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.
Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie's eccentric sketch show.
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.
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.
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.
Sarah Cruickshank selects tasty and unusual clips from the BBC archive.
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
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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.
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.
Series about scientific specialists
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.
Henry Dimbleby unravels the deep-seated attachment of the British to eating meat.
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.
A family of Syrian migrants risks everything in a remarkable journey to Germany.
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)
Melodrama following a woman as she returns to 1950s Australia after twenty years abroad.
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?
Comedy. Robert Purcell QC applies faultless legal logic to his disastrous personal life
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.
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.
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
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.
Robert Orchard traces the Welsh roots of those who brought down Margaret Thatcher.
BBC Radio Wales
Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison on human experience and the beauty of nature
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
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BBC Radio 1Xtra
On the 80th birthday of Alcoholics Anonymous, AL Kennedy tells its story and how it works.
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.
Dick and Dom learn about the geniuses who have shaped our world.
Satirical comedy starring Stephen Fry and John Bird
David Nolan tells a very personal story of a historical sex abuse investigation.
Hayley stands in the Welsh Assembly election on the basis that she definitely will not win
Anything could happen!
Femi Martin finds fulfilment as a writer and performer as a result of a chronic illness.
Dominic Lawson conducts a series of interviews over a game of chess.
Rigsy & Stuart Bailie bring you great new music from Northern Ireland.
An act of worship and music