Frances Fyfield explores the handwritten manuscript of Dickens' great political thriller.
BBC Radio 4
Beatrix Potter’s best-loved tales retold for a young audience
Childhood favourites and Beatrix Potter's lesser known tales, in a fresh 2013 landscape.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Series of mystery stories featuring Ernest Bramah's blind detective Max Carrados
David Dunseith uncovers the gems in the Talk Back archives
BBC Radio Ulster
A delve into the Talkback archives to uncover over twenty years of Ulster history
Steve Punt talks to Denis Norden about his 60-year career.
A stranger discovers an ancient tree in a lane close to the ruins of the Talley Abbey.
BBC Radio Wales
A hapless, jazz-loving insect's audio diary of his mainly uneventful life
An insight into the Jackie magazine that invented the teenage girl.
BBC Radio Scotland
Do assumptions about teenage pregnancy stand up to scrutiny? Miranda Sawyer investigates.
Discover a ghastly secret in the rib-tickling, toe-curling tale of orthodontic outrage.
BBC Radio 7
Sarfraz Manzoor looks at the life of a teetotaller in the UK.
A celebration of the Glasgow Apollo, Scotland's leading concert venue in the 1970s and 80s
5 live commentator John Murray reflects on the goals which defined 2008.
BBC Radio 5 live
Farmer Gilbert is drawn to the hall's mysterious new tenantin this Anne Bronte adaptation
Farmer Gilbert is drawn to the hall's mysterious new tenant in the Anne Bronte adaptation.
How the Welsh writer became the cornerstone of cult television.
Five scientists look back to the knowledge of their ancient forebears
The story of Robert Maxwell's failed attempt to merge Oxford United and Reading FC.
Former member Midge Ure remembers the unique band. First broadcast in 1998.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Phil Manzanera and Cliff Richard on Hank Marvin.
A portrait of Syd Barrett, former member of Pink Floyd.
Mark Radcliffe explores the life and legacy of Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett.
The correspondence between James VI of Scotland and Elizabeth I.
Glenn Mitchell tells the story of American vaudeville and comedy act The Three Stooges.
Jarvis Cocker celebrates Roxy Music and reflects on their legacy.
BBC Radio 2
One of boxing's greatest ever fights has a complex back story. John McDonald discovers why
Your ticket to the world's arts and entertainment scene with Mark Coles.
BBC World Service
Mike Brearley examines the history and contemporary impact of India's love of cricket
Ian Sansom talks to Judith Kerr, author of the children's book The Tiger Who Came to Tea.
Original stories by unpublished writers
Alan Thompson takes a nostalgic look back at the past
Alan Thompson and guests go back to 1967 and the Summer of Love.
Sally Magnusson meets the Glasgow schoolgirls evacuated to Perthshire over 70 years ago.
A Cornish play
BBC Radio Cornwall
The Bank of England Governor, Sir Mervyn King, delivers the second Today Programme Lecture
The Honourable Richard Rollison investigates a crime
A one-off sitcom following the lives of the people who work on a toll bridge in Wales.
Rob Brydon tells the story of the Welsh singer who made it from the Valleys to Vegas.
Tom presents live with his unique mix of music including BBC Introducing tracks.
Call us with your sporting views on 08453 00 99 56 [standard rate].
BBC WM 95.6
Tony Blackburn counts down the biggest selling singles of the 1960s.
William Lyons conjures the brash and brilliant music of the 500-year-old town Waits.
Sarah Pitt tells the story of the 1967 Torrey Canyon supertanker environmental disaster.
Jolyon Jenkins speaks to former torturers from different countries.
From Mumbai, Ardashir Vakil's personal view on the Zoarastrian religion.
Bronagh Gallagher returns to Londonderry to look at its musical heritage and history.
Simon Preston visits a UK town and, with a local chef, creates a new signature dish
Cameron Stout discovers Scotland's favourite traditional music track of all time
By Patricia Duncker. To mark the transit of Venus, a story about Pilate's wife.
Tony Lidington travels with the truckers to investigate this great British institution.
New half-hour of sketches, music and a fictional interactive quiz.
Teatime entertainment with all the latest on the regions roads.
BBC Radio Bristol
The latest news from the roads and rails across the West.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Alan keeps his eye on the roads on a busy evening.
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Felicity Evans recalls one of Britain's worst anti-Semitic riots, in Tredegar in 1911.
Dr Adam Hart investigates the science of ash dieback.
A message found at the site of a teenager's death causes panic among his friends.
The drama of the Sheridan trial brought to life, with analysis from the press box.
Peter Curran visits members of the many and varied disciplines of science
Stand up comedian Des Clarke explores 'the trouble with being Des'.
Series following a new approach tried as an alternative to custody for child offenders
When is typical teen angst something more serious? Miranda Sawyer investigates.
Winifred Robinson examines the stereotypical image of the Liverpudlian.
How did a waitress from Cement City end up as one of America's most wanted criminals?
Jazz composer Julian Joseph goes in search of black classical musicians from the past.
Julian Joseph traces the lives and careers of black classical musicians in Britain.
Paul Lewis tries to uncover the truth about the world's most controversial bank.
Exploring the different attitudes and definitions of mental health and mental wellbeing
Jolyon Jenkins asks whether the Roma in Britain are villains or victims?
Dr Geoff Bunn features comic book heroes and science in his history of the lie detector.
Discussions on culture and race
Dominic Arkwright charts the life of Thomas Middleton, the bad boy of Renaissance drama.
Jordan Ogg and Malachy Tallack look at the very best in songwriting
Mathematician and code-breaker Alan Turing, and his role in the invention of the computer.
How did a small white cow become the centre of a riot in the north-east town of Turriff?
Spinoff of nautical sitcom The Navy Lark, as the Troutbridge's crew takes over a TV studio
Nick Barraclough explores what makes a great lead guitar player.
Join Livvy and Chrissie for The Twelve O'Clock Show. Exciting chat, fun and interviews.
Pink Floyd members explore the tragic mental breakdown of former front man Syd Barrett.
Unexpected science fiction and horror tales. Adaptation of the original TV series
Clare Jenkins meets people with their own reasons for observing the two-minute silence.
A documentary about Irish rock band U2.
Tony Blackburns counts down the most successful duets ever to hit the UK charts.
Tony Blackburn counts down the 40 biggest songs by acts who only ever had the one hit.
John O'Neill gets to the heart of The Ulster Hospital in Belfast
A series which explores the origins, history, language and culture of the Ulster-Scots.