A festival of music featuring a series of concerts with rock's most established names
BBC Radio 2
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
BBC Radio 4
Gilles Peterson introduces a collaboration between African and Western musicians.
BBC Radio 1
Gideon presents Goldfrapp recorded at the Electric Proms plus an interview with the singer
Oasis perform at the Camden Roundhouse with the fifty-strong Crouch End Festival Chorus.
Featuring performance highlights from the Last Shadow Puppets and Razorlight.
A show to mark the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever topping the charts in the UK.
Dame Shirley Bassey celebrates 50 years in showbusiness, live from London's Roundhouse.
Mr Robbie Williams' special one-off gig at the Roundhouse in Camden.
Smokey Robinson celebrates 50 years of Motown records with the BBC Concert Orchestra.
MistaJam presents Dizzee Rascal performing at BBC Electric Proms. May be strong language.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Sir Elton John launches Radio 2's Electric Proms with a live concert from The Roundhouse.
Robert Plant takes to the stage for the second of three Radio 2 Electric Proms for 2010.
Neil Diamond performs for the last night of the Electric Proms.
Bob Harris talks to the performers and guests at the Electric Prom aftershow parties.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/5 Despite finding happiness, the vexations of Spark's family life intruded into her old age.
The Monty Python man recalls significant moments in his life and career
1/5 The Monty Python star recalls the influential comedy troupe's huge success in the 70s.
2/5 Recalling the Python team's success in America and the start of their own solo projects.
3/5 The comic actor and travel writer reflects on his relationship with his ailing dad.
4/5 The comic actor shares his surreal experience of guest hosting a big American TV show.
5/5 The actor and writer recalls how the influential comedy group reconvened in 1977.
1/5 1938 means trouble with Hitler and trouble with cigar smoking.
2/5 The Nazis enter Freud's house in Vienna and he fears for his antiquities.
3/5 Freud's next piece of work is a departure, featuring Topsy the lovable chow.
4/5 Freud is installed in St John's Wood in London, and Salvador Dali comes to tea.
5/5 From poverty to white bread, says Freud of his final success.
1/5 Charlie traces Boudicca's rampage of vengeance, walking from Norwich to St Albans.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
2/5 Charlie Connelly recreates a series of famous journeys in search of King Harold.
3/5 Charlie Connelly recreates famous journeys, continuing King Harold's march to Hastings.
4/5 Charlie follows in the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie and travels to the Isle of Skye.
5/5 Charlie Connelly recreates the Doolough Famine Walk in County Mayo.
1/5 Passion, money, art - the story of John Constable and his pursuit of the love of his life.
2/5 The painter and Maria Bicknell first met when he was 24 and she was 12.
3/5 Lacking 'that necessary article - cash', the pair's courtship was never going to be easy.
4/5 Despite fierce opposition from Maria's powerful grandfather, John is determined to marry.
5/5 Finally married, the serious production of both paintings and children can now begin.
1/5 In 1970, Emma's first holiday featured a tent, a bucket and an awful lot of Welsh rain.
2/5 Family disaster in 1972, with many cross-border matrimonial raids doomed to end in tears.
3/5 With Britain now in Europe, Emma's mum decides they should all holiday abroad.
4/5 Emma's mum agrees to holiday sans tent. But nights under a proper roof spark complications
5/5 With her final family camping trip to France, Emma faces sunburn and public humiliation.
Dan Stevens reads William Fiennes's account of his magical childhood in a moated castle.
1/5 While five-year old William fishes, his older brother's seizures are diagnosed as epilepsy
2/5 Eight-year-old William finds a secret door in the attic. Richard suffers dark mood swings.
3/5 Richard is captivated by a heron, but is also gripped by a furious black mood.
5/5 William, now 17, prepares to leave home and Richard finds a more even keel.
1/5 The extraordinary day when the Mona Lisa went missing, stolen from the Louvre in Paris.
2/5 The theft of the painting goes undetected for over 24 hours, but once it is, uproar ensues
3/5 Why has Leonardo da Vinci's painting beguiled people through the ages?
4/5 Vincenzo Peruggia is believed to be the thief. What are his motives and is he believable?
5/5 Vincenzo Peruggia is arrested and the painting is returned. End of story? Not exactly.
Lillian Pizzichini's biography of the author Jean Rhys.
1/5 Life begins for Jean on the Windward Island of Dominica.
2/5 Arriving from the West Indies at the age of 17, Jean is sent to girls' school in Cambridge
3/5 Jean becomes a chorus girl in Edwardian London and learns about love the hard way.
4/5 Now married but still penniless, things start to look up for Jean when she moves to Vienna
5/5 Jean has become an established writer, but it will be 30 years before she becomes famous.
1/5 The world of wireless, from wedding tales on Virgin to honour killings on Asian Network.
2/5 Wogan and his TOGs, Jon Gaunt and his antagonism, and the lovely Poppy in the office.
3/5 A visit to the Radio Times, and how Radio Humberside coped with an earthquake.
4/5 John muses on pirate radio, tunes into Dynamite MC and asks for some Pachelbel for Poppy.
5/5 John looks to the future, revelling in radio's relationship with the internet.
4/5 Richard's behaviour is increasingly problematic, but there is still pleasure to be found.
3/5 Spark's literary voice is discovered when she wins an Observer competition in 1951.
4/5 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie earns Spark critical and commercial success.
1/5 The life and career of the publicity-shy, Nobel Prize-winning author.
2/5 Back teaching after his World War II service, the author makes a start on his first novels
3/5 The author's career takes off when he is invited to work the American lecture circuit.
4/5 Personal disasters take their toll, but his latest novel receives the ultimate accolade.
5/5 In 1983, in a maelstrom of controversy, Golding's book earns global recognition.
1/5 The influence of the life and death of Anne Boleyn on Elizabeth's future.
Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter
1/5 How does a woman of literary tastes end up writing on sport for a national newspaper?
2/5 In 1999, Lynne is sent to Madison Square Garden to report on the Holyfield-Lewis fight.
3/5 Watching is one thing, playing is another. Lynne describes her enduring passion for golf.
4/5 What could be better than to be paid to go to and write about world-class sporting events?
5/5 After four years on the job, Lynne asks a simple question - just how important is sport?
1/5 4 Extra Debut. The Festival of Britain heralds the beginning of the end of austerity.
2/5 The core values of 1950s family and society begin to fray at the edges.
3/5 While Britain is spellbound by the Coronation, another royal soap opera is about to unfold
4/5 A new era of affluence is fuelled by an advertising boom and the arrival of commercial TV.
5/5 An increasingly affluent and confident Britain is rocked by the Suez crisis.
Mark Rylance and Julius D'Silva read from a new edition of Van Gogh's correspondence
1/5 The artist's letters reveal his intriguing character, his relationships and his process.
2/5 Vincent begins his artistic studies in earnest, and embarks on a troubled relationship.
3/5 Full of hopes for an new beginning, Vincent leaves Paris for the warmth of southern France
4/5 Gauguin joins Vincent in southern France, but their relationship deteriorates alarmingly.
5/5 Vincent is recovering from severing his own earlobe, but inner turmoil is never far away.
Dermot Crowley reads from the memoir by traditional Irish matchmaker Willie Daly
1/5 Tall tales of true love from modern rural Ireland and its recent past.
2/5 Willie is inducted into the family business by his grandfather.
3/5 How the cultural and social changes of the 1960s began to impact on life in rural Ireland.