Erica Wagner explores America's relationship with its national anthem, an ode to its flag.
BBC Radio 4
Helynt yr wythnos wleidyddol. A look at the week's political ups and downs
BBC Radio Cymru
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
Kwame Anthony Appiah investigates president-elect Obama's academic career.
Owen Bennett Jones has a sideways look at confusions and contradictions of the Middle East
Simon Armitage explores the creative possibilities opened up by Oblique Strategies cards.
Gabrielle Walker explores why we know so little about the planet's oceans
Animated deep sea adventures with Captain Barnacles and his band of explorers
The most petty and ill-informed football show on radio!
BBC Radio Scotland
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Suzi Mann counts down the Top 40 from the world's only official desi download chart
BBC Asian Network
A sneak preview of the new entries and highest climbers in the UK's official Top 40.
BBC Radio 1
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Ben Shires investigates the world of record breaking and record breakers
Some of the best record attempts from Officially Amazing
Series about British music and fashion subcultures from the mid-60s to the early 90s.
Nature documentary series
Historical photographs are rare in China, but now the pictured past is being reclaimed.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Join Oliver Guillou on BBC Guernsey.
BBC Radio Guernsey
An adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel.
Long-running arts documentary strand.
BBC Radio Leeds gets to the heart of politics from West Yorkshire to Westminster.
BBC Radio Leeds
With Spencer Leigh.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Writer Clare Allan on the controversial diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
Kirsty Lang and Lucy Ash present cultural snapshots off the beaten track in France
Exploring the lives of successful people who have weathered storms in their careers
How honeybees and their keepers travel vast distances pollinating America's crops.
Join Steve Barker for the latest leftfield releases in electronica, ambient & dub/reggae.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland
BBC Radio Ulster
Getting to the heart of country life with a look at individual farming endeavours
Mukti Jain Campion examines the world's most ambitious national identity scheme.
One day in winter, December 21, the shortest day of the year.
One million books given away for free - how did it affect those involved?
Katie Derham delves into the fascinating world of musical life during the Second World War
Martin Kelner chats in-depth with a different guest everyday about their life and work.
Programmes offering individuals a platform to discuss issues close to their heart.
The programme that explores the biggest issues in global development and the environment
BBC World Service
Live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.
Interview series. Broadcasters talk to the people whose stories interest them most
Penny Marshall examines the effects of the rapid expansion of online porn on UK society.
Quiz show in which connections must be made between apparently unconnected things
When the humans are away the OOglies play! Adventures with the household pranksters.
Series of audio interventions by artists, to mark the launch of the Open arts initiative
Mariella Frostrup with the best in new fiction and non-fiction.
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of Britain
Alison Clarkson follows eight people on a fish and chip shop course in Leeds.
David Shukman travels to Jordan to find out if science can bring peace in the Middle East.
Paul Bennun finds out how Free and Open Source software is making its impact felt.
Michael White uncovers the life of the soprano singer Jennifer Vyvyan.
Programme presenting rare and fascinating operatic performances
BBC Radio 3
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Dr Chris and Dr Xand explore their way through the world of medicine and biology.
Two-part documentary following a team of scientists hoping to reveal Stonehenge's secrets.
Òran an Là. A song for the day
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Gaelic children's programme
For Merseyside's Chinese community.
Six comedy shorts, in which each episode is 'taken over' by a different comedian.
Short films showcasing the very best of new British talent
An exclusive interview with Al Pacino about his passion for Oscar Wilde.
Dan Roan reports on how the darling of South African sport fell from grace.
BBC World News
Documentary going behind the scenes of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Molly Dawes takes her destiny into her own hands and joins the British Army as a medic.
Linguist Mark Turin explores the fate of the world's endangered languages
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
Documentary series following students as they go from primary to secondary school
Current affairs documentary reporting on issues around the world
BBC News Channel
Current affairs documentary reporting on issues around the world.
Drama series based on the true story of the founding of Chester Zoo in the 1930s.
Series highlighting the efforts of individuals who defend historic buildings.
Exploring the great Scottish outdoors
Documentary series uncovering stories from the left field. Presented by Jolyon Jenkins
Comedy about an old golf club that needs a fresh start, whether it wants one or not.
Stories from an anthology of Scottish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender writers.
Scotland's forecast for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
True life stories
Comedy about the daily rollercoaster of life with growing children, starring Hugh Dennis
The News programme that combines our expertise and yours on the biggest stories of the day
The world is our newsroom - find out what is happening around the world
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Talk back to the BBC and challenge the programme makers.
BBC London 94.9 joins BBC Radio 5 live.
BBC London 94.9
Octogenarian Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, sparking resentment among their families.
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