A war on the board - one of the oldest strategy games in the world
Chess: a chequered history
Inside the mind of Leonardo da Vinci
The Italian artist’s unique understanding of science and the natural world
Queen Njinga of Angola: Fearless fighter
The remarkable 17th Century leader who defied European oppression
Fado: Portuguese soul music
Nostalgic song from Portugal, a small country with a big heart
Thoreau: the writer who went to the woods
The author of the American classic ‘Walden’
Pearls: Treasures of the sea
The social history of pearls as a fashion and status symbol over the centuries
News and views from Leicestershire's African and Caribbean community with Sandra Pollock.
Stanley Spencer, Domestic Servants, Surrogacy
Authors Nicola Upson and Joanne Ramos, and researchers Gulzaar Barn and Ella Parry-Davies.
A Trip To The Strip
Lach remembers the days when he used to test LSD for the Mob in Las Vegas.
Don’t Judge My Faith By What I Wear
Do we judge people on their religious clothing?
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.