Simon Jack tells the surprising story of the US Federal Reserve.
BBC Radio 4
Is the IMF up to the job of fixing the global economy? Stephanie Flanders reports.
A series of programmes focusing on the Paralympic Games.
BBC World Service
Gerry Northam goes behind the scenes to investigate 'open source' computer software.
Series of documentaries.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Drama series based on the books featuring the Sicilian detective, Salvo Montalbano.
Debating the week's big religious, moral and ethical issues.
BBC London 94.9
Adam Rutherford charts the rise, fall and rise of the genetics of intelligence
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the people trying to get rich online without actually working.
Miranda Sawyer on the impact of cheap European train travel on generations of Britons
The world’s leading thinkers, politicians and cultural figures interviewed by the BBC
Malcolm Muggeridge talks to iconic figures from the arts, culture and literary worlds.
Series taking listeners down to the deepest parts of the ocean.
An exploration of the strange (and strangely familiar) sound world of 'Library Music'.
Misha Glenny presents a history of Brazil
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
Iolo Williams goes on a journey around Wales to meet people who work on the sea
iPM is the news programme that starts with its listeners
John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran
Iraqi interpreters were offered a new life in the UK for their help. What did they get?
Ruth McDonald investigates the crisis in the Irish Catholic church.
With Henry Wymbs. Music and fun from the Emerald Isle.
BBC Radio Oxford
Can an NHS ethics code for medics, managers and public relations staff ever work?
Surgery is a craft and historically has not been subject to scientific scrutiny until now.
Join Isla Blatchford on BBC Guernsey.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Ehsan Masood explores the status of science in the modern Islamic world
A rare visit to Palmerston, the South Pacific island, where all are descended from one man
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
A round-up of the day's local, national and international news.
Policeman turned stand-up comedian Alfie Moore tells tales from the coppering front line
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Punchdrunk, YouMeBumBumTrain, and other immersive theatre companies under the microscope.
Stories about the lives of everyday people
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore the culture and cuisine of Italy
Wartime comedy, written by Tommy Handley and Ted Kavanagh
Are close ties to industry distorting priorities of scientific research in universities?
Prògraman foghlaim airson nam meadhan ìrean. Educational programmes for the mid-stages
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal