The Wire's Clarke Peters reveals a surprising musical history from a century ago.
Are baby boomers the Dick Turpin generation? Michael Buerk hosts combative debate.
Generations Apart tracks people from two wildly different generations.
Should the seemingly privileged Baby Boomers bear the brunt of Government spending cuts?
Fi Glover presents a new series for BBC Radio 4 - today focusing on 21-year-olds.
Social entrepreneur Colin Crooks argues that we are wrong to focus on youth unemployment.
Author Dominic Sandbrook talks to John Wilson about his new BBC TV series The 80s
Whose idea was more powerful - Darwin's good one or his cousin Francis Galton's awful one?
Jonnie Bayfield on being the last generation to grow up in an analogue childhood.
Fi Glover pits optimists against pessimists in a debate on digital technology and children
As Katie's social media career takes off will she have to abandon her A-levels?
Christopher Matthew and Martin Jarvis recall the days of Fleet St, Dr Who and Just William
Maria Popova asks how we can find more information we don't know we want to know.
India Rakusen discovers how her generation is changing the workplace.
The decade began with total US dominance and ended with a challenge from the rise of China
Professor Alexander Goehr diagnoses the pressures of contemporary music-making.
Martin Jarvis and Christopher Matthew head to the 1960s and their first forays into work.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Social Darwinism.
1970s USA rediscovered through lost recordings of Alistair Cooke's Letter From America.
Jonathan Freedland re-examines the 1990s as a rare decade of peace and prosperity.
Melvyn Bragg examines how legitimate it is to call the 20th century the American century.
Jason Cowley asks why young people today are - weirdly - so well-behaved.
Jeffrey Sachs argues that many global problems were caused by mistakes at the end of wars.
Are today's 18-25s the "Never Had It" generation? #neverhadit.