Poet Dean Atta became uninterested in politics. Did the recent election change his mind?
BBC Radio 4
Rich Morton gathers comedians' tales of their all-time nightmare stand-up shows.
Nick Clarke's widow Barbara Want investigates how we as a society deal with bereavement.
Entertainer Bernie Clifton explores the impact of Austrian tenor Richard Tauber.
On its 50th anniversary, global figures read Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
The Kiss founding member and all-round rock expert spins his favourite tunes
BBC Radio 2
Who wrote 'Clare Middleton I Love You Will You Marry Me' on a Sheffield bridge? Did she?
Owen Sheers' story of how a new neighbourly friendship can turn wrong
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Trevor Nelson looks back at the rise and fall of Motown's last great act.
Series analysing great artists from the perspective of someone who knew them
Alan Thompson explores the anatomy of classic songs with the artists who wrote them.
BBC Radio Wales
The long-running, self-styled antidote to panel games
Classic BBC comedy series
Marcus Brigstocke invites guests to try new experiences
Matt Berry plays a twisted regression therapist in this dark and surreal comedy
Martha Lane Fox tells the story of the early women pioneers of British computing.
End the day in the company of the song writing masters of country, folk and rock'n'roll
BBC Radio Scotland
Local news, sport, weather and travel with Iain Lee.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Join Iain Lee on BBC WM 95.6.
BBC WM 95.6
Danny Shaw tells the story of Sir Ian Blair's tenure as Metropolitan Police Commissioner
A look at what's happening in the world of arts and entertainment.
Paranormal events for two English ladies in the Palace of Versailles gardens in 1901.
Join Ian Longdon on BBC Wiltshire.
The Edinburgh sleuth is forced to investigate a series of ritualistic wine-cellar murders.
Join Ian Skye on BBC Derby.
BBC Radio Derby
Early morning music and chat.
BBC Hereford & Worcester
Join Ian Timms on BBC Radio Cumbria.
BBC Radio Cumbria
With music, news, travel, weather and sport
Dr Kate O'Brien explores Ibiza's subtle influence over British youth culture and nightlife
Jim Carey celebrates the ice cream van with enthusiasts Francis Rossi and Johnny Vegas.
Coverage of ice hockey in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.
BBC Radio Sheffield
Haunted by the sinking of RMS Titanic, this is the story of an iceberg journeying south.
Edward Stourton chairs a discussion series in which guests set out their strong views
How common is simultaneous discovery in science and is it a case of convergent evolution?
Bettany Hughes reveals the history of civilisation's most influential ideas.
From west Africa to south Wales - a portrait of dancer and choreographer Idrissa Camara.
Digon o gerddoriaeth, sgwrs a hysbys o stiwdio Aberystwyth. Music and chat.
BBC Radio Cymru
Iggy Pop returns to 6 Music with more eclectic and exciting music choices.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the technology of brain scanning.
Photographer Andrew Heptinstall's quest to represent sound within a photograph.
Dr Mark Lythgoe tells the untold story of medical imaging
Residents of Birmingham discuss the impact of mass migration on community life in Britain.
Writer Barry Pilton's musings on assorted topics. Read by Leonard Rossiter
Simon Armitage explores deadly dolls' houses, the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.
Alvin Hall revisits the insights and observations of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America
Sitcom starring Miles Jupp, charting the life of cookery writer Damien Trench
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson retraces Benjamin Britten's composing walks.
Series about the world of work from vast corporations to modest volunteers
Comedy from Manchester starring Smug Roberts, Kate Ward, Robin Ince and Helen Moon
Professor Matthew Flinders challenges political cynicism
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the psychology of climate change - why aren't we more worried?
Mark Vernon examines how desire for certainty has affected people's ability to doubt
Huw Williams embarks on a journey of discovery as he follows the routes of cattlemen.
Dr Brian Cox explores the consequences of physics' annus mirabilis - 1905.
Mike Phillips investigates the coming of age of black British crime fiction.
Godzilla was a response to atomic war. Japanese artists now respond to the tsunami of 2011
Sir Ken Robinson, creativity guru, is in Derry-Londonderry, the first UK City of Culture.
Series examining contemporary history
Adam Rutherford asks how talking, travelling and technology affect human genetic evolution
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
A religious service recorded in a church in Staffordshire or Cheshire.
BBC Local Radio
Ian McMillan searches for the limestone landscape that inspired the poet WH Auden.
Edward Stourton chairs a debate on issues surrounding human dignity.
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Presenter Matthew Oates follows in the footsteps of the writer Edward Thomas
Matthew Oates presents a series about naturalists and their pursuits
The hunt for the truth about the most influential and enigmatic of graphic designers.
Supermodel Erin O'Connor explores the nature of beauty.
Sarfraz Manzoor asks if moderate Muslims exist and, if not, where did they go?
Laura Barton tracks down the legendary lost figure of British folk music, Nic Jones.
Ian Peacock sets out to achieve the seemingly impossible, to be original.
Chi-chi Nwanoku goes in search of some great 18th-century black composers and performers.
Mukul Devichand seeks to see Britain through the eyes of those who have recently arrived
Marc Riley, Damon Albarn and Ceri Levy travel to Mull to swim with seals and sharks.
Acoustics expert Trevor Cox goes in search of the best venues for different types of music
DJ Taylor reappraises the life and significance of Allan Smethurst, The Singing Postman.
The biggest financial stories and why they matter to us all.
BBC World Service
Film-maker Alex Cox assesses the life of Citizen Kane creator, Orson Welles.
Five personalities follow in the footsteps of a figure they admire but know little about
BBC Radio Ulster
Call Andy Crane and Neil Grant with your gardening questions.
Your chance to quiz one of Greater Manchester's movers and shakers.
BBC Radio Manchester
Comedian and musician Rich Morton explores the laid-back world of lounge music.
Comedian Stewart Lee introduces his great passion - musical, free improvisation.
Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.
Peter White with news and information for blind and partially sighted people.
News, views and an eclectic choice of live and recorded music
BBC Radio 3
The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.
Documentary series that takes a forensic look at how humans consume culture.
Radio series introducing your little listener to nursery rhymes from around the world.
News, comment and entertainment for the Asian Community with Talat-Farooq Awan.
Irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince.
Research is giving new insights into the relationship between mind and body.
Claudia Hammond investigates inflammation
Join Ingrid Hagemann on BBC Newcastle.
The Rev Richard Coles picks from this year's crop of Saturday Live's Inheritance Tracks.
Guests on songs inherited from their parents and songs they'd pass on to their children