Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain.
Colm Toibin profiles the brilliance and the madness of American poet Robert Lowell.
Ken Barnes explores how a beloved singer became king of radio.
Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
Lenny Henry stars in a musical fantasy about TS Eliot's 1964 dinner with Groucho Marx.
Death of Elvis. Carter's move away from liberal promises.
We join choreographer Claire Cunningham as she creates a new work for disabled dancers.
An electrifying performance on NBC TV in December 1968 restored Elvis's reputation.
Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble explains his devotion to Elvis Presley.
Paul Morley tells a parallel story of Elvis and America
Matthew Sweet meets Michael Chaplin, who reveals new facts about his father Charlie.
Matthew Sweet explores Chaplin's vast archive of unfinished scripts, letters and cuttings.
How, in 1976, Bing Crosby chose to celebrate 50 years in showbiz with a special concert.
Roger Graef champions the great comic Groucho Marx.
Profiles of entertainers Groucho Marx (1898-1977) and Bing Crosby (1903-1977).
A profile of Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Marc Riley dips into the archive and finds interviews with Marc Bolan and Joni Mitchell.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from director Adrian Brown.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan, from actor Sir Donald Sinden.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan, from Oscar-winning writer Ronald Harwood.
Reflections on playwright Terence Rattigan, from theatre director Thea Sharrock.
Did EF Schumacher's landmark book Small is Beautiful inspire David Cameron's big idea?
Douglas Hurd uses the BBC Archives to explore the life of his predecessor Anthony Eden.
Matthew Sweet explores Charlie Chaplin's career as composer.
Steve Biko led South Africa's Black Consciousness Movement before he was killed in 1977.
How and why did Cyril Radcliffe draw the line of partition between India and Pakistan?
1941. A British psychiatrist is sent to a safe house in Surrey to examine POW Rudolf Hess.
Lindsey Hilsum on the extraordinary life of Lee Miller