Looking at the lives of women around the world
BBC World Service
Paul Morley on the 7-inch single's grand relative - the 12-inch - and its peak in the 80s.
BBC Radio 4
Hardeep Singh Kohli chooses a word and sees where it leads him
Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Michael Portillo challenges the notion of calm before the storm of the Great War
Charting how the war transformed the arts.
Historian Margaret MacMillan chronicles the road to war in 1914.
Another chance to hear it again if you missed out... first time around.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Astronomer Paul Murdin asks if Jupiter's moon, Europa, might sustain biological life.
As the Mayan prophecy of doom approaches, enjoy this light-hearted guide to the apocalypse
Peter Conrad dissects the popular culture of his era, as Roland Barthes did 60 years ago.
Inside the digital news outlets that are reinventing journalism for the social media age.
Stuart Grundy presents a series looking back on events and music from 1955 to 1979.
BBC Radio 6 Music
John Henshaw explores the unrelenting success of one of the longest running comedy series.
Stand up comics perform at the Comedy Store
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Lynne Truss explores the remarkable career of Dora Bryan, with highlights from the archive
Mel Giedroyc with a mix of stories, comedy, interviews, facts and quizzes.
5 live's breakfast programme with news, sport, weather and money reports.
BBC Radio 5 live
Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK
5 live's drive programme with a round-up of the day's top news and sport.
The top 40 stories of the week across social media and online
The best of 5 live from the past seven days
Adrian Goldberg presents cutting edge investigative journalism
A round-up of the latest stories
Coverage and commentary on the Olympic Games from the 5 live team
Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with science news stories and analysis
The latest sport and debate including commentaries on the big games and sporting events
Brian Sibley tells the story behind Ian Fleming's book, half a century after publication.
Miranda Sawyer and guests explore different ways of looking at music,
Featuring mixes from a variety of guests
One artist. One concert. 6 Music delves into the vast BBC music archive.
6 Music presents gems from the vast BBC archive including concerts and live sessions.
A series in which artists talk about their favourite music and biggest influences.
A look at the week's new releases.
A list of 6 Music's albums of the year with each track introduced by a different presenter
Chris Hawkins presents back to back music without the chat, plus exclusive BBC sessions.
Have your say on the latest football action
Al Murray selects his top seven Christmas moments with the help of his guests.
Jenny Hammerton, a DJ of 78s, explores why the old discs are still alive and kicking.