An investigation into the life and legacy of French painter Paul Gauguin.
The life of a vicar's wife is turned upside down by a young poet. With Hannah Gordon.
Miles Kington investigates the career and reputation of Spain's General Franco
People from different generations discuss how approaches in a certain field have changed
Comedy series which chews over billiant but unworkable ideas
Do mysterious religious messages delivered via library books foretell the Second Coming?
Written in 1909, Shaw pokes fun at the suffragettes' votes for women campaign.
Bill Nighy reads George Orwell's famous cautionary fable
In 1930s London, would-be poet Gordon Comstock tries hard not to conform.
Former lovers Pam and Merv open a cyber section in their Vodka and Veggie cafe
Steve Punt investigates the growing trend for industry awards ceremonies.
An account of the murder of 18-year-old Bryant Tennelle.
Charlotte Smith explores once-great houses that are now in ruins
Ian Marchant travels on the trains that do not appear in timetables to unused stations.
Budleigh Salterton's biggest exporter of idiocy launches himself on an undeserving world
The effect on a family when Uncle Elwyn just disappears one day. Read by Alice Arnold.
A simple container became a symbol of a devastating moment in history. Read by Anna Massey
Literary comedy by Sue Limb parodying the arty and bohemian world of the Bloomsbury Group.
BBC Radio 4
Books worth reading.
Award-winning comedy from Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia
Classic material from one of the all-time radio comedy greats
Antony Gormley reassesses the reputation and celebrates the work of artist Jacob Epstein.
Student Arthur Vernet probes a mystery around the Earl of Warminster's family home.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Five short stories inspired by structures created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Liza Ross and Michael Williams read from Robin Marantz Henig's biography
Marina Warner explores the the Grimm brothers' stories from a new angle
Barry Took's revised take on the popular parlour game, 20 questions
Film director Gurinder Chadha discusses the influence of her dual Asian and British roots.
A mockumentary in which pedantic reporter Gus Murdoch examines aspects of British culture