Stephen Johnson explores the nuances in Barber's Violin Concerto and First Essay.
Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts champions the life of Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah explores the life of reggae legend Bob Marley.
This 1975 concert marked the ‘crossover’ of reggae into popular music.
An eye-witness remembers the night gunmen tried to kill the global reggae star.
Three friends remember the night in 1973 when George Brassens performed in Cardiff.
Quentin Blake talks to Posy Simmonds about discovering Brassens as a student in Paris
Revisiting Harry Harlow's surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting.
John Wilson talks to photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker and David Rodigan about Bob Marley
Julian Barnes's essay on one if his favourite singers.
Read by Samuel West.
Poet Lemn Sissay explains why Bob Marley is his artistic, personal and political muse.
The author on the song Supplique pour être enterré à la plage de Sète by George Brassens
Egyptian President Sadat visits Israel.
How the artist Archibald Motley Jr captured the politics of skin tone in Jazz Age Chicago.
Dominic Sandbrook explores the life of 1930s radio station magnate Leonard Plugge.
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.