Melanie Chisholm celebrates the lasting musical legacy of British band leader Ivy Benson.
Tony Phillips recalls a memorable performance by Afro-American contralto Marian Anderson.
Writer Brian Keenan chooses Bernardo O'Higgins, who liberated Chile in the 19th century.
4/5 Liberated by her success, Pearl's private life nonetheless begins to fall apart.
29/30 Astronomers in the past decade have tried to find other planets like Earth in the universe
What would Wordsworth have made of modern Greens? Prof James Woudhuysen investigates.
Matthew Parris takes a gamble on David Tremayne, Melissa Kite and Geoff Dyer.
3/5 Marrying in haste and soon repentful, Pearl Buck discovers that writing lets her escape.
28/30 How the use of infrared telescopes increased our understanding of distant planets.
Jenny Eclair narrates a eulogy mourning the imminent death of the parking meter.
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