The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
BBC Radio 4
Exploring the lives of white women married to local Indian men who have made India home.
The story of one of the most controversial documents in US diplomatic history.
How the most gruelling fell race is inspiring a composer to write a new piece of music.
The surreal adventures of zookeepers Howard and Vince who work at Bob Fossil's Funworld
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
The view from the top of business
BBC News Channel
The view from the top of business.
BBC World News
Evan Davis chairs a discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.
BBC World Service
An audio portrait exploring the lives and ideas of CS Lewis and Aldous Huxley.
The best way to wake up, with London's news, travel, entertainment and guests.
BBC London 94.9
The Transporter Bridge on Teesside is 100 years old, but will it survive another 100?
Paul Sinha finds some British Asians believe caste discrimination is alive and well in UK.
Why many thousands of former British army soldiers have settled in Germany.
The story of five of the most successful and globally recognised British architects.
Julia Blackburn meets writers whose private papers reside in Leeds University Library.
Katie Grant visits a summer camp aimed at mixed-race families.
Steve Richards tells the inside story of Gordon Brown's time as prime minister
Classic BBC radio sketch comedy
Compilation of short films for primary school age, looking at Britain's burrowing animals.
Amanda Roocroft explores the impact of Madame Butterfly in performance and popular culture
Profile of Gene Clark, the former Byrds frontman who pioneered folk rock and country rock.
Dominic Arkwright talks to people who have taken or made life-changing phone calls
Zubeida Malik meets young British Arabs who took part in the Arab uprisings.
Five illustrated talks by different writers exploring the cave as a theme
Northern Ireland's 18-year-olds discuss their years of peace with Geoffrey Beattie.
The crime writer Val McDermid on how boarding school novels inspired her to be a writer.
Following the barristers, clerks and staff of one of London's leading law chambers
Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Coverage and reaction from the Cheltenham Festival
BBC Radio 5 live
How chemist Fritz Haber saved billions from starvation - and pioneered gas warfare too.
Dr Graham Easton explores how the brain deals with drugs and who might become an addict
Li Cunxin, Madame Mao's favourite dancer, tells Darcey Bussell about his amazing journey.
Series featuring people who have made life-altering decisions
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores all things choral, with performances and special features.
BBC Radio 3
Get lively every morning with the breakfast show
BBC Radio 2
Polly Toynbee explores how possible it is to move up through British society
Exploring a key question in the story of action on climate change: what's stopping us?
A mysterious code underpins the world. What does it mean and what can we learn from it?
The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary radio comedy
Angus Roxburgh explores the years when the Soviet Union ruled space.
Series of five plays based on the novels by Patricia Highsmith
Simon Singh witnesses the first man versus machine poker championship in Vancouver.
Jonathan Glancey finds out about the architects who revolutionised church design.
Men who sing in falsetto: Bidisha on the countertenor voice, from Purcell to Plan B.
Join the community midwives on the road in Carmarthenshire
The best in funk and soul, featuring classic tracks, new releases, sessions and interviews
BBC Radio 6 Music
Drama inspired by real events that tells the story of a fatal car crash
Joshua Rozenberg examines new medical insights into the criminal mind.
Allan Little pieces together the "untold" side of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
A fascinating insight into one of Nature's greatest cheats.
Mark Lawson and guests debate what now shapes our cultural choices - critics or clicks?
Best of the week's arts and culture news, covering books, art, film, architecture and more
Janice Forsyth tunes into what's happening in arts, culture and music across Scotland.
BBC Radio Scotland
The Dali Christ is Scotland's favourite painting. Louise Welsh finds out why.
An original mix of Saturday morning sports entertainment featuring fans and special guests
The Dare Devil seeks out contestants to put to the test with his fiendish dares
A parable play on the ancient theme of the Quest. Featuring music by Benjamin Britten.
Documentary on the rebuilding of the House of Commons after World War II. (1950)
Pallab Ghosh investigates the potential effects of anti-sleep drugs on society.
Stephen Evans tells the story of daring East German defector Ernst Degner.
Matthew Hill asks what is happening to Britain's public services.
Architectural writer Shumi Bose presents a series that examines where design meets life
A historical exploration of black American Blues music.
As Doctor Who returns, Jon Culshaw looks at the man who changed it forever: Douglas Adams.
Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
Tucker the sniffer dog takes a boat trip to save the whales.
Two teams fight it out to dodge detention, and put the cool back into school
Trevor Cox goes behind the scenes at a multi-million pound science funding event.
With Phil Brown. Great folk music firmly rooted in Lancashire.
BBC Radio Lancashire
A six-part series exploring the influence of war and conflict on music.
Prince Edward explores the achievments of his father's Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
Drama set in a children's care home.
Folk and roots show.
BBC Radio Leeds
Has the drug Ecstasy bred a generation of depressed and forgetful forty-somethings?
An exploration of early developments in the musical world
Daz Hale brings you music, travel and weather info to get you started on your day.
BBC WM 95.6
Gordon Sparks presents music and chat to get your day off to the best possible start.
BBC Radio Devon
The big questions about what's happening in the world. Presented by John Simpson.
Professor David Livingstone argues for a revision of how we view the climate
Geoff Watts asks why the source of new medical drugs is drying up.
Ruth Padel presents a four-part series exploring Elgar's Enigma Variations
Top business people discuss the effect that their traumatic childhood had on them.
A radio outing for the comedy duo
Series of arts programmes
Help Graham, Liana and Mike solve the three cryptic clues to mystery locations in Essex.
Should Britain stay in the European Union? Former diplomat Sir Stephen Wall puts the case.
Series exploring spectacular years in the history of science
Examining the extravagant castles and palaces created by King Ludwig II of Bavaria.
John Wass presents a documentary telling the story of how hormones were discovered.
The final say on all that's happened on the London football scene.
A fresh look at the week's global news from the World Service's 27 language sections
The latest releases, the hottest stars and the leading directors, plus news and insights
Mark Kermode's unique take on the best and worst of the week's film and DVD releases.
Dr Mark Porter on whether adult health is determined by the first thousand days of life