Chase that Blue Monday feeling away with this quirky selection of giggles and treats.
An exclusive clip of Benedict Cumberbatch from the recording of Neverwhere.
Copenhagen is delighted to hear from Marengo after his close brush with death.
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Chocolate, swimming and sport: life working at the Cadbury factory in Bourneville.
Pam struggles with the technology and gadgets in her neighbour's house.
John Humphrys gives his views on the 12 albums nominated for the Mercury Music Prize.
Listen to Tim Brooke-Taylor's rendition of Wrecking Ball on I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.
Jim Carey celebrates the ice cream van with enthusiasts Francis Rossi and Johnny Vegas.
Paul Bennun explores the world of music composed for video games.
Lucy Mangan explores our obsession with pens, paper and the paraphernalia of office life.
Looking at the history of the Beano, Danny Wallace visits the comic's HQ with his own idea
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
Under a full moon and the Northern Lights, Richard Coles hears the Ice Music of Norway.
Lucy Kellaway reports on some early employee records held in the archives at Lloyds bank.
Bill Paterson marks the 70th anniversary of the Classics Illustrated comic book series.
Paul Morley explores the impact of 7-inch single's grand relative and its peak in the 80s.
David Schneider looks back at the history of British Jewish comedy.
Sheila Dillon asks why the future of the UK's most popular fruit, the banana, is uncertain
Claudia Hammond asks Martin Seligman if we can all be taught to be happy.
Journalists Paul Gambaccini and Laura Barton discuss the "llama recordings".
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Combative debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.