Paddy O'Connell meets Lisa Cherry, whose childhood was spent in the care system.
Listeners' stories about the process of researching the life of an adoptive relative.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss religion and adoption.
Dominic Arkwright meets the man who took a call from the sister he didn't know existed.
Is there enough support available to struggling adoptive families?
Alan Dein with a story of two brothers with very different destinies.
File on 4 investigates claims of bullying and abuse of power by social services.
Mariella Frostrup and her guests debate the dilemmas of modern parenting.
Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss the parenting challenges associated with adoption.
Should an 18-month-old baby be tested for a genetic condition which he could develop?
Exploring step-parenting and 'blended families'.
The secret lives of Catholic priests' children.
Anthony says his life has been blighted by criminal record following care home high jinx.
Sisters Theighan and Sophia were separated from each other when they were both in care.
The adopted son of Hollywood bombshell Jane Russell explores his roots in Northern Ireland
Sarah Thomas de Benitez says it's time to listen to street children.
Marjorie Lambert talks about how her foster daughter shattered her life.
Fi Glover talks to four women who have left their children.
A mother whose son grew up apart from her emerges from 37 years of denial.
Steph is searching for her birth mother's relatives, who may not know she was born.
The brothers and sisters separated by the care system
Suggs speaks to Mark Lawson about finding out what happened to his father late on in life.
Prospective adoptive parents meet children waiting to be adopted at a party.
Tim Whewell investigates the challenges of life post-adoption.