Alfred Brendel recalls hearing the voice of Hitler and Goebbels as a small boy
The case that for years apparently proved that nurture not nature dictates gender identity
Only humans know they will die. Catharine Edwards on the Stoic philosopher Seneca
The acclaimed chef and writer talks to John Wilson in August 2000
Cult leaders David Koresh and Reverend Jim Jones are compared.
Monty Python's Michael Palin chooses the American writer, Ernest Hemingway.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the remarkable Carthaginian general Hannibal.
Melvyn Bragg examines Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany though historiographical theories.
Matthew Taylor tells the story of the last eight years in the life of George Price.
Poet Simon Armitage nominates Joy Division singer Ian Curtis.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch on depicting Alan Turing in The Imitation Game
Richard Holloway explores the myth of Judas Iscariot and his depiction through the ages.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to Ernest Hemingway with a parody of his writing style.
Brian Sewell on his love of 'Mad' King Ludwig II of Bavaria.
Artist Mark Cazalet talks to Joan Bakewell about the beliefs that underpin his work.
McQueen documentary reviewed by Mark Kermode
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the most notorious rulers of ancient Rome.
Christopher Biggins champions the life of the Roman Emperor Nero.
Nico Muhly discusses his new song cycle Sentences.
Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe discuss their BBC late-night Prom
Edmund de Waal, ceramicist and author chooses Holocaust writer Primo Levi.
Baroness Margaret Jay chooses pioneering meteorologist Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy.
Mark Ravenhill on scientist Alan Turing
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the works, life and times of Seneca the Younger.
What has been the aftermath of the Harold Shipman murders? Alan Dein investigates.
Michael Maloney reads an extract from Florian Illies's 1913.
Michael Rosen discovers Walter Benjamin's radio works for children. Read by Henry Goodman.
Alistair Cooke examines tyrants who commit mass murder and compares Stalin with Hitler.
Mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing, and his role in the invention of the computer.