Nick Barraclough delves into the world of backing vocalists.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Intelligent music, conversation and a variety of guests every weekday afternoon.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Wake up with Nick Grimshaw.
BBC Radio 1
An ever-changing selection of curators pick their perfect playlists!
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
BBC Radio 2
Exclusive performances, backstage gossip, gig news, interviews and session archives
The best concerts from across the UK and Europe. Available to listen online for 30 days
BBC Radio 3
Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series
Highlighting a charity and appealing for donations. The presenters donate their time.
BBC Radio 4
Find out more & donate to the 2015 Radio 4 Christmas Appeal with St Martin-in-the-Fields
Spoof radio archives written by and starring Angus Deayton and Geoffrey Perkins
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
The latest local and national news updates
BBC Radio Foyle
Radio Scotland finds out how old recordings can trigger memories in people with dementia.
BBC Radio Scotland
Regional news updates
BBC Radio Ulster
Nicola Heywood Thomas rounds up the best of the Welsh contemporary arts scene
BBC Radio Wales
A lunchtime round-up of all the news and sport in Wales and around the world
Coverage of current sporting events, including commentary on games and reports
Barrister Rob Rinder demystifies the legal world in England and Wales
BBC Radio 5 live
Lenny Henry presents a series tracing a century of black British theatre and screen
Composer Adam Gorb goes on a journey to listen to the lost music of concentration camps.
Bollywood previews, exclusive star interviews and South Asian film reviews.
BBC Asian Network
From the sound of Nashville to new bluegrass, Ralph McLean explores American roots music
Great local music, sessions and chat from new Northern Irish artists and established acts.
A weekly journey through some of the greatest and most soulful music ever made
Clare Balding joins notable and interesting people for a walk through the countryside
History series investigating stories taken from archive newspapers
Hip-hop heat and heavy hits.
Ceol is fuaim ura air Radio nan Gaidheal. New music and sounds on Radio nan Gaidheal
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Investigating mass rapes committed by Soviet troops in Germany at the end of World War II.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Jolyon Jenkins reports on Spiral Tribe, the 90s free party sound system, still raving.
Great tunes, entertaining features, occasional quirky stuff and fun.
Bollywood music, culture, light discussion and the Love Hour with Ray Khan.
Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett
Shiri ne a duk ranar Juma'a da ke baiwa masu sauraro damar bayyana ra'ayoyinsu.
BBC Hausa Rediyo
Programming from the BBC Pashto Service
بي بي سي افغانستان (پښتو خپرونه)
Stories about love straight from the smartphones of Radio 4 listeners.
John Waite asks why one of the world's most successful publishers has hit hard times.
Michael Morpurgo on the changing experience of learning to read over the last 70 years
Five European writers explore how issues in their societies are reflected by novelists.
Jon Manel investigates the world of the apprentice.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
John Cooper Clarke looks back at the life of broadcaster and folk singer Ewan MacColl.
A look into the shadowy world of Britain's security services
Occasional music recitals on Radio 3
Mukti Jain Campion discovers the long and surprising history of the swastika.
A thorough look at the week's classical music releases, plus news and recommendations
Clasuron coll o gasgliad Rhys Mwyn, a gwesteion yn hel atgofion am yr 80au a'r 90au.
BBC Radio Cymru
Old BBC programmes chopped up and turned into something new.
Historian Peter Hennessy asks senior politicians to reflect on their lives and times.
Writers and musicians offer guides to cities with which we think we are already familiar.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series.
BBC World Service
A selection of gospel and sacred music for Sunday afternoon presented by James McClelland.
Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of the Spanish boy chosen as a reincarnated Tibetan lama.
James Naughtie presents a tribute to Alistair Cooke, who would have been 100 this week.
Winifred Robinson returns to the Bulger family, 20 years after the murder of their son.
Ian Peacock discovers why certain smells can transport us back to our childhood.
House share comedy with Patrick Barlow.
Irma Kurtz travels to Monet's Giverny garden to hear how losing his sight changed his work
Original insights into major news stories and topical investigations
Un sujet traité en profondeur et qui fait appel aux différents genres journalistiques.
BBC Afrique Radio
Danny Kruger investigates why some US conservatives want to get people out of jail.
Martin Wainwright looks at our national night time obsession - with the beauty of moths.
Roland Pease examines how an increasing number of antibiotics are failing.
How stimulating the brain could be used to treat severe and enduring anorexia nervosa.
The BBC Philharmonic returns to Japan for an emotional tour for the first time since 2011.
Martin Bell returns 20 years on to the Siege of Vukovar in Croatia.
How should Britain manage its returning foreign fighters?
Series which reunites a group of people intimately involved in a moment of modern history
We bring you an hour of hits and headlines from a different featured year every evening.
BBC Local Radio
Dr Aarathi Prasad on how new research into fertility may help stave off the menopause.
The comedian blends music, comedy, idle chat and a bit of banter with the listeners
Laura Barton tells the true story behind By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.
Comic Ria Lina shares her surprising experience of the year she homeschooled her children.
Join Richard Atkins on BBC Gloucestershire.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
News, sport, topical debate and big name guests. Plus your emails, texts and tweets
Join Richard Cartridge on Sunday afternoons.
BBC Radio Solent
Helping Cumbria greet a new day.
BBC Radio Cumbria
Annual lecture delivered by a guest speaker
Music from the decades which brought you big hair, the music video and Boy George.
BBC Radio Devon
A countdown of the official chart for this very week in a year gone by.
Richard Herring tries to reclaim objects we've grown to hate
Richard Marsh fuses poetry and prose to tell heart-warming and witty stories.
Ystod eang o gerddoriaeth gyda Richard Rees. Richard Rees plays a wide range of music
Join Richard Searling on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
Join Richard Spendlove on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
Join Richard Spurr on BBC Radio Derby.
BBC Radio Derby
Join Richard Stead on BBC Radio Leeds.
BBC Radio Leeds
Paul Mason takes a fresh look at the man whose music has always gripped him
Join Richard Williams on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire.
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Join Richie Anderson on BBC WM 95.6.
BBC WM 95.6