David Conn examines the real legacy of the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002.
BBC Radio 4
Bryan Burnett finds out whether the Olympics can inspire people to take up sport.
BBC Radio Scotland
The BBC Radio Devon Sports Quiz of the Year is back.
BBC Radio Devon
Nina Perry sheds light on the musicality, rituals and personal stories of the spring clean
Musical drama. A famous actor with a drink problem decides to help a budding young singer.
Series of tales with a twist
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Classic comedy about a butcher's boy who takes a shine to a recently orphaned girl.
AS Byatt's gothic tale
BBC Radio 7
Jackie Clune dated women for 12 years until she married a man. She explores this subject.
eden ahbez is known for just one song, but it was a song that became world famous.
Music from the golden years of entertainment - from the arrival of radio to the late 50s
BBC Radio Wales
Music from the golden years of entertainment, presented by Dewi Griffiths.
John Waite follows those student protesters most likely to be affected by funding changes.
Thriller in which Sherlock Holmes leads the hunt for Whitechapel killer Jack the Ripper.
Vikram Seth's tale about a mother's attempts to find her daughter a husband in 1950s India
Character and story-led series that chronicles summer 2012 in Wales.
Caroline Holmes discovers how Australians are adapting to the reality of climate change
Join Craig Charles as he brings you a flavour of the soulful side of Christmas.
BBC Radio 2
The BBC Big Band in concert with the Grammy Award-winning vocal quartet New York Voices.
The background story of the making of the Yorkshire Symphony.
BBC Radio York
Kelvin Mackenzie examines the early days of tabloid journalism.
Documentary showing how Britain in the 1930s was far less bleak than is often portrayed.
Historical drama set during the French Revolution.
Kenneth Branagh narrates two remarkable films looking at the history of Belfast City Hall
Dramatisation of the classic Dickens novel.
Jenny Clayton visits Dubai and Abu Dhabi to see how they are coping with the credit crisis
On the 40th anniversary of Britain joining Europe, Edward Stourton reunites key players.
Director Mehmet Ergen returns home to lift the curtain on Turkish theatre.
How the iconic Yorkshire pit village of Grimethorpe has adjusted to life after coal.
Writer, broadcaster and comedian Simon Fanshawe examines the art of creating comedy.
How an 18th century giant is helping his descendants avoid growing to his extreme height.
Denis Norden illustrates the impact American humour and British comedy had on his career.
Sadeq Saba travels around Iran meeting its people and exploring its culinary history.
Nigel Slater hosts a chat show exploring celebrities' personal experiences of food
Celebration of the anniversary of an extraordinary musical and social flowering in 1967.
Amanda Burton and Bronagh Gallagher star in a play exploring Derry-Londonderry.
Robin Denselow meets the remaining members of the eclectic Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
Commemorating the heroes of the air who fought for their country in the summer of 1940.
Modern day tale of one man's search to find true love, set in the city of Nottingham.
David Hepworth explores what, if anything, can be learned from listening to popular music.
Western about a seasoned cavalry officer is assigned a naive West Point graduate.
A young lawyer must defend a black factory worker accused of murder.
A young lawyer must defend a black factory worker accused of murdering two racist thugs.
Tristan Pascoe marks 100 years since the sinking of the Titanic.
BBC Radio Solent
An alphabetical look through the archives at mouth-watering dishes from television chefs.
Carol Kirkwood takes an alphabetical journey through the world of gardening.
Carol Kirkwood takes an alphabetical journey through the world of television gardening.
Barbara Windsor tells the story of the 1951 Festival of Britain and examines its heritage.
Partap Sharma's play about a spiritually enlightened Indian girl sold into prostitution.
Joe presents a three hour traditional mix of festive music and sentiment.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Devon spins Latin America soul with special guest, world music dj maestro Martin Morales.
BBC Radio Derby
BBC Radio Ulster
A series of short one-woman plays.
Graham Spiers hears stories from people who have made life changing decisions
Recorded at St Marys Cathedral, Middlesbrough.
Christmas Eve favorite music from the all time great performers.
BBC Radio Humberside
The Queen and the Royal Family pay tribute to the men of Bomber Command.
A tribute to the comedy genius of David Croft, co-creator of Dad's Army and many others.
Cherrie McIlwaine marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the novelist and playwright.
A tribute to the Northern Irish actor and playwright.
How Ned Sherrin changed both comedy and television by creating That Was The Week That Was.
PC David Rathband speaking in 2010 about how he was trying to adjust to life without sight
Poly Styrene, who passed away recently, interviewed by Marian Lewinski.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A tribute to the star of stage and screen, best known for his comedy roles.
Documentary on Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's historic ascent of Everest in 1953.
Remembering the life of jazz musician Sir John Dankworth
The alien mountains, canyons and craters, inspiring scientists and writers to explore Mars
A group of historians and archaeologists prepare a Tudor feast without modern techniques.
The history of our curious relationship with murder is explored by Lucy Worsley.
A film taking a humorous peek behind the scenes of the 1948 London Olympics.
Art historian Dr James Fox makes the case for a singularly British renaissance.
Documentary following the weddings of two multicultural couples in contemporary Britain.
Exploring the unique advantages and difficulties of the classic British boarding school.
Documentary series examining life in the Sussex village of Ditchling
Documentary series on life in a Sussex village, tracing the Arts & Crafts movement.
Rachel and Becky Unthank explore England's hidden winter customs and dance traditions.
Michelle Daniel and Justin Bones celebrate everything Disney, with guest Colin Firth.
BBC Radio Manchester
Giles Dilnot finds out if new Bristol mayor George Ferguson is making a difference.
Family and colleagues recall the life and personality of artist Gwen John.
Aasmah Mir explores five themes chosen to encapsulate Scots' contribution to the world
A look at the relationship between New Labour and Rupert Murdoch's News International.
Dominic Dromgoole goes in search of Shakespeare's indoor playhouse, Blackfriars Theatre.
A Scottish journalist living in Romania is torn between his girlfriend and his lover.
The scandalous life story of East Belfast Unionist MP Edward Samuel Wesley de Cobain.
Adaptation of the classic ghost story by MR James.
Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison on human experience and the beauty of nature
Primary school education series looking at the history and geography of places in Wales.
A man is forced to re-examine his cruelty towards a girl from his past. Stars John Wood.
Melodrama. A woman gets more than she bargained for when she falls for a photographer.
The story of the MV Ilala, a 60-year-old boat still in use in Malawi and Mozambique.