New research on how society works
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
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.
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.
Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor
Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
Our planet is becoming a global village, yet enormous differences remain in culture and spiritual tradition—differences that can lead to misunderstanding, hatred, and war. Host Paul John Roach and his guests explore the unity and common values shared within all cultures and faith traditions.
It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big question ...
Mormon Stories is an attempt to build understanding between and about Mormons through the telling of stories in both audio and video formats.