The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
Opera singer Andrea Baker explores the impact of Frederick Douglass's time in Scotland.
James Naughtie profiles the Nobel prize-winning economist.
Tennis champion Andy Murray, who has won Britain's first grand slam in 76 years.
Does Barack Obama have what it takes to get to the White House?
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Benedict Cumberbatch interviewed by Simon Mayo
Chris Bowlby profiles self-styled socialist US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
One feisty funny man grills another in the tag talk show.
The comedian creates a jingle especially for Front Row
Nikolaus Pevsner places the artist William Blake in the context of an English tradition.
Actress and presenter Caroline Quentin nominates dramatist and architect Sir John Vanbrugh
Should Americans celebrate, or be embarrased by, Columbus Day?
Dalai Lama makes low-key visit to US.
Daniel Craig speaks to Simon Mayo about his new film, Spectre.
Spectre is in cinemas from Monday 26 October, certificate 12A.
David Sneath reports on the institution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
As Obama's campaign to win a 2nd term ramps up Gary Younge assesses his performance so far
Steve Richards explains Jeremy Corbyn's dramatic rise from obscurity to Labour leader.
Steve Richards tells the inside story of the Lib Dems' turbulent years in government.