In a Sheffield pub, Anne McElvoy learns how conservatism responded to urban mass democracy
A special edition of the programme to mark the bicentenary of Gladstone's birth.
A profile of Pakistan’s former leader Benazir Bhutto.
As the Olympics come to London, Mayor Boris Johnson finds himself on the global stage.
Christina Lamb, author and journalist, nominates Benazir Bhutto as her great life.
'I laugh at it.' The accused speaks in the series finale.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
Peter Hennessy invites Michael Heseltine to reflect on his life and times.
Despatches which changed the course of history.
An execution, a wedding and exile.
Mary Ann Sieghart examines Michael Gove's distinctive approach to being a minister.
Investigating Foreign Secretary William Hague's vision for the Arab world.
Nick Robinson looks at how Asquith handled the top job in politics.
Tom Mangold investigates the life of Jeremy Thorpe, the former Liberal leader.
Rob Bonnet profiles Lord Colin Moynihan, Chair of the British Olympic Association.
What is power and how does it work? Bronwen Maddox asks Michael Gove.
The making of Michael Gove, the education revolutionary facing a political storm.
Michael Heseltine relives his life in sound through the BBC archives with John Wilson.
'Suicide bombers got through the security check. What should we do?'.
James Naughtie considers the significance of campaigning journalist Paul Foot.
An investigation into the death of Benazir Bhutto, former prime minister of Pakistan.
News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy nominates his illustrious predecessor Robin Day.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy nominates the broadcaster and political interviewer Robin Day.
Mark Coles profiles the man who runs NHS England.
Journalist Peter Oborne profiles the financier Sir Ronald Cohen.
The Assassin's Journey. The nasty, brutish and short life of Benazir's killer.
Nick Rankin explores the literary legacy of the writer John Buchan.
'He warned me not to come back.'.
Benazir speaks from the grave to lay blame for her murder.
On Edward Heath's centenary, Shaun Ley reassesses the enigmatic former prime minister.