James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
The story behind the fateful meeting between PM Gordon Brown and Gillian Duffy in 2010.
Jim Naughtie considers the Scottish politician with a passion for an independent Scotland.
Jonathan Maitland profiles Alex Salmond, SNP leader and Scotland's First Minister.
An insight into the Chancellor, Alistair Darling.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why Americans seem to trust Tony Blair.
Becky Milligan profiles the man at the centre of the so-called 'Plebgate' scandal.
The former MP opens up about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
John Major's comments on the Bank of Credit and Commerce International scandal.
Stephen Nolan tells the story of the broadcasting ban and the actors who became its stars.
Charles Kennedy's unusual visit to an operating theatre - during the operation.
Peter Hennessy invites Clare Short to reflect on her life and times.
Peter Hennessy asks David Blunkett to reflect on his political life.
The politician takes Wendy Robbins to the boarding schools for the blind that he attended.
Sheffield-born politician David Blunkett goes back to his roots.
Chris Bowlby profiles David Davis - the man in charge of Brexit.
Peter Hennessy invites David Owen to reflect on his life and times.
David Steel reflects on his role in shifting Britain away from two-party politics.
Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble meets his younger self in the archives.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
Steve Richards explains Jeremy Corbyn's dramatic rise from obscurity to Labour leader.
Steve Richards reveals the inside story of Gordon Brown's time as prime minister.
Peter Hennessy invites Michael Heseltine to reflect on his life and times.
Steve Richards examines the events of Jeremy Corbyn's year as Labour leader.
Steve Richards tells the inside story of Gordon Brown's time as prime minister.
Chris Bowlby profiles the anti-poverty campaigner and veteran Labour MP Frank Field.
Michael Berkeley talks former MP Chris Mullin at the 2013 Free Thinking Festival.