Interview series. Broadcasters talk to the people whose stories interest them most
BBC Radio 4
The history of the 'dead line', where trains took the departed to their final station.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Rachel Burden examines the lasting impact of the summer's riots.
BBC Radio 5 live
The Story of the MOBO Awards: Kanya King tells the story of her original vision.
Penny Marshall examines the effects of the rapid expansion of online porn on UK society.
Cyfle i fwynhau carolau a chaneuon y Dolig.
BBC Radio Cymru
Beverley Humphreys talks to the musical director of Only Men Aloud, Tim Rhys-Evans.
BBC Radio Wales
A special performance from Only Men Aloud, joined by fledgling choir Only Boys Aloud.
Simon Cox talks to those charged with turning round poor-performing organisations.
The best of folk and roots music
BBC Radio Scotland
Series of audio interventions by artists, to mark the launch of the Open arts initiative
Mariella Frostrup with the best in new fiction and non-fiction.
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of Britain
A tour of the British countryside.
With Umi Prasad.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Stand-up comedian Tom Wrigglesworth recounts his tale of taking on the jobsworths.
A collection of open-hearted tales from a mic-less open mic night at The Catweazle Club.
Including Castle's on the Air, Jimmy's Cricket Team and Bernie Clifton's Comedy Shop.
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.
Sara Parker's nostalgic look at the impact of the humble red phone box.
Razia Iqbal examines the tradition of banks as patrons of art.
A sound celebration of historical events
Audio description commentary from the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
5 live Olympics Extra
Series showcasing first-time and emerging writers
Michael White uncovers the life of the soprano singer Jennifer Vyvyan.
A concert of opera favourites recorded at the Jersey Opera House.
BBC Radio Jersey
Ken McCormack tells the story of Derry's lost theatre.
BBC Radio Foyle
Highlights of the Faenol Festival Opera Gala.
Programme presenting rare and fascinating operatic performances
BBC Radio 3
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Docudrama recreating the mass evacuation of 3 million children at the start of WWII.
BBC Radio 2
Òran an Là. A song for the day
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Explore the real Oranges and Lemons Churches with Maxwell Hutchinson.
BBC London 94.9
Sùil air gnìomhachas a' Chlò Hearaich agus an Orb a' comharrachadh ceud bliadhna.
Agatha Christie's murder mystery is dramatised by Joy Wilkinson
A thrilling tale that delves into the psyche of a traumatised spaceman.
BBC Radio 7
For Merseyside's Chinese community.
Denis Norden in conversation with Paul Jackson on the formative days of radio comedy.
Denis Norden chats to Paul Jackson about his radio comedy partnership with Frank Muir.
Paul Jackson celebrates the prolific writing partnership of Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Former Loaded editor James Brown examines Hugh Hefner and his Playboy magazine.
Short stories by well-known authors
Writer and journalist Alkarim Jivani asks why we value originality.
Exploring newly uncovered archaeological evidence concerning mankind's origins
A look at island life in the present and the past.
Caroline Wickham Jones digs into the archaeology news
The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast that caused panic in America on Halloween in 1938
Bha Màiri air te de chlann-nighean a' sgadain là dha robh i. Le Magaidh Nic a' Ghobhainn.
An exclusive interview with Al Pacino about his passion for Oscar Wilde.
Ricky Ross examines the life and work of the photographer and film-maker Oscar Marzaroli.
Mark Kermode joins Shelagh Fogarty and Richard Bacon for an Oscar Nominations special.
Clare Teal looks back at the life of the late jazz great, Oscar Peterson
Andrew Collins explores how the award for Best Song reflects a changing film landscape.
Readings of stories by the Irish-born novelist, playwright, poet, critic and full-time wit
Colin Paterson with all the news and gossip from Hollywood ahead of the 2013 Oscars.
Colin Paterson live in LA ahead of the Oscars.
The Austrian-born artist and writer talks about his life and work as a painter.
The story of James MacPherson's 'discovery' of the ancient poems of Ossian in the 1760s.
How history and landscape have shaped political allegiances in remote parts of Britain
Morning news and entertainment with Ronnie Barbour.
BBC Three Counties Radio
With Brendan Murphy.
Don Letts explores the role of Notting Hill in music over the last 50 years.
A 12-year-old hears an unbelievable truth which turns her world upside down.
The story of Radio Caroline North.
BBC Radio Sheffield
A look at life on the pirate radio ship that served the North and Midlands
BBC Radio Leicester
Paul Rowley looks at the life on the lesser known pirate radio station in the Irish Sea.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Paul Rowley remembers Radio Caroline North.
BBC Radio Lancashire
A history of the famous pirate station boat that served the Midlands and North of England.
BBC WM 95.6
Paul Rowley looks back at the other Radio Caroline – Radio Caroline North.
BBC Radio Manchester
The Story of Radio Caroline North.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Paul Rowey looks back at pirate radio in the North.
BBC Radio Leeds
Following the Duke of Wellington and his peninsular campaign between 1808 and 1813
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Tunes from the other side.
Johnnie Walker delves into one of the biggest fears and taboos in human culture - death.
Stuart Maconie assesses of the life and music of American soul legend Otis Redding.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Brian Perkins shaved off his beard after 30 years. But how did he maintain his good looks?
Ben Schott investigates Oulipo, the French experimental literary group.
Comedy drama about a civil servant posted to the MoD as boss to four military officers
Jonathan Kent looks at a staple we take for granted and explores what it reveals about us
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Tim Whewell reports from Leicester, predicted to soon become Europe's first 'plural city'.
Tom Heap examines the global food crisis and its impact on Britain
Linguist Mark Turin explores the fate of the world's endangered languages
A shy middle-aged woman is forced out of her shell by a 12 year old girl.
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
Helen Mark and Michael McNamee visit six of Northern Ireland's most important waterways
BBC Radio Ulster