James Naughtie profiles the Nobel prize-winning economist.
David Cannadine on the controversy caused by the unmasking of Anthony Blunt as a spy.
Emily Buchanan profiles the archbishop of Canterbury, poet and scholar Rowan Williams.
Tristram Hunt tracks the life's work of the historian and university founder Asa Briggs.
Baroness Hale, president of the Supreme Court, delivered a bombshell ruling this week.
Baroness Mary Warnock curates the festival of her wildest dreams.
The philosopher heads back to her Winchester birthplace, home to her single mother of five
Anne McElvoy traces the influence of Beatrice and Sidney Webb on British socialism.
Michael Berkeley's guest is Eamon Duffy, professor of the history of Christianity.
Brian Eno champions the life and work of social reformer Michael Young.
Bridget Kendall talks to Archbishop Rowan Williams about his fascination with Dostoyevsky.
Professor David Cannadine argues historians and politicians have overplayed the class card
Michael Berkeley's guest is critic and scholar Sir Christopher Ricks.
Helen Mark discovers the Oxfordshire woodland that once belonged to author CS Lewis.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is historian Sir David Cannadine.
Joan Bakewell is in conversation with theologian and historian Diarmaid MacCulloch.
Nick Fraser considers the role of intellectuals in relation to world events.
Francesca Happé talks to Jim al-Khalili about the abilities of people with autism.
Ed Stourton profiles the billionaire philanthropist and investor George Soros.
Allan Little examines George Soros's global mission and why some people react against it.
Philanthropist and investor Soros puts forwards some radical economic proposals.
Sarah Montague and Grayson Perry discuss Nikolaus Pevsner's lectures on 'English Art'.
The acclaimed playwright tells Matthew Parris why he's inspired by Keynes' life and work.
Conductor John Butt has reconstructed JS Bach's 1723 Christmas service
John Harris of the Guardian talks to autism specialist Professor Simon Baron-Cohen.
Can John Maynard Keynes' economic strategy help Congress divide their 1992 budget?
Scholar Jonathan Bate discusses his passion for music inspired by Shakespeare.
The Unauthorised Life has attracted attention due to revelations about Hughes' adultery.