The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss influential British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Robin Ince listens back to some of the BBC archive of philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Billy Bragg talks about songwriting and poetry
Billy Bragg shares his approach to writing songs.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by British astronauts Tim Peake and Helen Sharman.
Bertrand Russell considers the roles of state control in a progressive society.
In defence of Kingsley Amis, whose new novel has caused a storm among feminists.
Derren Brown gets inside the mind of musical wizard and fellow sceptic Tim Minchin.
Did Douglas Adams predict the future in the year 2000? Mitch Benn finds out.
John Lloyd uncovers the private papers of the late Douglas Adams.
Jon Canter shared a flat with Douglas Adams while the latter struggled for success.
Douglas Adams on his approach to creation, and how that would play out if he painted.
Douglas Adams on Monty Python, imagination and storytelling.
Douglas Adams on how Winnie the Pooh influenced his writing style.
A tribute to the broadcaster David Frost, who died in August 2013.
Michael Berkeley's guest is actress and former MP Glenda Jackson.
Mark Coles profiles actor and former politician Glenda Jackson.
Glenda Jackson's returns to the stage for the first time in 23 years playing King Lear.
David Grossman of Newsnight profiles the political blogger Guido Fawkes.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.