1/3 Dr Michael Mosley discovers why we want to control pain and how we ultimately did it. (R)
8/8 Returning to the busy maternity ward of Birmingham Women's Hospital. (R)
BBC Two except Northern Ireland
3/7 Two groups of friends fly to Koh Phangan to attend a legendary Full Moon Party. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland
24/52 Alan Freeman explores the relationship between musicians and drugs.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Should the heart be allowed to reclaim its old place at the centre of our humanity? (R)
4/4 Julian Richards returns to the excavation of two early Anglo-Saxon cemeteries. (R)
3/6 With the end of the first term approaching, some are progressing more quickly than others. (R)
1/8 Matt Everitt discusses musical milestones with Ringo Starr. First broadcast in 2011. (R)
2/3 How a lot of cultural energy was devoted to the pursuit of pleasure in the Rococo age. (R)
In 2006, Russian activists broke the law to stage the first gay pride march in Moscow.
BBC World Service Online
5/10 Olivia faces the prospect of leaving the school and all her friends. (R)
1/4 Revealing how one of your five a day could actually be unhealthy for you and much more. (R)
1/3 Giles Fraser explores the importance of community in our lives. (R)
BBC Radio 4
3/5 Bettany gazes into outer space and invites poet Ben Okri round to her house for supper.
3/8 Neil Oliver casts his own bronze sword and explores the site of the Welsh Great Escape. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
3/3 The rains have arrived after the drought, but has baby elephant Breeze survived? (R)
It's Victorian Day at Lowick and the children get dressed up in clothes from the past.
5/11 Darryl Grimason discovers a remarkable rock pool in Strangford Lough. (R)
18/20 Michael heads along the Essex bank of the Thames before crossing the river into Kent.
4/6 Major changes in the 20th century and their impact on Highland communities. (R)
2/13 What is the key to the Serengeti that allows such density and diversity of herbivores? (R)
2/2 A look at the golden age of grammar schools in the 1950s and 60s and their sudden demise. (R)
1/6 Starting a new burger joint in Southampton proves tougher than expected for Rich and Matt.
13/14 Exposing hapless continuity errors, awful anachronisms and gaping plot holes. (R)
A beginner's guide to the Scottish Independence Referendum.
Andrew Luck-Baker reflects on Antarctica, being trapped in ice for 10 days and the rescue.
3/3 Alex Durtnell rediscovers the houses his family have built since the Elizabethan era.
5/12 What's worse for us: sugar or fat? Doctors Chris and Xand Van Tulleken investigate.
1/4 Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the war.
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only
A look at one of Scotland's most remarkable sporting achievements on the rugby field.
BBC Two Scotland
3/3 How the final era of the Egyptian Empire saw its art enjoy revival and rebirth. (R)
How a choir of Jewish prisoners defiantly performed Verdi's Requiem in front of the Nazis. (R)
2/13 A look at some of the worldwide events that have contributed to the need for a referendum. (R)
1/3 Chris Packham explores the remarkable ways animals use their senses. (R)
The story of the opulent, intricate, gold-crested Sevres porcelain of 18th-century France. (R)
25/52 A look back at the mid-to-late 1960s, when musicians wanted to be taken seriously.
2/8 Bjork discusses her musical milestones with Matt Everitt. First broadcast in 2011. (R)
3/3 Alex Durtnell rediscovers the houses his family have built since the Elizabethan era. (R)
Thursday 30 January 2014