Andrew Hussey goes beyond the cliches to discover the true face of 21st-century France
BBC Radio 4
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
Rhona Cameron celebrates the bi-centenary of the earliest known women's golf competition.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Lady Gaga banned, but Cannibal Corpse approved. Islam and pop contradictions in Jakarta.
With Nick Dow. We've got the blues, so you don't have to.
BBC Radio Lancashire
John Sergeant celebrates the Lancaster and the people whose lives were associated with it.
Alex Bellos visits Japan to discover why Asian cultures seem so much better at maths.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
Join Larry Budd and Paul Dunphy on BBC Radio Leeds.
BBC Radio Leeds
In the shadow of Samson and Goliath, Belfast's seafaring legacy is being kept alive.
BBC Radio Ulster
Aleks Krotoski embarks on a happenstantial journey in search of a happy accident.
How can science can stop an upsurge in the slaughter of African elephants for their ivory?
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
A tribute to the oldest surviving volunteer serviceman of the First World War.
Hardeep Singh Kohli finds out if Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains should go back to India.
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
A varied mix of music, ranging from the ancient to the contemporary
BBC Radio 3
Television discussion programme.
Pete Paphides tells the story of the M1's 1960s music meeting place - Blue Boar services.
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Big celebrity interviews with late night fun and music for the region.
BBC WM 95.6
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
Eamon presents an educated and easy-going guide to the popular music spectrum
Stuart Bailie introduces an eclectic mix of sounds from funkadelic grooves to classic rock
Long-running arts magazine programme.
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
BBC Radio Devon
Lively late night radio. Cheeky chat that will keep you up until the early hours.
Claire Bolderson asks if Latinos are the key to a reborn USA.
Laura Rawlings with the best mix of music and chat.
BBC Radio Bristol
Join Laura Shavin on BBC Essex.
Perrier Award winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series
Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen presents a history of colour
The lunchtime phone-in. Call in on 01872 222 222 [national rate].
BBC Radio Cornwall
Long-running legal magazine programme, featuring reports and discussion
Helena Kennedy talks to eminent lawyers and judges who stand out from the legal crowd.
Geoff Dyer explores DH Lawrence's life-changing experiences in New Mexico in the 1920s.
Baroness Boothroyd, Baroness Dean and Baroness Knight discuss political issues.
The story of the man behind the indispensible Dwelly's Gaelic Dictionary.
Animated series based on Rudyard Kipling's classic about the adventures of Mowgli
Eric Burdon examines the life, music and legacy of Leadbelly, 60 years after his death.
Andrew Rawnsley chairs a live discussion about the top stories of the moment
John Tusa explores the state of leadership in large UK organisations today.
Geoff Watts explores the world of science and the people, passions and policies behind it
Animated series following the exploits of four bumbling super-villains.
Sarfraz Manzoor talks to people who have decided to leave Islam and become ex-Muslims.
20 years on John McCarthy returns to Lebanon, in search of signs of the Arab spring.
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Join Lee Blakeman on BBC Radio Stoke.
BBC Radio Stoke
Wiltshire's Drivetime news, sport, travel and weather.
Satire set in the competitive world of advertising, starring Martin Jarvis
Have your say about Leicester City - call 0116 251 1049 [standard rate].
BBC Radio Leicester
All you need to know about the Leicester Tigers.
Why did the steely Russian revolutionary reputedly visit the first English garden city?
Jann Wenner's seminal 1970 New York interview with John Lennon for Rolling Stone magazine.
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
All about Suffolk - from farming, food, gardening, local history and a sofa guest.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Thomas Ticker meets children celebrating religious and cultural festivals in the UK.
Travel documentary series
Drama activities for children aged 5 to 7.
Movement and dance for children aged 4 - 6.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Paddy O'Connell asks his guests if they would retaliate in the event of a nuclear attack.
BBC producer Tony Grant recalls the late broadcasting icon Alistair Cooke.
Leading German figures write about the country they know and the way it is perceived
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Five writers reflect on the recent momentous events in the Middle East and North Africa.
A story of Austrian siblings told in their wartime letters to and from the Russian front.
Paul Allen meets authors to discuss releasing their best-loved characters.
Master gemstone cutters reveal how they let the light out of stones, and what this means.
Monthly book review programme.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Lewis Macleod takes a satirical look at the Commonwealth Games in this Wired News Special.
BBC Radio Scotland
Join Liam Bradford on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
Graham Chapman's recollections are brought to bizarre life using friends and animation.
How France played a pivotal role in the explosion of 70s punk.
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Sitcom profiling the life of bachelor David Bliss.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
Series about scientific specialists
Mark Murphy starts the build-up to kick off with Kevin Beattie, Phil Ham and Tractorboy.
Trevor Cox explores how our voice and our hearing develop and change through our lives.
Stephen K Amos and comedy stand-ups attempt to unravel the knotty problems of modern life
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
The BBC's monthly charity appeal programme, with appeals from well-known personalities.
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
An insight into the life of Linard Davies, a baggage attendant at San Francisco airport.
Farming community news, issues and prices. Also the five-day weather forecast.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Late night conversation and a sprinkling of music.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Mark Doyle investigates the new threat from Africa's Islamist militants.
Lingo and his bug friends introduce words in different languages.
A selection of the best contemporary jazz from the Irish jazz scene and around the world
Anna Pavord explores the life and legacy of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus.