Andrew Hussey goes beyond the cliches to discover the true face of 21st-century France
BBC Radio 4
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
Rhona Cameron celebrates the bi-centenary of the earliest known women's golf competition.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Lady Gaga banned, but Cannibal Corpse approved. Islam and pop contradictions in Jakarta.
With Nick Dow. We've got the blues, so you don't have to.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Alex Bellos visits Japan to discover why Asian cultures seem so much better at maths.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
Join Larry Budd and Paul Dunphy on BBC Radio Leeds.
BBC Radio Leeds
Aleks Krotoski embarks on a happenstantial journey in search of a happy accident.
How can science can stop an upsurge in the slaughter of African elephants for their ivory?
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
A laid-back, varied mix of world music, ranging from the ancient to the contemporary
BBC Radio 3
Pete Paphides tells the story of the M1's 1960s music meeting place - Blue Boar services.
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Big celebrity interviews with late night fun and music for the region.
BBC WM 95.6
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Eamon presents an educated and easy-going guide to the popular music spectrum
Stuart Bailie introduces an eclectic mix of sounds from funkadelic grooves to classic rock
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
BBC Radio Devon
Lively late night radio. Cheeky chat that will keep you up until the early hours.
Claire Bolderson asks if Latinos are the key to a reborn USA.
Laura Rawlings with the best mix of music and chat.
BBC Radio Bristol
Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The lunchtime phone-in. Call in on 01872 222 222 [national rate].
BBC Radio Cornwall
Long-running legal magazine programme, featuring reports and discussion
Geoff Dyer explores DH Lawrence's life-changing experiences in New Mexico in the 1920s.
Andrew Rawnsley chairs a live discussion about the top stories of the moment
Geoff Watts explores the world of science and the people, passions and policies behind it
Sarfraz Manzoor talks to people who have decided to leave Islam and become ex-Muslims.
20 years on John McCarthy returns to Lebanon, in search of signs of the Arab spring.
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Cult Radio 1 series from the 1990s, starring a young(ish) Richard Herring and Stewart Lee
Wiltshire's Drivetime news, sport, travel and weather.
Have your say about Leicester City - call 0116 251 1049 [standard rate].
BBC Radio Leicester
All you need to know about the Leicester Tigers.
Why did the steely Russian revolutionary reputedly visit the first English garden city?
Jann Wenner's seminal 1970 New York interview with John Lennon for Rolling Stone magazine.
Six people reflect on the story of Jesus' ministry and Passion from their own perspectives
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
All about Suffolk - from farming, food, gardening, local history and a sofa guest.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Drama activities for children aged 5 to 7.
Movement and dance for children aged 4 - 6.
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004.
Paddy O'Connell asks his guests if they would retaliate in the event of a nuclear attack.
BBC producer Tony Grant recalls the late broadcasting icon Alistair Cooke.
Leading German figures write about the country they know and the way it is perceived
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Five writers reflect on the recent momentous events in the Middle East and North Africa.
A story of Austrian siblings told in their wartime letters to and from the Russian front.
Master gemstone cutters reveal how they let the light out of stones, and what this means.
Monthly book review programme.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Join Liam Bradford on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
How France played a pivotal role in the explosion of 70s punk.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
Series about scientific specialists
Mark Murphy starts the build-up to kick off with Kevin Beattie, Phil Ham and Tractorboy.
Trevor Cox explores how our voice and our hearing develop and change through our lives.
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
Farming community news, issues and prices. Also the five-day weather forecast.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
BBC Radio Lincolnshire brings you local folk music.
Late night conversation and a sprinkling of music.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Mark Doyle investigates the new threat from Africa's Islamist militants.
A selection of the best contemporary jazz from the Irish jazz scene and around the world
Anna Pavord explores the life and legacy of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus.
Lisa with the best of the week on BBC Tees and some great music.
Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the last week of radio
Songs and stories for pre-school children.
Showcase for brass and military band music, looking at new CD releases and old favourites
BBC Radio 2
Professional listeners reveal how there is far more to listening than hearing
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Pianist Lucy Parham explores the composer's web of romantic relationships.
Letter for those at an early stage in learning Gaelic.
A letter for Gaelic learners with Roddy MacLean.
More distinctly bizarre behaviour from the citizens of Little Britain
Chewing the fat on the week's events, in front of a live audience.
BBC Radio Sheffield
Documentary series telling original stories about real lives in Britain today
Robert Macfarlane undertakes an immersive poetic pilgrimage to the Cairngorms.
Charles Moore reflects on the process of writing Lady Thatcher's authorised biography.
Natural history programme
Your views on the news of the day.
Liz's eclectic weekend show; with music, features and great guests.
Liza Tarbuck with music, guests and listener calls
Join Lizzie Rose and Carl Wheatley on BBC Radio Humberside.
BBC Radio Humberside
Why were tens of thousands of people lobotomised in the 1940s and 50s in the UK and US?
Our long-running non-league football magazine programme.
The sounds of the historic and influential city, through its music, life, noise and people
BBC World Service
Historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank goes off the beaten track in London
Robert and Isabelle Tombs present the story of the battle between two cities
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Every year more people try to swim the English Channel. Jolyon Jenkins joins the dreamers.
Edward Stourton retraces the route of Mao's Long March, to mark its 80th anniversary