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.
Live coverage of the hustings for the Labour Party leadership.
BBC Radio 5 live
The creator of the New York Antifolk scene takes us into the sonic landscape of his mind.
Proinsias O'Coinn goes in search of a piece of art that has the power to make him cry.
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.
Ian Peacock picks up his spoon and delves into the history of 'The King of Fruits'.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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
Stand-ip and sketches by emerging local talent recorded at the Continental in Preston.
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.
An investigation into why the MOD still uses a drug that can cause serious side effects.
Join Larry Budd and Paul Dunphy on BBC Radio Leeds.
BBC Radio Leeds
An insight into the lives of ferry pilots who deliver small planes across continents.
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.
Charlie Connelly searches for the real WG Grace, a cricketer obscured by fame and myth.
The first reunion in 70 years of writer Shirley Hughes and her 1940s dancing partner.
The untold story of the Last Post, one of the world's most famous pieces of music.
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
How William Hague quit as Conservative party leader and took up the piano.
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 Local Radio
Big celebrity interviews with late night fun and music for the region.
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Late night radio for grown ups, presented by Vic Morgan.
Lively late night radio: Three hours of music and chat that will keep you up until 1am.
Late night conversation and great music for your evening entertainment.
BBC WM 95.6
Claire Bolderson asks if Latinos are the key to a reborn USA.
Documentary exploring the increasing popularity of coffee shops as places to work from.
Join Laura Shavin on BBC Essex.
Perrier Award winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series
Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
BBC Radio 6 Music
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
Celebrating author Laurie Lee’s centenary.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
A surreal tale of Edward Lear in search of his creations. Stars Derek Jacobi.
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.
Improvised sketch show with a live studio audience, with Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney
Eric Burdon examines the life, music and legacy of Leadbelly, 60 years after his death.
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
Tom Price and guests review the week's biggest stories, from around Wales and the world.
BBC Radio Wales
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
Lee Mack definitely is going out. Recorded live at the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe
Stand-up, comedy sketches and music with quick-fire comic Lee Mack
Lee Stone reflects on the day's events and holds Wiltshire's decision-makers to account.
Competition between six young virtuoso pianists held every three years in Leeds.
Navid Akhtar examines the career of Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire composer AR Rahman.
Reflections on New York city dance culture.
Celebrating 45 years of BBC Birmingham, with shows hosted by West Midlands legends.
News, views and analysis from Leicester City FC.
BBC Radio Leicester
Have your say on Leicester City with the sports team and an invited guest or two.
Martin Ballard discusses all things Leicester Tigers, and is joined by a guest.
Join Lembit Opik on BBC Radio Kent.
BBC Radio Kent
Len Goodman hosts music and chat
BBC Radio 2
Why did the steely Russian revolutionary reputedly visit the first English garden city?
Comedy about one man's struggle to establish Britain's first communist football team
Jann Wenner's seminal 1970 New York interview with John Lennon for Rolling Stone magazine.
Sitcom set in the Office of Local and National Statistics. Written by Jack Bernhardt.
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
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.
Join Craig from The Let’s Go Club and find out how you can get involved this summer.
Sophie Thompson and Phyllida Law celebrate 50 years of The Magic Roundabout.
Drama activities for children aged 5 to 7.
Join Cat Sandion for the movement and dance series for children aged 4 - 6.
Cuid de na bha anns na naidheachdan air a' Ghàidhealtachd bho chionn 50 bliadhna
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
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.
Personal reflections on the challenges facing Europe after events in France and elsewhere.
Leading German figures write about the country they know and the way it is perceived
Dramatisation of the correspondence of computing pioneer Ada Lovelace
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.
Leabhraichean air BBC Radio nan Gaidheal. BBC Radio nan Gaidheal's monthly book programme