1/2 Ruby Turner tells the story of guitar-playing gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
BBC Radio 6 Music
2/3 Stacey Dooley investigates the growing ya-ba drug craze sweeping through Thailand. (R)
How the Talmud holds the key to unlocking Jewish thinking and history
BBC World Service
5/6 Ifor ap Glyn sets out to understand the appeal of islands as holy retreats. (R)
2/2 The group camp out and cope without any of the amenities they're used to. (R)
2/3 How plastics brought luxury to the masses and could help rebuild the human body. (R)
Professor Mary Beard explores the life and times of the notorious Roman emperor Caligula. (R)
Kevin Fong explores the personal and medical impact of SARS ten years on
13/13 Robert Webb is back with more silver screen slip-ups from recent hit movies. (R)
A profile of the original hobo, bluesman David 'Honeyboy' Edwards.
6/15 The Royal Navy search and rescue crew transfer a heart attack patient to a specialist unit (R)
13/15 Matt meets Barrie, who was so convinced he had inherited a fortune he gave up his job. (R)
The mystery of an unidentified young man found dead on a west London street
2/10 Head Girl Georgia is under pressure to deliver the best School Prom ever. (R)
7/15 The Royal Navy search and rescue crew rescue an injured lumberjack from remote woodland. (R)
Adam Hart investigates whether scientists can bring extinct animals back from the dead?
BBC Radio 4
Poet Paul Muldoon and composer Mark-Anthony Turnage on Londondery's 400-year-old walls.
9/23 Coast heads high into the wild Atlantic to the majestic Faroe Islands. (R)
2/4 Renee Godfrey learns how summer is a crucial time for farmers and fishermen. (R)
BBC Two Wales only
2/6 How rocks influenced the Egyptians to build pyramids, and the Greeks to build squares. (R)
2/5 Patrick intends to step up and wow the crowds at the Year 6 talent show. (R)
14/26 The nature and wildlife of Britain and Ireland. This episode looks at the trials of mice. (R)
6/6 Ifor sets out to understand what happens when our religious urges drive us underground. (R)
12/25 Michael Portillo visits the home in Hartlebury of Queen Victoria's favourite bishop. (R)
2/3 How discoveries in the 18th century overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began. (R)
Rory Cellan-Jones investigates whether patents are harming innovation more than they help.
3/3 How Aethelstan fulfilled the family plan to create a kingdom of all England.
1/8 Lesley needs to closely monitor Neelam whose pregnancy is complicated by her diabetes.
3/7 Lisa Jardine explores how the industrial revolution transformed scientific endeavour.
19/20 Heart disease is the biggest killer in Scotland, accounting for a third of all deaths. (R)
5/8 Peter and Dan Snow trace the Tet Offensive of 1968, the turning point of the Vietnam War. (R)
1/4 Julian Richards goes back to the excavation of two burials from Roman Britain. (R)
1/2 Paul O'Grady on how work shaped communities and what happened when jobs disappeared. (R)
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD
2/2 Ruby Turner tells the story of guitar-playing gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Examining the extravagant castles and palaces created by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. (R)
Anita Rani investigates the obesity epidemic engulfing India's middle class. (R)
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD only
This programme bids to uncover the secret of what makes Germans so successul. (R)
3/3 How Aethelstan fulfilled the family plan to create a kingdom of all England. (R)
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and a Wilson Pickett fan, profiles the soul star.
Wednesday 21 August 2013