Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics
Jonathan Sumption explains how democracy can accommodate opposing opinions and interests
Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law
Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a written constitution
The acclaimed writer and the influential musician in the tag talk show.
Alexander McCall Smith talks about why Precious Ramotswe is his favourite character.
Vice-President Al Gore's oversees the Boeing 777 jetliners deal with China.
Amma Asante and Tom Wilkinson interviewed by Simon Mayo.
Michael Goldfarb profiles composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A special extended interview with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber as he turns 70.
The conclusion of the Anita Hill vs Judge Clarence Thomas sexual harassment case.
Sir Terry Pratchett on his 50th book.
A profile of Baroness Young, chief executive of the Environment Agency.
Stephen Nolan tells the story of the broadcasting ban and the actors who became its stars.
Profile of comedian-turned-politician Beppe Grillo, now a major force in Italian politics.
Writer Bonnie Greer talks to Joan Bakwell about what she believes and why.
The composer and 'non-musician' Brian Eno is interviewed about his music and video work.
Bridget Kendall talks to author Alexander McCall Smith about his work as an academic.
The Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks reveals the pivotal role of music in his life.
Chris Bowlby profiles David Davis - the man in charge of Brexit.
Samuel L Jackson on seeing his likeness in a comic before ever being cast as Nick Fury.
Christopher Martin-Jenkins profiles Zimbabwean Duncan Fletcher, England's cricket coach.
Ex M15 boss Eliza Manningham-Buller discusses foreign policy in her third Reith Lecture.
Assessing the role of security and intelligence services in a democracy.
Eliza Manningham-Buller reflects on 9/11 in the first of her Reith Lectures 2011.
John Tusa talks to poet George Szirtes.
Mary Ann Sieghart asks, is Hassan Rouhani a completely new kind of Iranian leader?
Swedish novelist Henning Mankell reflects from his home in France on the state of Europe.
The creator the Kurt Wallander series discusses his latest novel The Shadow Girls.