A variety of artists perform the work of songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Cliff Richard, Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams and others cover the King's classic songs.
With Roberta Flack, Dusty Springfield, the Flying Lizards, Kim Wilde and Robert Palmer.
Ella Fitzgerald, Captain Sensible, Jay Z and Jeff Beck perform songs from musicals.
A journey through the classic and curious Beatles covers in the BBC archives.
Featuring Shirley Bassey, Jamie Cullum, Bryan Ferry, Kirsty MacColl and Florence Welch.
The story behind Allegri's Miserere, one of the most popular pieces of sacred music.
Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how monasteries shaped every aspect of medieval Britain.
A tribute to Sean Connery as he celebrates his 85th birthday.
Neil Oliver joins a team investigating the final resting place of Alfred the Great.
Engaging experts reveal favourite hidden objects, forgotten places and artistic passions.
Drama-documentary about the Swallows and Amazons author's secret life. (2005)
A view of the history of modern Britain - from the back end where the rubbish comes out.
Film that shows how ocean waves are not only beautiful but also profoundly important.
Marcus du Sautoy demystifies the hidden world of algorithms.
A look at the 'ghost singers' who provided the vocals for some great Hollywood stars.
Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever.
How discovering the story of stars has transformed our own understanding of the universe.
Documentary about the problem page's enduring appeal, presented by Philippa Perry.
Michael Wood tells the story of Mary Arden, an ordinary woman in a time of revolution.
Art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon and chef Giorgio Locatelli take a journey around Sicily.
An up-close examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer.
Compilations of performances by singer-songwriters from the BBC vaults
Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky.
Series celebrating the art of the cinema soundtrack.
Series exploring the magical elements that come together to create our favourite songs.
Archive footage of rock, pop and soul performances from the 1980s.
Series featuring rock, pop and R&B performances from the BBC archives.
Alastair Sooke champions the subversive wit, radical energy and influence of pop art.
Kevin Fong is granted access to Nasa in the last month of the space shuttle programme.
At London's Roundhouse, Status Quo perform an acoustic set of classics.
A series of journeys by steam train.
How the British musical became a driving force behind musical theatre around the world
Series showcasing the best in international documentaries
Spectacular summer-night concerts from the grounds of the Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna.
Gritty social drama. A Greenock teenager tries to raise cash to buy a new home.
How a group of post-punk musicians took the synthesiser to the centre of the pop stage.