Brett Westwood presents a series to help listeners identify different species
BBC Radio 4
Rory McGrath explores the first gothic castle in English fiction.
Bill Kenwright chats to the trailblazing rock 'n' roller as he celebrates his 75th year.
BBC Radio 2
Anarchic and offbeat 1960s story of 36 hours in the lives of the Beatles.
Honouring the men and women who serve in today's armed forces.
Neil Oliver's epic story of how Britain and its people came to be
How artists have used gold, blue and white to stir emotions and alter history's course
History series presented by Simon Schama
Andrew Dilnot investigates the patterns and trends that have transformed Britain
Six-part series tracing the history of British art from 1066 to the modern day.
Historian Diarmaid MacCulloch reveals the origins of Christianity
Actor and writer Mark Gatiss celebrates the greatest achievements of horror cinema
Omninus edition of Prof Amanda Vickery's series revealing the hidden history of home
Documentary charting the birth and growth of the Scottish nation.
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
The stories of objects with links to the Titanic
Examining historical people, places, inventions and events that changed the world.
We examine the 10 items that tell the story of Guernsey's unique place in the world.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Special programme featuring historical items.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Objects that helped define Lincolnshire's history.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
A series by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, exploring world history
BBC World Service
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.
Food-themed history programme
BBC Radio 7
The story of Maisie, an eight-year-old girl with two failed adoptions behind her.
Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who was severely injured during the Boer War.
150 years after the first shot was fired, how poetry reflected the American Civil War.
Susan Marling looks at work architects are doing to enhance healthcare buildings.
An early film by Ken Russell about the tenants of a house in Bayswater. (1960)
Marcia Warren stars in a tale of a woman who notes signs of life in a derelict house
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Series featuring house histories and tips on turning property detective
BBC Radio Scotland
Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
Michael Aspel marks the 2011 census and charts how Britain has changed in the past century
A service celebrating Ascension Day from St Martin-in-the-Fields in London.
David Quantick takes listeners through 100 years of jazz, with The Jazz Repertory Company.
Jason Manford celebrates the life of entertainer Jimmy Jewel.
A prodigal son returning, Michael Smith goes in search of the Newcastle of his youth.
The most recent discoveries about the Titanic story, with Mike McKimm's footage from 2005.
BBC News Channel
John Warnett talks to the people in Kent making Christmas special.
BBC Radio Kent
A money-grabbing lover murders his girlfriend.
Rowan Pelling investigates the magic of the kiss in all its delightful glory.
A Kist o Wurds is Radio Ulster's weekly Ulster-Scots magazine show.
BBC Radio Ulster
Programme on the artist Kyffin Williams. He talks about how he first became a painter.
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
Paul Richardson goes on a culinary tour of Spain, giving his verdict on the local delights
Two-part documentary in which Nicholas Parsons meets cruise ship entertainers
Stephen Walker remembers Sean Lester, the last secretary general of the League of Nations.
Navid Akhtar examines the career of Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire composer AR Rahman.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
BBC producer Tony Grant recalls the late broadcasting icon Alistair Cooke.
Poet Kenneth Steven, bullied as a child, writes a letter to his teenage self.
An exploration of the history,controversies and anomalies surrounding the Paralympic games
Ricky Ross hears personal stories from offenders who have left behind lives of crime.
Neil Innes tells the story of Peter Handford, Britain's greatest sound recordist.
Clare English talks to people who have placed their futures on hold
Dramatisation of Irene Nemirovsky's biography with Andrew Scott.
Docusoap following the work of environmental health inspectors.
Terry Wogan hosts a compilation programme celebrating the unique talent of Arthur Lowe.
A film made by David Peat shortly before his death from cancer in early 2012.
Series about scientific specialists
Richard Bilton follows up a one hundred year old investigation into unemployment
Vintage performances from the Later... with Jools Holland archives
Performances from the Later... with Jools Holland archives.
Live performance from singer-songwriter Amy MacDonald.
Roy Hudd joins the BBC Concert Orchestra for the first TV recording of the radio show.
Carlo Gebler investigates life in Northern Ireland since the ceasefire.
Five darkly comic tales by the master of the bizarre: Roald Dahl. Starring Charles Dance.
Jo Brand inflicts the power of her bitter wit on some famous men
Travel writer Ian Marchant explores the hidden infrastructure of rubbish
Angharad James, a Welsh priest whose vocation has taken her to a violent part of London.
BBC Radio Wales
Paul Gambaccini looks at the life and career of 'American Pie' writer Don McLean.
Recorded in the 1990s, a panel of comedians recall exciting years that were yet to come
Recorded in July 1993 - a 'look back' at the decade that was yet to happen.
Brian Perkins, Kate Robbins and Chris Barrie 'look back' at the decade yet to happen.
Romantic comedy. A couple meet by chance on a flight from Los Angeles to New York.
The moving, true story of a couple who were torn apart by religious strife in Co Wexford.