Anne McElvoy on Mrs Thatcher's father and the transformation of conservatism.
What are the unwritten rules you must learn to get a top job?
Sathnam Sanghera asks if classism should be illegal.
Professor David Cannadine argues historians and politicians have overplayed the class card
Gerald Scarfe introduces the radio, recycled. The subject is class.
Is our obsession with class a sign of a sense of fairness, or a prejudice to be fought?
How to have meaningful conversations across the class divide, with Kerry Hudson.
Is the middle class in decline? The divide between a rich elite and those now clinging on.
Social mobility is good for those on the up, but what about those who go down?
Author Dreda Say Mitchell says we have overlooked the cultural element to social mobility.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Laura Barton examines the place of school and background in determining confidence.
Jaega Wise and Dan Saladino investigate the hidden story of slavery in our food.
Edward Said considers intellectuals as people on the margins of their own society.
The life and ideas of Karl Marx who changed the world with his Communist Manifesto.
Sir Isaiah Berlin died 20 years ago. Where are the Berlins of today? Jonathan Wolff asks.
Sathnam Sanghera regards himself as firmly middle class. Others do not. He explores why.
Paul Seabright examines the role of slave labour in the expansion of global trade.
Melvyn Bragg examines British imperialism and its captives, both slaves and Britons.
Michael Merrick challenges how we think about social mobility.
Do we change the way we speak according to the person we are speaking to?
Franklyn Addo describes how witnessing a murder transformed his life.
Steve McQueen discusses 12 Years A Slave which tells the true story of Solomon Northup
Professor Williams examines the interaction of race and class in society.
Michael Robinson concludes his series with a discussion on work in the future.
Sangita Myska investigates the secret story of Britons held as slaves.
Alan Dein explores Karl Marx's journey from corpse to bronze monolith.
A H Halsey explores the changing concept of 'Status' in British society.
Byron Vincent raises some practical, and moral, questions about social mobility.