John Beattie investigates what happens when the worlds of sport and politics collide. (R)
BBC News Channel
4/6 This week Sue and Liza face one of the most challenging sections of their journey, (R)
BBC World News North America
3/4 How singer-songwriter Lionel Richie achieved a dream of becoming 'as big as the Beatles'. (R)
3/3 Three British plumbers get down and dirty in some of India's most notorious slums. (R)
2/4 Documentary showing how Prince revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s. (R)
As part of the Big Stories 2014, the story of the hidden victims of the war in Afghanistan (R)
Bruce Dickinson presents a profile of blueman Howlin' Wolf, aka Chester Arthur Burnett.
BBC Radio 6 Music
12/15 The council helps a butcher bring a new venture to an ailing high street. (R)
Robert Peston asks if Scotland would be richer or poorer as an independent nation. (R)
Eyewitness accounts from the archives of the start of war in the summer of 1914
BBC World Service Online
3/3 James MacMillan plays a lowland skyline, Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis one in the highlands.
BBC Radio 4
3/5 Agony aunt Irma Kurtz talks to Australian counterpart Kate de Brito about Australian agony
The search for an elusive watery wonder in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's civil war.
BBC Radio 4 FM
Kathy Willis examines the Victorian race to flower the Amazonian water lily.
22/30 Clare Balding discovers how the birth of broadcasting changed British sport for ever.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
2/3 Will looks at art and war, including the shipwrecked sailor who turned to painting.
In the small school in Lowick, it's a big day for Abbie and Connor as they settle in. (R)
4/6 Stephen Fry and Eric Idle join Brian Cox and Robin Ince to ask, 'Can science save us?'.
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
Professor Dai Smith offers a view of Wales in the 1960s. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
1/4 The James family start preparations for their daughter's wedding on the farm. (R)
3/50 History short looking at fitness trends.
6/6 Ifor sets out to understand what happens when our religious urges drive us underground. (R)
3/4 Starting at the North Pole, Donal MacIntyre takes a journey south with winter. (R)
3/50 History short looking at fitness trends. (R)
3/6 The story of the significant role played by Gaels in the British Merchant Navy. (R)
Monty Don asks if reserves fenced off for the benefit of wildlife are effective. (R)
A look at one of the most ambitious celebrations of contemporary art staged in Scotland.
BBC Two Scotland
Danny Howard finds out what it takes to make a summer dance anthem and has a go himself!
BBC Radio 1
Kerry MacPhee's Commonwealth journey.
Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six Syrian children as they cope with the war.
BBC Two except Scotland
2/6 Lucie Green looks back through Britain's most turbulent and dramatic weather history.
3/3 James MacMillan plays a lowland skyline, Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis one in the highlands. (R)
Leading scientists assess the imagined scenario of the biggest wave ever seen. (R)
Gary Kemp marks the 20th anniversary of the death of his guitar hero Mick Ronson.
BBC Radio 2
Updated documentary which follows the battle between singer Tulisa and The Fake Sheikh.
1/30 Discussion on Vortigern, the king often blamed for inviting the first Anglo-Saxon invaders
BBC Radio 3
The story of the man behind the indispensible Dwelly's Gaelic Dictionary. (R)
5/30 Martin Carver discusses the inhabitant of the Sutton Hoo ship burial.
7/30 Historian Michael Wood celebrates Penda, the much-maligned last pagan king of England.
2/3 Alastair Sooke explores the sumptuous treasures of the golden age of Egyptian art. (R)
3/3 We learn how selling to children makes childlike consumers of us all. (R)
6/7 A look at the evolution of the weather forecast from print via radio to TV and beyond. (R)
Updated documentary which follows the battle between singer Tulisa and The Fake Sheikh. (R)
Nitin Sawhney explores the work of Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
2/2 Simon Reeve and Kate Humble uncover the causes of the biggest and most extreme fires. (R)
1/2 Alexis Petridis tells the story of chillout from Bach, Brian Eno and beyond.
2/6 Lucie Green looks back through Britain's most turbulent and dramatic weather history. (R)
3/3 Stacey Dooley travels to Chicago, where almost half of those killed in 2013 were under 25. (R)
Yemen’s sibling ‘swap’ marriages, where if one couple divorces, the other has to do too
Tuesday 29 July 2014