Laurie Taylor explores the role of oil in shaping our society and economy.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
A vote in Europe today could see a ban on some pesticides linked to bee decline.
Lisa Jardine with Gavin Turk, Tanya Ronder, Rick Gekoski and Paul Roberts.
1/5 Charles Moore's meticulously-researched portrait of the former British prime minister.
Why are there so few female comedians on our screens? Presented by Jane Garvey.
Jemima Khan investigates the practice of polygamy in the UK today.
The fixed term energy bills that cost more and can you have a dignified cut-price funeral?
1/5 Piers Plowright begins his series by visiting the source of the River Thames.
Charles Campion reveals the secrets of great black pudding at the 'world championships'.
5/6 Are our connected modern lives making us lonelier than ever?
Lucy Moore on dancer Nijinsky; Cultural Exchange - Bernardo Bertolucci's favourite film.
3/3 Anne is in Brussels and Paris to explore the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Inside the Belarusian university which escaped repression by moving to Lithuania.
The latest in the battle against bovine TB, as leading scientists meet with policy makers.
Michael Rosen discovers why instruction manuals are so hard to follow.
Peter White interviews Margaret Maughan, who won Britain's first Paralympic gold medal. (R)
Tuesday 30 April 2013