Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.
History as told by the people who were there.
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
Groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning conversation about the big questions of meaning — spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives. Hosted by Krista Tippett. New conversations every Thursday, with occasional extras.
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
A podcast about myths we think are history and history that might be hidden in myths! Awesome stories that really (maybe) happened!
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.