The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
The brash young leader of Greece's far left-wing bloc mobilising the anti-bailout vote.
What can we learn from human remains? Alice Roberts talks bones with Jim Al Khalili.
The philosopher heads back to her Winchester birthplace, home to her single mother of five
Baroness Mary Warnock curates the festival of her wildest dreams.
Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given Cuba such a prominent image.
Daniel Dennett talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the evolution of the human brain.
Irish Comic Dave Allen is chosen by actor and comedian Adil Ray. Matthew Parris presents
Derren Brown gets inside the mind of musical wizard and fellow sceptic Tim Minchin.
Did Douglas Adams predict the future in the year 2000? Mitch Benn finds out.
John Lloyd uncovers the private papers of the late Douglas Adams.
Jon Canter shared a flat with Douglas Adams while the latter struggled for success.
Douglas Adams on his approach to creation, and how that would play out if he painted.
Douglas Adams on Monty Python, imagination and storytelling.
Douglas Adams on how Winnie the Pooh influenced his writing style.
Joan Bakewell is in conversation with journalist and commentator Douglas Murray.
Eddie Redmayne interviewed by Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Emma gives a live performance of a poem by the former Scottish Makar, Liz Lochhead
Emma Thompson interviewed by Mark kermode.