A shy middle-aged woman is forced out of her shell by a 12 year old girl.
BBC Radio 7
Michael Rosen investigates the story of the library
BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio Scotland
Helen Mark and Michael McNamee visit six of Northern Ireland's most important waterways
BBC Radio Ulster
Mark Stephen hears the stories of the North East's distinctive past.
A new comedy starring Jenny Eclair as jaded community website journalist Ros Moss.
A fast-paced look at some of the highlights of BBC Radio Scotland's year.
Shereen Nanjiani revisits BBC Radio Scotland's broadcasting highlights of 2013.
So, what has the county got to offer that will tempt you out of the armchair.
BBC Radio Lancashire
5 live hears from homeless people trying to survive sub-zero temperatures.
BBC Radio 5 live
International rugby referee Nigel Owens explores gay life in Wales
BBC Radio Wales
Exploring the great Scottish outdoors
Phil Redmond looks at the rich culture of music and comedy that has emerged from Liverpool
BBC Radio 2
Allan Little tells the life story of Nelson Mandela, from prisoner to president.
After years spent in a high-profile career, how is life out of the hot seat?
Documentary series uncovering stories from the left field. Presented by Jolyon Jenkins
Richard Hawley presents a celebration of The Shadows.
Part of CS Lewis' sci-fi trilogy, about a professor forced into a journey into space
Irish poet Matthew Sweeney with his choice of poems influenced by depressive illnesses.
Mark Miodownik explores the dwindling supplies of a host of important metals.
Robert Sandall discovers the differences in musical tuning around the world
Andy Potter takes a look at the Northern Soul scene in Derbyshire and East Staffordshire.
BBC Radio Derby
Comedy sketches and standup
Kenneth Steven traces the forced journey of Lady Grange, abducted & imprisoned on St Kilda
Scotland's forecast for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Dr Emma Griffin finds out why fox hunting is still flourishing despite the seven-year ban.
True life stories
BBC World Service
The world is our newsroom - find out what is happening around the world
Chris Mullin explores what working life is like for some outsourced workers.
BBC Radio Humberside's rugby league magazine show with your calls, texts and e-mails.
BBC Radio Humberside
The best coverage of London Cricket.
BBC London 94.9
Cricket was almost wiped out in Ireland. Kevin Connolly tells the story of its revival.
Broadcaster Stephen Evans explores the life and work of lyricist Yip Harburg.
Talk back to the BBC and challenge the programme makers.
The story of a group of photojournalists who set out to witness world events.
BBC London 94.9 joins BBC Radio 5 live.
Documentaries and features from the archive.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Gethin Jones follows the stories of lottery winners and how their lives changed.
Your calls, texts and e-mails on the stories that get London talking in the early hours.
Philip Dodd explores how anxiety about China has haunted British intellectual life.
Cip ar ddigwyddiadau p'nawn Sadwrn, a digon o gerddoriaeth. Saturday's events plus music
BBC Radio Cymru
Join Owen Bradley on BBC Radio Derby.
David Baddiel investigates the events which led to the foundation of Cambridge University.
An hour of the blues with David Freeman
BBC Radio Oxford
Highlights of the first Oxford Jazz Festival.
BBC Oxford brings you performances, interviews and news from the festival.
James Cracknell recalls the extraordinary events leading up to the 1987 Boat Race.