Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
BBC Radio 4
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
Investigative reports on a variety of subjects.
BBC Radio Scotland
Iraqi interpreters were offered a new life in the UK for their help. What did they get?
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
A rare visit to Palmerston, the South Pacific island, where all are descended from one man
An archaeologist discovers a lost Viking kingdom at the heart of the Arctic Circle.
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
A round-up of the day's local, national and international news.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Scientists analyse a small jawbone found in Kent's Cavern in Torquay over 80 years ago.
The latest national and international jazz releases, plus live music and guests
Cambridgeshire people and places, including the school-gate debate and great music.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Artist Richard Hamilton talks to John Tusa in an interview first broadcast in 2002.
BBC Radio 3
John Tusa discusses the creative process with major practitioners in the arts.
Sketches, performances and fun with comedy double-act Johnny Cochrane and Inel Tomlinson.
In conversation with some of music's most compelling artists.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Documentary telling the story of the easy listening genre from the 50s to the present day.
Steve Jones asks if people can be 'born bad"'- as was said of the infamous Jukes family.
The big phone-in, your stories and the team fight for your consumer rights. 08459 455 555
BBC Three Counties Radio
Stephen Evans examines how soldiers are taught to kill and asks what it does to them.
Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits.
Celebrating the sheer joy of all things foodie in and around Scotland. Yum!
The adventures of Frank and Buster, two intrepid young koalas in the Australian outback
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
Was Anne Boleyn guilty as charged or victim of powerful forces in the Tudor court?
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Long-running arts magazine programme.
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
BBC Radio Devon
Lively late night radio. Cheeky chat that will keep you up until the early hours.
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Eamon presents an educated and easy-going guide to the popular music spectrum
Stuart Bailie introduces an eclectic mix of sounds from funkadelic grooves to classic rock
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Children's sitcom. Daft Princes Dick and Dom embark upon a formidable quest.
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
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.
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Drama about the rivalry between a communist mayor and a priest in a postwar Italian town
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.
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
Coverage of the London Marathon
BBC Radio 5 live
BBC London's award-winning coverage of this great event.
BBC London 94.9
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.
Edward Stourton retraces the route of Mao's Long March, to mark its 80th anniversary
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
BBC Radio Berkshire brings you the latest county news at lunchtime.
BBC Radio Berkshire
A look at the Maxim machine gun and the legacy it left on one Hebridean community.
Mushroom enthusiast Richard Fortey explores the strange and surprising science of fungi.
Narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine
A look behind the scenes of the comedy panel game that rewards quite interesting answers.
Tarek Osman traces characters and ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Satire about a scientist who invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out.
Rob Walker investigates the mystery of a man found dead on a west London street.
James Naughtie thinks now is a timely moment for a reappraisal of Sir Walter Scott.
A family returns to Romania to look at the Securitate files documenting their every move.
BBC World News
Peter Day explores the wayward genius of Irish writer Flann O'Brien on his centenary.
Mark uses his unique logic to propose solutions to society's problems
Martin talks to local people and finds out their perfect weekend morning, plus great music
BBC Radio Bristol
Live golf commentary, reports and reaction from the first major of the season at Augusta
Improvised comedy with Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney.
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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?
Jacques Peretti traces those responsible for revolutionising our eating habits.
Michael McIntyre sits in the interviewer's chair for the very first time.
There are loads of great records, and Mickey will play as many as he can in two hours
Series looking behind the scenes at York Minster.
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
David Attenborough narrates a series of documentaries about the culture of Bali.
The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.
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.
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.
A thrilling world of action, adventure and romance inspired by Dumas' characters.
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.