Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century.
To mark the Queen's golden jubilee in 2002, Sue MacGregor asked her guests to reflect on how the changes in Britain of the previous 50 years had shaped their lives. Guests included Marianne Faithful, Bishop John Sentamu, Lord Chief Justice Woolf and Jonathan Miller.
A documentary series celebrating the Latin dance crazes hitting the clubs of Britain – and their most passionate followers.
Four cars, four cultures: from Nigeria to Russia, and the UK to Italy, a documentary series exploring the real life stories of status, corruption and chaos behind some of the world's most famous cars.
Produced by Sarah Peters, this City Visitors Trail is a self-guided app trail through some of the Square Mile's landmark locations, including St Paul's, the Lloyds Building and the Tower of London. En route some fascinating stories are revealed, from the plague-ridden skeletons beneath the Museum of London to the execution site of the Tower.
Produced by Sarah Peters and presented by BBC presenter Robert Elms, this GPS-triggered audio app set in Soho, uncovers the stories behind the rise of men’s fashion in the West End. Individual stories are triggered along the route, from the poignant story of the tailors of Berwick Street to the outlandish 1960s fashion entrepreneurs of Carnaby Street.
Produced by Sarah Peters, this GPS-triggered app narrates the fascinating history of the evolution of Battersea Power Station and its surroundings, from marshland to a powerhouse lighting up London.
A Guardian podcast telling the stories of Jewish life around the world.
Winner of the Sandford St Martin Awards Writer Denise Grollmus goes on a personal journey of Jewish discovery in Poland, the country where over three million Jews were murdered by the Nazis during the second world war.
From steam baths to barmitzvah memories, broadcaster and oral historian Alan Dein digs out four remarkable stories on the theme of encounters.
Broadcaster and oral historian Alan Dein eavesdrops on a day in the life of Oldhill Street in Hackney, a remarkable corner of London.
Shortlisted for the Sandford St Martin Awards A journey of sound, music and speech to mark the period from the Jewish New Year to the Day of Atonement.
Presented by writer and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer, these Guardian podcasts tell real life stories charting the ups and downs of family life.
Miranda discusses family life with Ed Balls, explores fussy eaters with Jay Rayner and asks why 8.25am is the most stressful time of day for modern families.
Miranda discusses lesbian mothers, technology and teenagers and hears why Suggs from Madness likes dancing on his kitchen table.
Miranda discusses childhood freedom with author Michael Morpurgo, eccentric kids' names and hears actor Simon Pegg talk about his family life.