The clerk of the House of Commons, Robert Rogers, discusses his book Who Goes Home?
1/3 Cultural correspondent Stephen Smith explores the objects of Parisian Art Nouveau. (R)
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Jack Straw about his autobiography Last Man Standing.
Her Majesty the Queen marks the occasion of her diamond jubilee, from 20 March 2012.
Dr Chris Ballinger discusses his book House of Lords 1911-2011: A Century of Non-Reform.
Caroline Spelman MP, Lord McNally and Baroness Bakewell choose the books of the year.
1/10 A look at the radical shifts in the position of women in British society during the 1960s. (R)
Moments from the trailblazing Gaelic soap from love and heartache to laughter and drama. (R)
2/3 Bananarama, The Spice Girls, Girls Aloud and others describe life inside a girl group. (R)
2/3 Alastair Sooke looks at the artistic legacy of Rome's mad, bad and dangerous emperors. (R)
Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Robert Shepherd about his book, Westminster: A Biography.
2/3 Stephen Smith unearths the bright, controversial but brief career of Aubrey Beardsley. (R)
Documentary exploring the contradictions of Frederick Delius's colourful life. (R)
Carolyn Quinn discovers how Dickens was inspired by his time as a Westminster journalist.
Thursday 3 January 2013