James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
Author Iris Murdoch has a complex reputation thanks to her husband's memoirs.
The studious young Forster makes it to Oxford, and a 'room of one's own'.
A.S. Byatt talks to Mark Lawson about her own novels.
From Front Row on 7 May 2002
Peter Hennessy asks a senior politician to reflect on their life and times.
Matisse biographer Hilary Spurling on the colourful figure of Matisse’s wife.
One of the most successful chemists of the 20th century.
A portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, the only female British scientist to win a Nobel Prize.
Dorothy Hodgkin and her lover wrestle with the internal structure of complex molecules.
In the 1940s, Dorothy made more scientific strides even with a baby.
Dorothy's reputation grew post-war, conquering the structure of penicillin.
Dorothy becomes the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1964.
Broadcaster Esther Rantzen meets her younger self via the BBC Archives.
Eddie Mair surprises Robert Peston with his first guest - Esther Rantzen.
Hilary Mantel talking to John Wilson
A profile of Indira Gandhi, India's first woman prime minister.
How a wreck turns into a family home. Read by Sian Thomas.
As Forster's struggle with cancer continues, she reflects on the importance of home to her
Margaret is born in the front bedroom of a sparkling new council house in Carlisle.
Michael Berkeley's guest is author Jill Paton Walsh.
Historian Kate Williams takes Peter Snow's time-travelling car to Queen Victoria's era.
Charles Moore reflects on the process of writing Lady Thatcher's authorised biography.
Hunter Davies reflects on his life with Margaret Forster, a year after her death.
James Naughtie considers the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century.
Unique access results in a special photo of Margaret Thatcher on election night in 1983.
Peter Riddell explores the background to the many extraordinary moments of her premiership
Sue Lawley recalls Margaret Thatcher being asked why she gave orders to sink the Belgrano.
David Cannadine explores how Mrs Thatcher's handbag became a visual symbol of her power.
Meryl Streep on playing Margaret Thatcher.