Alex Salmond chooses Thomas Muir, whom he describes as the father of Scottish democracy.
The 1960s saw anti-psychiatrists including RD Laing question the notion of insanity.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles comedian and writer Armando Iannucci.
Al Murray and James King sit in for Simon and Mark with guest Armando Iannucci.
Alvin Hall explores the controversial decision allowing the Burrell Collection to tour.
Michael Berkeley's guest is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
Bishop Richard Holloway reveals why the picture of a skeleton can stun him to tears.
Poets Carol Ann Duffy, Liz Lochhead, Gillian Clarke and Eavan Boland update a 1992 debate.
Following artist Fiona Graham-Mackay as she paints a portrait of poet Imtiaz Dharker.
Hear poetry being crafted by the award-winning Imtiaz Dharker. A poem is “like love”.
Poet Jackie Kay recalls a childhood in Glasgow which inspired her to write.
Poet and novelist Jackie Kay meets Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid.
Billy Bragg tells the story of Jock Purdon and the history of songwriting about mining.
Author Johann Hari offers a personal & surprisingly uplifting perspective on depression.
Jude Law and Kevin Macdonald interviewed by Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode.
Bishop Richard Holloway asks if life's best lesson is when to let others take over.
Bishop Richard Holloway on learning how to forgive ourselves as well as others.
Lynne Ramsay on directing We Need To Talk About Kevin; Sir Cameron Mackintosh at 65.
Set in 15th century and 21st century France , the novel has Joan of Arc at its heart.
Michelle Mone, the government's new start-up tsar, is profiled by Mark Coles.
Richard Holloway says that we should live in such a way that death will be an unjust fate.
Michael Berkeley's guest is actress Phyllida Law.
The poet takes us on one of the early morning city walks she goes on to find inspiration.
Mark Lawson talks to Poet Jackie Kay.
Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy reads a selection of her poems.
The author talks about his loathing for Oxford University and admiration of Mrs Thatcher.
Rankin talks to John Wilson about a poem by Thomas Hardy.
Photographer Rankin talks to John Wilson about his latest exhibition
Francine Stock presents a discussion about the Glaswegian psychiatrist R D Laing.
Carole Stone discusses the charismatic guru hailed during the 60s as a great philosopher.