The story of one of the biggest-selling bands of all time, told in their own words. (R)
3/3 Len Goodman explores Titanic's lasting legacy and her continuing allure. (R)
Matthew Stadlen spends the day with Jacqueline Gold, chief executive of Ann Summers.
BBC News Channel
In May 1926 workers across Britain went on strike in support of coal miners.
BBC World Service Online
1/6 Charlotte Greig looks back to the girl groups of the 50s.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A profile of the People's Funeral Service in Honduras, the most murderous nation on earth.
Shipping, trade and the environment on board one of the world's biggest ships.
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner investigates the threat from Somali pirates.
Are Welsh companies finding it more difficult to get finance than elsewhere in the UK?
BBC Radio Wales
Ian Skelly traces the story of the enigmatic man behind best-selling classic, The Prophet.
Yasmeen Khan explores the bling-filled world of the British Asian wedding.
BBC Radio 4
1/2 Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su...
Catherine Bott explores some of Thomas Gainsborough's portraits of musicians. (R)
BBC Radio 3
1/7 Looking at the Arctic and Antarctic, the greatest and least-known wildernesses of all.
1/4 Peter Jackson talks to Vicki Thomas about her golfing family and representing your country
2/7 Spring arrives in the polar regions, and the sun appears after an absence of five months.
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner investigates the threat from Somali pirates. (R)
Charting the return of explorer Frank Wild's newly discovered remains back to Antarctica. (R)
Cerys Matthews celebrates one of her musical heroines, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
10/11 Darryl Grimason revisits his childhood as he goes rock-pooling near Newcastle, Co Down. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
17/23 Neil Oliver is introduced to the joys of Victorian-style sea bathing in Ilfracombe. (R)
Mark Horton discovers how 13th-century Harlech Castle would have looked when it was built. (R)
BBC Two Wales
2/5 Tearlach Quinnell assesses the impact of reintroducing the sea eagle and Gaelic to Mull. (R)
Athlete Christian Malcolm discusses the financial pressures on Wales' sports stars. (R)
3/6 The Celtic countries under attack from the Vikings and the Normans. (R)
4/6 Witness the birth, growth and death of an island in the greatest ocean on Earth. (R)
2/2 Andrew Graham-Dixon concludes his look at Renaissance art chronicler Giorgio Vasari. (R)
Sean Langan is off to east Africa to ride the rails of the historic Tazara railroad. (R)
Ray Reardon reflects on a career that brought him six World titles. (R)
BBC Two England, Scotland only
Michael Portillo assesses the lasting impact of the Beeching cuts on Britain's railways.
Bruce Forsyth and Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrate the Palladium's 100th birthday. (R)
1/3 The Rt Rev James Jones visits Liverpool, High Down and Forest Bank prisons. (R)
Carolyn Quinn discovers how Dickens was inspired by his time as a Westminster journalist.
Paul Farley explores the American poet Elizabeth Bishop's extraordinary years in Brazil.
Matthew Stadlen spends the day with Jacqueline Gold, chief executive of Ann Summers. (R)
2/2 Louis travels to Phoenix, Arizona - the capital of dementia care. (R)
Dallas Campbell asks if science will save us when Armageddon arrives. (R)
In 2002 a paralysed woman, known as Miss B, was allowed to die in a London hospital.
2/6 Charlotte Greig looks back at the groups produced by Phil Spector.
In May 1992 the Bosnian president was taken captive by Serb soldiers.
Sunday 6 May 2012