Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Biographical series in which guests choose someone who has inspired their lives.
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
Stephen Fry's 7 Deady Sins - I will take each one of the Seven Sins in turn, lay them out on the surgical table and poke, prod, pry and provoke in an attempt to try to anatomise and understand them; I hope and believe it will be, if nothing else, delicious fun and something of a change from the usual run of podcastery.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
The Thomas Jefferson Hour features conversations with Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, as portrayed by the award-winning humanities scholar and author, Clay Jenkinson. The weekly discussion features Mr. Jefferson’s views on events of his time, contemporary issues facing America and answers to questions submitted by his many listeners. To ask President Jefferson a question, visit our website at jeffersonhour.com
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
BBC Radio 5 live’s award winning gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture.
History as told by the people who were there.
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.
A weekly podcast from BBC Radio 5 Live featuring the latest rugby news, analysis and interview. With contributions from Dave Woods, Stuart Pyke, coaches and players.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Series that demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice.