David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics.
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
Download the latest documentaries investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
Explorations in the world of science.
The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Tempers fly as the newsmakers of the week face-off in this award-winning show. Anchored by Nidhi Razdan, this weekly program has politicians battlling wits with a live audience.
The day's biggest news dissected by the day's newsmakers. Diverse opinions from across the political spectrum. The show that makes you decide, are you the Left, Right or the Centre?
Scott & Chris entertain the nation – The podcast that walks the line between the funny, awkward and outrageous.