Iain Sinclair finds out why the weather forecast has always been a national obsession.
The writer chooses Beethoven's Symphony No 6, and Joan Sutherland singing Norma by Bellini
5/5 Roger Deakin visits a library full of apples and returns home to lay a tree hedge by hand.
From Flanders and Swann to Mozart, the lawyer shares his castaway choices.
1/3 Bettany Hughes learns about what the treasures found in modern-day Istanbul can teach us.
Clive Anderson presents an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.