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.
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.
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.
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Peter Hennessy asks David Blunkett to reflect on his political life.
The politician takes Wendy Robbins to the boarding schools for the blind that he attended.
Sheffield-born politician David Blunkett goes back to his roots.
David Steel reflects on his role in shifting Britain away from two-party politics.
For Stalin, privacy was key. So how would he feel about his secrets being revealed?
Doris Lessing. Spirited, straight-talking Nobel Laureate.
Biographer Patrick French has an imagined conversation with the late writer Doris Lessing.
Doris Lessing talks to Mark Lawson about her life and career in this interview from 2001
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.
Radio 4 explores the story of Nigerian musican and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
The story of the Nigerian musician and political revolutionary.
Frances Crook proposes Labour politician Barbara Castle. Roy Hattersley is witness.
Gabriel Gbadamosi chooses the political maverick and Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti.