Richard Hoggart analyses how humans fundamentally understand each other via communication.
Science writer Angela Saini celebrates being a late adopter of new technology.
Professor Alexander Goehr judges the effect of recorded sound on our perception of music.
An exclusive Radio 4 interview with David Attenborough about his life in wildlife sound.
Clive Anderson and guests ask if plans to modernise the courts threaten access to justice.
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing.
Dominic Arkwright talks to Professor Peter French about the science of forensic acoustics.
Guy Garvey spent a decade recording his dad’s stories and now he wants you to do the same.
Jonathan Freedland on his late sister's unique audio legacy.
Melvyn Bragg explores the social and economic consequences of the information revolution.
Onora O'Neill asks how we decide when to trust those who inform us about the wider world.
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Can anyone be a creative genius? Ian Peacock investigates.
Aleks Krotoski explores the often ignored physicality of the digital world.
Janet Ellis explores the dot. A simple word for a most significant mark.
Does digital technology open or close our minds? A show from the Aspen Festival of Ideas.
A recruitment scheme which left jobseekers thousands of pounds in debt and without work.
Wired Love, published in 1879, is a story of long-distance love over the telegraph wire.