Nick Barraclough pays tribute to the art of the backing vocalist.
BBC Radio 4
Join Rachel Sloane on BBC Radio Suffolk.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Intelligent music, conversation and a variety of guests every weekday afternoon.
BBC Radio 6 Music
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw
BBC Radio 1
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
BBC Radio 2
Exclusive performances, backstage gossip, gig news, interviews and session archives
David Mitchell traces the history of British humour from music hall to the modern day.
Presenting exciting live musical events from all over the world
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.
Give now to the 2014 Radio 4 Christmas Appeal and help vulnerable people across the UK
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
The latest local and national news updates
BBC Radio Foyle
Compilation of comedy classics as chosen by senior producers or radio executives
BBC Radio 4 Extra
A look back at the week's highlights with David Reeves.
BBC Radio Humberside
Jane Garvey is joined by Stephanie Hirst and guests to look back at the year in radio.
BBC Radio 5 live
News updates for the region
BBC Radio Scotland
Every day up to Christmas, Kim Lenaghan opens Radio Ulster's special audio advent calendar
BBC Radio Ulster
Canon Noel Battye introduces a traditional Christmas morning carol service.
Regional news updates
Reviews, reports and analysis in a weekly round-up of Wales's thriving arts scene
BBC Radio Wales
Coverage of current sporting events, including commentary on games and reports
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
Programme joining notable and interesting people for a walk through the countryside
History series investigating stories taken from archive newspapers
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BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Mary Anne Hobbs presents a Chris Morris radio retrospective featuring interviews.
Strange and chilling tales from the master of thrillers.
Bollywood music, culture, light discussion and the Love Hour with Ray Khan.
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
Jon Manel investigates the world of the apprentice.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
A look into the shadowy world of Britain's security services
Mukti Jain Campion discovers the long and surprising history of the swastika.
Old BBC programmes chopped up and turned into something new.
BBC Radio Manchester's weekly Manchester United fanzine.
BBC Radio Manchester
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.
Surreal comedy by Sean Foley and Hamish McColl
James Naughtie presents a tribute to Alistair Cooke, who would have been 100 this week.
A series of programmes and repeats paying tribute to Gerry Anderson.
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
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.
Comedy discussion show hosted by Frank Skinner exploring interesting moments in history.
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.
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.
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BBC Radio Cymru
The comedian blends music, comedy, idle chat and a bit of banter with the listeners
Welsh comic sensation Rhod Gilbert presents music and comedy
Laura Barton tells the true story behind By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.
Join Richard Allen on BBC Radio Humberside.
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.
BBC Radio Guernsey
Join Richard Latto on BBC Radio Solent.
Join Richard Lewis on BBC Radio Bristol.
BBC Radio Bristol
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Top company, chat and tunes right into the early hours.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Join Richard Spurr on BBC Radio Derby.
BBC Radio Derby
Inspirational music and North Yorkshire people.
BBC Radio York
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 Wilford on BBC WM.
BBC WM 95.6
Join Rick Edwards on BBC Radio Devon.
Ricky Ross and his guests stimulate, refresh and inspire your Sunday morning.
Series of personal interviews with Ricky Ross.
Dr Kevin Fong evaluates the realities of travelling by bike on UK roads.
HRH the Duke of Edinburgh recalls his role in a daring rescue during WWII.
Your chance to sell your goods and buy other peoples (rules apply).
Dr Mark Porter investigates the phenomenon of resistance to antibiotics
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle
Adaptations of five tales by a leading figure of English-language Indian literature
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
Join Rob Adcock on BBC Radio Northampton.
BBC Radio Northampton
Join Rob Jelly on BBC Essex.