Bettany Hughes tells the stories of women denied their families by the march of history
BBC Radio 4
Bob Dickinson follows this acclaimed experimental theatre group evolving a new production.
Julian Barnes & Hermione Lee tell the story of Ford Madox Ford, author of The Good Soldier
Comedy sketches from Philippa Fordham and Simon Lipson
Comedy sketches from the Edinburgh Festival with Philippa Fordham and Simon Lipson.
Why do foreign students come to study in Britain and is the dream different from reality?
Mark Lawson presents a history of modern Europe through literary detectives
Four soldiers hide out in rural France in August 1914. Read by Tom Goodman-Hill
BBC Radio 7
Series exploring British election campaign techniques which have been borrowed from abroad
Paul Farley explores the American poet Elizabeth Bishop's extraordinary years in Brazil.
Nicky Taylor delves into the murky world of extra marital affairs.
Roger Daltrey explores the turbulent relationship between Buddy Holly and his manager.
Documentary pop songs that explore what it means to be an adult in 21st-century Britain
Tim Marlow encourages us not to forget the novelist Lawrence Durrell.
Series examing the role of forgiveness in people's lives
BBC Radio Scotland
The story of the men fighting across France long after the last boat had left Dunkirk.
Sarfraz Manzoor goes in search of America's black cowboys.
Sarfraz Manzoor tells the forgotten story of 1.27 million men from the Indian Army
BBC Asian Network
The tale of farmer Ken Wild's 18th-century farmhouse, marooned in the middle of the M62.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Coverage of the Formal Election of the First Minister.
5 live Sports Extra commentators are in pole position to provide you with all the action
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
Uninterrupted commentary on the final practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Uninterrupted commentary on the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix.
5 live's motorsports phone-in with reaction to the Brazilian Grand Prix.
BBC Radio 5 live
Three generations of one family talk about working life at Fort Dunlop in Birmingham.
Max Flint investigates the 15 billion pounds in unclaimed assets in the UK
Extraordinary stories of financial success or ruin
Pun-packed comedy with Dan Freedman and Nick Romero
Some of the big local stories featured on BBC Radio Derby over the past 40 years.
BBC Radio Derby
Alan Bennett stars in his own darkly comic requiem for a lost England. With Eleanor Bron.
40 hot hits taking you into Christmas night.
BBC Radio Sheffield
Bridget Kendall presents an ideas discussion show which tackles the big questions
Bridget Kendall chairs The Forum, a place where guests discuss and challenge big ideas.
BBC World Service
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
Stories of family reunions after separation by tragedy, family circumstances or conflict
Former stand-up comic Anna Chen goes in search of the past and future of Chinese comedy.
Short stories by Helen Simpson
Comedy drama about a family living in rural Wales
New sketch show from comedians Jack Bernhardt, Tom Crowley, Rachel Lerman and Tobi Wilson
Colin Prior talks to people who have faced the elements and experienced extreme weather
A series of short stories by the author of The Great Gatsby
Series of thought-provoking talks
Elbow's Guy Garvey examines the Leonard Cohen classic Hallelujah.
BBC Radio 2
Best-selling author John Fowles was also curator of Lyme Regis Museum.
Julie Fowlis with the very best in folk and acoustic roots music from Scotland and beyond
Foy Vance and guests present the singer/songwriter's highly individual take on Christmas.
BBC Radio Ulster
Mark Patterson and Stephen McCauley with music and atmosphere of Ebrington's Big Weekend.
BBC Radio Foyle
You've heard the tune; now find out about the man behind it.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
We've heard the tune 'Father John MacMillan of Barra', but who was Father John?
Christopher Morris on the identity of a British woman who kept a diary in WW2 France.
Fran and guests reflect on the how our Welsh athletes have fared at the Olympic Games.
BBC Radio Wales
Julian Jackson on the issue at the heart of the forthcoming French presidential election.
Investigating the concentration camps set up in France to hold Spanish Civil War refugees.
May 1940: Dancer Margot and her lover are trapped in Holland during Germany's invasion.
With life skills to be taught, spinster Margaret transforms young working class girl Narn.
Frances Finn with local people and great guests. Find out what makes Nottinghamshire tick.
BBC Radio Nottingham
The story of Brian Epstein during his hectic, turbulent years of managing The Beatles.
Radio 3 New Generation Artist pianist Francesco Piemontesi, recorded at Wigmore Hall.
BBC Radio 3
Jane Franchi speaks to people of all religions across the country
Kate and Patrick face terror from the sinister past of their newly renovated house.
Comedian Dave Gorman tells how receiving an email set him off on a 'Googlewhack' adventure
Amy Wadge and Frank Hennessy exchange ideas about their personal musical tastes
Frank Carson's son Tony hears a selection of recordings left by the comedian.
The creator of longest running strip 'Bristow' is celebrated by fellow cartoonists.
David Jacobs presents a 13-part series on the life and times of Francis Albert Sinatra
Frank Wappat on BBC Newcastle.
Mary Shelley's gothic tale, dramatised by Nick Stafford
Adam Rutherford with astronomical insights on literature and art.
Entertainment and chat with Frankie.
BBC Radio Merseyside
The comedian entertains with the help of some special guests
Titters galore as Frankie and his star guests entertain
Denise Mina speaks to the people of Easterhouse about the legacy of Frankie Vaughan.
Chris Byrne looks around Frankie Howerd's former Somerset home.
Probing interviews with some of the arts and entertainment world's most notable figures.
Franz Kafka's surreal novel in which a man is transformed into an insect
Joseph K is an unexceptional man. Then one day he is arrested, but what is his crime?
Comedy entertainment show
Join Fraser McAlpine on BBC Radio Cornwall.
BBC Radio Cornwall
Phil Kemp investigates the reputation of Thamesmead in south east London.
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Germaine Greer presents a profile of eccentric 1970s rock icon Frank Zappa.
Fred MacAulay presents highlights from his sold-out show at the Edinburgh Festival
Joan Bakewell explores Fred Hunter's 1960s recordings of the great poets of his time.
Freddy presents his favourite musical memories, Saturdays 12:00 - 14:00.
Cheating, competition and class loom large for a male quartet of tennis players.
Simon Hoggart recalls Free Cinema, documentaries shown at the NFT between 1956 and 1959.
Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme.
Manchester DJ and record collector Andy Votel explores Welsh language pop music.
Mobeen Azhar reports on Britain's battle to 'de-radicalise' Muslim extremists.
Comedy about an unemployed thirty-something who seems incapable of finding the right job.
What does freedom means in the modern world?
Portrait of the life of Aung San Suu Kyi by Mike Wooldridge.
Three Leicestershire celebrities are given the Freedom of the City.
BBC Radio Leicester
Alan Coren and Christopher Matthew utilise their newly-acquired freedom passes
Alan Coren and Christopher Matthew explore the joys of free local travel for the over-60s