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
The lowdown on all the latest releases.
Looking at the latest books, films, plays and exhibitions
BBC Radio 2
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. Presenters give their time freely.
The St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal. Give on 0800 082 82 84 or Radio 4 website.
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
The latest local and national news updates
BBC Radio Foyle
A look back at the week's highlights with David Reeves.
BBC Radio Humberside
News updates for the region
BBC Radio Scotland
Northern Ireland news updates featuring local, national and international news
BBC Radio Ulster
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
New music and sounds on Radio nan Gaidheal.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Memories of playwright Terence Rattigan from people who had a close connection to him
The Nash Ensemble and Clara Mouriz (mezzo) perform music by Ravel at Wigmore Hall, London.
Tom Service explores Ravel's piano music with pianist Roy Howat.
Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present a Ravel evening with guests, live music and more
Great tunes, entertaining features, occasional quirky stuff and fun.
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
Old BBC programmes chopped up and recycled into something new
BBC Radio Manchester's weekly Manchester United fanzine.
BBC Radio Manchester
Historian Peter Hennessy asks senior politicians to reflect on their life and times
Will Robson looks at the Army's regimental system as evolving war and cuts force change.
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
Christopher Cook explores the history of rejected movie music.
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.
An idyllic holiday runs into problems as Beth and Simon get stuck in an airport.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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
Martin Wainwright looks at our national night time obsession - with the beauty of moths.
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
Join Reya El-Salahi on BBC Radio Nottingham
BBC Radio Nottingham
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.
Richard Allinson in his early-morning weekend residency with music and features
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 show awash with anecdotes and conversation, your stories, star interviews and more.
BBC Radio Bristol
How's your parts? It's Nanks' nocturnal antidote to life.
Ystod eang o gerddoriaeth gyda Richard Rees. Richard Rees plays a wide range of music
Top company, chat and tunes right into the early hours.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Join Richard Spurr on BBC Radio Stoke.
BBC Radio Stoke
Discussing this week's religious and ethical issues.
BBC Radio York
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
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
Dr Mark Porter investigates the phenomenon of resistance to antibiotics
Dr Ben Goldacre explores our past and present fascination with nutrition and lifestyle
The freshest RnB on the turntables.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Tom Holland explores the continuing appeal of Homer's Odyssey. Why should that be?
Join Rob Adcock on BBC Radio Northampton.
BBC Radio Northampton
Radio 1's leftfield show - techno, bleeps, ambient and acoustic.
Rob starts the day with a mixture of music and chat.
BBC Radio Suffolk
Join Rob Watts on BBC Radio Derby.
BBC Radio Derby
Everything you need to know about London from architecture to accents and great music.
BBC London 94.9
Discussing the big stories of the day with essential travel news updates.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Sitcom about a couple, Robin and Wendy, and their friends and neighbours
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, thrash... new music. Loud.
A new and special mix of music, from classic Americana to new directions in folk-rock.
The best in country music presented by Keith Greentree.
BBC Radio Norfolk
'The Campaign For Real Music' continues with an hour of 60's and an hour of 50's music.
BBC Radio Kent
Roger Law takes a tour of the new world of Chinese museums
With music and conversation for Saturday lunchtime.
BBC Radio Merseyside
Express your views on the issues of the day. Call Roger on 0151 709 9333.
Roger Law takes a look at the 'fancy': the wonderful world of show rabbits.