Ian McMillan goes in search of one of Britain's strangest linguistic features.
BBC Radio 4
Cyfres sy'n cyflwyno'r wyddor Gymraeg i blant ifainc. Series introducing the alphabet t...
Winifred Robinson follows misbehaving children and the work being done to help them.
Did a concert by U2 and Ash save the Good Friday Agreement?
BBC Radio Ulster
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
Greg Proops looks back at the life of Bob Hope, whose career spanned the 20th century.
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.
The Martha Graham Dance Company's US State Department tour of Southeast Asia, 1974.
Patients and doctors in a Lake District village fight to save their GP surgery.
Jonathan Rigby celebrates the life and career of Valentine Dyall, horror's Man in Black.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Tim Brooke-Taylor views Chaplin's legacy in the theatre of his grandson James Thierree.
The stories of three women in a touching exploration of what it means to be childless.
Drama about child psychologist taking the case of a boy who firebombed a neighbour's home.
BBC Radio Scotland
A story of remarkable bravery from the Rwandan genocide of twenty years ago.
Books worth reading.
Jane Garvey's world of knitting - full of rebels, musicians, jailbirds and reality TV.
A new series with Shona Henderson taking an island journey through the Gaelic alphabet
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
Andrew Dilnot investigates the patterns and trends that have transformed Britain
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
Mozart’s world rediscovered in objects of his time, with Professor Cliff Eisen.
BBC Radio 3
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)
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.
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.
Series about scientific specialists
Fairy-tale characters are put on trial for their misdemeanours.
Courtney Pine explores John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, fifty years after its release.
Opera singer Andrea Baker explores the impact of Frederick Douglass's time in Scotland.
Lifelong fan Danny Wallace celebrates the Beano comic in its 75th anniversary year.
The first part of a radio version of Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night's Dream.
A radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, produced and directed by David Spenser.
A 1991 full-length radio production of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare.
A 1999 radio adaptation of the Bard's magical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The second part of a radio version of Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Composer Emily Levy on a poignant legacy - the mix-tapes made by her late brother Gus.
Baroness Helena Kennedy designs a Magna Carta for the 21st century.
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 tapestry of stories about the place of the sewing needle in our lives.
One Syrian family’s perilous journey from living as refugees in Jordan to Europe.
John Betjeman visits various churches in the Diocese of Norwich. (1974)
A weekly reflection on a topical issue
Programme following portrait artist Fiona Graham-Mackay as she paints poet Andrew Motion.
Sporting quiz show, with regular captains leading teams of celebrities
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?
The stories of British Ukrainians, whose family histories mirror that of their homeland.
Stuart Maconie looks at the career of the durable maverick pop duo Sparks.
Programming from the BBC Dari Service
بی بی سی افغانستان (برنامه های دری)
Jackie Clune dated women for 12 years until she married a man. She explores this subject.
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.
Food programme exploring specialities from around Britain.
As Liverpool's Everyman Theatre prepares to reopen, hear from those who worked there.
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 Local Radio
Comedy trio Peepolykus stumble into the plots of great works of fiction
The alien mountains, canyons and craters, inspiring scientists and writers to explore Mars
Giles Dilnot finds out if new Bristol mayor George Ferguson is making a difference.
Documentary series following the work of Welsh funeral directors
Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison on human experience and the beauty of nature
Tony and Beatrix Porter's restoration of a Devon hotel to its former Art Deco glory.
Du lundi au vendredi les auditeurs réagissent à chaud sur les sujets qui rythment l'actualité
BBC Afrique Radio
The story of the MV Ilala, a 60-year-old boat still in use in Malawi and Mozambique.
Alexandra Harris takes four walks that inspired Woolf and that tell her story
Battle of Britain fighter pilots recall the summer of 1940. Presented by Misha Glenny.
David Almond argues that more European children's books should be translated into English.
Mòrag Dhòmhnallach le deagh mheasgachadh de dh'òrain traidiseanta
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
An insight into Poland's colourful culture, industry and people.
Series in which Mairi MacRitchie meets some of the country's best bakers
The Dotty Show on 1Xtra...
BBC Radio 1Xtra
On the 80th birthday of Alcoholics Anonymous, AL Kennedy tells its story and how it works.
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
Rhaglen animeiddio i blant ifanc yn canolbwyntio ar gyflwyno geiriau newydd. Animation ...
Michele Roberts on the drink that fuelled bohemia, absinthe, and its influence on art.
Dick and Dom learn about the geniuses who have shaped the world of technology.
Satirical comedy starring Stephen Fry and John Bird
Anything could happen!
Femi Martin finds fulfilment as a writer and performer as a result of a chronic illness.