Erica Wagner explores America's relationship with its national anthem, an ode to its flag.
BBC Radio 4
Uchafbwyntiau gweithgareddau'r Babell Lên Eisteddfod. Literary Pavillion highlights
BBC Radio Cymru
Helynt yr wythnos wleidyddol. A look at the week's political ups and downs
Hywel Gwynfryn, a'r tîm fydd yn dod â bwrlwm y cystadlu o'r Eisteddfod.
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
Following the work and lifestyles of sheep farmers
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Kwame Anthony Appiah investigates president-elect Obama's academic career.
Owen Bennett Jones has a sideways look at confusions and contradictions of the Middle East
Simon Armitage explores the creative possibilities opened up by Oblique Strategies cards.
Gabrielle Walker explores why we know so little about the planet's oceans
The most petty and ill-informed football show on radio!
BBC Radio Scotland
Series featuring new writing and stimulating discussion
Suzi Mann counts down the Top 40 from the world's only official desi download chart
BBC Asian Network
A sneak preview of the new entries and highest climbers in the UK's official Top 40.
BBC Radio 1
Counting down to the UK's official new No 1.
Documentary series charting the legacy of Britain's oil boom, presented by James Naughtie
Journalist John F Jungclaussen joins millions of revellers in Munich.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Sitcom about a landlord who runs a pub with his, until recently, estranged daughter
Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton
Children's radio series about a fisherman who tells stories from inside his fishing boat.
Historical photographs are rare in China, but now the pictured past is being reclaimed.
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest bible.
For Israelis and Palestinians everything is politicised, even the olive harvest.
Join Oliver Guillou on BBC Guernsey.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Neurologist Oliver Sacks on his passion for motorbikes.
An adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel.
Peter White investigates the disappearance of the Cameroon athletes from the 2012 Olympics
Annie Nightingale looks back through six decades of broadcasting
BBC Radio 2
Linguist Mark Turin tracks down some of the world's endangered languages.
BBC Radio Leeds gets to the heart of politics from West Yorkshire to Westminster.
BBC Radio Leeds
With Spencer Leigh.
BBC Radio Merseyside
New country music
Writer Clare Allan on the controversial diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
Kirsty Lang and Lucy Ash present cultural snapshots off the beaten track in France
Satirical take on the news from the all-star cast including Chris Morris and Steve Coogan
Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography
Exploring the lives of successful people who have weathered storms in their careers
The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent
How honeybees and their keepers travel vast distances pollinating America's crops.
Join Steve Barker for the latest leftfield releases in electronica, ambient & dub/reggae.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland
BBC Radio Ulster
Getting to the heart of country life with a look at individual farming endeavours
Mukti Jain Campion examines the world's most ambitious national identity scheme.
One day in winter, December 21, the shortest day of the year.
Radio 4 meets some of the millions of travellers making their way home for Christmas.
Dancers, designers, police and parade-goers experience the Leeds West Indian Carnival.
Following the misfortunes of Victor Meldrew as he rallies against the world's injustices
Victor Meldrew would never believe it! A celebration of the hit comedy.
Graham Easton compares the veterinary patient journey to the NHS. Can lessons be learnt?
One million books given away for free - how did it affect those involved?
Katie Derham delves into the fascinating world of musical life during the Second World War
One minute's silence for the victims of the Tunisia terror attack.
Craig Charles tells the story of George Clinton, Parliament and Funkadelic.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Martin Kelner chats in-depth with a different guest everyday about their life and work.
The programme that explores the biggest issues in global development and the environment
BBC World Service
Interview series. Broadcasters talk to the people whose stories interest them most
Penny Marshall examines the effects of the rapid expansion of online porn on UK society.
Series of audio interventions by artists, to mark the launch of the Open arts initiative
A collaboration between the BBC and Artangel, working with artists across the UK.
Programme looking at new fiction and non-fiction books
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of Britain
Alison Clarkson follows eight people on a fish and chip shop course in Leeds.
David Shukman travels to Jordan to find out if science can bring peace in the Middle East.
Paul Bennun finds out how Free and Open Source software is making its impact felt.
Series showcasing first-time and emerging writers
Michael White uncovers the life of the soprano singer Jennifer Vyvyan.
Programme presenting rare and fascinating operatic performances
BBC Radio 3
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Òran an Là. A song for the day
Journalist Chris Page travels to Africa and meets members of the Ghanaian Orange Order.
Nigel Ogden presents a programme of popular organ recordings
For Merseyside's Chinese community.
Discover five new voices over five dramas
Short stories by well-known authors
Is war a uniquely human act, or can its origins be found in our evolutionary past?
Neil Gaiman goes underground to investigate the enduring appeal of the myth of Orpheus.
An exclusive interview with Al Pacino about his passion for Oscar Wilde.
Readings of stories by the Irish-born novelist, playwright, poet, critic and full-time wit
A man who meets the woman of his dreams, but there is one problem
Tim Whewell investigates the challenges of life post-adoption.
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Linguist Mark Turin explores the fate of the world's endangered languages
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
Mark Stephen hears the stories of the North East's distinctive past.
Inspiration for getting out and about at the weekend with Fiona Stalker.
Writer and historian Charles Emmerson explores Europe's Armenian communities.
Exploring the great Scottish outdoors
Join Anne Marwick to hear some hidden gems from the Orkney archives.
Documentary series uncovering stories from the left field. Presented by Jolyon Jenkins
Scotland's forecast for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
True life stories
The world is our newsroom - discover the latest global events. Nuala McGovern presents.
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
Talk back to the BBC and challenge the programme makers.
The growing problem of alcohol abuse among older people, told through personal stories.