Erica Wagner explores America's relationship with its national anthem, an ode to its flag.
BBC Radio 4
Uchafbwyntiau gweithgareddau'r Babell Lên Eisteddfod. Literary Pavillion highlights
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.
Some of the best record attempts from Officially Amazing
Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Children's series about a fisherman who tells stories from inside his old fishing boat.
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.
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
Declan Curry with lively analysis of the big business stories making the headlines
BBC Radio 5 live
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.
Martin Palmer traverses England to explore the mysteries surrounding the Knights Templar.
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.
BBC Radio Leeds
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.
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
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.
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Clare Balding and Steve Leonard join teams of pioneering vets around the world.
Òran an Là. A song for the day
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Gaelic children's programme
A social worker discovers children were deported from the UK to Australia after WWII.
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.
Linguist Mark Turin explores the fate of the world's endangered languages
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
Mark Stephen hears the stories of the North East's distinctive past.
Current affairs documentary reporting on issues around the world
BBC News Channel
Tense combat drama series revealing experiences of British soldiers in World War One.
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
Scotland's forecast for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
True life stories
Comedy about the daily rollercoaster of life with growing children, starring Hugh Dennis
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.