Anne McElvoy traces how the threat of Free Trade stung a placid aristocrat into action.
James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.
Michael Berkeley's guest is former SAS sergeant Andy McNab.
Michael Berkeley's guest is writer on gardens and landscape Anna Pavord.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the 19th-century writer and campaigner Annie Besant.
The journey of Annie Besant, from English social reformer to leader of the Congress Party.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
John Major's comments on the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal.
Kenneth Clarke chooses the Victorian politician, Benjamin Disraeli.
Benjamin Disraeli, who turned his skills as a novelist to politics.
David Cannadine explores how Disraeli merged fact and fiction in his life and work.
The Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks reveals the pivotal role of music in his life.
Mark Lawson talks to Jo Brand.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
Series in which public figures choose others to interview. Jo Brand talks to Barry Cryer.
Writer Geoff Dyer talks to Michael Berkeley about his lifelong passion for jazz.
Peter Hennessy asks Harriet Harman to reflect on her life and times.
Hilary Mantel talking to John Wilson
Russell Brand talks about the ideology behind his new tour, The Messiah Complex.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is the comedian Jo Brand.
Matthew Parris and Max Mosley celebrate the life of John Stuart Mill.
A Jamaican rebellion rouses Victorian liberals against state violence. With Anne McElvoy.
In the first of a new series, Clare walks along the Octavia Hill Centenary Trail in Kent.
Alan Rusbridger talks to Jonathan Aitken about his experience of incarceration.
Charles Moore reflects on the process of writing Lady Thatcher's authorised biography.
Mark Coles presents a profile of the co-founder of counter-extremism think tank Quilliam.
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