Documentary discovering how our medieval forebears built the wonders of their world. (R)
1/5 Simon explores the external power of portraiture. (R)
Dan Snow uses the latest technology to reveal the secrets of the Roman Empire. (R)
Peter Curran explores the city of Austin in Texas.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Documentary uncovering the hidden secrets of the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum. (R)
7/10 Journalist Frank Gardner learns more about his mother's side of the family. (R)
2/3 Dylan Iorwerth tells the story the Welsh settlement in the Chubut Valley, Argentina. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
3/4 Julia tells how the Kennet & Avon was restored after being given a lottery heritage grant. (R)
6/6 Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canal network was saved following years of neglect.
Former postman Alan Johnson MP tells the story of 500 years of the Royal Mail.
2/5 Michael Goldfarb discusses the migration in the 1950s of many Americans to the suburbs.
BBC Radio 3
40/50 The year of Gazza's tears, freedom for Nelson Mandela and Margaret Thatcher stands down. (R)
BBC Radio 2
8/10 Anita Rani finds out what happened to her grandfather during the Partition of India. (R)
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD
1/3 Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver explore the origins of the Celts in central Europe. (R)
BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Scotland
BBC Two Scotland
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD only
6/6 Liz McIvor explores how the nation's canal network was saved following years of neglect. (R)
4/4 Dr Amanda Foreman looks at women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
Former postman Alan Johnson MP tells the story of 500 years of the Royal Mail. (R)