Frank Swain, aged 32, is losing his hearing. But could he create a new super sense?
BBC Radio 4
Simon Cox delves into the sometimes strange world of the hacker activist, or 'hacktivist'.
Steve Jones hosts a competition to find Britain's best amateur hair stylist.
The Hairy Bikers tour the birthplaces of favourite Asian cuisines.
Swapping spatulas for spanners, the Hairy Bikers restore amazing relics of Britain's past.
Geoff Watts explores the cultural and scientific story of hallucination.
Comedy series featuring Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Classic BBC comedy starring Tony Hancock, written by Galton and Simpson
Series following the everyday life of a young man with a unique perspective on the world.
A series in which four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness.
In the Solar System's outer darkness, planet Neptune has its first 'official' birthday.
Writer and comedian Stewart Lee explores the television series Children of the Stones.
Hardeep Singh Kohli travels the UK cooking Sunday lunch for people with remarkable stories
In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.
BBC News Channel
BBC World News
Hardtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
BBC World Service
Classic music with Bill and Angela Rennells.
BBC Radio Oxford
Join Harriet Scott and Chris Rogers on BBC London 94.9.
BBC London 94.9
Nostalgic music and magical memories from the golden era of entertainment.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Eddie Mair chairs a debate on the progress of the conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Shows from the archives of the topical quiz show
Derek Bateman and guests analyse the stories making the headlines in the Sunday papers.
BBC Radio Scotland
Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale. Presented by Claudia Hammond.
Radio 3's primary contemporary music programme, featuring live performances and sessions
BBC Radio 3
Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores how the sounds of our past still influence us today.
Personal approaches to religious belief and spirituality from around the world.
Nick Fraser considers the role of intellectuals in relation to world events and conflicts
The story behind an alleged plot to blackmail the future prime minister Edward Heath.
Music from top international acts
Series following the work of heir hunters
Sgwrsio, cyngor, cerddoriaeth a chwerthin yn fyw o stiwdio Caerfyrddin.
BBC Radio Cymru
Join Helen every weekday between 12 noon and 2pm.
BBC Radio Northampton
Join Helen Legh on BBC Three Counties Radio.
BBC Three Counties Radio
A look at the life-saving work of an Air Ambulance crew.
Alan G Parker's documentary recounts Status Quo's epic story.
Portrait of revolutionary fashion photographer Helmut Newton by his wife June.
Magicians visit primary schools to deliver some surprising magical lessons.
Rowan Pelling searches for a cure for the problem which blights her life, procrastination.
Wayne Hemingway celebrates the lives of 1950s designers Robin and Lucienne Day.
Miriam Margolyes reads Henry James' classic novel
Henry brings his wit and insight to Berkshire Saturday mornings from 9am.
BBC Radio Berkshire
Blues, swing, jazz, soul and rock 'n' roll with Henry Ayrton.
BBC Radio Humberside
The sound of the Caribbean.
BBC Radio Leicester
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic talk to Steve Lamacq about the heady days of Nevermind.
BBC Radio 6 Music
John Waite tells the story of The Monkees, the successful 1960s pop group.
Professor Andrew Hussey explores whether heroin use creates a particular aesthetic style.
Following the team who are working on the biggest telescope ever sent to space
Piortraits of unknown, intimate and surprising aspects of Henry VIII's character
The story of British and German soldiers' photography during the First World War.
Immerse yourself in the lives of extraordinary characters that stand a few inches tall.
Series following midwives and the families they look after at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Blazing hip hop and hot new exclusives
BBC Radio 1Xtra
From World War II to the Arab Spring, history told by the people who were there
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
The British Museum's Neil MacGregor tells A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, retells humanity's history through objects
The story of the portrait of a private soldier's sweetheart, painted for him in Auschwitz.
Feeding hashtags, trolls and trending topics into moments from history
Paul Gambaccini recalls The Stax Volt Tour of 1967, which brought soul greats to Europe.
Douglas Adams' cult science fiction radio series. Originally broadcast from 1978-1980.
Joe Queenan on the German Wild West novels that inspired Adolf Hitler throughout his life.
Gareth Mitchell looks at our need for speed in different areas of modern life
Coverage of HM The Queen's Commonwealth message.
Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital.
Series following the toughest hotel inspectors and dispensing travel advice.
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets British Indians who have left the UK for a new life in India
Programme answering listeners' questions about planet Earth and our impact upon it
Experts uncover the tricks of the property auction trade
Lucy Mangan explores the future for homeworking. Who wins - employer or employee?
What happens when a songwriter accidentally copies someone else's song?
Series exploring topical scientific issues
The technologies that could transform the way we live in the decades ahead.
Historical sketch show, based on the successful books by Terry Deary.
Coverage of races and events from around the country
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
Jane Smiley goes horse racing in California. Why is it such fertile ground for a novelist?
Series about young couples living with their parents or in-laws.
Series exploring key decisions facing doctors in the first critical hour of emergency care
Series revisiting the childhood homes of influential Britons
An early film by Ken Russell about the tenants of a house in Bayswater. (1960)
Coverage of proceedings in the House of Commons
Coverage of business in the House of Lords
Stephen Sackur uncovers the history behind the upheavals in Egypt.
Sarfraz Manzoor meets Dolly Parton to discover her 'Imagination Library'.
Folk singer Martin Carthy examines the rise and fall of Ewan MacColl's Critics Group.
Writer and broadcaster John Kampfner looks at the global consequences of war in Iraq.
Hugh Cunningham presents a history of philanthropic giving in Britain
The inside story of the construction of the London Underground's Victoria Line. (1969)
What it took to prosper in the most artistic, decadent and dangerous royal courts.
Dr Kevin Fong asks why the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying is under criticism.
1989 two-part documentary following 29 men hoping to become Royal Marine Officers.
Anne McElvoy explores the history of governing Europe across three eras
Alex Bellos looks at the science behind learning maths and if school lessons reflect this.
Authors including Michael Morpurgo and Philip Pullman share the secrets of their writing.
A personal statement is crucial for university. What should it say, asks Imogen Stubbs?
AJP Taylor, the renowned English historian, discusses the origins of modern wars.