Ian McMillan goes in search of one of Britain's strangest linguistic features.
BBC Radio 4
Winifred Robinson follows misbehaving children and the work being done to help them.
BBC Cambridgeshire's documentaries, covering different people, groups, events and more.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
BBC Essex brings you your favourite carols and readings.
The story of BBC Leicester's longest serving presenter.
BBC Radio Leicester
Did a concert by U2 and Ash save the Good Friday Agreement?
BBC Radio Ulster
To preserve and improve the Antrim coast road would cost millions, but is now the time?
Mark Lamarr scours his record collection and brings you his beginner's guide to reggae.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues.
Lord Nelson's passionate affair with vulgar Emma Hamilton sparks family conflict.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Andrea Rea looks at the life and poetry of Francis Ledwidge, killed at Ypres in 1917.
Michael Rosen remembers Wilfred Scawen Blunt, atheist, libertine, adventurer and poet.
The great-niece of Ludwig Wittgenstein investigates the lives of her forebears.
Donnie Macsween was the boy in the 60s film, but how has life turned out for him since?
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Samuel Hahnemann's fight to establish homeopathy in early 19th century Germany.
Alastair Durie explores the history of fresh air as a cure.
BBC Radio Scotland
Jolyon Jenkins investigates how accountants shaped the modern world
Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations
Documentary about rap and hip hop music.
Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consalmagno examines ideas about the future of the universe
BBC Radio 7
Stories exploring with wit and humour how we all react to a glancing encounter with fame
For Burns Night, join Helen Mark and guests for a traditional celebration.
1960s post-apocalyptic alternate history, read by Nigel Lindsay.
Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes
Jeremy Summerly traces the origins and traditions of the Christmas carol in Britain
A service of celebration from the church of St Giles Cripplegate in the Barbican, London.
A celebration from St Martin in the Fields in London. Preacher is Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
Live service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, with music from Vivaldi's Gloria.
The Archbishop of Canterbury preaches at a service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.
From St Sepulchre's Church London, featuring music by John Rutter and Imogen Holst.
From St Martin-in-the-Fields with the Lord Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James.
Gerry Kersey with a feast of brass band and male voice choirs.
BBC Radio Sheffield
BBC Radio Berkshire's Carol Service from Reading Minster.
BBC Radio Berkshire
Diane Louise Jordan unwraps our two-hour celebration of the Christmas Carol.
BBC Radio 2
Presented by the Rev Johnston McKay.
A celebration of Easter Day from St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow.
The Rev Neil Glover marks Easter with a service of celebration for the real world.
With the Rev Scott Robertson and Glasgow Chamber Choir at St Margaret's, Newlands, Glasgow
The Light Programme celebrates St. David's Day
Anna Chen presents a tribute to Hollywood's first Chinese-American star, Anna May Wong.
Series of monologues by Lynn Truss
Emily Buchanan explores the dilemmas of sponsoring children in developing countries.
A funny, evocative memory of a boy's Christmas in Wales.
Dylan Thomas' magical poem, set in a small Welsh town. Read by singer Cerys Matthews.
BBC Radio Wales
Actor Matthew Rhys reads Dylan Thomas's magical tale.
BBC Radio York brings you a children's Christmas.
BBC Radio York
Christmas Day entertainment.
BBC Radio Leeds
The classic ghost story by Charles Dickens.
Immanuel - God With Us. A service for Christmas morning led by Rev Roger Grafton.
Amanda Holden celebrates Phil Spector's popular album A Christmas Gift for You.
Anna Magnusson hears of creative ideas which transform lives in Edinburgh's Grassmarket.
Festive story about a couple on a long car journey, narrated by Christian Slater.
A portrait of the enigmatic Sam Cooke - hit singer of 'Wonderful World' and 'Chain Gang'.
A gripping drama about a family in crisis and the dangers of searching for comfort online.
A reappraisal of Raymond Chandler, the Englishman who invented the PI as we know him.
Boxing Day afternoon entertainment.
BBC Radio Humberside
Boxing Day entertainment.
Nick McCarty's crime drama
Denis Rice and Gillean Maclean visit powerful Passion Story paintings for Good Friday.
Comedian Arnold Brown takes an entertaining look at the world of male fashion.
Writer, comedian and rock drummer Andrew McGibbon explores the history of the cymbal.
By James Hopkin. Stories that explore the history and landscape of the Dalmatian Islands
Five stories about a crime told from five separate points of view
Robert Peston investigates the murky world of financial algorithms.
Michael Ball fulfils his longtime ambition to meet Dolly Parton
Shan Cothi follows a typical day in the life of a soprano
Highlights of BBC Guernsey's recent broadcast in the island's parishes.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Join Ben for a look back through the sounds of today's chosen decade.
BBC Southern Counties
Live discussion and debate hosted by Brian Taylor.
The story of the Welsh indie-rock band.
Shaun Wallace visits his local library to see how the Dewey Decimal System works.
Alan Dein meets Zimbabwean musician and political refugee Wilson Magwere.
The inside story of a 'restorative justice' meeting between a burglar and his victim.
Sue MacGregor tells the story of the battle over a perfect T Rex.
Clare Balding meets the native dog breeds of Britain and Ireland which are endangered
The comic poet Elvis McGonagall explores the world of satirical verse.
Mike Wooldridge presents a series exploring what living on a dollar a day really means
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Mary Robinson examines Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Yasmeen Khan investigates the problem of caring for elderly British Asians.
Thirty years after the invasion, Oliver Hides meets men who had key roles in the conflict.
Looking at dilemmas within the family
Tim Brooke-Taylor views Chaplin's legacy in the theatre of his grandson James Thierree.
Sybil Le Fleur tells Mo McCullough the story of a family lost and found.
Ernest Hemingway's moving story of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.
Readings based on the autobiography and journals of Kathleen Scott, widow of Captain Scott
The annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King's College, Cambridge
BBC Radio 3
A traditional Christimas Eve service of readings and carols from King's College, Cambridge
BBC World Service
A tradional Nine Lessons and Carols service from Hereford Cathedral.
BBC Hereford & Worcester
The poet Lavinia Greenlaw revels in Ezra Pound's manifesto, A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste.
Children's author Anne Fine examines the enduring appeal of the stories of Enid Blyton.
A drama by Audrey Gillan exploring the links between football and domestic abuse.
From the novel by Booker Prize winner Bernice Rubens. With Sheila Reid and Kenneth Cranham
Three daring short stories by Nadine Gordimer, set in apartheid South Africa