Documentary about the power of pop's most abiding artefact, the seven-inch single. (R)
Matthew Stadlen films Jonathan Miller directing King Lear and talks to him about his life. (R)
BBC News Channel
Young Brits turn the cameras on themselves and get under the skin of body-obsessed Britain (R)
The Beatles left Liverpool in 1962 to conquer the world, but it never left them.
BBC World Service Online
Stuart Maconie celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' Love Me Do. (R)
How young people took to social media sites to record Superstorm Sandy. (R)
Magdi Abdelhadi meets Coptic Christians in Egypt as they elect a new Pope.
3/11 The story of the record label, presented by Stuart Grundy.
BBC Radio 6 Music
4/5 Many inventors have poor business skills, but one man is out to change perceptions.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
In November 1975, an incredible mutiny took place aboard a Soviet warship in the Baltic.
After a cancer diagnosis, musician Nile Rodgers walks the streets of New York.
BBC Radio 4
1/5 Novelist and poet Matthias Politycki explores the shifting image of his native country.
Diwrnod yn hanes llongwr tanfor Cymraeg o Gwmgors, Cwmtawe, Robert Bevan.
BBC Radio Cymru
1/12 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores changing ideas about the countryside.
Novelist Naomi Alderman investigates the extraordinary subculture of internet fan fiction.
2/6 Katy Brand joins Brian and Robin to discuss some unusual avenues of scientific research.
1/2 Revisiting some of the hard pressed communities struggling to cope in modern Britain.
BBC Two Wales
Revealing the story behind the construction of Derry's 400-year-old city walls.
BBC Two Northern Ireland
3/20 Michael travels back in time on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. (R)
6/6 Dockers race against bad weather to prepare a vessel travelling to West Africa.
BBC One Scotland
4/13 Steve Backshall looks at the unique geography of California's Monterey Bay kelp forest. (R)
David Shukman travels to Jordan to find out if science can bring peace in the Middle East.
2/5 There's a problem with the labour as Nicola and Craig wait for the birth of their baby. (R)
From Tetris to Temple Run, Dev explores the world of mobile video gaming.
BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland
BBC Radio 1 Scotland
BBC Radio 1 Wales
12/20 Program a' leantainn pròiseact minc. Mink eradication in Lewis and Harris. (R)
Film looking at the role of the toilet in our culture and exploring its social history. (R)
3/3 Clarissa Dickson Wright reveals the origins and customs of the British dinner.
How sugar cane fuelled a consumer revolution but is now responsible for serious ailments.
A look at how having acne impacts on thousands of young people in the UK.
3/3 How Hitler tried to retain his leadership once the Germans started to lose the war.
BBC Two except Scotland
BBC Radio 1
3/8 An investigation into the behaviour of multi-national companies in Africa.
Brian Mullen discovers the history, relevance and meaning of iconic Ulster songs.
1/4 Moira Stuart explores the lives and careers of male jazz artists, beginning with Mel Torme
BBC Radio 2
The story of a Glasgow police officer who shot three former colleagues in 1969. (R)
1/4 Featuring a couple having IVF for the fourth time and a couple trying for a second child.
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only
Fiona Walker uncovers new evidence about what is going wrong in our hospitals.
8/14 The audience asks Brinsley Forde questions about Aswad's 1981 reggae album New Chapter.
Tony Visconti reappraises the Rolling Stones' 1971 hit Brown Sugar.
5/10 The story of British servicemen who had to make Germany home in the decades after WWII. (R)
A look at how having acne impacts on thousands of young people in the UK. (R)
Following the world's youngest transsexual as she attempts to win Miss England 2012. (R)
Three pensioners pass on their astute and humorous insights on becoming old and poor. (R)
BBC One except Scotland
Follows four young men as they attempt to achieve their dream physiques. (R)
Film following a conflict between a group of Scottish homeowners and tycoon Donald Trump. (R)
1/5 Why do marketing campaigns usually use super skinny, super tall, super young white girls?
4/11 The story of the record label, presented by Stuart Grundy.
2/5 A look at the global beauty industry, cultural diversity and westernisation in fashion.
Tuesday 27 November 2012