A peer with a passion for pedigree pigs - Sarah Swadling meets the Marquess of Salisbury.
In a Sheffield pub, Anne McElvoy learns how conservatism responded to urban mass democracy
Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics
Lucy Worsley explores Queen Victoria's reign through significant encounters. 1: 1837
Jonathan Sumption explains how democracy can accommodate opposing opinions and interests
A special edition of the programme to mark the bicentenary of Gladstone's birth.
Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law
Jonathan Sumption assess the pros and cons of written and unwritten constitutions
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a written constitution
Anne McElvoy tells the story of Boris Johnson's premiership until 31 October
Mark Lawson talks to Dominic West.
Writer Adam Nicolson talks to Michael Berkeley about his life and his favourite music.
Simon Heffer argues for a new understanding of Sir Hubert Parry
Frances studies Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad song settings and orchestral rhapsody.
George Orwell has been dead for 70 years. What can his ideas tell us about life in 2020?
As the Olympics come to London, Mayor Boris Johnson finds himself on the global stage.
The most recent knowledge of what the land around Britain was like before the Ice Age.
Michael Berkeley's guest is Charles Spencer, the ninth Earl Spencer.
Satirist Craig Brown joins Michael Berkeley to introduce his favourite pieces of music.
Matthew Parris talks to the National Trust's Dame Helen Ghosh about James Lees-Milne.
Jim Waterson explores a single moment that inadvertently shaped modern history.
Kirsty Lang talks to Dominic West and Clarke Peters about performing Othello in Sheffield.
Joan Bakewell is in conversation with journalist and commentator Douglas Murray.
Best-selling novelist Frederick Forsyth nominates the Duke of Wellington.
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the first Duke of Wellington.
Nick Robinson looks at how Earl Grey handled the top job in British politics.
Norman Lebrecht talks to music director of English National Opera Edward Gardner.
A strange tale of wealth, wilderness, family intrigue, surrealism and concrete, in Mexico.
Steve Richards looks back on David Cameron's years in power and explores his legacy.
Felicity Evans visits Fenland Cambridgeshire in search of a Victorian vicar and naturalist