The Italian artist’s unique understanding of science and the natural world
Inside the mind of Leonardo da Vinci
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
Social history of these highly versatile jewels
Roger McGough's guest curator is Fleur Adcock.
Time for Verse - Spike Milligan
Archive radio poetry
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
Alexander Korda: Producer, Director, Exile, Spy
Matthew Sweet unearths the film-maker Alexander Korda's wartime role as a British agent.
Diabetes and Me
What does it mean to be a young person and live with diabetes?