Dr Lucie Green reports on plans for a radio telescope the size of a continent.
BBC Radio 4
Sarah Angliss uncovers the fascinating story of how we tried to teach the birds to sing.
Dan Snow travels through India in the footsteps of the East India Company.
Dr Laura Ashe reveals how our ideas of romantic love were born in 12th-century literature.
James Jones explores the moral dimensions of the economic crisis
The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
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.
Lucy Fleming embarks upon a quest to discover more about her mysterious uncle Ian.
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
The view from the top of business
BBC News Channel
Evan Davis chairs a discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.
BBC World Service
An unique look at the workings of a 300-year old Magistrates Court as it prepares to close
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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.
His home's Bronze Age legacy and nearby Jodrell Bank inspire author Alan Garner to write.
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
Lord Digby Jones explores the relationship between business, government and society.
Laura Maciver investigates the value of the Ryder Cup to the Scottish economy.
BBC Radio Scotland
Amanda Roocroft explores the impact of Madame Butterfly in performance and popular culture
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.
Pete Best celebrates the venue where the Beatles enjoyed residency before the Cavern Club.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Five illustrated talks by different writers exploring the cave as a theme
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
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Three of the UK's most renowned chefs look for a young student to take under their wing.
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
Animated films based on the childhood experiences of World War II Holocaust survivors.
Li Cunxin, Madame Mao's favourite dancer, tells Darcey Bussell about his amazing journey.
Series featuring people who have made life-altering decisions
Edi Stark finds out about the psychology of decision-making ahead of the referendum.
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?
Sitcom by Danny Robins about a London stand-up comic living in Sweden.
The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary radio comedy
Modern space missions reveal what comets are really made of and where they come from.
Angus Roxburgh explores the years when the Soviet Union ruled space.
Simon Singh witnesses the first man versus machine poker championship in Vancouver.
Jonathan Glancey finds out about the architects who revolutionised church design.
Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings
Men who sing in falsetto: Bidisha on the countertenor voice, from Purcell to Plan B.
The best in funk and soul, featuring classic tracks, new releases, sessions and interviews
An examination of the causes of the dramatic fall in crime over the last 20 years.
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?
Janice Forsyth tunes into what's happening in arts, culture and music across Scotland.
How the National Theatre turned a popular book into an award-winning theatre production.
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
BBC Radio 5 live
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.
Novelist Len Deighton talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and writing career.
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.
Ian Marchant drives across the mid-West to learn how barbed wire privatised America.
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the seventeenth-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.
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
Vince McKee's life is turned upside down when he agrees to drive for a criminal gang.
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.
The Dumping Ground gang make video blogs as a helpful guide for new arrivals
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
BBC WM 95.6 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
Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education.
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.
Top business people discuss the effect that their traumatic childhood had on them.
A radio outing for the comedy duo
Series of arts programmes