A collection of programmes looking at solidude and loneliness
Are our connected modern lives making us lonelier than ever?
Broadcaster Andy Kershaw talks about his personal experiences of loss and loneliness.
Eleanor Catton reading from her latest novel, The Luminaries.
How far can or should we pursue solitude?
When being alone is a blessing and when it is a blight.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosophy of solitude.
Another Green Deal offer is snapped up, more empty shops and why is loneliness a UK issue?
Nylon stockings, loneliness and older people and BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Zeynep Tufekci tells us that opting out of technology may be causing social isolation.
How the old and the young are navigating friendships through new technology today.
Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland; Esther Rantzen on being lonely; men in childcare.
Cricket cookies or ants for breakfast? Could they be the answer to food sustainability?
Jenni Murray talks to conceptual artist Barbara Kruger about power in popular culture.
Is loneliness bad for you, who should take statins, treating air pollution and coughs.
Penelope Leach on divorce and children, and Archers' actor Patricia Greene on loneliness.