A young man visits his dying grandfather to learn the truth behind his ancient tales.
Local, national and international news from BBC ALBA.
Gilleasbuig MacDonald with a snapshot of events from World War I
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
A mix of music to accompany listeners' dedications and requests. Presented by Sean Coyle.
BBC Radio Foyle
Ultimate late night listening playing chilled rock, folk, soul, Americana and soundtracks.
BBC Radio Kent
With fun and good music.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Bashment party vibes from the Caribbean and beyond. Dancehall, reggae, soca and much more.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Seann Walsh hosts the most exciting new acts in comedy from the Edinburgh Fringe.
Stephanie Flanders sets out on the search for growth in Britain's economy
BBC Radio 4
As more of us work in open plan spaces, Claudia Hammond goes in search of the ideal office
Series examining the role of state secrecy in Britain
Jonathan Glancey investigates Paris's secret underground maze of tunnels.
Series exploring the history of archetypal streets in Britain.
Rory Cellan-Jones traces its roots
Engaging experts reveal favourite hidden objects, forgotten places and artistic passions.
Six British books are reconsidered by returning to the writers' original manuscripts.
Rev Richard Coles returns to his childhood musical hero, with some unexpected twists.
Hermione Cockburn uncovers the historical role of dams and reservoirs in Britain
Secret Mueum looks at the explicit erotic, sexual and pornographic art of Pompeii.
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Vivienne Parry meets the scientists whose work remains unknown to the general public
How the oldest people on the planet are helping scientists to unlock the secrets of ageing
Series of stand-alone dramas.
Behind the scenes of the security operation at the Olympic Games.
Real-life stories of young people who have sought refuge in the UK.
Coverage of select committee proceedings at the Palace of Westminster
A selection of BBC World Service news, business and science programmes
BBC World Service
Pure blazing hip-hop with hot new exclusives and the biggest artists.
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
A history of science in Britain from the Restoration to the present day
How discovering the story of stars has transformed our own understanding of the universe.
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
Aled Sam yn crwydro Cymru ar drywydd yr od, y gwirion a'r annisgwyl.
Nurses comes together to reminicse about their experiences of the profession.
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
Join Shaun Hodgetts on BBC Wiltshire.
Irreverent music lover Shaun serves up music, features and entertainment
BBC Radio 6 Music
One of Aardman Animations' best-loved characters stars in his own series set on a farm
Downtrodden Kirk begins dating the girl of his dreams, but is she too perfect for him?
David Goldblatt discovers how one snowless Yorkshire city turned out Olympic skiers.
A pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trade insults in 1950s Salford.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Shereen Nanjiani is joined by guests to discuss and debate the week's news
BBC Radio Scotland
DJ Annie Nightingale looks at how Northern Soul music has become popular in Japan.
Coverage of Shinty's MacAulay Cup competition
The latest weather reports and forecasts for UK shipping
Gyles Brandreth investigates the mystery of the missing teddy bears, the first ever made.
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
BBC Amateur Scientist Ruth Brooks looks at how animals navigate, from cats to pigeons.
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
Comic series following the lives of John Shuttleworth and his family
From grime to drum & bass, sounds of the next generation from the streets and the club.
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
Animated series. Eric, Trevor, Vana and Kitty train at the Academy for Aspiring Sidekicks
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.
A mix of news, music and travel to take you home.
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 Schama recounts moments of high drama in the making of eight artistic masterpieces.
Simon Singh takes a quirky look at some of the most important numbers in mathematics.
A man installs a bug in his own telephone and learns more than he really wanted to.
John Simpson reports from Afghanistan and asks how things have gone wrong.
Documentary looking at an unusual aspect of medical training.
Finlay MacLeod in conversation
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
A profile of one of Scotland's favourite and most enduring broadcasters.
An ill-tempered pilot and a magazine editor crash-land on a desert island.
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.
Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky.
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