Matthew Bannister recalls Johnny Cash's historic 1968 concert at Folsom Prison, California
Books worth reading.
Joe Farrell lays out the story of the fork. From December 2000.
eden ahbez is known for just one song, but it was a song that became world famous.
Tony Robinson tells the story of Thor Heyerdahl’s epic raft journey across the Pacific.
Kenneth Steven explores WB Yeats's celebrated poem The Lake Isle of Innisfree.
Playwright and fisherman Nick Darke looks to his nets and pots off Padstow. From June 1997
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
Charlie Connelly's voyage in search of the Shipping Forecast. Tom Goodman-Hill reads.
Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits which affect us in our daily working lives
Voices of workers from a Cornish tine mine are woven with Nick Darke's text.
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Series chronicling the 100 greatest artworks of the century
Jim White meets some very rich young people as they consider their future.
Anna Chen exorcises the irritating Chinese musical cliches that haunted her childhood.
Tony Lidington traces the role of the clown in British humour.
Reem Kelani explores the history of the Dance of the Seven Veils.
David 'Reginald Perrin' Nobbs reads from his autobiography
Comedian Jo Brand explores the sinister history of chocolate.
Kirsty Young introduces gems from the Desert Island Discs archive
Jenny Eclair explores the world of outrageous animated ladies over the years.
Exploring The Wind in the Willows and author Kenneth Grahame's relationship with his son.
Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes
Paul Roseby investigates the disasters of British musical theatre
Alexander Walker discovers why Humphrey Bogart is a classic movie hero.
John Waite's extraordinary trip to the base camp of the Unification Church in 1973.
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language
Comedy series which chews over billiant but unworkable ideas
Steve Punt investigates the growing trend for industry awards ceremonies.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey follows a Birmingham-based ladies barbershop chorus, Second City Sound
Poet Hannah Lowe reads from her memoir about her Jamaican father.
How the extravagance of the 5th Marquess of Anglesey led to bankruptcy and disgrace.
Deborah Bull investigates elite child performers in sport and performing the arts
Mark Radcliffe presents profiles of the comedians who have made us laugh over the years
Supermodel Erin O'Connor explores the nature of beauty.
DJ Taylor reappraises the life and significance of Allan Smethurst, The Singing Postman.
Film-maker Alex Cox assesses the life of Citizen Kane creator, Orson Welles.
Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children
Comedian and writer Dave Cohen tries to achieve a 'work-life balance'.
Stories about the lives of everyday people
From high-end la-di-da gastronomy food shows, to a radio phone-in on fried chicken shops.
The former prime minister reads from his book about cricket's past
Jon Ronson and guests examine a series of diverse stories and subjects
Writer Julian Barnes reflects on his early encounters with art in Paris.
The story of a Chinese artist who settled in a remote village near Hadrian's Wall.
David Thomson takes a personal journey through how cinema has changed us
Lucinda Lambton reports on the struggle to save 20th-century buildings from demolition.
The remarkable story of pioneering BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer Delia Derbyshire.
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