Ian McMillan goes in search of one of Britain's strangest linguistic features.
BBC Radio 4
Winifred Robinson follows misbehaving children and the work being done to help them.
Zareer Masani on the new love for, and controversy over, Western classical music in India.
Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations
London cabbie Mason McQueen drives a taxi in three very different cities around the world.
Film exploring Scotland's past and made entirely of Scottish film archive.
Emily Buchanan explores the dilemmas of sponsoring children in developing countries.
The classic ghost story by Charles Dickens.
How London has grown in size and spread into the surrounding country. (1964)
A reappraisal of Raymond Chandler, the Englishman who invented the PI as we know him.
Tim Brooke-Taylor views Chaplin's legacy in the theatre of his grandson James Thierree.
A traditional Christimas Eve service of readings and carols from King's College, Cambridge
BBC World Service
Writer and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair goes in search of WG Sebald.
A story of remarkable bravery from the Rwandan genocide of twenty years ago.
Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
A nostalgic and humorous view of Glasgow life
How to recognise birds of the British countryside from their appearance, calls and songs
Brett Westwood and Phil Gates present a guide to some of Britain's common garden wildlife
Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss offer a guide to Britain's upland birds
History series presented by Simon Schama
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
The story of the portrait of a private soldier's sweetheart, painted for him in Auschwitz.
An early film by Ken Russell about the tenants of a house in Bayswater. (1960)
Documentary about the huge growth in popularity of western classical music in China.
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
A Kist o Wurds is Radio Ulster's weekly Ulster-Scots magazine show.
BBC Radio Ulster
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
Helena Kennedy talks to eminent lawyers and judges who stand out from the legal crowd.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
BBC producer Tony Grant recalls the late broadcasting icon Alistair Cooke.
Sitcom profiling the life of bachelor David Bliss.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Series about scientific specialists
Recorded in the 1990s, a panel of comedians recall exciting years that were yet to come
Lifelong fan Danny Wallace celebrates the Beano comic in its 75th anniversary year.
Mary Anne Hobbs explores the fusion of fine art and tattoos.
If only one in ten cells in the body is human, then what are we? Paul Evans investigates.
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
Sports-themed family entertainment show hosted by comedian Jason Manford.
HRH the Duke of Edinburgh recalls his role in a daring rescue during WWII.
Rats under the floorboards, paint on the floor. What makes an artist's studio?
How the monarchy recovered after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Why is the Church of Scotland funding a luxury boutique hotel in the Holy Land?
Stuart Maconie looks at the career of the durable maverick pop duo Sparks.
Jackie Clune dated women for 12 years until she married a man. She explores this subject.
Music from the golden years of entertainment - from the arrival of radio to the late 50s
BBC Radio Wales
John Waite follows those student protesters most likely to be affected by funding changes.
How the iconic Yorkshire pit village of Grimethorpe has adjusted to life after coal.
Carol Kirkwood takes an alphabetical journey through the world of television gardening.
Devon brings you soul music from 1960s Motown right through to the artists of today.
BBC Radio Derby
The alien mountains, canyons and craters, inspiring scientists and writers to explore Mars
A look behind the scenes of British Airways, one of the UK's most visible brands.
Giles Dilnot finds out if new Bristol mayor George Ferguson is making a difference.
Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison on human experience and the beauty of nature
The story of the MV Ilala, a 60-year-old boat still in use in Malawi and Mozambique.
Drama about a US infantry platoon fighting in Italy during World War II.
Five views of Oxford's Aladdin's cave for anthropologists, the Pitt Rivers Museum
Matthew MacIver examines the impact of the Great War on the Highlands and Islands
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
An insight into Poland's colourful culture, industry and people.
The story of Pink Floyd.
Pop-up book adventures with the Abadas, Hari the hippo, Ela the fox and Seren the bat.
Pop-up book adventures with the curious Abadas
The latest news from ABC in America
BBC News Channel
Michele Roberts on the drink that fuelled bohemia, absinthe, and its influence on art.
Satirical comedy starring Stephen Fry and John Bird
Dominic Lawson conducts a series of interviews over a game of chess
Rigsy brings you great new music from Northern Ireland.
An act of worship and music
Host Simon Mayo pits the comic generations against each other
Tim Robbins, star of The Shawshank Redemption, leads acting classes in LA's Norco Prison.
Linda Colley examines the forces that have united and divided Britain over many centuries
Join Adam for great guests and your choice of music on a Sunday afternoon.
BBC Radio Kent
Adam and Vicki with entertainment, music and all the day's news.
BBC Radio Shropshire
Culture, cuisine, the arts and what’s on in North Yorkshire.
BBC Radio York
Adam has the latest news and music from new bands on the Welsh scene.
Portread o Waldo Williams. A portrait of Waldo Williams.
Fresh music, chat and entertainment.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Following the diagnosis of a family member, comedian Rory Bremner explores ADHD.
Have your say on the West Midlands biggest phone-in.
BBC WM 95.6
David Lomax reports on the story of the Kamchatka crabs brought to the Arctic by Stalin.
Matthew Syed explores the puzzling but powerful phenomenon of home advantage in sport.
Long-running travel programme
Scotland's adventure sports scene - everything from kayaking to mountain marathons.
Animated adventures of two friends who live on an island in the middle of the big city.
Aesop's best-known fables retold for a young audience.
A joint Persian/Pashto/English BBC interview with the Afghan leader.
BBC World News
A look at business across the continent.
Hugh Levinson asks whether science and technology can end under-development in Africa
Some of the world's most beautiful women discuss the ageing process.
Hugh Sykes finds out how life in Iraq has changed over the past decade
Noted war correspondents return to the WWII battlefields from where they had reported.
The writer Kevin Crossley-Holland meets fellow East Anglians affected by coastal erosion.
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Afternoon broadcast, featuring music programmes and concerts
BBC Radio 3
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers