Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Series of comic profiles celebrating the living artists they deem to be 'iconic icons'
Lawrence Pollard presents a series comparing the cultural values of two national treasures
BBC Radio 4
Mark Simpson looks at the history of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
Will Hutton and guests debate the role of nationalisation in the postwar reconstruction.
Rhaglen gylchgrawn ar fyd natur. Nature programme with Iolo Williams
BBC Radio Cymru
Michael Portillo investigates nature's tyrants
Carmen Pryce investigates the inner world of the young child.
If only one in ten cells in the body is human, then what are we? Paul Evans investigates.
Natural history programme offering a unique insight into the natural world
Laurie Taylor seeks out the local censors who privately vetted controversial films.
Leslie Phillips roams the high seas of comedy with a celebration of the radio favourite.
BBC Radio 7
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
With Harry Harish. Music, features and news for the Asian community.
BBC Radio Nottingham
Ivy covets a specially cultivated sprig of white-berried holly for a pudding.
Why are books about the Third Reich such an ongoing publishing phenomenon in the UK?
Beatha 's bàrdachd Eachainn MhicFhionghain, leis an Oll. Urr. Ruaraidh Macleòid.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Anthony Noel profiles the work of 4 garden writers who have changed the British landscape
Sci-fi comedy series by Graham Duff, set in the year 2099
Playwright and satirist Alistair Beaton presents a tribute to his friend and colleague.
A tapestry of stories about the place of the sewing needle in our lives.
Drama newydd gan Paul Barrett gyda Gillian Elisa. Play by Paul Barrett with Gillian Elisa.
4 Extra Debut. The story of Ira Aldridge, a 19th-century actor who defied racial prejudice
Saturday lunchtime entertainment.
An old piano recalls the hands that played her, and the passion and pain she's observed.
When a young monk experiments with vocal harmonies, the whole abbey is placed in jeopardy.
As death threatens to separate Laurel and Hardy, Stan tries to say things left unsaid.
Neil Diamond performs in a concert recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre in May 2008.
BBC Radio 2
Cracklin' Rosie, Beautiful Noise and all his hits performed live in concert.
BBC WM 95.6
The music of stage and screen, with a look at North Yorkshire theatre.
BBC Radio York
London Below. Richard Mayhew finds himself in a mysterious subterranean world
The best-selling author and uber-producer discuss The Sandman, Hitchhikers and Good Omens.
Great local guests, weekend TV and events from around the region.
Real lives, features, and loads more.
The tragedies behind the success of Roy Orbison. Neil McKay's drama stars Kerry Shale.
Afternoon entertainment with Neil.
BBC Radio Humberside
Arts and Culture.
BBC Radio Solent
Johnnie Walker talks to singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka
Neil Tennant recalls his stint, from Christmas 1982, on pop's most successful magazine.
Bill Bryson's hilarious travelogue of encounters around the world
London-based American singer-songwriter Nell Bryden talks about the music she loves.
The reflections of an ordinary housewife from Barrow-in-Furness in August 1945
An indepth look at the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela
BBC World Service
Music, entertainment, games and guests with Nemone.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Nemone plays new and old skool dance, electronica, beats, breaks, funk and hip hop.
The best mix of Urban music and news for the black community.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Coverage of the latest on court action
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
John Platt plays the best pop music of the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's.
Julia Hobsbawm explores the past, present and future of networking.
A specially commissioned drama based on the classic radio drama series.
Patrick Humphries takes an affectionate look at the little-known story of movie trailers.
Vic Galloway with a selection box of Christmas music from across ten decades.
BBC Radio Scotland
Adil Ray takes a light-hearted look at how the lack of brown faces in rock and pop.
Gemma Cairney meets rock 'n' roll cobbler Terry de Havilland.
Tom Robinson traces the legacy of the punk rock explosion of the mid-seventies.
Tom Robinson traces the legacy of the punk explosion.
The heroism of railwaymen in a horrific explosion in 1898. Recreation of a real event.
Brian Sibley examines the differences between Walt Disney's private and public personas.
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Classic comedy following a group of pensioners. Starring Thora Hird
Christian O'Connell hosts a new comedy panel show devoted to the Football World Cup
Post-apocalyptic end-of-the-world novel by British-Australian author Nevil Shute
Just what was Henry James's classic horror story 'The Turn of the Screw' about?
A German doctor's dilemma as his wartime patient Heinrich Himmler grows dependent on him.
A series of newly-published stories that examine contemporary life across the water
David Matchett hears stories from young people on apprenticeships.
James Naughtie asks if British diplomacy is still fit for purpose
New story by writer-performer John Osborne about life, love, friendship and growing older.
Sian Williams, Jim Naughtie and guests consider the cultural identity of a London landmark
Olivia O'Leary follows historian Theodore Zeldin in the quest to reform conversation.
The Good Friday Agreement is 15 years old. But for some, Northern Ireland remains violent.
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Acts of worship from different churches around Scotland
Looking back at the weekends football, plus your calls, texts and emails on your club.
BBC London 94.9
Andrew Luck-Baker meets today's telescope builders and astronomers
New Generation Artists - a BBC scheme to nurture exceptional young talent
BBC Radio 3
Series of concerts given at Sage Gateshead by four Radio 3 New Generation Artists
Martin Wolf, of the Financial Times, examines the global financial situation
How have Indians moved so rapidly from running cornershops to running corporations?
Ian Sansom on the contemporary poetry scene emerging in Northern Ireland.
Could a strange dog from remote New Guinea have been man's first best friend?
Business journalist Lesley Campbell helps owners of new businesses overcome their problems
Navdip Dhariwal investigates the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in Britain.
Series of stories by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers
Matt Frei looks at how the digital revolution is changing the face of American media.
Series following the fortunes of the Morris family as they decide to emigrate to Canada
BBC Radio Wales
Malcolm McLaren celebrates the life of fashion designer Christian Dior.
How has the global ecomonic crash affected the courses taught in business schools?
The best new music from Scotland, plus archive sessions, documentaries and classic tracks