Adrian Chiles talks to Larissa Pelham, head of emergency food security for Oxfam.
As part of U2's new album 'Innocence & Experience', Bono wrote 'Iris' about his mother.
The work of Jack Kemp, the Secretary of Housing and Development.
Profiles of politicians Colin Powell and "Mickey" Leland (1944-1989)
The life of Diana, Princess of Wales - movingly portrayed in reverse chronology.
James Naughtie reflects on the glamorous life and untimely death of the Princess of Wales.
Steve Richards explains Jeremy Corbyn's dramatic rise from obscurity to Labour leader.
Steve Richards examines the events of Jeremy Corbyn's year as Labour leader.
Is Francis the 'revolutionary' Pope that his admirers hope for and his critics fear?
A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian nationalist movement.
Is Pope Francis a communist, as some of his critics claim? Edward Stourton investigates.
What sort of Labour leader would Jeremy Corbyn be?
Gavin Esler and a panel of experts debate the foreign policies of the new Labour leader.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Mark Lawson talks to writer JK Rowling.
JK Rowling talks to Mark Lawson about her new novel. Hear the full interview at 7.15pm.
Author J K Rowling and Stephen Fry discuss the Harry Potter book series.
The life and ideas of Karl Marx who changed the world with his Communist Manifesto.
Naomi Watts talks to Simon about her role as the Princess of Wales in Diana.
Nazir Afzal chooses Mahatma Gandhi as his great life.
The Pope visits a nation where one in four is a Catholic - America.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss Pope Francis' first year in the Vatican.
Pope Francis explains why he sees Covid-19 as a potential turning point in history.
Conservative MP Ann Widdicombe nominates the last Pope, John Paul II.
Ann Widdicombe MP nominates the late pontiff, who agreed with her on women priests.
How Pope John Paul II's instillation caused excitement in America.
Pope John Paul II's joyous visit to the US, and Catholicism in America.
Pope John Paul II visits Poland.
The American reaction to the death of Princess Diana.
Ken Livingstone discusses his hero, US politician Robert Kennedy.