The Jack Reacher author Lee Child investigates the unusual life of author John D Macdonald
Great Missenden is Roald Dahl country. Helen Mark discovers the writers love of nature.
Dickie Bird champions his hero Sir Leonard Hutton.
The third man behind the unravelling of DNA's double helix, Maurice Wilkins.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
James Naughtie profiles the molecular biologist who helped discover the structure of DNA.
Claudia Hammond looks at Hans Eysenck's studies of introvert and extrovert personalities.
Nick Robinson looks at how Harold Wilson handled the top job in politics.
Henry Goodman reads an excerpt from Mitterrand
Felicity Evans visits 'Herriot Country' in Yorkshire, made famous by vet James 'Alf' Wight
Peace-loving veteran's wish is granted with East German funeral.
Claudia meets Julian Rotter, who promoted personality theory in clinical psychology.
The story of the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin, using BBC archive material.
Huey Morgan travels to New York to examine the enduring appeal of blind musician Moondog.
The life of Johnny Morris, told by his friend and former co-presenter Terry Nutkins.
James Naughtie profiles the storyteller who enchanted children with his grotesque tales.
Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe tells the story of one of the greatest movies never made.
Roald Dahl tells his own story in his own words with the help of his granddaughter Sophie.
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of south Indian singer MS Subbulakshmi.
Looking to the future in the company of some of Britain's centenarians.
On Edward Heath's centenary, Shaun Ley reassesses the enigmatic former prime minister.
Sophie Dahl looks at the life of her grandfather, the children's author Roald Dahl.
Professor Tom Solomon talks about his former patient, writer Roald Dahl.