Edward Stourton explores the impact of the famous river on the people of Egypt
BBC Radio 4
Ian McMillan fights the cause of 'sodcasters', perpetrators of tinny mobile phone music.
Mixed-media numeracy series aimed a young audience
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
Follows the tour of duty of Australian soldier Bill as he is sent to Vietnam in 1969.
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.
BBC Radio 1
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Vivienne Parry explores the similarities between emotional and physical pain.
Clare English finds out whether celebrity and fame are worth the pain that comes with them
BBC Radio Scotland
As the Glasgow Games begin, Dr Joya Chatterji explores the history of the Commonwealth.
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
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.
BBC WM 95.6
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.
Libby Purves follows the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy in June 1944.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Dominic Sandbrook charts the development of the post office
Andrew Neil offers a portrait of Margaret Thatcher via the voices of those she governed.
Hayden Lorimer explores the double life of Walter Poucher, photographer and perfumer.
Comedy quiz which sees a new guest host present a unique show each week
Comedy classic about a bored heiress destined for marriage to a stuffy executive.
Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub
Trevor Cox on the physics behind the way orchestral instruments make their unique sound.
A series of programmes about the piano
Martha Reeves uncovers the politics of the disco movement, beginning in New York.
As the world watches the pandas in Edinburgh zoo, Philip Dodd investigates their allure.
Mark Dowd explores how British Catholicism has changed since the last Papal visit in 1982.
Stories from the Poppy Factory in Surrey, where poppies are made for Remembrance Sunday.
Reverend Richard Coles explores the science of sacred sounds.
Jonathan Freedland addresses the knotty problem of MPs' pay and conditions.
Nick Robinson explores the history of Britain's prime ministers
Stanley Jones, legendary print maker, in the Curwen Studio with artist Susan Aldworth.
Clive Lawton presents off-beat portraits of some of the Bible's greatest prophets
1941. A British psychiatrist is sent to a safe house in Surrey to examine POW Rudolf Hess.
Political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy
Award-winning drama series about a young married couple with learning disabilities
This programme looks back at the final stages of the baton's relay.
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
BBC Radio 2
Michael Symmons Roberts describes the beauty of Psalters and sets out to make his own.
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
A look at the 1829 competition to find the best steam locomotive in Britain. (1979)
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Jon Manel investigates the world of the apprentice.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
A look into the shadowy world of Britain's security services
Series of debates from across Scotland in the lead up to a historic decision on its future
Three months with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Green Jackets. (1977)
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series.
BBC World Service
Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of the Spanish boy chosen as a reincarnated Tibetan lama.
Original insights into major news stories and topical investigations
Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh tells the story of the International Geophysical Year.
Series which reunites a group of people intimately involved in a moment of modern history
Children's series. The crew of the Rhyme Rocket collect poems from around the universe.
Annual lecture delivered by a guest speaker
A show awash with anecdotes and conversation, your stories, star interviews and more.
BBC Radio Bristol
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
The Roman Way explores aspects of everyday life in the Roman Empire, two millennia ago.
Mark Cocker indulges his obsession as he follows a colony of rooks over a year
True story of a school baseball coach who tries out as a pitcher for a professional team.
What drives extremist violence? Daniel Pick reveals the story of an attempt to find out.
Prof Murray Pittock explores the origins of Scottish nationalism
Elinor Goodman asks if Prince Charles's campaigning will bring a new style of monarchy.
Annual coverage of the British Armed Forces' military tattoo.
A light-hearted quiz recorded at the 2014 Royal Welsh Show.
BBC Radio Wales
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
The Saint swings into action against a gold-smuggling gang and their ruthless leader.
Simon Templar is taking a holiday when he becomes embroiled in a hunt for a music box.
Drama starring one of Doctor Who's most famous companions, journalist Sarah Jane Smith
Sarah Millican presents a mixture of comedy and interviews inspired by television.
Science news and highlights of the week
Prof Robert Winston looks at music with a scientist's eye
Stephanie Flanders sets out on the search for growth in Britain's economy
As more of us work in open plan spaces, Claudia Hammond goes in search of the ideal office
Jonathan Glancey investigates Paris's secret underground maze of tunnels.
Series exploring the history of archetypal streets in Britain.
Rory Cellan-Jones traces its roots
Rev Richard Coles returns to his childhood musical hero, with some unexpected twists.
Hermione Cockburn uncovers the historical role of dams and reservoirs in Britain
Young Brendan must face some extreme challenges.
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful
Documentary telling the story of rock music.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
A look at the work of sheriffs, as they help members of the public who are owed money.