Danny Wallace's history of the vox pop. Are the opinions of random people of any value?
BBC Radio 4
4/5 Illicit copies of Dr Zhivago are in great demand at the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.
29/30 Prof Hendy travels to Accra, a city so loud that visitors describe it as a visceral shock.
Vivienne Parry explores madness and mental health among heroines of classic fiction.
Carole Stone discusses the charismatic guru hailed during the 60s as a great philosopher.
2/2 The South Pole is ahead of the expedition. Which four men will Captain Scott send back?
3/5 The Russian-language manuscript of Dr Zhivago arrives at CIA headquarters.
28/30 David Hendy considers how music has been used to soothe, cheer, and inspire us.
Historian Tristram Hunt delves into the biggest money counterfeiting operation in history.
Dominic Arkwright with guests Mary Loudon, Morag Joss and Pip Utton.