Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
BBC Radio 4
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
BBC Radio Scotland
Cambridgeshire people and places, including the school-gate debate and great music.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Alexei Sayle follows the progress of the 2014 John Moores Painting Prize in Liverpool.
John Tusa discusses the creative process with major practitioners in the arts.
BBC Radio 3
Jokers from two schools go head-to-head and deliver their funniest jokes
In conversation with some of music's most compelling artists.
BBC Radio 6 Music
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 growing and cooking your own fruits, herbs and vegetables.
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?
Hardeep Singh Kohli finds out if Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains should go back to India.
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
John Tusa explores the state of leadership in large UK organisations today.
Action and highlights from the Football League Cup
Tom Price and guests review the week's biggest stories, from around Wales and the world.
BBC Radio Wales
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Aasmah Mir on the outspoken head teacher who caused a national controversy.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
David Attenborough looks at why mammals are the most successful creatures on the planet.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
Whatever happened to the dream of living under the sea? Helen Scales investigates.
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
Series about people whose professional lives revolve around listening.
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Jack is embarrassed by his dad who is deaf and signs.
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
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
David Reynolds traces the legacy of the Great War across 100 years and 10 countries.
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.
Malcolm McLaren, who died in April 2010, looks back on his extraordinary life.
BBC Radio 2
Ruth Barnes explores the life, loves and music of the singer-songwriter Judee Sill.
Shining a light on the earliest female jazz pioneers, who were erased from music history.
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
Narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine
Tarek Osman traces characters and ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Documentary about Flinders Petrie, the pioneer who transformed field archaeology in Egypt.
Rob Walker investigates the mystery of a man found dead on a west London street.
Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee investigate Prosper Merimee, author and conservationist
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.
Exploring the Manhattan grid as city matrix, psychic space and a bold political ideal.
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
The Matt Edmondson Show
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?
Classic comedy series about hare-brained bureaucrats
There are loads of great records, and Mickey will play as many as he can in two hours
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
David Attenborough narrates a series of documentaries about the culture of Bali.
Duncan Gillies reads the short story from his book, Mairi Dhall agus Sgeulachdan Eile
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
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.
Quentin Cooper tells the story of a British scientist hailed as a god in Japan.
Documentary series looking at one of Britain's busiest stretches of motorway.
Well-known figures review their favourite movie with the assistance of expert contributors
Comedy sketch show built around the theme of museums, galleries, stately homes and more
Dr Phil Hammond asks each of three guests to play the track of their choice
Bobby Friction presents a special tribute to film composer RD Burman.
BBC Asian Network
Comedy written by Richie Webb as multi-instrumentalist music teacher Nigel Penny
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.
Dale Winton presents the game show where more people compete for a big money jackpot.