Rev Richard Coles returns to his childhood musical hero, with some unexpected twists.
BBC Radio 4
Hermione Cockburn uncovers the historical role of dams and reservoirs in Britain
Comedy series about a hapless vicar who discovers dark secrets about his parish
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BBC Radio Scotland
Gyles Brandreth persuades politicians to talk about their true selves
Secret Mueum looks at the explicit erotic, sexual and pornographic art of Pompeii.
Romance and political skulduggery combine in David Edgar's witty murder mystery.
BBC Radio 7
Barbara Collins looks at the secret lives of Catholic police officers in Northern Ireland.
BBC Radio Ulster
Ian Marchant explores whether trees really do have miraculous powers.
Kate Grenville's story of belonging and ownership, read by Ron Cook
Vivienne Parry meets the scientists whose work remains unknown to the general public
Sally Magnusson provides an extraordinary insight into the scientific applications of pee.
Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful
Two-part drama about an escort and her clients by Gerda Stevenson.
Comedy by Hilary Lyon. Erstwhile free spirit Trisha return to her native city of Edinburgh
Matt McGrath looks at usage of the performance-enhancing drug EPO among athletes.
Francis Pryor reports on a vast archaeological project challenging existing theories.
Roger Law embarks on a journey to understand controversial artist Caravaggio
How the oldest people on the planet are helping scientists to unlock the secrets of ageing
Behind the scenes of the security operation at the Olympic Games.
Cecil Sharp collected thousands of English folk songs to bring them to a wider audience.
A blind Californian academic claims sounds can help you see. But will it work in Glasgow?
Comedy set in an Essex job centre, written by Steven Burge
Louis de Bernieres visits the museum devoted to Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia.
BBC Radio 3
Gilleasbuig MacFhearghais a' tadhal air sgeap Sheonachain MhicLeòid san Àth Leathann.
BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal
Local songs from Cape Breton
Ymunwch gydag Aled Samuel wrth iddo dafoli "deg uchaf" ein Seintiau Cymreig.
BBC Radio Cymru
James Naughtie commentates live from Glasgow Cathedral at the Commonwealth Service.
A Christmas service with carols, readings and the Christmas story.
A carol service from Ness Bank Church in Inverness.
Traditional Christmas Carols and readings.
BBC Radio York
Richard Coles tells the extraordinary story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service for a selection of programmes.
A selection of BBC World Service news, business and science programmes
BBC World Service
When his marriage breaks up, Dave finds himself living in a storage unit.
Sitcom about a man who moves into a storage unit after the break-up of his marriage
Laurence Llewelyn Bowen reports on the international success of British luxury brands.
The Europeans who are trying to persuade China's middle class to buy European fine foods.
Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia
An edition of Semprini Serenade, featuring Alberto Semprini and the Serenade Orchestra.
BBC Radio 2
Pure blazing hip-hop with hot new exclusives and the biggest artists.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry.
Alun Thomas sy'n cofio'r danchwa yng nglofa'r Universal ar y 14eg o Hydref 1913.
Roy Noble explores the causes and aftermath of the explosion that killed 439 miners.
BBC Radio Wales
Join David Olver for hits and memories from the decade of glam, prog rock and disco
Writers, artists and entertainers take a new look at the 2008 European Capital of Culture
The sense of identity that is attached to different parts of Ulster is explored.
Russell Walker presents a profile of Scottish footballer Willie Johnston.
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, brings you his personal look at Christmas.
BBC Radio Humberside
Fred MacAmhlaigh a' beachdachadh air na h-òrain aig Niall MacIlleathain.
A selection of pre-war singers who recorded gramophone records. With Fred MacAulay.
The famous player who played for Partick Thistle and for Scotland.
Mariella Frostrup examines the growing phenomenon of couples who choose to live apart.
Plant sydd yn gorfod ymweld â'n ysbytai ar drothwy'r Nadolig. Children visiting hospitals.
Exploring Balkan trumpet music, which is celebrated at the Guca Festival in Serbia.
Six people reflect on the story of Jesus from their own perspective
Jolyon Jenkins investigates the seamy side of the cruise business
Surreal and sublime sketch comedy from new comic talent Miriam Elia
Sketch show from the deranged mind of comedian Miriam Elia
Investigating the challenges of modern life in remote coastal communities
Robin Ince and a panel of guests look at what's funny on TV, Radio, or in the shops
Iain MacWhirter recalls a famously controversial speech made by Margaret Thatcher.
Alan Cochrane looks at Thatcher's infamous Sermon on the Mound speech.
Emma Conroy introduces live coverage the act of remembrance from the cenotaph in St Helier
BBC Radio Jersey
A thanksgiving service to mark the 80th anniversary of the BBC World Service from London.
A service of celebration in Westminster Abbey, introduced by Nicholas Witchell.
The Queen, the Royal Family and senior government figures gather in Westminster Abbey.
Uchafbwyntiau o'r Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau. Highlights from Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau.
Idris Morris Jones a'r byd gwerin cyfoes. Idris Morris Jones with the modern folk scene
Richard Rees yn darlledu'n fyw o'r Sesiwn Fawr ar sgwâr Dolgellau.
Uchafbwyntiau Pabell Acwstic Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau. Highlights from Sesiwn Fawr festival.