Zane Lowe tells the story of the Loudness War, a phenomenon which changed the sound of music forever.
Eddie Goes Country
Eddie Mair returns to Scotland to explore his deep affection for Country Music.
Amanda Vickery On... Men
Amanda Vickery explores the history of masculinity through six different archetypes of the ideal man.
The Last Jews of Iraq
Alan Yentob uncovers the fascinating history of the disappearing jewish community in Baghdad.
DJ Joe Fletcher tracks down forgotten records from the American South.
Our Dreams; Our Selves
Lucy Powell discovers how our interpretation of dreams has changed from ancient cultures, via Freud, to contemporary neuroscience.
Disability: A New History
With new research, Peter White explores the history of disability.
A Short History of Five Notes
DJ Rita Ray traces the history of the 'clave’.
Mothers and Daughters
Exceptional stories of mothers and daughters lost and found.
Endnotes: David Foster Wallace
Geoff Wallace on the legacy of author David Foster Wallace.