1/8 Sir Robert Walpole, the first and longest-serving prime minister.
The role played by Egypt and its President Hosni Mubarak in the Gaza crisis.
Kwame Anthony Appiah investigates president-elect Obama's academic career.
2/2 Is the economic pressure placed on Cuban musicians detrimental to the national culture?
Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given Cuba such a prominent image.
1/2 Stephen Evans examines the links between Cuba's music and the 1959 revolution.
Martha Kearney and guests revisit 1978 through previously classified government documents.
Ben Hammersley investigates the predictive genetics industry.
Are political forces are pushing Edinburgh and London onto increasingly divergent paths?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Great Reform Act of 1832.
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