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News about food, farming and the countryside. Anna Hill looks at the latest on the sheep dip debate, badger vaccination trials and UK crop research. Show more
Jane Garvey looks at how to get the right haircut, attitudes to women and alcohol, divorce and whether vulnerable girls in the justice system are being failed. Show more
Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two friends, a musician and an artist, who have each chronicled the 365 days of a year in their respective discipline. Show more
Marking the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV's death, Professor Julian Swann considers how the process of resisting the Sun King's aggression was the making of modern Britain. Show more
Nice lodgings, money - finally all’s going well for Ed - until someone loses their temper. Stars Christopher Douglas. From June 2015. Show more
Consumer affairs programme. Drink driving offences have fallen since Scotland introduced lower alcohol limits. Should the rest of the UK also lower limits? Show more
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Sunil Khilnani profiles Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi, who became a heroine of the 1857 Rebellion. Through her life and death, he explores the portrayal of women in Indian history. Show more
Adam is thinking long-term, and the fete committee faces a tough challenge.
By Vashti MacLachlan. An unsentimental love story about degenerative disease and a fridge-load of vegetables, inspired by the author's own experience. Show more
Listeners ask questions on where to invest a lump sum and getting good returns on savings. Show more
Dr Mark Porter examines the new drug to treat low sex drive in women, outdoor swimming, strokes in the young and tricky health terms such as causation v association. Show more
Laurie Taylor explores the changing nature of same-sex relationships since the demise of state communism. Also, the reality and implications of 'big data'. Show more
Media news with Steve Hewlett. Channel 4 CEO David Abraham discusses pay and privatisation. Plus the TV portrayal of the police at work: authentic access or just police PR? Show more
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The biggest problem of them all – death. But can we do anything to avoid it? With Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane. From 2015. Show more
Arts show, featuring Chris Pratt on Jurassic World, Rufus Norris's film London Road, the first stage musical version of A Damsel in Distress, and Arthur Miller's The Hook reviewed. Show more
Michael Buerk and guests discuss the moral responsibilities relating to the migrants crossing the Mediterranean. Show more
Caroline Ingraham, founder of a new approach to animal welfare, on giving animals choices. Recorded at the Hay Festival. Show more
The Bone Wars: Tracey Logan explores the extraordinary tale of dinosaur hunters Edward Cope and Othniel Marsh and their legendary feud set in America's Wild West in the late 1800s. Show more
Bank of England Governor uses annual Mansion House speech to attack ethics of the City
Josh makes an horrific discovery while Michael writes himself out of the truth of the day's events. Read by Mark Bazeley. Show more
Vignettes from award winning comedian as John struggles to enjoy his fantasy day of doing nothing. From 2015. Show more
Ian Leslie unearths the often surprising first literary attempts of the likes of Chuck Palahniuk and Marcel Proust. From 2015. Show more
Labour's acting leader Harriet Harman accuses David Cameron of 'sneering' and 'gloating'. Sean Curran reports on some surprising exchanges at Prime Minister's Questions. Show more
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Physician Gavin Francis leads us round a cultural map of the body: arms - part of our body, and weapons of war. From 2015. Show more
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