James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
A look back at radio comedy in the early 1980s, with Angus Deayton and Michael Knowles.
A look back at radio comedy in the late 1990s, with Paul Schlesinger and Meera Syal.
A look back at radio comedy in the early 2000s, with Justin Edwards and Jan Ravens.
Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
Anne McElvoy traces the influence of Beatrice and Sidney Webb on British socialism.
Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of the National Trust, nominates Beatrix Potter.
Fiona Reynolds, former director of the National Trust, chooses writer Beatrix Potter.
As the Olympics come to London, Mayor Boris Johnson finds himself on the global stage.
The actor shares his passion for the Cassini mission which studied Saturn and its moons.
The actor recalls reciting Lollingdon Downs for Patrick Moore shortly before his death.
Journalist and author Caitlin Moran interviews her comedy hero Jennifer Saunders.
The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.
Christopher Nolan interviewed by Simon Mayo.
Claire Tomalin talks about the poetry of Thomas Hardy
presented by Mark Lawson
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
Eddie Redmayne interviewed by Sanjeev Bhaskar.
BBC Radio 4 pays tribute to Prof Stephen Hawking.
Mark Lawson talks to Pam Ayres about her life and poems.
Former England player Graeme le Saux champions the life of conservationist Gerald Durrell.
Physicist Jim al-Khalili nominates Gertrude Bell who shaped modern-day Iraq.
James considers one of modern Britain's most influential dramatists, Harold Pinter.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
Hilary Mantel talking to John Wilson