Tony Visconti reappraises the Rolling Stones' 1971 hit, Brown Sugar.
BBC Radio 6 Music
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)
Geoff Watts explores the science of hallucination.
BBC World Service
4/13 Steve Backshall looks at the unique geography of California's Monterey Bay kelp forest. (R)
Following the world's youngest transsexual as she attempts to win Miss England 2012. (R)
3/20 Michael travels back in time on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. (R)
Three pensioners pass on their astute and humorous insights on becoming old and poor. (R)
BBC One except Scotland
Film looking at the role of the toilet in our culture and exploring its social history. (R)
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.
The largest Iranian community outside Iran can be found in LA. What's its story?
4/4 Alvin travels to Washington DC to reflect on a letter about the war in Vietnam.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
What now for the welfare state, 70 years after the Beveridge report?
BBC Radio 4 LW only
2/5 German politician Marina Schuster writes of her beliefs about the country she serves.
BBC Radio 4
2/12 How Wordsworth's poetry has influenced thinking about nature ever since.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
9/14 Ray Davies talks to John Wilson about the Kinks albums Lola and Muswell Hillbillies.
5/7 My Life meets a father and son who are about to undergo a kidney transplant. (R)
Christina Patterson explores why nursing sometimes goes wrong and what can put it right.
Exploring the cult of Derry's patron, Saint Columba, and recreating his legendary journey.
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
Rob Phillips speaks to those closest to Gary Speed about the friend they lost a year ago.
BBC Radio Wales
1/6 Colin MacLeod climbs Ladhar Bheinn and explores Knoydart. (R)
4/20 Michael searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract and fishes for sea bass. (R)
3/4 Julia tells how the Kennet & Avon was restored after being given a lottery heritage grant. (R)
Simon Cox delves into the sometimes strange world of the hacker activist, or 'hacktivist'.
4/10 Examining the films that recorded developments in the glamorous world of 1960s fashion.
1/4 How Christianity emerged into the Roman Empire as an artistic force in the third century.
Documentary exploring the science behind the most popular beauty and cosmetic treatments.
12/19 Program a' leantainn pròiseact minc. Mink eradication in Lewis and Harris. (R)
4/8 How the wealthiest Americans spend their money and how the poorest Americans are shut out.
1/4 Featuring a couple having IVF for the fourth time and a couple trying for a second child.
Alan Yentob talks to musicians, composers and a psychologist about the power of music.
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Wales
How police are attempting to crack down on the trade in the drug mephedrone.
BBC One Wales only
2/6 Katy Brand joins Brian and Robin to discuss some unusual avenues of scientific research.
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Wales only
Two people with albinism try to follow their dreams in the face of prejudice in Tanzania. (R)
BBC Two England, Wales only
1/2 Jerry Hall marks the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' live debut.
8/12 How the tram liberated overcrowded cities and ushered in the age of the commuter. (R)
BBC Two Scotland only
Documentary exploring the science behind the most popular beauty and cosmetic treatments. (R)
4/10 Examining the films that recorded developments in the glamorous world of 1960s fashion. (R)
1/3 Neil Oliver explores the mysterious world of the Vikings' prehistoric ancestors. (R)
BBC One except Wales
1/4 How Christianity emerged into the Roman Empire as an artistic force in the third century. (R)
Revealing how thousands of Britons in 2012 are being forced to turn to charity for food. (R)
Jimmie Macgregor continues his journey along the West Highland Way.
BBC Radio Scotland
5/11 The story of the record label, presented by Stuart Grundy.
Wednesday 28 November 2012