Could a strange dog from remote New Guinea have been man's first best friend?
Navdip Dhariwal investigates the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in Britain.
Roger Law visits Yi Wu in China, fast becoming the biggest market place in the world.
Scientist and arts lover Dr Mark Lythgoe looks at the divide between the disciplines
Can we predict the next deadly pandemic? Alok Jha investigates.
Tim van Eyken investigates songs of seduction and ghosts - the night visiting songs.
Edward Stourton explores the impact of the famous river on the people of Egypt
Ian McMillan fights the cause of 'sodcasters', perpetrators of tinny mobile phone music.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Public figures revisit their paper round route and reveal how it influenced their lives
As antibiotic resistance increases, Dr Stuart Flanagan investigates what the future holds.
Bridget Kendall evaluates America's 'missionaries of democracy' in the Peace Corps.
The image of the humanities academic, past and present, in the public imagination.
Dominic Sandbrook charts the development of the post office
Andrew Neil offers a portrait of Margaret Thatcher via the voices of those she governed.
Hayden Lorimer explores the double life of Walter Poucher, photographer and perfumer.
Trevor Cox on the physics behind the way orchestral instruments make their unique sound.
Martha Reeves uncovers the politics of the disco movement, beginning in New York.
As the world watches the pandas in Edinburgh zoo, Philip Dodd investigates their allure.
Stories from the Poppy Factory in Surrey, where poppies are made for Remembrance Sunday.
Reverend Richard Coles explores the science of sacred sounds.
Jonathan Freedland addresses the knotty problem of MPs' pay and conditions.
Stanley Jones, legendary print maker, in the Curwen Studio with artist Susan Aldworth.
1941. A British psychiatrist is sent to a safe house in Surrey to examine POW Rudolf Hess.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Jon Manel investigates the world of the apprentice.
Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of the Spanish boy chosen as a reincarnated Tibetan lama.
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
The Roman Way explores aspects of everyday life in the Roman Empire, two millennia ago.
What drives extremist violence? Daniel Pick reveals the story of an attempt to find out.
Prof Murray Pittock explores the origins of Scottish nationalism
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
Prof Robert Winston looks at music with a scientist's eye
Stephanie Flanders sets out on the search for growth in Britain's economy
As more of us work in open plan spaces, Claudia Hammond goes in search of the ideal office
Jonathan Glancey investigates Paris's secret underground maze of tunnels.
Rory Cellan-Jones traces its roots
Rev Richard Coles returns to his childhood musical hero, with some unexpected twists.
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
Gyles Brandreth investigates the mystery of the missing teddy bears, the first ever made.
In a series mixing science with art, myth and poetry, Paul Farley explores sleep
Materials scientist Mark Miodownik asks whether we could live without cash.
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
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.
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?
What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?