Leading artists, writers, thinkers discuss the ideas shaping our lives & links between past & present and new academic research.
Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland telling real life stories. With over 1,800 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One Podcast has the largest archive of documentaries available in the world, dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. Winner of over 340 national and international awards. Producer of podcast series 'Tiger Roll, The People's Horse', 'GunPlot' and 'The Nobody Zone'. Immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character. Hosted on Acast. See a ...
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.
A compilation of the latest Witness History programmes.
History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, creator of the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews. Season Four: Grigori Rasputin
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
History as told by the people who were there.
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
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.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.
Have you ever locked eyes with a stranger and wondered, "What’s their story?" Step into someone else’s life and expect the unexpected. Extraordinary stories from around the world.
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.
Technological and digital news from around the world.
5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
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.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.
A jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world, the one we all live in now, and a guide to avoiding the worst pitfalls along the road to a better world. It Could Happen Here season 1 ended with the possibility of a second civil war. It Could Happen Here Daily with Robert Evans, accepts collapse as a given, and tries to provide a roadmap to survival.