Michael Berkeley's guest is pianist Alfred Brendel.
James Naughtie remembers the South African cricketer who aided the fight against apartheid
Bertram Lance appointed Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Bob Geldof, Ronnie Wood and others remember rock 'n' roll music promoter Bill Graham.
A history of governance of by gravely ill leaders.
Boris Yeltsin's visit to the White House in June 1991 contrasts with his one in 1989,
Brian Sewell reflects on his achievements
John Tusa interviews the British Abstract painter Bridget Riley.
Cult leaders David Koresh and Reverend Jim Jones are compared.
60 years after James Dean's death, Dotun Adebayo explores his teenage obsession with him.
A poetic meditation on physicist Ronald Drever and the search for Gravitational Waves.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
Reagan's chosen attorney general, Ed Meese, to be investigated by special prosecutor.
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
John Tusa talks to Frank Auerbach about his work.
How the world now sees Gorbahev and the 1991 G7 summit in London, England.
Why did Gorbachev's visit to Japan fail to encourage financial investment?
Soviet leader addresses UN as first cracks widen in the Eastern bloc.
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
The INF treaty signing and Mikhail Gorbachev's popularity in the US and Europe.
John Tusa meets the Czech novelist Ivan Klima.
John le Carre talks about his Cold War spy trilogy including 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy'
Arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson, who talks to writer John le Carre.
John le Carre on the origins of George Smiley from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter champions the life and work of skiffle king Lonnie Donegan.
Peter Hennessy talks to former Conservative cabinet minister Lord Tebbit (Norman Tebbit).
Edwin Meese finally appointed as attorney general.
Cartoonist, writer and gallery owner Mel Calman talks about the influences on his life.
As Rupert Murdoch turns 80, Steve Hewlett assesses his impact.