David Attenborough discusses his journey through the South West Pacific.
Libby Purves travels around Britain to find out about Britain's preparations for D-Day
BBC Radio 4
Dominic Sandbrook charts the development of the post office
Andrew Neil offers a portrait of Margaret Thatcher via the voices of those she governed.
A collection of the very best of the much-loved duo's sketches, songs and comedy routines.
Hayden Lorimer explores the double life of Walter Poucher, photographer and perfumer.
The big talking points with people in the news.
BBC Radio Humberside
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.
Professor Robert Bartlett tells the story of England's longest ruling royal dynasty.
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
Phil Coulter returns to London's Tin Pan Alley, where he started his career in 1964.
BBC Radio Ulster
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
When threatened with deportation, a businesswoman forces her put-upon PA to marry her.
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
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw
BBC Radio 1
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
BBC Radio 2
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)
Will Robson looks at the Army's regimental system as evolving war and cuts force change.
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
Successful restaurateurs help newcomers to the restaurant trade with their new businesses.
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
What drives extremist violence? Daniel Pick reveals the story of an attempt to find out.
Prof Murray Pittock explores the origins of Scottish nationalism
Annual coverage of the British Armed Forces' military tattoo.
James Naughtie follows the Royal Shakespeare Company as it celebrates its 50th birthday
Made for 4 Extra. Christopher Matthew celebrates the life of writer raconteur Alan Coren.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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
Scooby Doo and the gang solve mysteries with the help of a new guest star each episode.
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.
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
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Chris Ledgard asks if gender testing will mean a level playing field for female athletes.
Fi Glover hosts a series in which her guests share strange tales that they have in common
Gyles Brandreth investigates the mystery of the missing teddy bears, the first ever made.
England, 1913. As the clouds of war gather, the old world order is under threat.
Series of stories about fairground sideshow life in the 19th century
Documentary looking at an unusual aspect of medical training.
Robert McCrum explores the literary mores of our age
Our team of astronomers tell us what's on view in the night sky.
In a series mixing science with art, myth and poetry, Paul Farley explores sleep
Materials scientist Mark Miodownik asks whether we could live without cash.
Alan Whicker interviews billionaire J. Paul Getty at his home in Surrey. (1963)
Stephen Evans talks to producer Rick Rubin about his work with the legendary Johnny Cash.
Developing music skills for children aged 5 - 7.
Jenny Wilkes plays the best in Northern Soul, Tamla Motown, Atlantic, Stax and Philly.
BBC WM 95.6
Performances recorded for BBC Four's The Sound and the Fury: A Century of Music
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
Sean Street investigates the sound of fear, the noises and music that scare us, and why.
Trevor Cox investigates the science of sound research
Matthew Parris presents memorable despatches sent home by British diplomats down the ages
Mark D'Arcy examines the controversial approach of the Commons Speaker John Bercow.
Chris Bowlby tells the story of the attempt to rescue East Germany's Stasi secret files.
At a time of change and turmoil in the Middle East, what is happening inside Israel?
What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?
Are today's 18-25s the "Never Had It" generation? #neverhadit.
Sound recordist Chris Watson captures 24 hours in the life of Newcastle Central Station.
Lucy Mangan explores our obsession with pens, paper and the paraphernalia of office life.
Tales from the award-winning short story writer.
Michael Blastland lays out the history of economic ideas
Sue Perkins and Tom Service unravel everything listeners have ever wondered about music
BBC Radio 3
Naftali Brawer delves into the ancient texts of the Talmud
Drama about a young girl growing up in a childrens' home