Who wrote 'Clare Middleton I Love You Will You Marry Me' on a Sheffield bridge? Did she?
BBC Radio 4
Martha Lane Fox tells the story of the early women pioneers of British computing.
Danny Shaw tells the story of Sir Ian Blair's tenure as Metropolitan Police Commissioner
Jim Carey celebrates the ice cream van with enthusiasts Francis Rossi and Johnny Vegas.
Haunted by the sinking of RMS Titanic, this is the story of an iceberg journeying south.
Bettany Hughes reveals the history of civilisation's most influential ideas
Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince
Jolyon Jenkins reports on the people trying to get rich online without actually working.
The world’s leading thinkers, politicians and cultural figures interviewed by the BBC
BBC World Service
Michael Morpurgo explores British childhood over the last thousand years
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Misha Glenny presents a three part history of Germany before the world wars
Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain
Iraqi interpreters were offered a new life in the UK for their help. What did they get?
Sheppey, landscape of cars, caravans and morose marshland - the place they call The Island
Haunting sound portrait of Orford Ness in Suffolk, Europe's largest vegetated shingle spit
A round-up of the day's local, national and international news.
Edward Stourton presents the story of the biggest mass POW breakout in history
Dramatic adaptations of the American author's classic crime novels
Irish comic Jason Byrne presents his fast-paced stand-up comedy and sketch show
Scientists analyse a small jawbone found in Kent's Cavern in Torquay over 80 years ago.
The latest national and international jazz releases, plus live music and guests
BBC Radio Scotland
Cambridgeshire people and places, including the school-gate debate and great music.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
John Tusa discusses the creative process with major practitioners in the arts.
BBC Radio 3
In conversation with some of music's most compelling artists.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Steve Jones asks if people can be 'born bad"'- as was said of the infamous Jukes family.
The big phone-in, your stories and the team fight for your consumer rights. 08459 455 555
BBC Three Counties Radio
Stephen Evans examines how soldiers are taught to kill and asks what it does to them.
Jay Rayner presents a food panel show
Celebrating the sheer joy of all things foodie in and around Scotland. Yum!
Ziauddin Sardar investigates philosophical and practical links between science and Islam.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Why are scientists and designers are deliberately planning for failure?
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
BBC Radio Norfolk
Late night radio for grown ups.
BBC Radio Devon
Lively late night radio. Cheeky chat that will keep you up until the early hours.
Cherrie McIlwaine brings you the best in chilled out music
BBC Radio Ulster
Eamon presents an educated and easy-going guide to the popular music spectrum
Stuart Bailie introduces an eclectic mix of sounds from funkadelic grooves to classic rock
Improvised sketch show with a live studio audience, with Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney
A science-fiction comedy series adapted for radio by Chris Larner and David Gilbert
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston, explores the mysterious world of art attribution.
Comedy about the ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state
Jonathan Glancey argues that amid closures, the public library is also being reinvented.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses the scientific life with fellow scientists
A journey through the UK defence economy telling the story of a bullet from factory to war
What happens when you switch on a light? Toby Jones discovers it is a question without end
Exploring the vast archive of Chaplin's unfinished scripts, letters and press cuttings
Capturing the nation in conversation, curated and archived by the British Library.
Natural history programme
Why were tens of thousands of people lobotomised in the 1940s and 50s in the UK and US?
The sounds of the historic and influential city, through its music, life, noise and people
Historian and broadcaster Dan Cruickshank goes off the beaten track in London
Author Howard Sounes reveals the true story behind the noted Bob Dylan song.
Every year more people try to swim the English Channel. Jolyon Jenkins joins the dreamers.
Jonathan Freedland presents the series that looks for the past behind the present.
Tim Whewell explores truth and myth in one of the great tales of adventure and endurance.
The songs inspired by the Luddites and their uprisings - which began 200 years ago.
Ayisha Yahya tells the story of the 600-mile railway line from the Kenyan coast to Uganda
The story behind the making of Radio Scotland drama Homeless.
Narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine
Tarek Osman traces characters and ideas that have shaped the modern Arab world
Sitcom by David Nobbs, set in a small art museum staffed by eccentrics and obsessives
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
James Naughtie thinks now is a timely moment for a reappraisal of Sir Walter Scott.
Peter Day explores the wayward genius of Irish writer Flann O'Brien on his centenary.
Lectures and sketches by the comedian, arguing the significance of historical figures
Martin talks to local people and finds out their perfect weekend morning, plus great music
BBC Radio Bristol
The double double-act of Newman and Baddiel and Punt and Dennis
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BBC Radio 1
John Lloyd celebrates 30 years of The Meaning of Liff with Matt Lucas and Helen Fielding.
Steve Hewlett presents a topical programme about the fast-changing media world
Are we are turning normal human behaviour into medical conditions?
There are loads of great records, and Mickey will play as many as he can in two hours
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
Security Correspondent Gordon Corera reveals the story behind Israel's secret service.
Radio 4 has been granted access to track work with some of the UK most troubled families.
Well-known figures review their favourite movie with the assistance of expert contributors
BBC Radio 2
Dr Phil Hammond asks each of three guests to play the track of their choice
Under a full moon and the Northern Lights, Richard Coles hears the Ice Music of Norway.
Midge Ure goes in search of the real Freddie Mercury.
Who cut down Glastonbury's 'holy thorn' tree? And why did it matter to so many people?
Sue Broom investigates why 26 dolphins were stranded and died in Falmouth Harbour in 2008.
Frances Fyfield explores the manuscript of Dickens's last and unfinished novel.
Sue Broom cracks the code of the cryptic names that are given to genes by scientists.
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
More fun on the waves in this classic comedy
James Naughtie profiles 60 public figures nominated to mark the diamond jubilee
Andrew Luck-Baker meets today's telescope builders and astronomers
Martin Wolf, of the Financial Times, examines the global financial situation
Could a strange dog from remote New Guinea have been man's first best friend?
Navdip Dhariwal investigates the rise of Hindu fundamentalism in Britain.
Mike Wooldridge reports on the quiet economic inroads into Africa being made by India.
Roger Law visits Yi Wu in China, fast becoming the biggest market place in the world.
Scientist and arts lover Dr Mark Lythgoe looks at the divide between the disciplines