Writer, performer and care leaver Lemn Sissay looks into attitudes to children in the care system.
Theresa May answers your calls on her Brexit deal
The prime minister took calls from listeners in a special 5 Live programme presented by Emma Barnett. She was asked whether she had a plan B if MPs vote against her Brexit deal, the situation with Gibraltar and whether she'll be sending Jacob Rees-Mogg a Christmas card.
Anna Foster is joined in Sunderland by a host of celebs, experts and an audience - for the UK’s biggest conversation about the nation’s sex life.
How to do it well, and how to talk about it healthily. From STIs and health, using porn to sex ed in schools, consent to cheating, good sex, bad sex and how we can all become a bit more open and confident when it comes to our sex lives.
Simon Thomas: I'm 'beginning' to live after wife's death
In November 2017, former Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas lost his wife Gemma, three days after she was diagnosed with cancer.
A year on, Simon is in a new relationship. He says it’s not about replacing Gemma, but is "part of beginning to find life again".
The Real Lives of Spies
5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake meets six spies from the UK’s three main intelligence agencies, in the first ever joint interview with officers from MI5, MI6 and GCHQ. They explain what it’s like inside their agencies in the immediate aftermath of a terrorist attack, how they decide which friends and family members to tell about their jobs and what they think of TV shows like Bodyguard and Killing Eve.