Terence Blacker explores politically incorrect music over the last century
BBC Radio 4
Artist Tacita Dean travels to Unesco in Paris on a mission to save photochemical film.
Magdi Abdelhadi talks to Egyptians about their hopes and fears for a 'new Egypt'.
Vintage comedy from the Glums. Starring 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.
Francine Stock explores our use of mind-altering substances and Aldous Huxley's influence.
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.
Series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music
Beatrix Potter’s best-loved tales retold for a young audience
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
Y straeon difyr yn fyw o'ch cymuned chi. Ffoniwch, e-bostiwch, neu sgrifennwch.
BBC Radio Cymru
How Tarzan has enjoyed a hundred years swinging through the jungle of popular culture.
Michael Robinson shows how tax avoidance powers the spread of aggressive global companies.
No longer just for the rich, tutoring is booming in Britain. But is it worth the money?
Assessing 70 years of conflict and consensus since secondary education became free to all.
The latest technology news presented by Rory Cellan-Jones
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.
Nicholas Parsons asks why memory gets worse as we age, meeting experts and performers.
Keith Joseph's impact as the trailblazer for Thatcherism is assessed by James Landale.
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.
1Xtra's team of specialist mix DJs keep the Saturday vibes flowing.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Mel Giedroyc with a mix of stories, comedy, interviews, facts and quizzes.
Crazy panel show chaired by comic Sue Perkins
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.
Featuring the stars... national and local, touring Bristol and Somerset.
BBC Radio Bristol
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
Mark Rickards meets the author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho.
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.
Author Rosie Dastgir explores how home and roots shape an artist's work and creativity.
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.
Composer Matthew Herbert takes a critical look at looping and sampling in modern music.
Ben Schott examines the graphic and gastronomic tricks of the menu.
Will Gompertz investigates the artworks kept in our homes.
Author Patrick Leigh Fermor on walking through Europe in the 1930s.
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
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?
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.
The story of the many live session recordings The Beatles made for the BBC.
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.
Songs and sketches from stand-up Boothby Graffoe and others
Join Paul Stainton on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Join Gordon Brewer, his guests and audience for a lively topical debate on the big issues.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire brings you a review of the latest blockbuster movies.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Michael Duncan and Leighton Flaws discuss local, national and international football.
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.
Dr Laura Ashe reveals how our ideas of romantic love were born in 12th-century literature.
James Jones explores the moral dimensions of the economic crisis
The bishop of Liverpool talks to prisoners, politicians and pundits about the penal system
Fine Time Fontayne stars as Stephen J Blackburn, ex-pitman turned private investigator
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.
Lucy Fleming embarks upon a quest to discover more about her mysterious uncle Ian.
Miranda Emmerson adapts Michel Faber's novel, set in the near future.
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show
Evan Davis chairs a discussion providing insight into business from the people at the top.