Professor Andrew Hussey explores whether heroin use creates a particular aesthetic style.
BBC Radio 4
Following the team who are working on the biggest telescope ever sent to space
Seventy years ago, an article about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima rocked the world.
Hetty Feather and her little brother live at the Foundling Hospital in 1800s London.
Cyfres animeiddiedig i blant bach am y planedau a chymeriadau sy'n byw yn yr awyr. Chil...
Animated preschool series about a clubhouse that is run by a big dog called Duggee.
Joanna Smith Rakoff explores JD Salinger's relationship with fans who wrote him letters
Migrant workers who send money home make a big contribution to the developing world
BBC World Service
Will Millard reveals how Cardiff went from a tiny town to a thriving city.
Piortraits of unknown, intimate and surprising aspects of Henry VIII's character
Aleks Krotoski explores innovations and cultural events from the age of communication.
Three university students make a podcast about a cold case that happened 14 years earlier
The story of the worst volcanic eruption in human history and its continuing significance.
Sarah Butler asks, can the Bangladesh garment industry become ethical and profitable?
How a toddler was snatched by two teenage girls in a busy High Street store.
Nicola Roberts explores the world of modest fashion with hijabi vlogger Nabiilabee.
BBC Radio 1
Ewan McGregor narrates a landmark series about the wildlife of the Scottish Highlands.
Andy Kershaw re-examines the Bob Dylan album that changed popular music and his life.
UN Conference speech on human rights violations against women and girls
Music journalist Jackson Allers explores Arab Spring era hip-hop as a catalyst for change.
Shelina Janmohamed explores what it means to be young, female and Muslim today.
Sukhdev Sandhu tells the story of a book of hippy philosophy that defined the 1960s.
Cerys Matthews and Tris Penna examine the legacy of Britain's first gramophone records
Exploring the history of the Romans in Britain.
Short audio dramas featuring some of the key figures and events from the Victorian era.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Rod Hackney talks about his choice of book for a good read
David Goldblatt unravels the story of Brazil through its abiding passion for football
Andrew Dilnot investigates the patterns and trends that have transformed Britain
The many milestones and pioneers of aviation
How history went global
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
Series looking at the history and development of the Islamic faith
Mike Joseph discovers his mother's pre-war Leipzig home and the family's fate under Nazism
Series looking at political thinkers and sets of political beliefs throughout history
Writer and comedian David Quantick examines the lasting impact of psychedelia.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Tiffany Jenkins presents a narrative history of secrecy.
Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Adrian Moore journeys through philosophical thought on infinity.
The humble sandwich in all its forms throughout history and around the world
The historical, traditional, religious, and political significance of the veil
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.
Series looking at the definition, history and nature of 'work'
Turning points in history explained
Paul Gambaccini recalls The Stax Volt Tour of 1967, which brought soul greats to Europe.
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
Informative programme about HIV/Aids
The British enthusiasts and their undying passions
The hidden history of Britain's covert programme against communism during the Cold War.
David Hockney shares his joy of painting and delight in colour
Biography of the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, famous for his print The Great Wave.
Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital.
David Shukman examines hard choices about flood defence following Britain's worst winter.
Cyfres i blant sy'n adrodd hanes Hana'r hwyaden sy'n rhedeg llinell gymorth i anifeilia...
Martin Lewis tackles holiday money and network rail cards
BBC Radio 5 live
Len Goodman travels with celebrities to revisit the places of their childhood holidays.
Robin Ince takes listeners on a tour of a world beneath the earth's crust.
Jim Broadbent returns to his Lincolnshire roots in the village of Holton-cum-Beckering.
An examination of the Jewish holy book Kohelot (Ecclesiastes)
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets British Indians who have left the UK for a new life in India
Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.
Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI
Programme answering listeners' questions about planet Earth and our impact upon it
Series which trawls the archives to see how BBC Two has been a guide to lifestyle trends.
Ben Hammersley investigates fictional universes, from Harry Potter to Game of Thrones.
Experts uncover the tricks of the property auction trade
US writer Michael Goldfarb returns to his native land
Lucy Mangan explores the future for homeworking. Who wins - employer or employee?
What happens when a songwriter accidentally copies someone else's song?
Michael Goldfarb revisits Trump supporters as the president passes his 100th day in office
20 years on from its handover to mainland China, Carrie Gracie talks to Hong Kong’s incoming Chief Executive, Carrie Lam.
Kate Molleson meets a legend of Ethiopian music, Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou.
Horizon tells amazing science stories and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
Brian Cox uses the BBC archive to examine the story of man's relationship with the moon.
Will the sale of harvested rhino horn help to stop poaching?
Historical sketch show, based on the successful books by Terry Deary.
Jane Smiley goes horse racing in California. Why is it such fertile ground for a novelist?
The story of the NHS in unprecedented times.
Angharad shows us how to stay happy in hospital.
Mockumentary following the lives of porters, hospital radio DJs, chaplains and managers.
Geoff Watts explores the science, history and cultural implications of gossip.
Paul Farley explores and exploits the creative possibilities offered by hotel stop-overs.
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
Presenter and DJ Dave Pearce tells the story of dance music.
Matthew Sweet explores the creative rivalry between the two great British horror studios.
Consumer programme. Matt Allwright joins the ranks of Britain's housing officers.
How a natural disaster helped shape the modern world
Stephen Sackur uncovers the history behind the upheavals in Egypt.