Sheila Dillon speaks to world-renowned wine writer and critic Jancis Robinson.
How has Val Wilmer become a world figure in the documentation of Black music and culture?
Michael Berkeley's guest is writer and advice columnist Bel Mooney.
Matisse biographer Hilary Spurling on the colourful figure of Matisse’s wife.
Helen Mark explores Sir Winston Churchill's family home of Chartwell in Kent.
William Crawley travels to Winston Churchill's grave in the Oxfordshire village of Bladon.
A humble wooden cabinet reveals secrets about how Churchill developed his oratorical style
A report from California on water in LA, and domestic partnerships in San Francisco.
Emma Barnett discovers whether you can be a feminist if you are an orthodox Jew.
Gary Oldman on his career and award winning performance as Churchill
The Oscar-tipped actor on how he captured the war-time PM's distinctive delivery
Critic and broadcaster Gillian Reynolds celebrates 50 years' professional radio listening.
Michael Berkeley's guest is wine writer and broadcaster Jancis Robinson.
Political cartoonist Martin Rowson sits down to draw and interview Julia Langdon.
The award-winning campaigning journalist tells Dr Anthony Clare about her major influences
Michael Berkeley's guest is novelist and short story writer Michele Roberts.
Artist Molly Parkin revisits her paper round route with actor Bob Kingdom.
Mark Coles profiles the Green leader Natalie Bennett after her rocky campaign launch.
Edward Stourton profiles Labour leadership contender, Owen Smith.
President George H W Bush's handling of foreign affairs helps his re-election.
Sathnam Sanghera regards himself as firmly middle class. Others do not. He explores why.
Sheila Dillon meets the cooks who've specialised in making great food on very low incomes.
Alistair Cooke recalls some intriguing myths about Winston Churchill.
The history and traditions of Thanksgiving and the opposition to the celebration in 1998.
Alistair Cooke considers how people become desensitised to the horrifying images of war.
Lord Digby Jones chooses Winston Churchill, with contribution from Prof David Reynolds.
David Cannadine explores how Churchill's cigar became synonymous with his image.
A photo reveals Churchill's struggle to translate wartime heroism into election victory.
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