How an orphaned young man came to carry the title of king of the blues.
The annual Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, featuring orchestral classical music
A new competition for young people, showcasing the very best of young British talent.
The story of the opulent, intricate, gold-crested Sevres porcelain of 18th-century France.
How Benjamin Britten and the BBC brought modern classical music to a wider audience.
The story of the jazz label that was home to greats like Miles Davis and John Coltrane.
Pierre Boulez conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a concert from the Barbican. (2005)
Clare Balding embarks on a trip across Britain to rediscover the world of 1950s cycling
Richard Wilson journeys around Britain, following routes raved about in motoring guides
Neil Oliver investigates the 1915 Quintinshill rail disaster. Was there a cover-up?
The FAA pilot recounts his experiences up to and during the Second World War.
Griff Rhys Jones learns about the army of West Africans his father served alongside.