Andrew Hussey goes beyond the cliches to discover the true face of 21st-century France
BBC Radio 4
Amanda Vickery and Tom Service reveal the story behind Verdi's La traviata.
Local, national and international news from BBC ALBA
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
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?
Scotland's farming and countryside programme
The story of a Canadian school music recording that inspired the film School of Rock.
An investigation into why the MOD still uses a drug that can cause serious side effects.
Dame Diana Rigg tells the story behind the ever popular The Lark Ascending.
Join Larry Budd and Paul Dunphy on BBC Radio Leeds.
BBC Radio Leeds
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?
Documentary series exploring people's last days at work.
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
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 Local Radio
Big celebrity interviews with late night fun and music for the region.
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Long-running arts magazine programme.
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
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.
Documentary exploring the increasing popularity of coffee shops as places to work from.
Join Laura Shavin on BBC Essex.
Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A journey through the finest bits of Lauren’s weekday morning show.
Documentary following Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen as he launches a new business plan.
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.
Improvised sketch show with a live studio audience, with Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney
Baroness Boothroyd, Baroness Dean and Baroness Knight discuss political issues.
Andrew Rawnsley chairs a live discussion about the top stories of the moment
Evan Davis interviews party leaders during the 2015 general election campaign.
James Cook is joined by a panel of party leaders at the Elphinstone Hall, Aberdeen.
Glenn Campbell is joined by the four main Scottish party leaders in Edinburgh.
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.
Learn English using these short topical modules from the BBC Russian Service.
Improve your English skills, learn useful phrases and find out about life in UK
Dominic Sandbrook explores how the first generation of radio listeners learned to listen.
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
A Japanese-led team of scientists attempt to shed light on the world of deep sea sharks.
Have your say on Leicester City with the sports team and an invited guest or two.
BBC Radio Leicester
Latest news and interviews from the King Power Stadium
Martin Ballard discusses all things Leicester Tigers, and is joined by a guest.
Coverage of Leicester Tigers including a weekly post-match round-up.
A film producer returns to a country house in the hope of resurrecting a relationship.
Join Lembit Opik on BBC Radio Kent.
BBC Radio Kent
Len Goodman tells the story of big bands and swing music in Britain.
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.
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
Matt Lucas, a huge fan of Les Miserables, fulfils his dream of performing in the show.
All about Suffolk - from farming, food, gardening, local history and a sofa guest.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Aasmah Mir on the outspoken head teacher who caused a national controversy.
Thomas Ticker meets children celebrating religious and cultural festivals in the UK.
Join Craig from The Let’s Go Club and find out how you can get involved this summer.
The Let's Go Club is the place where children will want to spend their summer holidays.
Travel documentary series
Drama activities for children aged 5 to 7.
Join Cat Sandion for the movement and dance series for children aged 4 - 6.
Preschool show exploring the magic of play through dressing up, role play and pretending.
Technology, gaming and web news
BBC Radio 5 live
Cuid de na bha anns na naidheachdan air a' Ghàidhealtachd bho chionn 50 bliadhna
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
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.
Personal reflections on the challenges facing Europe after events in France and elsewhere.
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.
Anna NicLeòid a' còmhradh ri dithis neach mu na trì leabhraichean as fheàrr leotha.
Anna Macleod talks to guests about their favourite books and finds out about their lives.
Gaelic children's programme. Dancing fun for pre-school children
Adapted from the novel by Lew Wallace. With Jamie Glover