Erica Wagner explores America's relationship with its national anthem, an ode to its flag.
BBC Radio 4
Helynt yr wythnos wleidyddol. A look at the week's political ups and downs
BBC Radio Cymru
What should be in a Hippocratic Oath for scientists?
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.
Devilishly funny sitcom set in the infernal kingdom of Hell. With Andy Hamilton
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Historical photographs are rare in China, but now the pictured past is being reclaimed.
Richard Elfyn reads extracts from the First World War memoir of Private Frank Richards
BBC Radio Wales
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
An adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel.
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
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
Exploring the lives of successful people who have weathered storms in their careers
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
TH White's tale of King Arthur, adapted by Brian Sibley.
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.
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
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
Mariella Frostrup with the best in new fiction and non-fiction.
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.
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
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
For Merseyside's Chinese community.
Short stories by well-known authors
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
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.
Exploring the great Scottish outdoors
Documentary series uncovering stories from the left field. Presented by Jolyon Jenkins
Scotland's forecast for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
True life stories
Life stories of the most interesting people from the world of arts
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.
Norman Evans stars as Fanny Fairbottom, a toothless hatchet-faced Lancastrian housewife.
Talk back to the BBC and challenge the programme makers.