The new materials that can self-mend, from concrete cracks to car paint scratches
BBC World Service Online
Julia Bradbury celebrates the centenary of the birth of composer Benjamin Britten. (R)
BBC Two Wales
7/7 David Attenborough investigates the effects of rising temperatures in the polar regions. (R)
A look at tech aiming to keep cyclists safe, smartphone accessories and Webscape. (R)
BBC News Channel
How virtual patients help medical students with their bedside manners
Adam Walton learns about the latest genetic research and treatment options for dementia.
BBC Radio Wales
It's not even Christmas yet, and Sybil Ruscoe is helping out in the lambing shed.
BBC Radio 4 FM
The rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh countryside.
Chris Packham presents the long-tailed duck. (R)
BBC Somerset's weekly look at rural news, countryside issues, wildlife and local events.
25/26 The show that celebrates the working world of the Scottish countryside. (R)
BBC Two Scotland
Including how Scottish farmers are drawing inspiration from Italy regarding tourism. (R)
BBC Radio Scotland except MW
Celtic Thunder star Keith Harkin reflects on the peace of mind aboard an old lifeboat. (R)
BBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio Ulster
Earth and planetary science
Helen Skelton finds out why artists, writers and poets flock to Cornwall for inspiration.
Answering questions from everyday chemistry to quantum physics.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
1/2 How Britain led the world into the jet age with a new generation of fighters and bombers. (R)
Neil Oliver visits the birthplace of his seafaring hero Lord Nelson.
2/2 A look at how, by 1960, the UK's passenger airline industry was the largest in the world. (R)
A look at tech aiming to keep cyclists safe, smartphone accessories and Webscape.
Laurie discusses a landmark study into communities. Also, pockets in Papua New Guinea. (R)
BBC Radio 4
The team are in rural Cheshire. Matt Baker is finding out about agricultural apprentices. (R)
BBC Two except Scotland
Artist Grayson Perry, a train driver and a detective novelist on why they cross dress
Highlights from the American Geophysical Union’s science meeting
Monday 16 December 2013