Steve Lamacq tells the story of the Coldplay with exclusive interviews with the band.
BBC Radio 6 Music
A poetic meditation on the element uniting Nagasaki, Argyll and a mutant bounty hunter.
BBC Radio 4
Life on the water - leisure, business and sport - with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.
BBC Radio Solent
Nick Baker considers various different subjects as sources of comic material
The story of the 4,000 children evacuated from Bilbao in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War
Frank Swain, aged 32, is losing his hearing. But could he create a new super sense?
Jolyon Jenkins investigates whether we have lost the war on cybercrime.
Simon Cox delves into the sometimes strange world of the hacker activist, or 'hacktivist'.
The UK's biggest free ticketed music festival comes to East London
BBC Radio 1
Iola Wyn yn ymweld ag IBERS - un o adrannau Prifysgol Aberystwyth. Iola Wyn visits IBERS.
BBC Radio Cymru
The story of the many Irish women who started new lives in Britain in the 1950s and 60s.
A look at Rastafarianism and Haile Selassie's impact on Jamaican music.
Comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Domestic dogs and leisure horses have never had it so good but why do we spend like we do?
Kit Hesketh-Harvey follows a Birmingham-based ladies barbershop chorus, Second City Sound
Barrow lad, Dave Myers plays his own choice of festive songs.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Edward Stourton reports from Haiti on problems facing the aid industry.
Nick Davis follows a charity giving free phone calls to victims of earthquake in Haiti.
Comedian Hal Cruttenden stars as a stay-at-home father trying to reinvent himself
An age-gap sitcom about a 37-year-old woman moving in with a 25-year-old man.
BBC Radio Scotland
Sketch show from Northern Ireland's comics Tim McGarry, Damon Quinn and Mike McDowell
Three short stories by Scottish writer Neil M Gunn
Jocelyn Pook celebrates the music and meaning of the word Hallelujah through history.
Family concert with BBC National Orchestra of Wales and National Youth Orchestra of Wales.
BBC Radio Wales
Geoff Watts explores the cultural and scientific story of hallucination.
Music and song from Shetland and beyond
Carol Anderson catches up with some of the Hamefarers who came to Shetland in the summer.
How Winnie Ewing won a by-election in Hamilton for the SNP by campaigning at ceilidhs.
Comedy series featuring Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden
Fred Freeman profiles the life and work of the Scottish poet Hamish Henderson.
Join Hamish Marett-Crosby on BBC Radio Jersey.
BBC Radio Jersey
A personal journey around Jersey's capital –it's people and places.
New five-part production of William Shakespeare's famous tragedy
Michael Sheen takes the lead in Shakespeare's tragedy, introduced by Richard Eyre.
BBC Radio 3
A look behind the scenes at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre's Hamlet, with Maxine Peake.
Adaptation of the novel by Hammond Innes
John Walters traces the history of the instrument that survived decades of musical fashion
Classic BBC comedy starring Tony Hancock, written by Galton and Simpson
Russell Davies explores Tony Hancock's on and off-air relationships with his sidekicks.
How the miners' strike affected women in North Yorkshire.
BBC Radio York
Alan Titchmarsh marks the 250th anniversary of the death of George Frideric Handel
BBC Radio 2
Radio 3 marks the 250th anniversary of Handel's death with a complete cycle of his operas
Serialisation of Margaret Atwood's novel set in a world of women under oppression
BBC Radio 7
Daniel Glyn sy'n edrych yn ôl dros hanes adloniant a chomedi Cymraeg.
Hannah Gadsby presents a series of comedy lectures about four masterpieces.
Addasiad o sioe gomedi Eirlys Bellin. Adaptation of standup performance.
Hywel Gwynfryn yn hel atgofion am bumdeg mlynedd o ddarlledu.
Cyfres o fonologau gan Alan Bennet. Series of monologues by Alan Bennet
Out in the woods amongst his many large companions, a little fir tree is keen to grow up.
Gerda sets out to find her playmate Kay, who has been lured to a faraway ice palace.
Norrie MacGregor discusses the Stornoway dialect.
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
Tormod MacGriogair le sùil air dualchainnt muinntir Steòrnabhaigh!
Newlywed Catriona Shearer asks if there is still such a thing as 'happily ever after'.
A series in which four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness.
John Bennett and Kerry McLean look back at 1975 with music and memories.
BBC Radio Ulster
How Christmas-born radio legend Kenny Everett started life as a quiet Merseyside schoolboy
Peter Adamson presents a special programme to mark the station's 40th Birthday.
BBC Radio Humberside
Nick Maes revisits and celebrates The Who's influential rock-opera Tommy, 40 years on.
In the Solar System's outer darkness, planet Neptune has its first 'official' birthday.
Liza Tarbuck tells the story of our holiday camps, with a little help from her friends...
John Govier meets The Days - four lads from Devon making waves in the music industry.
BBC Radio Devon
Writer and comedian Stewart Lee explores the television series Children of the Stones.
Deborah Bull and tap dancer Nada Karsakov trace the genealogy of the Lancashire Clog Dance
By Colin Hough. Septuagenarians Tam and Boaby plan the holiday of a lifetime.
Canon Noel Battye presents an Act of Worship for Christmas Day.
BBC Radio Foyle
A showcase of new ideas in comedy
with Debbie McCrory
BBC Radio Cornwall
Sir Tim Rice presents an extravaganza celebrating the music of Abba.
BBC Radio 5 live
The Laing family gather for Hogmanay, but fireworks erupt when secrets are revealed.
Series of fairy tales by Oscar Wilde
Ann must battle conflicting emotions when she visits her estranged father.
Series showcasing new comedy voices
Edi Stark goes behind the scenes at The Tramway to meet dancers and staff.
Jolyon Jenkins explores the proposed Gloucestershire Gateway services (MSA) on the M5.
A tribute to the groundbreaking American songwriter Stephen Foster
Comedy telling a couple's love story through their conversations with friends and family
Join Hardeep Singh Kohli for top stand up comedy from the world's best comedians.
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets five people, each with their own story of finding serenity
Hardeep brings you the sights and sounds as the Commonwealth Games descend on Glasgow.
Hardeep Singh Kohli travels around the UK gathering answers to his alternative census
Hardeep Singh Kohli asks whether playing is on the verge of being co-opted by marketeers.
Hardeep Singh Kohli travels the UK cooking Sunday lunch for people with remarkable stories
Hardtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
BBC World Service
Lyndon Mallet's comedy about two diarists living under the same roof. With Frances Barber
Andrea Rae explores what part angels play in the Christmas story.
Years after the near-annihilation of humanity, five survivors fight a psychotic computer.
Musician Soweto Kinch takes a journey of musical discovery in Harlem
Classic music and requests with Bill Rennells.
BBC Local Radio
The story of session player Harold Bradley, the world's most recorded guitarist.
Salman Rushdie's children's story about a boy and his storyteller father's adventures.
Idealistic young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in his new job.
Comedy series based on a spoof magazine for young boys