Becky Milligan profiles the new home secretary, Amber Rudd.
Mark Coles profiles Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom.
The former MP opens up about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard.
Ann Widdecombe analyses Nadine Dorries’ foray into the world of reality TV.
Is Aung San Suu Kyi on the brink of power in Myanmar?
Aung San Suu Kyi examines what drives people to dissent in the second Reith Lecture 2011.
Aung San Suu Kyi explores what freedom means in the first of the 2011 Reith Lectures.
James Silver profiles Baroness Catherine Ashton.
A profile of Pakistan’s former leader Benazir Bhutto.
Christina Lamb, author and journalist, nominates Benazir Bhutto as her great life.
Peter Hennessy invites Clare Short to reflect on her life and times.
'I laugh at it.' The accused speaks in the series finale.
Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines.
Lyse Doucet meets Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first elected female head of state.
Steve Richards looks back on Theresa May's Brexit journey through interviews with insiders
An execution, a wedding and exile.
Michael Berkeley's guest is actress and former MP Glenda Jackson.
Mark Coles profiles actor and former politician Glenda Jackson.
Glenda Jackson's returns to the stage for the first time in 23 years playing King Lear.
Peter Hennessy asks Harriet Harman to reflect on her life and times.
Mark Coles profiles the Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall.
Becky Milligan profiles the Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss.
Becky Milligan profiles MP Luciana Berger of the newly formed Independent Group.
Peter Hennessy asks Dame Margaret Beckett MP to reflect on her life and times.
Peter Hennessy talks to Margaret Hodge, ex-chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee.
Edward Stourton on Margaret Hodge, who is enjoying an Indian summer in her political life.
The MPs' expenses row has claimed another victim, five years after the initial revelations
Ed Stourton profiles the leader of Sinn Fein Mary Lou McDonald.