A reappraisal of Raymond Chandler, the Englishman who invented the PI as we know him.
BBC Radio 4
Tristram Shandy guides viewers through the epic tale of his life.
Boxing Day afternoon entertainment.
BBC Radio Humberside
Boxing Day entertainment.
BBC Radio Leeds
French drama. A girl, pregnant at just 17, decides to give birth anonymously.
The story of the 1971 charity rock concert organised by George Harrison in New York.
Special concert to mark the nation's appreciation of its servicemen and women.
Nick McCarty's crime drama
BBC Radio 7
Documentary following the Hollywood star Gregory Peck on a tour of speaking engagements.
Celebrity chefs try out different recipes from around the world.
Cookery series celebrating the delights of modern French cuisine.
Classic silent drama about an escaped Dartmoor prisoner after vengeance on a love rival.
Patients and doctors in a Lake District village fight to save their GP surgery.
Denis Rice and Gillean Maclean visit powerful Passion Story paintings for Good Friday.
BBC Radio Scotland
Comedian Arnold Brown takes an entertaining look at the world of male fashion.
Writer, comedian and rock drummer Andrew McGibbon explores the history of the cymbal.
By James Hopkin. Stories that explore the history and landscape of the Dalmatian Islands
Romantic musical-comedy about a dancing star's pursuit of an aristocratic heiress.
Ulster-Scots musician Willie Drennan walks around the Province.
A UK man with a British dad and Yemeni mum visits Yemen to meet his extended family.
Five stories about a crime told from five separate points of view
Robert Peston investigates the murky world of financial algorithms.
Fact-based thriller about the crimes and apprehension of Max Factor heir Andrew Luster.
Michael Ball fulfils his longtime ambition to meet Dolly Parton
BBC Radio 2
Arthur Marshall plays the ever-efficient Nurse Dugdale, battling against hospital chaos.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The Falcon tries to find a kidnapped scientist who has a formula for synthetic diamonds.
People from around Northern Ireland reflect on their daily life.
BBC Radio Ulster
Shan Cothi follows a typical day in the life of a soprano
BBC Radio Wales
Highlights of BBC Guernsey's recent broadcast in the island's parishes.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Alan Bennett's first TV play, from 1972. A comedy, it follows a cycling club's day out.
Gwyn is stifled by a day out with his grandad, but the old man has a trick up his sleeve.
A strand of short programmes detailing the events of a particular day in history.
Highlights of the wedding day of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson.
Join Ben for a look back through the sounds of today's chosen decade.
BBC Southern Counties
Live discussion and debate hosted by Brian Taylor.
A special variety show with host David Frost and guests whose work he admires. (1964)
The story of the Welsh indie-rock band.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Shaun Wallace visits his local library to see how the Dewey Decimal System works.
Alan Dein meets Zimbabwean musician and political refugee Wilson Magwere.
The inside story of a 'restorative justice' meeting between a burglar and his victim.
Sue MacGregor tells the story of the battle over a perfect T Rex.
A US Cavalry officer finds love and adventure at an outpost near the Mexican border.
Clare Balding meets the native dog breeds of Britain and Ireland which are endangered
The comic poet Elvis McGonagall explores the world of satirical verse.
Mike Wooldridge presents a series exploring what living on a dollar a day really means
A renowned actor becomes unable to differentiate between his stage roles and real life.
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Mary Robinson examines Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Yasmeen Khan investigates the problem of caring for elderly British Asians.
Programme taking a look at the Glasgow fair holiday fortnight of July 1976. (1977)
Thirty years after the invasion, Oliver Hides meets men who had key roles in the conflict.
Looking at dilemmas within the family
In February 2009 catering business P and C Morris went under.
Tim Brooke-Taylor views Chaplin's legacy in the theatre of his grandson James Thierree.
Sybil Le Fleur tells Mo McCullough the story of a family lost and found.
Weekday series on adoption and fostering.
The emotional inside story of an ordinary family going through an extraordinary ordeal.
The stories of three women in a touching exploration of what it means to be childless.
Ernest Hemingway's moving story of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.
Top chefs and celebrities pay tribute to legendary chef Keith Floyd.
Couples with a dream of leaving the rat-race compete to run their very own farm in Suffolk
Readings based on the autobiography and journals of Kathleen Scott, widow of Captain Scott
Keith Floyd visits Provence, including a market in L'Isle sur la Sorgue.
The annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King's College, Cambridge
BBC Radio 3
A traditional Christimas Eve service of readings and carols from King's College, Cambridge
BBC World Service
Comedy. A British groom travels to the outback to marry the woman of his dreams.
The poet Lavinia Greenlaw revels in Ezra Pound's manifesto, A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste.
Children's author Anne Fine examines the enduring appeal of the stories of Enid Blyton.
A drama by Audrey Gillan exploring the links between football and domestic abuse.
Offbeat comedy in which a con artist uses her female charms to steal a stash of jewels.
From the novel by Booker Prize winner Bernice Rubens. With Sheila Reid and Kenneth Cranham
Three daring short stories by Nadine Gordimer, set in apartheid South Africa
Richard Fell's adaptation of Fred Hoyle and John Elliot's 1961 sci-fi classic.
Four soldiers hide out in rural France in August 1914. Read by Tom Goodman-Hill
Paul Farley explores the American poet Elizabeth Bishop's extraordinary years in Brazil.
Nicky Taylor delves into the murky world of extra marital affairs.
The tale of farmer Ken Wild's 18th-century farmhouse, marooned in the middle of the M62.
Can malaria, which still kills around two million children each year, be defeated?
BBC correspondent Roland Buerk investigates Japan's growing "rent a friend" service sector
Alaska: The Helmericks endured Artic winters, but now Jim and Teena face a greater threat.
Julia Sutherland presents stand-up comedy and music poking fun at the festive season.
Julian Clary pays tribute to the wit and ingenuity of comedy musical acts.
Jim McDowell reveals the untold true stories from the Ulster troubles.
Marcus Brigstocke assesses the performances of our elected representatives.
Simon Singh investigates the history of the most special numbers in maths
War drama, following the implications of an illegal arms deal into Rhodesia.
The marital problems of two couples unravel on a golf course in Alan Ayckbourn's play.
Stephen Evans reports on a memorial garden for the British people who died on 9/11.
Robert McLernon tells the story of the Ulster Group Theatre.
Writer and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair goes in search of WG Sebald.
Chris Bowlby reports on Hollywood's long search for anti-Nazi heroes.
Gaelic music competition
A Christmas visit to their Uncle proves to be a haunting experience for two children
Children's tale about a little mountain girl, inspired by Johanna Spyri's novel.