Nick Barraclough pays tribute to the art of the backing vocalist.
BBC Radio 4
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
Presenting musical events from all over the world
BBC Radio 3
Presenting exciting live musical events from all over the world
Live and recorded concerts from all over the UK. Includes the Wigmore chamber music series
The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and soprano Carolyn Sampson perform Locatelli and Handel.
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
Regional news updates
BBC Radio Ulster
Nicola Heywood Thomas previews the best of the Welsh contemporary arts scene.
BBC Radio Wales
Mike Bubbins highlights a selection of acts from the festival.
Coverage of current sporting events, including commentary on games and reports
Join Raees Khan on BBC Radio Manchester.
BBC Radio Manchester
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
Hip-hop heat and heavy hits.
Ceòl is fuaimean ùra air Radio nan Gàidheal. New music and sounds on Radio nan Gàidheal.
BBC Radio Nan Gàidheal
Investigating mass rapes committed by Soviet troops in Germany at the end of World War II.
Short stories by Julie Mayhew, inspired by Rapunzel and other traditional European tales.
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
Bollywood music, culture, light discussion and the Love Hour with Ray Khan.
Classic long-running comedy series starring Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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
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
The Happening, that essential feature of 60s bohemia, is back. Far out, or too late?
Occasional music recitals on Radio 3
Mukti Jain Campion discovers the long and surprising history of the swastika.
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.
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.
Roland Pease examines how an increasing number of antibiotics are failing.
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
Comedy series set in Baltimore just before the American Revolution
We bring you an hour of hits and headlines from a different featured year every evening.
BBC Local Radio
Cyfle i chi sgwrsio gyda Dylan Jones am yr hyn sy'n digwydd yng Nghymru a thu hwnt.
BBC Radio Cymru
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.
Join Richard Atkins on BBC Gloucestershire.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
News, sport, topical debate and big name guests. Plus your emails, texts and tweets
BBC Radio 5 live
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.
A series of personal interview with Richard Holloway.
BBC Radio Scotland
Join Richard Lewis on BBC Radio Bristol.
BBC Radio Bristol
Ystod eang o gerddoriaeth gyda Richard Rees. Richard Rees plays a wide range of music
Join Richard Searling on BBC Radio Manchester.
Top company, chat and tunes right into the early hours.
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 Richie Anderson on BBC WM 95.6.
BBC WM 95.6
A journey through the life and music of American rock artist Nils Lofgren.
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).
BBC Radio Guernsey
A series that hears from people who live with someone affected by mental health issues
Dr Mark Porter investigates the phenomenon of resistance to antibiotics
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle
Inspector Lestrade introduces tales of Sherlock Holmes's rivals
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
Join Rob Adcock on BBC Radio Northampton.
BBC Radio Northampton
A new mystery for veteran detective Bill Galbraith, starring Bernard Hepton
Everything you need to know about London from architecture to accents and great music.
BBC London 94.9
Interview series. Robert Peston and Eddie Mair spring surprise guests on each other.
Robert Peston explores what happens when family and business mix.
Discussing the big stories of the day with essential travel news updates.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Jon Stewart charts the increasing interaction between humans and robots
Stuart Maconie on rock musicians who combined symphony and pop music in the 60s and 70s.
Rock, metal, hardcore and everything in between.