Andrew Hussey celebrates the life and work of French writer and philosopher Albert Camus.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss influential British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Robin Ince listens back to some of the BBC archive of philosopher Bertrand Russell.
The life ad work of the Algerian-French writer and philosopher, Albert Camus.
Darcus Howe discusses his uncle, the sportsman, writer and revolutionary CLR James.
Bertrand Russell considers the roles of state control in a progressive society.
Patrick Wright examines the long history of anxiety over threats to English identity.
Alan Johnson tells Matthew Parris about the impact George Orwell has had on his life.
In 1932, George Orwell taught in a public school. Geoffrey Stevens recalls being his pupil
John Simpson sees the seeds of Orwell's later work in 'Homage to Catalonia'.
Bertrand Russell argues for personal morality over tribal customs to guide conduct.
Christopher Hitchens nominates Leon Trotsky, hero of the Russian Revolution.
Bertrand Russell examines the effects of increasing state control.
In the inaugural Reith lecture, Bertrand Russell examines the impulses in human nature.
How Venezuela and others challenged the global economic model
Barbara Castle and biographer Mary Davis discuss the life of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst.
Helen Pankhurst tells the incredible story of her grandmother's Ethiopian legacy.
Five-part series exploring the art and politics of the artists' manifesto.
Bertrand Russell considers the role of human nature in the development of society.
Bertrand Russell argues for the importance of individual initiative in a community.
Are revolutionary socialists trying to take control of the Labour Party?