Are personalities eclipsing politics? Andrew Rawnsley investigates.
A special edition of the programme to mark the bicentenary of Gladstone's birth.
Jim Hancock considers what lies in store for a former parliamentarian outside Westminster.
Denis Murray finds out what Northern Irish voters really think about their representatives
What can Scotland's government teach Westminster about hung parliaments?
Anne McElvoy looks at ways of pepping up political parties to attract new members.
As public spending cuts loom, how can voters influence where the axe may fall?
A Touch of Ermine
Michael Dobbs asks how much patronage influences our political system.
John Kampfner asks what makes a perfect coalition.
Inside the Star Chamber
Andrew Rawnsley on the Star Chamber, which decides where the public spending axe falls.
What makes a good political leader?
As Labour's new supremo emerges, John Kampfner asks: are great leaders born or created?
Ahead of the Conservative Party conference, John Kampfner asks what it means to be a Tory.
Andrew Rawnsley on how the main parties are repositioning in unchartered political waters.
Lessons learned from Coalitions past
What do past coalitions tell us about how politics may develop in and out of Westminster?
In Search of the Big Society
Big Society is the most radical idea in politics in a generation, but what does it mean?
New to the Lords
Four new peers from outside politics talk about their first impressions of the Lords.
Sheena McDonald takes stock of devolution in Scotland and Wales ahead of the elections.
Mary Ann Sieghart asks if the coalition's foreign and defence policies are contradictory.
The Perils of Planning
John Kampfner examines what the Coalition's proposals for planning mean for 'localism'.
Beyond Westminster visits Scotland to find out how the SNP won the election.
Can campaigners exert too much power with modern techniques? David Grossman reports.
Anita Anand asks if elected commissioners will make the police more accountable.
How do you govern a divided society? Nick Watt travels to Northern Ireland to find out.
4/6. The Blue Line Thins
John Kampfner finds out the lasting lessons of the English street disturbances this month.
Tim Samuels asks why politicians can't speak their minds and what consequences this has.
The Data Tsunami
Mary Ann Sieghart discovers if new government transparency is all that it claims to be.
Where Next for Miliband's Labour?
Purple, blue or red - Beyond Westminster asks how Ed Miliband should rebrand his party?
Anita Anand asks what impact the government's plans for schools are having on the ground.
Andrew Rawnsley looks at the political strategies of the main parties at Westminster.
Controlling the Past
Anne McElvoy asks if politicians use memoirs and diaries to control our view of the past.
The Men's Vote
Anita Anand looks at how parties could woo the men's vote.
Michael Buchanan looks at what 'devo max' would mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Direct democracy - transforming or undermining our politics? David Grossman investigates.
Vying for Asian Voters
Mary Ann Sieghart asks how the UK political parties can win more British Asian voters.
Ahead of the Olympics, Edward Smith asks what the government's sports policy delivers?
Humour in Politics
Mary Ann Sieghart examines the role of humour in politics.
Dr Adler’s European Election Surgery
Katya took your calls about the big issues coming up in the European elections.
Should agriculture be taught at GCSE to help educate people of where meat comes from?
Nihal Arthanayake presents an afternoon of news, big name interviews and conversation.
Fifteen candidates are fighting the seat. Find out all about the runners and riders here.
Milkshakes, money, MEP sanctions and err more Danish porn.