Bruce Forsyth and Paul Jackson visit the London Palladium which opened on Boxing Day 1910.
Alexei Sayle on his boyhood seaside holidays - at trade union conferences in their heyday.
How a huge concrete housing estate became a lawless but creative slum - and what followed.
Joan Bakewell revisits the debates that took place in a London church in the 1960s and 70s
Naturalist Bridget Nicholls reflects on the life of conservationist Gerald Durrell.
Sean Street introduces recordings from individuals' domestic archives.
Sean Stowell tells the story of a yogic doctor's role in the Edward VIII abdication crisis
Journalist Mark Paytress examines the life and career of DJ and comedian Kenny Everett.
The writer DJ Taylor asks if the era of sporting fair play has gone for ever.
Ex-head of MI5 Stella Rimmington explains the impact on her of Burgess, Maclean and others
The story of an American general's musical plan to win 'hearts and minds' in Vietnam.
Gerry Northam charts the rise and fall of Oswald Mosley.
Nicholas Parsons explores the history of radio comedy and its impact on British life.
David Cannadine traces 75 years of the BBC's relationship with the Royal Family.
Angus Deayton presents a tribute to comedy producer, writer and performer Geoffrey Perkins
Philosopher Julian Baggini takes a personal journey through the sound archives.
Julian Rhind-Tutt explores how actors archive the sounds of their own voices.
Ivan Howlett tells the story of the Chinese who served in the merchant navy during WW2.
Anne Perkins recalls the wave of strikes across Britain during the winter of 1978/9.
Stewart Henderson looks at the changing face of Liverpool through the years.
Henry Bonsu recalls the Notting Hill riots of August 1958.
Sue MacGregor explores the controversial life of Marie Stopes.
Martin Shankleman profiles Alan Blumlein, an unsung but remarkable inventor.
Carolyn Quinn asks what the Carry On series of films tells us about British society.
Steve Cram talks to Ben Johnson about the men's 100 metres race at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
New Yorkers recall July 1977 when lightning caused a blackout in the city.
Mark Stephen explores Piper Alpha's legacy, for individuals and for the oil industry.
A look at the history and evolution of the radio documentary feature.
Sean Street recalls the groundbreaking 50s series Radio Ballads.
Clare Balding recalls the last time the Olympic Games came to London in 1948.