Terence Blacker explores politically incorrect music over the last century
BBC Radio 4
Magdi Abdelhadi talks to Egyptians about their hopes and fears for a 'new Egypt'.
Vintage shenanigans from the Glums. With Jimmy Edwards, June Whitfield and Dick Bentley.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Programme presenting the very best of Scottish dance music
BBC Radio Scotland
Interview series with Fergal Keane in which he talks to individuals who have taken a stand
Familiar pieces of classical music re-examined.
Lyse Doucet asks diplomats and politicians how we should engage with brutal regimes.
How the iconic Yorkshire pit village of Grimethorpe has adjusted to life after coal.
Jeremy Bowen hears first-hand accounts of the revolution which started in Tunisia
Christine Finn explores how authors' archive is kept, now they write on screens not paper.
Parodies of Victorian tales, written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie
Series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music
Crimewriter Louise Welsh investigates tales of murder and the medieval Scottish kings.
Popular fairy stories by Hans Christian Andersen.
News, views and your on-air reaction to all the breaking stories of the day
BBC Radio Ulster
Razia Iqbal talks to a series of well-known authors from Britain and around the world.
BBC World Service
The stories of Leicestershire and Rutland's past.
BBC Radio Leicester
Join Tammy Gooding on BBC Hereford & Worcester.
BBC Hereford & Worcester
Cerddoriaeth ysgafn a’r newyddion diweddara. Easy listening music and news updates
BBC Radio Cymru
Cyfle i ymateb i bynciau'r dydd.
How Tarzan has enjoyed a hundred years swinging through the jungle of popular culture.
Denis Norden illustrates the impact American humour and British comedy had on his career.
Michael Robinson shows how tax avoidance powers the spread of aggressive global companies.
Hardeep Singh Kohli joins people as they meet over a cup of tea and a biscuit
No longer just for the rich, tutoring is booming in Britain. But is it worth the money?
Tracey Logan explores the world of colour, from biology to fashion
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Ted's world, packed to the brim with his bezzie mates - celebrities!
BBC Radio Lancashire
Do assumptions about teenage pregnancy stand up to scrutiny? Miranda Sawyer investigates.
Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the life of a teetotaller in the UK.
A journey into the triumphs and struggles of the Iranian diaspora in Los Angeles.
Howard Stableford meets the Ten Rare Men, the experts who rule on rare bird sightings.
Fergal Keane uncovers the roots of modern terrorism
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
William Hartson examines some of the great arguments in the history of science.
Comedy sketch show, written by and starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Ian McMillan goes in search of one of Britain's strangest linguistic features.
Paul Morley on the 7-inch single's grand relative - the 12-inch - and its peak in the 80s.
Mel Giedroyc with a mix of stories, comedy, interviews, facts and quizzes.
Tim Robbins, star of The Shawshank Redemption, leads acting classes in LA's Norco Prison.
David Lomax reports on the story of the Kamchatka crabs brought to the Arctic by Stalin.
How has the world has changed for women? Inspiring women in their 70s and 80s look back
Richard Dawkins decodes the discoveries and mysteries of the human genome sequence
Andrew Collins tells the story of Alan Smithee, prolific film director who never existed.
Alison Steadman on why so many birds in Britain are aliens from elsewhere
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
The week's events in Ambridge
A look back at programmes and recordings from the BBC archives
The life of Louis Armstrong as told through his archive of tape recordings.
Bob Dickinson visits a new festival of contemporary art in a nuclear bunker in Bosnia.
Richard Coles on the inspiration to artists of darkness and the Northern lights in Norway.
Will Gompertz examines objects in the Royal Collection that define the British monarchy.
Peter Day salutes the graphic artists whose canvas was Radio Times, 90 years old this week
Guy Garvey on the challenge of turning a collection of songs into a single piece of art.
Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's chief of staff, asks what makes a great foreign minister.
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Music, TV, books, film and the arts – everything that's new in global culture
Live cricket commentary on The Ashes series between England and Australia, plus features
BBC Radio 5 live
Zaiba Malik on the Asian youth movements in the 1970s who fought for justice and equality.
Tim Boon tells the story of Percy Smith, a pioneer in the art of the natural history film.
Will an explosion in financial services aimed at the world's poorest help, or hurt, them?
An insightful, humorous piece of reportage from inside the barber shop.
A year after the fall of President Mubarak of Egypt, what happened to the revolution?
The programme that puts the important questions to those in the spotlight.
Tom showcases the best new online tunes from upcoming artists.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Dean Jackson and the team with new music and more for your Saturday night.
BBC Radio Nottingham
How a down-at-heel Parisian hotel became the world's avant-garde headquarters.
Mal replays this week's programme highlights and delves into the BBC Wales archives
BBC Radio Wales
A look at the life and work of Amitabh Bachchan, the biggest star in Bollywood.
Dr Lucie Green reports on plans for a radio telescope the size of a continent.
Sarah Angliss uncovers the fascinating story of how we tried to teach the birds to sing.
James Jones explores the moral dimensions of the economic crisis
The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
An irreverent and light-hearted look at the career of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
BBC Radio 2
Exploring the lives of white women married to local Indian men who have made India home.
The story of one of the most controversial documents in US diplomatic history.
How the most gruelling fell race is inspiring a composer to write a new piece of music.
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
Evan Davis chairs a discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.
An audio portrait exploring the lives and ideas of CS Lewis and Aldous Huxley.
The best way to wake up, with London's news, travel, entertainment and guests.
BBC London 94.9
The Transporter Bridge on Teesside is 100 years old, but will it survive another 100?
Paul Sinha finds some British Asians believe caste discrimination is alive and well in UK.
Why many thousands of former British army soldiers have settled in Germany.
Julia Blackburn meets writers whose private papers reside in Leeds University Library.
Katie Grant visits a summer camp aimed at mixed-race families.
Steve Richards tells the inside story of Gordon Brown's time as prime minister
Classic BBC radio sketch comedy
Amanda Roocroft explores the impact of Madame Butterfly in performance and popular culture
Dominic Arkwright talks to people who have taken or made life-changing phone calls
Zubeida Malik meets young British Arabs who took part in the Arab uprisings.
Hie ye to The Castle,a rollicking sitcom set way back then with James Fleet & Neil Dudgeon
Five illustrated talks by different writers exploring the cave as a theme
Northern Ireland's 18-year-olds discuss their years of peace with Geoffrey Beattie.
The crime writer Val McDermid on how boarding school novels inspired her to be a writer.