Sanchia Berg rediscovers the lost trail of the MI5 spy who was left out in the cold.
Peter White interviews the Malaysian politician and human rights campaigner, Karpal Singh.
Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.
Richard Miron presents a profile of the former Israeli prime minister.
Three summer specials starting 24th Aug 2014 revisiting Derek Cooper's landmark TV series
A special tribute to the late Derek Cooper who started the food programme back in 1979.
Alistair Cooke examines the political split over the attitude of Ariel Sharon.
The actress tells Anthony Clare about the profound impact Samuel Beckett had on her life.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Bob Crow, General Secretary of the transport union, the RMT.
Colin Johnson has an imagined conversation with his late grandmother, Maya Angelou.
Dannie Abse reads his poem Case History for Front Row
Dannie Abse reads Dafydd and the Brecon Deacon's Wife (Storm) for Front Row
Interview originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row, 3 July 2007.
Discussing her life and work, the author explains why her novels are hard to write.
Novelist Bernardine Evaristo looks at how Baraka began establishing the movement.
Exploring why Antony Hopkins's radio series Talking About Music was so fondly remembered.
How Antony Hopkins's radio show Talking About Music encouraged appreciation of Mozart.
Bernardine talks to the poets Sonia Sanchez and Nikki Giovanni, luminaries of the movement
Stephen Johnson on Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Tippett.
Stephen Johnson explores how Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about music influenced him.
How a whites-only lunch counter was challenged in North Carolina, USA, in 1960.
Moshe Morad visits Istanbul and presents music from gypsy clarinettist Selim Sesler.
Surprise win for Jane Byrne in Chicago mayoral vote.
Tom Mangold investigates the life of Jeremy Thorpe, the former Liberal leader.
Claudia meets Julian Rotter, who promoted personality theory in clinical psychology.
Writer and campaigner Maya Angelou tells Dr Anthony Clare about her influences.
New book exposes First Lady's use of astrologer to dictate the president's diary.
Crime writer Val McDermid discusses the life of PD James. With literary critic Peter Kemp.
Reading between the lines of news from Poland.
William Crawley looks at the life of former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.