2/2 Eric Burdon examines the life, music and legacy of Huddie 'Lead Belly' Ledbetter.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A look at Germany's automobile industry, the heart of its economic power. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
Can Turkey's new anti-government alliance hold together?
BBC World Service
BBC Two Scotland only
Matthew Collings explores how Turner found inspiration in the waters of the Thames. (R)
2/3 Stacey Dooley investigates the growing ya-ba drug craze sweeping through Thailand. (R)
Alice Cooper tells the story of how The Beatles opened the doors for the British Invasion.
9/15 Police and paramedics work together after a collision on a motorway. (R)
7/15 Police raid a house to arrest a burglar after finding his DNA on a cigarette at the scene. (R)
5/10 Olivia faces the prospect of leaving the school and all her friends. (R)
10/15 Series highlighting the immense challenges faced by emergency services in rural Britain. (R)
Peter Curran observes the all-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil making its debut in Northern Ireland.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
3/3 David Nobbs Nobbs describes life after one of the most memorable of British characters. (R)
3/10 The development of the safety bicycle allowed the wealthier classes to take to the road.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
6/6 Coast explores the glorious diversity and delights offered by our beaches. (R)
5/6 Dr Iain Stewart tells the story of man's 10,000-year battle to control water. (R)
5/5 With the last day of school around the corner, emotions are running high. (R)
15/25 Michael Portillo explores the Victorian railway legacy behind Port Talbot steel works. (R)
BBC Two Wales only
BBC Two except Wales
4/4 Eddie Butler visits Wrexham, the birthplace of football in Wales. (R)
4/7 Becky and Chelsea's fun in Corfu is secretly monitored by Becky's strict father Chris. (R)
It is spring, and baby burrowers must get ready to take their first steps above ground.
Pete Townshend opens his personal archive to revisit the Who's 1973 album Quadrophenia. (R)
The story of the plan to salvage a survival of World War Two from the English Channel. (R)
BBC News Channel
Bill Law investigates police reforms in Bahrain amidst allegations of brutality.
BBC World News
1/6 Sue Perkins and Charley Boorman travel across Alaska to the notorious Dalton Highway.
A weekly showcase for reports from the BBC's network of reporters across the UK.
Meeting Vietnamese workers from the very top to the bottom of the income scale.
13/13 Robert Webb is back with more silver screen slip-ups from recent hit movies. (R)
1/2 Don Letts tells the story of the influential UK-based Trojan record label.
Saturday 24 August 2013