Mike Thomson asks if Britain's part in Zimbabwean peace meant protecting terrorists.
George Parker explores Labour's new policies and how far-reaching they will be.
Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
Miles Davis chosen by Adrian Utley of Portishead.
Sarah Montague and Anand Menon revisit Robert Birley's Reith lectures Britain in Europe.
Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke talks about his admiration for Stapledon
John Major's comments on the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal.
An appraisal of Barbara Castle in the centenary of her birth
Patrick Wright focuses on Barbara Castle, the Red Queen.
Chris Bowlby profiles self-styled socialist US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
A musical portrait of how the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis became a painter in later life.
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah explores the life of reggae legend Bob Marley.
This 1975 concert marked the ‘crossover’ of reggae into popular music.
An eye-witness remembers the night gunmen tried to kill the global reggae star.
As part of U2's new album 'Innocence & Experience', Bono wrote 'Iris' about his mother.
Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given Cuba such a prominent image.
Ken Clarke and Soweto Kinch discuss the relationship between two jazz pioneers.
Christina Lamb talks to Lady Khadija, daughter of Idi Amin, about family legacy.
The parallels between the leadership of President Clinton and Felipe Gonzalez of Spain.
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Peter Hennessy asks David Blunkett to reflect on his political life.
Sheffield-born politician David Blunkett goes back to his roots.
The politician takes Wendy Robbins to the boarding schools for the blind that he attended.
David Steel reflects on his role in shifting Britain away from two-party politics.
Doris Lessing. Spirited, straight-talking Nobel Laureate.
Biographer Patrick French has an imagined conversation with the late writer Doris Lessing.
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.
The story of Nigerian musician and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.