Historian Jon Lawrence of Cambridge University asks what has happened to the working class
BBC Radio 4
With Tony and Ted, Elves and Elvis, Bikers and Baby Rose, Prince Charles and Pam Ayres.
BBC Radio Lancashire
As Britain's last glass eye maker retires, Jolyon Jenkins explores the world of false eyes
Phil Rickman marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Dr John Dee
Alistair McGowan tells the story of the love letters that composer Erik Satie never sent.
Screenwriter Jeremy Dyson praises the supernatural stories of Robert Aickman.
Tam Cowan, Stuart Cosgrove, and guests comically dissect the sporting year.
BBC Radio 5 live
Mark Sutherland explores the alternative side of the 1980s music scene.
BBC Radio 6 Music
DJG with the biggest praise party in town.
BBC Radio Oxford
Scientists uncover evidence about vaccines that may change public health care forever.
Melvyn Bragg explores the idea and evolution of culture
Five people from different spheres of life reflect on what failure has taught them
Edi Stark goes in search of cutting edge science which and shakes our notion of identity.
BBC Radio Scotland
The best bits of the week on BBC Three Counties.
BBC Three Counties Radio
Radio 3's cabaret of the word...
BBC Radio 3
Have your say on the day's matches on 01743 248321.
BBC Radio Shropshire
More from stand-up comedian and performer Milton Jones
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Victims of violent crime come face to face with men serving sentences for similar crimes.
Following three people preparing to move out of the redeveloping Village area of Belfast.
BBC Radio Ulster
Good music, an alternative news review and a colourful range of characters and banter.
Richard Coles on the various ways that the voice of God is depicted, and what this reveals
The story of the Dundonian who for nearly 40 years provided the voice of Mickey Mouse.
Steve Smith takes you on a musical tour of the decades.
Intimate portrait of the musician Robert Wyatt in his own words.
Mike Pitts explores how archaeologists can reach different conclusions about the same site
Nightly election satire from Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis, with special guests
David Aaronovitch asks what the voting public really expect from politicians
Clare Balding investigates all aspects of the human voice and the way we use it
1897: Terror strikes on a schooner sailing from Bulgaria to England.
BBC Radio 7
The story of a stained glass window in an Alabama church paid for by the people of Wales.
A look at the peace lines that have divided Northern Ireland for nearly 40 years
David Holmes puts music to the stories of people across the divide in Northern Ireland.
The mysterious Mrs Drewe commissions a bureau to be made with a secret drawer.
The bureau has kept its secrets for 120 years but now Emily has found the hidden drawer.
Eric Robson asks why the bestselling author Hugh Walpole has been forgotten.
Testimony from the women who sailed across the Atlantic to join their servicemen husbands.
Roz Kidman Cox looks at the continuing conflict over the pursuit of whales
William Crawley looks back at the ban on broadcasting interviews with paramilitary groups.
Barbara Plett examines how the Syria conflict could shape the future of the Middle East.
The effect of World War One from a global perspective
BBC World Service
Stories of life during the Second World War, read by Sylvestra Le Touzel
Sir Christopher Meyer, ex-chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, examines the press
Can art and irony achieve what mainstream politics never has?
BBC South West's forecasters lead us through an hour of wintery weather facts and stories.
BBC Radio Devon
A look at how our weather works. Presented by Emily Wood and Helen McKenzie.
Organist Richard Coles meets the musicians who can make or break a bride's big day.
The high price of gold has led to Asians being targeted for their wedding jewellery.
Comedy. A young Welsh couple are getting married on the same day as the royal wedding
BBC Radio Wales
News, entertainment updates and sport, plus a look at what's making the next day's papers
Peter Greig with great music and a recap of some of the week's broadcasting highlights.
This series meets the families of the Welsh soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan
Cerys Matthews drives the A470, the highway running through the heart of Wales
Cerys Matthews drives the A470, the highway running through the heart of Wales.
Have your say on Blues, Baggies, Aston Villa, Wolves and Walsall
BBC WM 95.6
Reports from behind the scenes at Westminster.
Ben Wright speaks to the people who see everything in politics: ministerial car drivers.
Martin Sheen explores the continuing magic of Irving Berlin's best-selling song.
BBC Radio 2
Two sisters, one lover and a haunting tale; The White Lady is a new show.
Horatio Clare tells the story of the African Resistance Movement.
Poet Jean Sprackland takes the Hull train to recall Larkin's famous poem Whitsun Weddings.
Paolo Hewitt tells the story of The Who.
The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions.
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and a Wilson Pickett fan, profiles the soul star.
Clive Anderson explores the value of Wikipedia as a source of human knowledge.
Robert Macfarlane searches around Britain for wilderness. Read by Richard Greenwood
William Horwood's sequel to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Award-winning comedian Jesse Griffin stars as outlaw country singer Wilson Dixon
Alan Bennett reads Kenneth Grahame's classic tale
Kenneth Grahame's classic tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad.
Showcase for works that push the boundaries of drama and narrative
The music of the wind captured on fencing wires stretched across the Australian landscape.
Richard Elfyn stars in DJ Britton's acclaimed fictional solo show about David Lloyd George
Susan Morrison, a regular traveller on the M8, ventures off the motorway and into Whitburn
The influence of significant women on the life and work of poet Rainer Maria Rilke.
Matthew Hill investigates the drug Champix and its possible links to psychiatric illness.
Brian Matthew looks at Woolworth's colourful musical history.
Paul Bayley examines history of the flexidisc, a cheap, lo-fi way of releasing a record.
New writing and successful writers with Harriett Gilbert.
Sue Limb's parody of the lives of the Romantic poets
Including Radio Active, Hordes of the Things, and Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful.
Charlotte Evans and Cat Whiteaway visit a family history and heritage centre in Ebbw Vale.
Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth
Justin Webb asks what the future holds for the World Bank.
Joe Dunthorne's England Writers Football Team plays against the Scotland Writers Team.
The programme that puts the important questions to those in the spotlight
Stephen Phelps recalls one of the most secret diplomatic missions of the Second World War.
Philip Sweeney finds out about the pioneering composer of African Sanctus David Fanshawe.
The wildlife impressionist muses on the countryside and brings us birdsong and monologues.
Highlights from The World Sound Clash. Contains strong language.
BBC Radio 1Xtra
Shaun Ley looks at the week's big stories and previews the week to come
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