A gastronomic tour through French history, from Versailles through to ethnic fusion food. (R)
8/10 Footage captured by Rank's filmmakers during their foreign excursions in the 1960s. (R)
4/4 In the deserts of coastal Peru, Jago Cooper explores the rise and fall of Chimor. (R)
A stranger discovers an ancient tree in a lane close to the ruins of the Talley Abbey. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
4/4 Billy Kay celebrates the survival of societies like the Free Colliers and Free Gardeners.
BBC Radio Scotland
3/5 Lucy Powell explores the dangers of erotic and political dreams in the Renaissance.
BBC Radio 4
2/4 Footage of a youthful Phil Coulter and the day the American President visited. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
1/2 Documentary looking at the concept of luxury from its beginnings in ancient Greece. (R)
10/10 Veteran reporter John Simpson follows the trail of his adventurous great grandmother.
BBC One HD, London, North East & Cumbria, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland HD only
3/6 Na Ceiltich a' gluasad air feadh na roinn Eòrpa. The migration of the Celts across Europe. (R)
4/5 Gloria Hunniford discovers the social history and stories of the Upper Bann Valley. (R)
Cliff Richard's first hit ushered in a very British take on an American import.
BBC Radio 2
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only
Thursday 26 September 2013