2/4 Mica Paris tells the story of Prince. First broadcast in 2003.
BBC Radio 6 Music
1/3 A jumbo jet is broken down into parts and then painstakingly reassembled for flight. (R)
BBC One Wales only
The testimony of over 50 people directly affected by the 7/7 London bombings. (R)
BBC One except Scotland
13/25 Michael Portillo takes a Turkish bath in the famous spa town of Harrogate. (R)
Mike Greenwood reports from Paraguay on the battle for one of the last wildernesses.
BBC World Service
3/4 Neil Oliver charts the life of John Muir, the father of the modern conservation movement. (R)
Janice Forsyth with a lunar-themed Zone.
BBC Radio Scotland
3/3 How some species survived the ice age that began 2.8 million years ago. (R)
3/6 Cherry Healey finds out whether your looks can really change your life for the better. (R)
Charlie Gillett tells the musical story of New Orleans, also known as The Big Easy.
2/3 Mother Florrie describes life as a traveller in North Wales.
BBC Radio Wales
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
BBC Radio 4
A look at the assassination of serving prime minister Spencer Perceval in 1812.
The World War II freedom fighters who risked everything running the Shetland Bus. (R)
3/5 At HMP YOI Brinsford, Mr Gee encourages teenagers to write to their loved ones in poetry.
194/216 Poverty, misery and the workhouse in 19th century London is examined in this episode.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
4/4 Michael Robinson assesses what the future holds in the wake of the rate-fixing scandal.
2/3 Dan Snow tells the story of the ill-fated cargo ship that was sunk off Malin Head in 1944.
BBC Two Scotland only
3/3 Dan Snow reveals how the dramatic surrender of the German U-boat fleet came about.
BBC Two England, Northern Ireland only
3/8 How the tactics of Hitler and Stalin resulted in tragedy on both sides. (R)
8/11 Robert Webb uncovers the clangers and gaffes in Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. (R)
A film about the millions of children who live on the world's rubbish dumps. (R)
2/2 A look at how, by 1960, the UK's passenger airline industry was the largest in the world.
3/10 Patrick Stewart investigates his father's extraordinary war career.
An exploration of the life of Fidel Castro's most precious aide until her death in 1980. (R)
BBC Radio 3
Three ex-bomb disposal officers review the defining moments of their careers. (R)
Actor Michael Sheen looks back at the legendary career of Sir David Frost. (R)
BBC Radio 2
Peter Capaldi examines the paintings and artists that have made Scottish art special. (R)
2/3 Alan struggles to get off the streets. A migrant is discovered sleeping in a loft. (R)
Documentary about one of Africa's most dangerous animals, the hippo. (R)
5/6 A look at the maternity ward of Wirral Women and Children's Hospital, near Liverpool. (R)
3/4 Mica Paris continues the story of the singer, songwriter and musician.
2/6 Following ticket inspectors as they pursue fare evaders across the tube network. (R)
3/3 Laverne Antrobus explores how child development is affected by dyslexia. (R)
Brand shares his battle to stay clean and challenges how our society deals with addiction. (R)
Amal Fashanu meets survivors of the gun massacre at a Batman film showing in Colorado. (R)
2/2 A look at how, by 1960, the UK's passenger airline industry was the largest in the world. (R)
Charlie Gillett looks at Sun Records of Memphis, a catalyst for 1950s rock and roll.
Thursday 30 August 2012