Secret Mueum looks at the explicit erotic, sexual and pornographic art of Pompeii.
BBC Radio 4
Young Brendan must face some extreme challenges.
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Vivienne Parry meets the scientists whose work remains unknown to the general public
Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful
How the oldest people on the planet are helping scientists to unlock the secrets of ageing
Behind the scenes of the security operation at the Olympic Games.
Gilleasbuig MacFhearghais a' tadhal air sgeap Sheonachain MhicLeòid san Àth Leathann.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
James Naughtie commentates live from Glasgow Cathedral at the Commonwealth Service.
Coverage of select committee proceedings at the Palace of Westminster
Recorded coverage of Select Committee proceedings.
A selection of BBC World Service news, business and science programmes
BBC World Service
Sealladh ùr bho Alba. A new view from Scotland
Fun on the farm with Shaun, Timmy, Bitzer and friends
Idris Morris Jones a'r byd gwerin cyfoes. Idris Morris Jones with the modern folk scene
BBC Radio Cymru
Documentary telling the story of rock music.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A history of science in Britain from the Restoration to the present day
One-off special looking at seven diverse natural wonders of the Commonwealth.
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
Adam Rutherford explores the deep history of sex
Prosthetics are used to transform people before they go on a first date.
Animated folk takes from around the world
Nurses comes together to reminicse about their experiences of the profession.
Donald Smith reads instalments of the short story, The Boat by Alasdair Macleod
Gaelic language children's programme
Writer Iain Sinclair seeks out echoes of Shakespeare's city in the London of today.
BBC Radio 3
Neil MacGregor uncovers the stories twenty objects tell us about Shakespeare's world.
Join Shane O'Connor on BBC WM.
BBC WM 95.6
Join Shane for all the latest news, plus your calls and texts.
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Fi Glover hosts a series in which her guests discuss things they have in common.
Series exploring the complex interface between a growing human population and wildlife
Irreverent music lover Shaun serves up music, features and entertainment
One of Aardman Animations' best-loved characters stars in his own series set on a farm
David Goldblatt discovers how one snowless Yorkshire city turned out Olympic skiers.
News from around the UK with Shelagh Fogarty. Including sport, politics, and money news
BBC Radio 5 live
Shereen Nanjiani is joined by guests to discuss and debate the week's news
BBC Radio Scotland
A look at the work of sheriffs, as they help members of the public who are owed money.
DJ Annie Nightingale looks at how Northern Soul music has become popular in Japan.
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping
Gyles Brandreth investigates the mystery of the missing teddy bears, the first ever made.
Maritime historian Dr Sam Willis looks at how and why the shipwreck came to loom so large.
Dr Pamela Cox charts the history of the shopgirl.
A showcase for delightful and adventurous short documentaries from the UK and abroad
Peter Curran on Northern Ireland's burgeoning film industry.
Join Shourjo Sarkar on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
Chris and Pui investigate and explore within their magical playroom in the sky.
BBC Amateur Scientist Ruth Brooks looks at how animals navigate, from cats to pigeons.
Documentary series. Five British kids travel to Asia to work in factories.
The highly successful Devon folk duo provide your Christmas Day afternoon entertainment.
BBC Radio Devon
Stuart Maconie looks at the career of the durable maverick pop duo Sparks.
Dr Chetna Kang and Toby Friedner focus on disability and mental health.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Comedy series about a brother and sister who share a flat.
Lee Mack marks the centenary of Sid James with a fascinating look at his lesser-known work
Steph McGovern presents a two-part series on the global history of silk
1977 events marking the silver jubilee of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
Robert Sandall investigates the impact and legacy of punk.
Join Simeon Courtie on BBC Wiltshire.
Character comedy show written by and starring Simon Day
A mix of news, music and travel to take you home.
BBC Radio Merseyside
BBC London 94.9
Time Of Our Lives plays the big hits from two mystery years every weekday from 12noon.
An original mix of entertainment featuring live music and in-depth interviews.
BBC Radio 2
Simon Singh takes a quirky look at some of the most important numbers in mathematics.
Join Simon Talbot on BBC Radio Suffolk.
BBC Radio Suffolk
John Simpson reports from Afghanistan and asks how things have gone wrong.
Documentary looking at an unusual aspect of medical training.
Swashbuckling adventure. Sinbad sets off to find the treasure of Alexander the Great.
The search for an elusive watery wonder in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's civil war.
Sam Lee marks the 90th anniversary of cellist Beatrice Harrison's duet with a nightingale.
Robert McCrum explores the literary mores of our age
Inspiring faith music every Sunday morning.
Sir Mortimer Wheeler talks to Magnus Magnusson about his life and discoveries
Comhradh is deaspad an fheasgair. Afternoon chat and discussion
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
Thirty minutes of the greatest songs of the sixties to start your weekend in style.
Up-and-coming sketch groups from the live UK comedy circuit
From Club Crazy to Deep and Dark with Skream.
BBC Radio 1
Show in which a group of comedians enter a mock prison and must perform for their freedom
In a series mixing science with art, myth and poetry, Paul Farley explores sleep
Air chuairt a' comharrachadh beatha Iain Muir; Albannach, eòlaiche-nàdair 's àrainneachd.
Young people embark on a crash course in urban survival in the world's biggest slums.
Paul Mason visits Manila to assess the benefits of life in the world's poorest slums.
Animated series about a group of potatoes who sing songs in different genres
Miles Orchard on how Llanwrtyd Wells became home for Czech refugee children during WWII.
BBC Radio Wales
Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Materials scientist Mark Miodownik asks whether we could live without cash.
Comedy series set in an events management company, starring Prunella Scales
Kate Williams explores the history and development of the modern winning smile.
Comedy series by Paul Mendelson about a couple who have separated
Amber Marks explores the science of olfactory detection.
Makeunder show, which sees POD transform OTT girls and boys into natural beauties
The exorcism business is booming - Jolyon Jenkins asks if and why demonism is on the rise.
How the power of the news media is used as a global government tool for influence
Documentaries in Gaelic from around the world.
Astronomer Lucie Green looks at the dangers a solar superstorm could pose to us on Earth.