Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.
Alain de Botton discusses his first novel in twenty years - The Course of Love.
The Russian-born writer whose influence is most evident in her adopted home of the USA.
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks looks at the idea of leading a good life by being selfish.
Stephen Johnson explores Sigmund Freud's enigmatic relationship with music.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by British astronauts Tim Peake and Helen Sharman.
Should Americans celebrate, or be embarrased by, Columbus Day?
presented by Mark Lawson
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers.
Mark Lawson interviews Daniel Radcliffe, who now stars in the film The Woman in Black.
Lisa Appignanesi explores the intense relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung.
BBC Radio 4 Front Row interview with Philip Roth 27 June 2011
Edwina Currie discusses the life of former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir.
James considers one of modern Britain's most influential dramatists, Harold Pinter.
Matthew Parris introduces the life of writer Harold Pinter, chosen by Diane Abbott MP.
Misha Glenny traces the footsteps of Franz Kafka in his native city.
Michael Berkeley's guest is assyriologist Irving Finkel.
The deadpan funny man and the 'Little Britain' star in the tag talk show.
Joan Bakewell talks to Kirsty Young about her affair and long friendship with Pinter
David Miliband discusses the life of Joe Slovo, a leading member of the ANC.
Mark Coles profiles Momentum leader Jon Lansman.
The comic actor and the stand-up comedian meet in the tag-team talk show.
Christopher Hitchens nominates Leon Trotsky, hero of the Russian Revolution.
Michael Berkeley's guest is scientist Lewis Wolpert, who selects his favourite music.
Does the sports psychologist agree that comedy and sport are kind of the same?
Are the skills you need for stand-up comedy the same as you need for sport? Really?
The comedian and obsessive sports fan meets the commentator in the tag-team talk show.