leisure Centre.
1/5 The story of what happens when the death of a child miraculously allows others to live.
Deborah longs to get to the barbershop competition, but is she well enough?
1/5 Philip Ball examines the occult influences on Isaac Newton's work on invisible forces.
Davis Miller tells the story of Floyd Patterson, Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali.
Should English football clubs take a closer look at who they turn to for investment?
Will robots be the future of war? And how would warfare change if they were?
Writer DJ Taylor creates a user's guide to the snob for the 21st century.