Programme inviting guests to discuss their favourite books
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Grant Gordon explores the rich history of magic on radio.
The year Bob Marley spent driving a forklift truck in the Chrysler car factory in Delaware
Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Supermodel Erin O'Connor opens the doors to the dynamic and controversial world of fashion
Alan Coren and Christopher Matthew explore the joys of free local travel for the over-60s
Tony Phillips recalls a memorable performance by Afro-American contralto Marian Anderson.
Ian Sansom explores the relationship between authors and readers via their correspondence.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
A comic but scientifically-accurate look at the science and history of space exploration.
Lars Tharp and the team visit another stately home for the antiques quiz
Mark Radcliffe presents profiles of the comedians who have made us laugh over the years
What is the truth behind the mermaid story? Janet Ellis investigates.
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
Lynne Truss introduces her favourite radio programmes from the BBC archive.
Michael Alexander on the place of TS Eliot, and poetry in general, in national culture.
Jenny Eclair narrates a eulogy mourning the imminent death of the parking meter.
What are the books that changed your life, your attitude to living and view of the world?
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Allan Beswick visits the last working inland salt mine left in Britain.
Colin Ford tells the stories behind five groundbreaking photographs
A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.
What would Wordsworth have made of modern Greens? Prof James Woudhuysen investigates.
Fifty years after the death of Somerset Maugham, a look at his career and complex life.
Phill Jupitus follows the ensemble of ukulele players who command a cult following.
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