Malcolm McLaren visits the people and places central to Serge Gainsbourg's life story.
BBC Radio 6 Music
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.
The creator of the New York Antifolk scene takes us into the sonic landscape of his mind.
Two elderly ladies share a sometimes rocky relationship, conducted by correspondence
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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.
Classic and period dramas featuring the finest female sleuths and investigators.
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
Bethan Elfyn presents incredible sessions and live performances from Welsh artists.
BBC Radio Wales
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?
The story of a Canadian school music recording that inspired the film School of Rock.
Gaelic Christmas service.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Join Lara King on BBC Radio Humberside.
BBC Radio Humberside
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?
Documentary series exploring people's last days at work.
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
Hardeep Singh Kohli finds out if Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains should go back to India.
Radio 4's weekly obituary programme
A varied mix of 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
Wind up the evening with great music and calls.
BBC Radio Bristol
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.
Perrier Award winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series
Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
Join Laurence Hall on BBC Radio Jersey.
BBC Radio Jersey
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores the history of our homes from the 1920s to the present
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen tells the story of dandyism and male peacockery through the ages
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen presents a history of colour
The lunchtime phone-in. Call in on 01872 222 222 [national rate].
BBC Radio Cornwall
Long-running legal magazine programme, featuring reports and discussion
Helena Kennedy talks to eminent lawyers and judges who stand out from the legal crowd.
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
John Tusa explores the state of leadership in large UK organisations today.
Geoff Watts explores the world of science and the people, passions and policies behind it
The role of orchestral leader and its relationship with the conductor and fellow players.
Tom Price and guests review the week's biggest stories, from around Wales and the world.
Sùil air an laoidh Leanabh an Àigh 's air beatha Màiri Dhòmhnallaich à Muile a sgrìobh i.
Dominic Sandbrook explores how the first generation of radio listeners learned to listen.
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.
A celebration of Ella Fitzgerald on the 50th anniversary of her final Song Book recording.
BBC Radio 2
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
Aasmah Mir on the outspoken head teacher who caused a national controversy.
Drama activities for children aged 5 to 7.
Join Cat Sandion for the movement and dance series for children aged 4 - 6.
Novelist Julie Myerson pays a very personal tribute to Daphne du Maurier.
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
Carole Boyd explores the tradition of writing letters to Father Christmas.
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.
Paul Allen meets authors to discuss releasing their best-loved characters.
Master gemstone cutters reveal how they let the light out of stones, and what this means.
Monthly book review programme.
Join Liam Bradford on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
How France played a pivotal role in the explosion of 70s punk.
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Comedy drama set in early 19th Century London, adapted from the novel by Pierce Egan.
Sarah Brett hears remarkable stories from people talking about isolation and loneliness.
BBC Radio 5 live
Clare English hears from people with learning disabilities.
BBC Radio Scotland
Dave Brailsford cycles 50 miles with friends and family in the Snowdonia mountains.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
Whatever happened to the dream of living under the sea? Helen Scales investigates.
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.
Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows
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
Series about a pair of singing sweethearts who attempt a comeback