3/3 How the Victorians found solutions to prevent the huge losses shipwrecks caused. (R)
11/25 Michael Portillo learns about a Scottish hero and visits a Highland Games. (R)
Sean Langan is off to East Africa to ride the rails of the historic Tazara railroad. (R)
1/3 Drama-documentary recreating the life and loves of France's most famous king, Louis XIV. (R)
Thousands of documents dumped in a lake provide proof of corruption, bribery and violence
BBC World Service
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the states of matter, from solids to plasmas.
BBC Radio 4
Thomas explores the Victorian borderland between Platonic friendship and homosexual love.
69/120 The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer and Frances Tomelty.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
4/4 Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill explores the history of Ulster.
BBC Two Northern Ireland only
6/6 Danny Baker dons the mortar board in an archival romp through our education system.
Documentary examining Margaret Thatcher's strategy of dealing with the IRA.
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only
2/2 Kim Philby faces interrogation as suspicion grows that he is a Soviet agent.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the states of matter, from solids to plasmas. (R)
British POWs and their Japanese captors tell the story of one of WWII's worst atrocities. (R)
Friday 4 April 2014