Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
BBC Radio 4
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
A natural history of bird life narrated by David Attenborough.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
Lingo and his bug friends introduce words in different languages.
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Jack is embarrassed by his dad who is deaf and signs.
Natural history programme
Why were tens of thousands of people lobotomised in the 1940s and 50s in the UK and US?
The sounds of the historic and influential city, through its music, life, noise and people
BBC World Service
Historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank goes off the beaten track in London
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Every year more people try to swim the English Channel. Jolyon Jenkins joins the dreamers.
Jonathan Freedland presents the series that looks for the past behind the present.
Tim Whewell explores truth and myth in one of the great tales of adventure and endurance.
The songs inspired by the Luddites and their uprisings - which began 200 years ago.
Ayisha Yahya tells the story of the 600-mile railway line from the Kenyan coast to Uganda
The story behind the making of Radio Scotland drama Homeless.
BBC Radio Scotland
Narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine
Tarek Osman traces characters and ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world
Sitcom by David Nobbs, set in a small art museum staffed by eccentrics and obsessives
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Biography of the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, who would inspire a generation of musicians.
James Naughtie thinks now is a timely moment for a reappraisal of Sir Walter Scott.
Peter Day explores the wayward genius of Irish writer Flann O'Brien on his centenary.
Lectures and sketches by the comedian, arguing the significance of historical figures
Martin talks to local people and finds out their perfect weekend morning, plus great music
BBC Radio Bristol
Mary Berry revisits some favourite recipes and talks candidly about her culinary career.
The double double-act of Newman and Baddiel and Punt and Dennis
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BBC Radio 1
John Lloyd celebrates 30 years of The Meaning of Liff with Matt Lucas and Helen Fielding.
Steve Hewlett presents a topical programme about the fast-changing media world
Are we are turning normal human behaviour into medical conditions?
There are loads of great records, and Mickey will play as many as he can in two hours
BBC Radio Ulster
Following midwives who work in hospitals helping to deliver babies.
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
David Attenborough narrates a series of documentaries about the culture of Bali.
Young reporters investigate the role of the modern monarchy in the UK.
Security Correspondent Gordon Corera reveals the story behind Israel's secret service.
Radio 4 has been granted access to track work with some of the UK most troubled families.
Comedy. A tiny duchy declares war on the USA counting on a hefty sum in post-war aid.
Well-known figures review their favourite movie with the assistance of expert contributors
BBC Radio 2
Dr Phil Hammond asks each of three guests to play the track of their choice
Under a full moon and the Northern Lights, Richard Coles hears the Ice Music of Norway.
Midge Ure goes in search of the real Freddie Mercury.
Who cut down Glastonbury's 'holy thorn' tree? And why did it matter to so many people?
Sue Broom investigates why 26 dolphins were stranded and died in Falmouth Harbour in 2008.
Frances Fyfield explores the manuscript of Dickens's last and unfinished novel.
Sue Broom cracks the code of the cryptic names that are given to genes by scientists.
The results of the National Lottery draws, from Lottery HQ.
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Andrew Luck-Baker meets today's telescope builders and astronomers
Martin Wolf, of the Financial Times, examines the global financial situation
Could a strange dog from remote New Guinea have been man's first best friend?
Navdip Dhariwal investigates the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in Britain.
Mike Wooldridge reports on the quiet economic inroads into Africa being made by India.
Roger Law visits Yi Wu in China, fast becoming the biggest market place in the world.
Scientist and arts lover Dr Mark Lythgoe looks at the divide between the disciplines
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories
World news from the BBC's newsroom
Can we predict the next deadly pandemic? Alok Jha investigates.
Entertainment, arts and what's ons in the afternoon with Nicola Gilroy.
Tim van Eyken investigates songs of seduction and ghosts - the night visiting songs.
Edward Stourton explores the impact of the famous river on the people of Egypt
Ian McMillan fights the cause of 'sodcasters', perpetrators of tinny mobile phone music.
Stephen brings you hard-hitting talk, debating the big issues of the day
Caroline Barker takes a fan's eye look at non-league football
BBC Radio 5 live
A round-up of the region's top non-league football action.
BBC Radio Solent
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
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.
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Vivienne Parry explores the similarities between emotional and physical pain.
A doctor forces his unfaithful wife to go with him to China to fight a cholera epidemic.
Public figures revisit their paper round route and reveal how it influenced their lives
A lively and informed conversation about the next day's headlines.
BBC News Channel
An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s.
1983 series following a group of new recruits as they train with the Parachute Regiment.
Anthony Burton presents a series on our industrial past
As antibiotic resistance increases, Dr Stuart Flanagan investigates what the future holds.
The most comprehensive round up of the day's news and sport plus travel news.
Join Paul Stainton and the breakfast team who'll be raising eyebrows and raising smiles.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Bridget Kendall evaluates America's 'missionaries of democracy' in the Peace Corps.
The image of the humanities academic, past and present, in the public imagination.
Karen Gabay and Mr V with Manchester's black news and music.
BBC Radio Manchester
David Attenborough discusses his journey through the South West Pacific.