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The Briefing Room
Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Books worth reading.
Listeners respond to the issues raised in the preceding edition of Any Questions?
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
The Sunday morning magazine programme with a fresh approach to the news and discussion about the big stories of the week. Presented by Paddy O'Connell.
Fresh ideas from the sharpest minds working toward a cleaner, greener planet
Series focusing on foreign affairs issues
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Drama from BBC Radio 4
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind
Topical discussion in which a panel of personalities from the worlds of politics, media and elsewhere are posed questions by the audience. From a different location each week
Brilliant stories told using archive from the BBC and beyond.
Documentaries exploring the latest worldwide cultural issues, trends, celebrations and rebellions.
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
The sound of church bells ringing on Sunday from around the country
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and literature from around the world
James Naughtie finds the heartbeat of history in the front page small ads of old UK newspapers.
Paul Gambaccini presents radio's widest-ranging music quiz.
Magical comedy drama about Gareth and Diane - pub landlords in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast. Starring Elis James and Emma Sidi.
Award-winning topical satire show, featuring a huge cast of characters drawn from the worlds of celebrity and politics.
Before finding fame as a novelist, Charles Dickens was, for a time, a newspaper editor. This drama series imagines how Dickens would have tackled bringing the news to the masses.
Adam Fleming and the BBC's politics team bring you the essential guide to the 2019 UK general election.
Award-winning current affairs documentary series investigating major issues at home and abroad
Series of thought-provoking talks in which the speakers air their thinking on the trends, ideas, interests and passions that affect culture and society