Anne McElvoy on Mrs Thatcher's father and the transformation of conservatism.
How can government get better at experimenting and learning from when things go wrong?
Could a more relaxed policy on immigration help the developing world more than state aid?
How DNA sequencing provided the evidence that humans and Neanderthals interbred.
Adam Rutherford on the DNA revolution in our understanding of human evolution.
The poets on sex, masculinity... and urination.
Farrah Jarral concludes her series on anthropology by looking to the future.
Farrah Jarral explores the impact of anthropologists, and their research, on policy.
Farrah Jarral looks at the complex relationship between anthropologists and war.
Farrah Jarral explains her passion for anthropology and explores its birth as a discipline
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the link between archaeology and imperialism.
Discussion on the impact of archaeological discoveries on religious belief.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince ask whether human beings are still evolving?
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Ross Noble to ask whether humans are truly unique.
Actress and comedian Diona Doherty proposes that bridesmaids should be seen AND heard.
Jeffrey Boakye on the language of black masculinity in a post-colonial world.
Professor David Cannadine argues historians and politicians have overplayed the class card
More and more families from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are travelling to the US
Brian Cox and Robin Ince celebrate Christmas with Mark Gatiss and Steve Jones.
Gerald Scarfe introduces the radio, recycled. The subject is class.
Is our obsession with class a sign of a sense of fairness, or a prejudice to be fought?
How to have meaningful conversations across the class divide, with Kerry Hudson.
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues for a world free of racial fixations.
Melvyn Bragg considers the importance of culture to the discipline of anthropology.
An investigation into refugees crossing the Channel illegally and those profiting from it.
Professor Alice Roberts asks if archaeology can help us understand climate change.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests ask whether science needs war to drive it.
What might Donald Trump mean for Brexit? Chris Morris investigates a new global universe.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Laura Barton examines the place of school and background in determining confidence.