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The Women of Nasa
Anna Foster speaks to the female space scientists leading the way in space exploration.
The #dadtakeover podcast
Comedians Russell Kane and Sam Avery join Phil Williams for honest fatherhood discussion.
The City Remembers
One year on from the attack, 5 live asks how life in Manchester has changed
Aimen Dean: Jihadi Turned Spy
Former Al Qaeda jihadi-turned-Mi6 spy Aimen Dean talks to Nihal Arthanayake.
Richard Bacon on Surviving Life-Threatening Infection
Richard Bacon talks to Colin Paterson about the illness that saw him placed in a coma.
Camilla Thurlow investigates online radicalisation
The bomb disposal expert and former Love Island star investigates online radicalisation.
How can I stop being addicted to my phone?
The Solutions Project investigates how we can spend less time swiping and scrolling.
A tribute to Aretha Franklin
A tribute to Aretha Franklin.
The Real Lives of Spies
5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake meets six spies from MI5, MI6 and GCHQ.
Simon Thomas: I'm 'beginning' to live after wife's death
The former Sky Sports presenter talks about life since losing his wife Gemma a year ago.
Anna Foster hosts the UK’s biggest conversation about the nation’s sex life.
Theresa May answers your calls on her Brexit deal
The prime minister sat down with Emma Barnett in a 5 Live News Special.
Lemn Sissay: ‘Why do we Hate Kids in Care?’
Lemn Sissay looks into attitudes to children in the care system.
2018: The Year in Spoken Word
5 Live shines a light on young Spoken Word talent and how they viewed 2018's big stories.
Laura Whitmore: Losing My Religion
Laura Whitmore explores her own beliefs and how others discover their own spirituality.
Apollo 8: Christmas on the Far Side of the Moon
Anna Foster remembers the Apollo 8 mission on its 50th anniversary.
Under the Weather Live: The weird weather of 2018
The podcasters review 2018, including the 'Beast from the East' and our scorching summer.
Mental Health: The Importance of Talking
Every 90 minutes a life is lost to suicide. So across one day, 5 Live heard your stories.
Sri Lanka Easter Attacks
The latest after more than 200 people were killed and 450 injured in attacks in Sri Lanka
Vicky McClure: Our Dementia Choir
Actress Vicky McClure talks to Nihal about how music can help people with dementia
Knife Crime: one family’s story
We follow one family’s story of losing their son to knife crime.
Inside Porton Down
Nihal Arthanayake gets rare access to one of the most secretive establishments in the UK.
D-Day: The Home Front Heroes
5 Live honours the people who made the invasion possible without being on the front line.
Andy Woodward: I was abused by football coach Barry Bennell
Andy Woodward, who was abused by football coach Barry Bennell, shares his story.
Ed Dwight Jr: The first black astronaut who never flew
JFK's administration chose him to be the first black US astronaut. But it wasn't to be...
An audience with Melinda Gates: Empowerment, careers and society
She's one of the world’s most powerful women. We invited inspiring women to speak to her.
Boris Johnson wins race to be next PM
From a hot tent in Westminster, Emma Barnett hears reaction to Boris Johnson’s victory.
Boris Barometer: Your views on the UK's new PM
5 Live callers react to Boris Johnson becoming the next prime minister.
A tale of two speeches: May out, Johnson in
Theresa May gives her last speech as prime minister before Boris Johnson gives his first.
Boris Johnson: First Commons address and MP reaction
Boris Johnson makes his first speech as prime minister in the Commons and MPs respond.
A scorching week in politics
Adrian Chiles and guests chew over a dramatic week in politics.
Homeless World Cup: Cardiff 2019
Nihal Arthanayake speaks to the players and organisers, including actor Michael Sheen.
UK hit by major power cut: Your stories
Stephen Nolan talks to some of those affected by a major power cut.
The Children of the Troubles
5 Live's Tony Livesey speaks to people who lived through the violence as children.
Bury expelled from EFL: Your reaction
Sarah Brett hears immediate reaction from fans and local MPs.
Parliament suspension: Are you outraged or ecstatic?
PM Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament. 5 Live listeners react.
Boris Johnson's first PMQs
Boris Johnson clashes with Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit and the possibility of an election.
Stories of Love and Separation
What is it like to be apart from someone you love? We hear three very different stories.
Behind the Supreme Court - with Baroness Hale
What happens in the Supreme Court? Emma Barnett met its president, Baroness Hale.
Gareth Thomas: ‘A journalist told my parents I was HIV positive’
Former rugby player Gareth Thomas reveals how his parents found out he was HIV positive.
Thomas Cook: Your questions answered
Travel expert Simon Calder and personal finance expert Martin Lewis answer your questions
Where did Brexit go wrong?
Theresa May’s former Chief of Staff Gavin Barwell on why she failed to deliver Brexit.
Should vaccinations be compulsory for schoolchildren?
Should no jabs equal no school? Rachel Burden hears from experts and callers.
Why was MP Stella Creasy targeted by anti-abortion ads?
MP Stella Creasy talks about being the target of an anti-abortion advertising campaign.
Emma Barnett meets John Humphrys
After 32 years at Today, John Humphrys stepped away from the microphone
The UK villages feeling the impact of climate change
Fairbourne and Happisburgh, the UK villages feeling the impact of climate change.
Killer in the Congregation
Ben Field seemed kind to the villagers of Maids Moreton. The truth was far more sinister.
Northern Ireland abortion law change: Two opposing views
As abortion becomes legal, we hear from a pro-choice and an anti-abortion campaigner.
Fertility treatment: Is there enough workplace support?
Juggling work and fertility treatment can be difficult - callers share their experiences.
What strategies might we see in the 2019 election?
We ask four strategists for their predictions on what we might see on the campaign trail.
Modern Slavery: Sanu’s Story
A victim of modern slavery explains how he was forced to work 7 days a week for years.