Jonathan Freedland asks how new technologies transformed gambling in the 1840s and today.
Gambling and New Technologies
Elon Musk's Hyperloop and Brunel's Atmospheric Traction Rail
Jonathan Freedland compares inventions by inventors Elon Musk and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Brexit and European Diplomacy
Jonathan Freedland compares Brexit with tensions between Offa and Charlemagne in the 790s.
Gender in women's sport
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of the gender debate in women's sport.
Julian Assange and Robert Ferguson
Jonathan Freedland compares Julian Assange to a pamphleteer and fugitive of the 1680s.
Women in Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Jonathan Freedland looks at women's roles in intelligence now and during WWII.
Summer BBQ Playlist
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
The Acid Survivors Foundation
The Bangladesh charity dedicated to treating the survivors of acid attacks.
The Rise of the Shamans
David Hendy explains why sound is central to the shaman's power.
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
Relax with Roy as he chats to jazz singer Kim Cypher and enjoys tracks from her new cd .